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Poeta Named Illinois Head Wrestling Coach

Mike Poeta Named Fighting Illini Head Wrestling Coach Three-Time All-American and Member of 2005 Big Ten Champion Squad Champaign, ILL – Mike Poeta, who established …

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Top Ten Picks to be Illinois’ Next Head Wrestling Coach

Coach Jim Heffernan announced his retirement from the University of Illinois yesterday. Ending a 12 year run as head coach, that saw him crown 11 …

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Illinois Stars Set to Compete at Olympic Trials

The Olympic Trials are finally here, after 5 years of waiting, we are about to find out who makes the 2021 United States Olympic Wrestling …

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McAuliffe Endures Difficult Year to Become National Champion

Jimmy McAuliffe captured the NWCA Division III National Title at 141 pounds by defeating Wartburg’s Kristian Rumph 6-3 in the finals of the NWCA Division …

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National Champion Yelena Makoyed ready for Olympic Trials

Yelena Makoyed just won the 2021 National Cliff Keen Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championships (NCWWC) at 170 lbs. for North Central College in the program’s second …

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Homegrown Illinois Wrestlers: Day 3 Recap

Day 3 Recap   After several heartbreaking defeats in the blood round. Illinois high school athletes combine for a total of 7 All-americans. One homegrown …

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