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GLVC Wrestling

GLVC to Sponsor Wrestling as 21st Sport in 2016-17

INDIANAPOLIS – The Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) will increase its sports sponsorship from 20 to 21 with the inclusion of men’s wrestling beginning in 2016-17, it was announced today by the Conference office.  The addition of the league’s 21st sport was formally approved on May 25 by the GLVC …

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Coker Names Baxter Head Wrestling Coach

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College has named Michael Baxter as its head wrestling coach, Dr. Lynn Griffin, vice president of athletics and athletic facilities, announced today. Baxter becomes the second coach in program history. “We are very excited to have Michael join the Coker family,” said Griffin. “He brings a …

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Chad Smith Steps Down As Lindenwood’s Wrestling Coach

Lindenwood’s Chad Smith announced June 14 that he is stepping down as the school’s wrestling head coach effective immediately. Smith is leaving Lindenwood to pursue other opportunities. “I would like to thank the administration and staff at Lindenwood for allowing me the opportunity to do what I love and the resources …

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New Program: Bellarmine adds men’s wrestling

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Bellarmine University announced today that it will begin a collegiate wrestling program competing at the NCAA Division II level this fall by essentially absorbing the former Saint Catharine College team. “Upon the announcement of the imminent closing of Saint Catharine College, Bellarmine University’s administration and trustees began exploring programs …