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Two wrestlers medal in Junior Open

Cody Boyer March 21, 2013

Over the weekend, members of the USOEC Greco-Roman wrestling team traveled overseas to Austria to competed alongside Team USA, earning two medals. NMU’s USOEC wrestlers competed on Saturday, March...

USOEC beats All-Navy team at home

William Burns February 28, 2013

The USOEC Greco-Roman wrestlers defeated the All-Navy wrestling team in both Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling. The USOEC hosted the event in the Vandament Arena on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The teams began...

Olympic board vote could leave USOEC with an uncertain future

Shaina James February 21, 2013

Wrestling has been an Olympic sport since the ancient Olympic games, but the sport could be in jeopardy. After the International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board voted to eliminate wrestling...

USOEC lifter wrenches away bronze

William Burns February 21, 2013

The Northern Michigan USOEC weightlifters competed in the National Junior Weightlifting Championship where one NMU athlete earned a bronze medal in the event. The competitors took to the gym on Sunday,...

Wrestlers head to Cuba for Tourney

Cody Boyer February 21, 2013

Over the weekend, the USOEC Greco-Roman wrestlers travelled to Havana, Cuba to compete in the Gramma Cup, leaving with one wrestler placing in his event. On Saturday, Feb. 16, the Greco wrestlers dueled...

Weightlifters capture medals in competition

Laura Conway December 6, 2012

Last weekend on Thursday, Nov. 30 through Saturday, Dec. 1, the USOEC weightlifting team brought home two medals from the 2012 American Open in Palm Springs, Calif. Taking home a gold medal at...

Magazine recognizes USOEC athlete

Hannah Fermanich November 15, 2012

One of NMU’s own United States Olympic Eduation Center (USOEC) athletes was featured in the Nov. 5 issue of Sports Illustrated. Greco-Roman wrestler Max Nowry was one of the athletes featured in an...

Weightlifter dials in for international run

Laura Conway November 1, 2012

While some students may be settling down from midterms and getting ready for Thanksgiving break, graduate student and USOEC weightlifter Breanne Carlson is preparing for a test on the international level....

Online Exclusive: Greco-Roman wrestlers compete overseas

Laura Conway October 18, 2012

Three USOEC Greco wrestlers placed in the top five at the University World Championships in Kourtane, Finland, on Saturday, Oct. 6. Placing first at the 55 kg weight class was junior Max Nowry. Not...

Lifters power into competitive season

Laura Conway October 11, 2012

The first competition of the season for the USOEC weightlifting team was the Upper Peninsula Weightlifting Championships on Friday, Sept. 28 at the Superior Dome. Head coach Vance Newgard said he was...

USOEC lifters hit the gym over summer

Laura Conway September 13, 2012

While the country’s eyes were on the London 2012 Olympics, the USOEC Weightlifting team was working straight through the summer. Head coach Vance Newgard said the team used the down time this summer...

License plate benefits USOEC

Marcellino Signorelli September 13, 2012

A new license plate design will allow Michigan residents to show their support for Olympic Team USA and the United States Olympic Education Center. The state had a previous design of license plates...

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