Latest WIN issue now available

Updated: February 8, 2016

The current printed and digital issue of WIN — Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine —  (Vol. 22, Issue No. 4), is now available digitally to all WIN Magazine subscribers.
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Blair Academy’s Chase Singletary upset Nick Reenan of Wyoming Seminary to return the former perennial power to the top spot in WIN’s High School rankings

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Inside this issue of WIN, you will find the following:

• Ready for high school postseason 

When the calendar turns to February, that means most of the over-10,000 high school wrestlers will start their postseason competition. With that in mind, WIN lists all the dates and locations of the 2016 state tournament sites … and also provides plenty of suggestions from the likes of Dan Gable, David Taylor and Ken Chertow to help this wrestlers find success.

Remember when Minnesota won an NCAA title without and individual finalist


2001 minn gophersIt’s been 15 years since the University of Minnesota won its first NCAA title in 2001 in Iowa City … and did so without an individual finalist … but saw all 10 Gophers earn All-American honors. WIN’s Kyle Klingman spoke to many of that “true” team that eventually held off the University of Iowa in the Hawkeye’s home arena

pecora and hwtFinding the small college recruiting hidden gems

College wrestling continues to grow at the NCAA Div. II and III and NAIA levels. And while there are a large supply of great wrestlers on the high school level, coaches like Pitt’s Pat Pecora (left, with heavyweight D.J. Sims) and Minnesota State’s Jim Makovsky (in Div. II), Jon Egan of Roger Williams (Div. III) and Southern Oregon’s Mike Ritchey (NAIA) talk about how they are able to find over-looked recruits who prove to be even better college wrestlers.

NCAA Qualifying tournament previews

nolf over martinezOver a two-week period — the final weekend in February and first weekend in March — NCAA Division I wrestlers will compete in eight different tournaments that will eventually send 330 wrestlers to the NCAA Championships, March 17-19 in New York City. Among the more notable tourneys will be the Big Tens in Iowa City, where No. 1 Penn State will be led by 157-pound freshman, who stunned Illinois’ defending NCAA champ Isaiah Martinez.

National Duals Coverage

naitonal duals logoAs college teams wrap up their dual meet season, the National Wrestling Coaches Association created two separate National Duals events: the Multi-Divisional Duals held in Ft. Wayne, Ind., where Notre Dame (Div. II), Wartburg (Div. III), Grand View (NAIA), Clackamas (NJCAA) and King University (women’s) won titles in January; and the Division I National Duals where eight Big Ten schools will play host to eight non-Big Ten schools in a bowl-like concept on Sunday, Feb. 21v22i4 cover