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TAKING A HIT — Two athletes on the NMU Womens Wrestling team grapple during practice.

The battle between wrestlers and weight

Antonio Anderson February 27, 2024

Cutting weight has long been associated with wrestling, and the two words themselves hold a history of untimely and unnecessary death. Nearly 30 years ago, the nation was reeling as news outlets told the...

SUCCESS OUTSIDE THE U.S.—NMU Greco-Roman Wrestling volunteer assistant coach Paul Tellgren poses with the three medalists Maxwell Diaz, Diego Romero and Jovan-Antonio Mercado. All three took home medals at the Eduardo Campbell Cup in Santiago, Panama on September 4. Photo courtesy of Paul Tellgren.

Greco-Roman wrestlers medal in Panama

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor September 22, 2021

Three NMU Greco-Roman wrestlers medaled at the Eduardo Campbell Cup in Santiago, Panama earlier this month.  Jovan-Antonio Mercado and Maxwell Diaz placed first in the international meet, and Diego...

Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

Greco-Roman Wrestling shows out at U23 national championships with two individual titles

Travis Nelson November 18, 2020

A pair of seniors won U23 national championships for the NMU National Training Site Greco-Wrestling team this past weekend in Omaha, Nebraska. Jesse Porter and George Hooker won it all in their respective...

Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

Tony DeAnda hired as women’s wrestling head coach for their inaugural season

Travis Nelson November 4, 2020

NMU has hired its first ever women’s wrestling head coach in the program’s history; announcing Celso "Tony" DeAnda to lead the team in its inaugural season. Living in Marquette from 2005-11, DeAnda...

Perseverance in life and on the mat: Paul Tellgren’s long-awaited return to NMU Wrestling

Perseverance in life and on the mat: Paul Tellgren’s long-awaited return to NMU Wrestling

Travis Nelson October 7, 2020

After eight long years of struggles and in the midst of a global pandemic, Paul Tellgren has found his way back onto the NMU Greco-Roman Wrestling team. Tellgren says that he has a much different...

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...

Decision to remove wrestling from Olympics hurts NMU, USOEC

Delaney Lovett February 21, 2013

Raise your hand if you have ever watched wrestling during the Olympics. OK, put your hands down. Now, raise your hand if you have ever watching the modern pentathlon during the Olympics. Raise your...

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...

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...

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...

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