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  1. Hawkeyes building new dynasty with veteran wrestlers, committed t...

    Andy Hamilton

    It was fitting that Iowa ended its wrestling title draught thanks in large part to the individual titles won by Mark Perry and Brent Metcalf. The athletes epitomize where the Hawkeyes have been -- and where they are going.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2008
  2. Hawkeyes enter as favorites; Minnesota looks to defend wrestling ...

    Andy Hamilton

    The abnormal has nearly become the norm across the country this season, generating what appears to be the most compelling national tournament in years. Andy Hamilton runs down the top story lines.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2008
  3. Individual upsets, few surprises in team titles at conference tou...

    Andy Hamilton

    The individual upsets that have become a hallmark of the season continued in the conference tournaments, but at the end of the day, the teams we expected to win walked home with titles, writes Andy Hamilton.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2008
  4. Fierce competition in Big Ten wrestling's 149-pound class

    Andy Hamilton

    The NCAA Tournament is still weeks away, but there will be plenty of fireworks in the 149-pound class at the Big Ten tournament this weekend, writes Andy Hamilton.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2008
  5. Wrestler fights back from drug addicition to inspire team

    Andy Hamilton

    Richard Jensen's once-promising wrestling career nearly ended at the hands of a dug addiction. After spending nearly two decades away from the sport, the ex-con and former addict has found his way back to the mat.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2008
  6. From superfan to standout wrestler, Ness is living the dream

    Andy Hamilton

    Jayson Ness knew at a very young age that he wanted to be a Gopher. Now Minnesota's standout sophomore is making a name for himself.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2008
  7. Decorated Oklahoma State seniors still searching for individual t...

    Andy Hamilton

    Coleman Scott and Nathan Morgan have won more than 100 matches at Oklahoma State. Both are multi-time All-Americans, have won multiple Big 12 titles and have wrestled on NCAA championship teams. Only one accomplishment has escaped them.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2008
  8. Northwestern's Fox helps lead Wildcat wrestling to prominence

    Andy Hamilton

    Now a senior, the All-American has brought the program out of obscurity and into national prominence, writes Andy Hamilton.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2008
  9. Unusual recruit challenging for national championship

    Andy Hamilton

    Penn State's recruitment of Phil Davis began in -- of all places -- an Applebee's bathroom. Davis has turned into an elite talent, and it's safe to say other schools are flush with envy.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2008
  10. National Duals serves as midseason checkpoint in college wrestlin...

    Andy Hamilton

    Six teams have claimed the top spot in the college wrestling poll so far this season. This remarkable volatility in the sport set the stage for perhaps the most eagerly-anticipated National Duals since its inception.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2008
  11. Cody, Glenn take American to new heights after near extinction

    Andy Hamilton

    Like many wrestling programs, American was on the verge of elimination -- until a generous donation, an ambitious coach and a talented recruit entered the picture.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2008
  12. Hawkeyes, Gophers find success in top tournament meets

    Andy Hamilton

    Top-ranked Iowa and defending champion Minnesota were impressive in their holiday tournaments. Will it translate into success in March?

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2008
  13. Arizona State's Robles climbs into national rankings

    Andy Hamilton

    Arizona State's Anthony Robles took up wrestling as a freshman in high school and won a national title three years later. Think that's special? Robles did it on one leg, writes Andy Hamilton.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2007
  14. Every match is a chance for NC State's Caldwell to entertain

    Andy Hamilton

    Darrion Caldwell might just be the most exciting athlete in collegiate wrestling. So why are his coaches trying to slow him down? Andy Hamilton looks at the startling potential of North Carolina State's sophomore sensation.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2007
  15. Coaching changes bring back spark to Iowa State-Iowa wrestling

    Andy Hamilton

    Iowa's dominance over Iowa State and the programs' falls from national title contention diminished the rivalry. Two coaching changes -- and an argument -- have again raised the level of interest, writes Andy Hamilton.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2007
  16. Robinson places focus on taking Minnesota to elite levels

    Andy Hamilton

    Minnesota has won three titles in the past seven years. But coach J Robinson isn't about to sit back and enjoy the view from the top, writes Andy Hamilton.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2007