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jtothep

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  • last login Aug 29, 2014
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Nico's Tweet: What Does It Mean?

There's a fairly strong consensus that for Penn State Wrestling to earn a 5th consecutive National Championship and continue chasing Dan Gable's 9 straight, the Alton twins must return healthy &...

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Wrestling With July: Cael Sanderson on Penn State's 2015 lineup possibilities.

Sup Party People! The basketbros have been killin July with such excellent Winter sport coverage that they've inspired a desire to talk a little wresting as well. Stepping right in is the Center...

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The 2014 D1 College Wrestling Tournament: My First Nationals!

Now that I've had a few weeks of non-adrenalized rem sleep where I didn't dream of getting my ass kicked or worry that Penn State might not earn their fifth national championship this year, I can...

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Chesapeake Energy Arena Tips

Hi friends. I'm a college wrestling fan en route to your lovely town tomorrow to take in the NCAA wrestling championships being held at Chesapeake Energy Arena. I've surfed a bit in search of an...

Farewell, Outgoing Wrestlers!

Sunday at Rec Hall will mark the final home meet for eight of Penn State's Senior and graduating wrestlers. A postseason where Penn State is set to strongly contend for its fourth straight Big Ten...

Wrestling Midseason: Grinding Through Structures

ed: bumped for awesomeness, and to take this opportunity to plug Jtothep as our man-on-the-ground in OK City come March. Thanks in advance, brotha!--CG After winning his 24th straight match on...

Wrestling Rankings Updated

Ed: bumped for awesomeness, and because we could use some non-coaching search content, right?--CG Although Cornell's Gabe Dean pulled off the upset of the year (with all due respect to Zain...

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Southern Scuffle Day Two Open Thread

Lions vs Gophers. Who ya got? UTFO told me it was cool to Bite It, so thanks to bveo for this Day 1 summary: All 17 Penn State wrestlers still alive! Only 1 weight (157) with nobody still in...

Wrestling Rankings Updated to Reflect Pain of Z

(Ed: bumped for awesomeness--I'm still riding the Z-Pain train high!--CG) Only one of the 6 major college wrestling ranking services have yet to update their rankings this week (D1CW), but the...

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Cliff Keen Las Vegas Wrestling Tournament, Results vis a vis Penn State

Here are some Nittany Lion Contexts from results of the Cliff Keen Las Vegas tourney that ended last night. Plenty of both chalk & upsets. Check out Flo's final brackets here. For live-scoring a...

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Wrestling Rankings Review--and National Tourney Points Projections!

We're a few weekends into the wrestling season, so there are now real, this-season results for the wrestling media services to use in implementing their rankings. As with anything internet, their...

NWCA Allstar Classic Fan Recap

The inimitable jtot recaps Saturday's preseason meet.

Wrestling Season: It Begins

Ed: bumped for awesomeness. #FOURPEAT --CG Today marks the first day of Penn State wrestling practice in the Lorenzo Wrestling Complex. It's also the first day of my Winter Beard. Both events are...

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This Picture Rocks

Rambler will be particularly interested in the gentleman on the far right, now age 79. Jack Ham, however, remains the most intriguing to me. I've always dug the white hair / white beard thing for...

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Storytime with Brutus & Modern Wrestling Media

I dig the wrestling era we live in. Dig it. Sick amounts of free shiz: vids, streams of live action at free or reasonable prices, chats out the yang, free AS (as our Aussie readers might say)....

BSD Meme Tourney, Veterans Regional

It Ain’t Old, It’s Just Plain Classic

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BustYoAssEtology

UPDATE: FULL SCHEDULE BELOW Master Video Link here Session IThu, 12p, ESPN3Championship bracket PigtailsChampionship bracket R1Session IIThu, 7:30p, ESPN3Championship R2Consolation PigtailsC...

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Big Ten Wrestling Tournament Day One Summary

Well that worked out a little better than this morning. Penn State went 11-3 in the p.m. session and overtook the team lead. After Session I, the team scores (among the top 3 contenders) looked...

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Bumped for another awesome job -DV Tomorrow Penn State wrestling will compete in its 21st Big Ten Championship tournament since joining the league in 1993. Thanks to my friends Roar Lions &...

Penn State Wrestling: How Far to Iowa

Another primer before tonight's huge Iowa-Penn State match.

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PSU Wiscy Tailgating

Sup Party People! In a weird set of personal circumstances, this season has nearly passed without my having attended a Penn State football game. But just as Fortune shone upon Dave Joyner & helped...

College Wrestling Season Opens With a Serious Bang

The college wrestling season opened on Saturday night in spectacular fashion with the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) All-Star match at American University's Bender Arena. Tickets...

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The Video Room: Penn State Iowa 2012, The Coffin Nail Drive

After last year's Iowa game, we had a little fun choosing our favorite stat line. Since I'm shooting for a meta-goal of knocking this post out in less than two hours, I'm skipping the poll and just...

Attention College Wrestling Fans! David Taylor to face Kyle Dake in Folkstyle

(Ed: Bumped, because who doesn't like to read a great write-up about wrestling? -- CG) 9/26/12 UPDATE! FloWrestling's Willie Saylor is reporting that Dake will go at 165 pounds for this whole...

Great Offensive Breakdown at JPDH

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Here's JPDH's The Underdogs puttin in some film review work. Super helpful to read if you're interested in commenting about player & coaching performance on the internet. Or if you got suckered into an L247 subscription and now don't get any Gavin Emrich breakdowns this fall.

Video Interview with new PSU HWT Wrestler Jimmy Lawson

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Lawson was a dominant 3x NJ state champ in wrestling, but just finished two years at D-II Monmouth U playing football & hasn't wrestled competitively in 2yrs. He's changed his mind now, and is transferring to Penn State & has 3 yrs of wrestling eligibility.

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Sad News: 717's Own, Reading Rambler Passes On

The Adams County Times glumly reports that in its hesitation and deliberation to pen a proper Joseph Vincent Paterno eulogy, fortune smile upon it in the form of a local tragedy. Lifelong...

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Recruiting Coverage and Blogwarz

So you know I love a good blog war. And also a decent quibble over semantics, which would mandate noting that paid 'recruiting sites' are not, in fact, blogs. But actually, that makes this one way...

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A Note to You Up and Coming Student Commentators. EDIT* Also a Wrestling Thread

One of the sometimes glorious aspects of the sport of amateur wrestling is the relative smallness of its community. This can be hot and cold for its fans when it comes to coverage, as live cable...

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Great Jeff Byers Article on Penn State vs. Iowa Wrestling

Penn State wrestling play by play announcer Jeff Byers has written another excellent piece on Statecollege.com. The Iowa Hawkeyes wrestling team returns to Rec Hall again this Sunday, and Jeff...

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