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  1. Minnesota Gophers defeat Oklahoma State Cowboys in National Duals...

    Mechelle Voepel

    No. 1 Oklahoma State hosted the National Duals championship Sunday afternoon, but it was Minnesota that stole the show on the Cowboys' home turf.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  2. Wyoming Cowboys Joe LeBlanc leads by example - NCAA wrestling

    Mechelle Voepel

    Wyoming's Joe LeBlanc is one of the nation's most accomplished wrestlers. But it's the responsibility of being a husband and father, and the personal tragedy he's endured, that make him so impressive.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  3. Oklahoma State Cowboys host national dual meet championships - NC...

    Mechelle Voepel

    The four winners of national dual meets held across the country will meet next week in Stillwater for a final four of sorts for wrestling. Top-ranked Oklahoma State will play host to Iowa, Illinois and Minnesota, with most eyes on a rematch between the Cowboys and Hawkeyes.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2012
  4. Former Iowa Hawkeyes wrestling coach Dan Gable's intensity fuels ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Former Iowa Hawkeyes wrestling coach Dan Gable's intensity fuels legendary career.

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  5. Iowa remains heartbeat of collegiate wrestling

    Mechelle Voepel

    Wrestling and Iowa share similar values, which is part of the reason why the sport is so popular in the state. Thanks to ambassadors like Dan Gable, there are few in the sport who aren't in some way connected to the Hawkeye State.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  6. Strained relationship between collegiate wrestling, mixed martial...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Iowa State coach Kevin Jackson acknowledges there is a somewhat strained relationship between mixed martial arts and wrestling. "Without a doubt, the two sports are going to have to work together," said Jackson, who spent eight years as USA Wres...

    Blog | Conversation | March 01, 2011
  7. Penn State Nittany Lions, Minnesota Golden Gophers freshmen gain ...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Penn State and Minnesota wrestled to a draw Sunday, but the experienced gained -- especially for the teams' young wrestlers -- was invaluable.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2011
  8. Iowa Hawkeyes wrestling ruins Penn State Nittany Lions' moment

    Mechelle Voepel

    In a sport that's known for dynastic programs, this season is standing out for how many teams seem to have a shot at the championship. If you're an Iowa fan, you may feel order was restored -- at least to some degree -- with the No. 8 Hawkeyes' convincing victory Sunday over No. 1 Penn State.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2011
  9. Penn State Nittany Lions wrestling coach Cael Sanderson strives f...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Cael Sanderson became a household name for compiling a perfect record at Iowa State. Now, the former Cyclones coach is hoping to find the same success at Penn State.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  10. Oklahoma State Cowboys ended the Iowa Hawkeyes' winning streak in...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Oklahoma State held Iowa to a draw on Sunday, ending the Hawkeyes' winning streak. But there wasn't much reason for celebration on either side.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  11. Iowa Hawkeyes put dual-meet streak on the line against Oklahoma S...

    Mechelle Voepel

    UConn women's basketball saw its winning streak end at 90 in December. But another college dynasty still has a streak going: Iowa wrestling. The Hawkeyes' streak of 69 consecutive dual-meet victories will be on the line Sunday against the program...

    Blog | Conversation | January 14, 2011
  12. Video: Cornell's Kyle Dake

    Mechelle Voepel

    Cornell sophomore Kyle Dake, who won the NCAA wrestling title at 141 pounds last season, talks about moving up to 149 pounds and being a defending champion. For more on Cornell wrestling, click here....

    Blog | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  13. Cornell Big Red wrestling offers best of both worlds

    Mechelle Voepel

    A first-class education and a national caliber wrestling program? Cornell coach Rob Koll is proving it can be done -- by bringing a different perspective to the sport.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  14. College sports: NCAA hypocritical when it comes to celebrations

    Mechelle Voepel

    In football, the NCAA takes a strict stand when it comes to celebrations. But if there really are sportsmanship issues, why is "spirit" encouraged in nearly every other sport?

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2011
  15. In-state stars power Boise State Broncos wrestling

    Mechelle Voepel

    Boise State is No. 2 in the preseason polls, thanks to a few in-state stars who spurred the big boys to lift the Broncos from conference power to national contender.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2010