MANHEIM | Top-ranked undefeated Penn State and No. 8 Michigan will duke it out for the Big Ten lead 2 p.m. Sunday at Rec Hall in State College, Pa. in the NWCA Match of the Week.
While the host Nittany Lions (11-0, 6-0) are off until Sunday’s match, the Wolverines (9-1, 4-0) host Big Ten rival Northwestern (1-7, 0-3).
“We’re never going to overlook our dual on Friday with Northwestern,” 17th-year Michigan head coach Joe McFarland said, “but regarding Penn State, it’s a great place to wrestle. The fans will be rowdy there, Rec Hall will be full, and it will be a great atmosphere, hostile, for our team to wrestle.”
MANHEIM – Bodies were flying and wrestling teams were jostling for position last weekend despite a snowstorm that ran roughshod through the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions.
The biggest noise was heard in Champaign, Ill. on Friday when Penn State red-shirt freshman Jason Nolf pinned returning national champion and top-ranked 157-pounder Isaiah Martinez for his first college defeat.
In the end, the performances proved that teams and individuals are beginning to peak heading into the 2016 NWCA Division I National Championship Dual Series that will be held
MANHEIM – It’s the literal challenge of the irresistible force running smack dab into the immovable object, and in this case, it’s undefeated fourth-ranked Missouri – riding a 37-match dual meet winning streak – heading into hostile territory to take No. 5 Oklahoma State 7 p.m. Friday at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Okla.
The meet is not only a crucial showdown in the national rankings, but important as Missouri (9-0) seeks to keep moving forward in its quest to defend its NWCA Division Dual Meet National Championship.
The 2016 National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division I National Championship Dual Series will take place Sunday, Feb. 21 as 16 teams battle in dual meets on
MANHEIM, Pa. – With four undefeated teams remaining and four weeks left in the regular season, the excitement is mounting for the 2016 National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division I National Championship Dual Series.
Top-ranked Penn State (10-0), No. 2 Iowa (11-0), No. 3 North Carolina State (17-0) and No. 4 Missouri (9-0) are leading the charge to the 2016 NWCA Division I Championship Dual Series to be held on
The recent run on frigid weather is set to take a break this weekend, and despite the unseasonably warm weather over the holidays, cabin fever still seems to find a way to set in, especially since those three weeks prior to the frigid weather were either extremely overcast or rainy.
Get out of the house and take a trip over to Northampton Middle School (1617 Laubach Avenue, Northampton, Pa.) this Saturday.From 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. every Saturday through Feb. 27 (weather permitting), the Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited (http://hokendauqua.tu.org/) will hold its annual fly tying classes.
This year’s classes are being held in the new Northampton Area Middle School building on the same property as the old school building. Members of the chapter will be in the parking lot to help you find the correct building and room.