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September 7, 2016
Gophers fire wrestling coach who was on paid leave
MINNEAPOLIS—J Robinson has been fired as the University of Minnesota's wrestling coach, the school announced Wednesday, Sept. 7. Robinson,...
September 7, 2016 - 11:24pm
June 10, 2016
Gophers wrestling coach warned supervisors about team using drugs
MINNEAPOLIS — Emails acquired by the St. Paul Pioneer Press on Friday indicate that Gophers wrestling coach J Robinson informed supervisors in early March of suspicions that members of his wrestling team were using drugs. Robinson, 69, is on paid leave pending the results of...
June 10, 2016 - 11:33pm
June 1, 2016
Gophers wrestling coach on paid leave following drug scandal
MINNEAPOLIS — University of Minnesota wrestling coach J Robinson was placed on paid administrative leave, new Gophers athletics director Mark Coyle said Wednesday. Four wrestlers are being investigated by campus police and the university for selling Xanax. Several other members...
June 1, 2016 - 11:52pm
U of M campus police investigating possible prescription drug ring run by wrestlers
MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota has initiated an internal investigation of its wrestling program, which last week became embroiled in allegations of a prescription-drug ring among its student-athletes. A statement released by the school Tuesday said campus police are investigating...
June 1, 2016 - 12:03am
May 25, 2016
Four U of M wrestlers under investigation for prescription pill dealing
MINNEAPOLIS — Four University of Minnesota wrestlers are under investigation for dealing the prescription drug Xanax, according to a Fox 9 report. Longtime Gophers wrestling coach J Robinson was not available for comment Wednesday. Fox 9 stated that Robinson is also being investigated...
May 25, 2016 - 11:23pm
April 21, 2016
Wrestling icon Chyna dead at 45
LOS ANGELES - Chyna, the former WWE wrestler and reality TV star, was found dead in her L.A. home on Wednesday. She was 45. The official cause...
April 21, 2016 - 9:19am
April 13, 2016
Pair of Cardinals make next step official
WILLMAR — The careers of two Willmar High School athletic standouts will continue at the next level. Colten Carlson, the winningest wrestler...
April 13, 2016 - 11:49pm
April 11, 2016
Olympic Wrestling: Déjà vu all over again for Wechter
Willmar surgeon John Wechter had his dreams of earning a spot on the U.S. Greco-Roman Olympic team scuttled by a recurring shoulder injury
April 11, 2016 - 11:58pm
April 10, 2016
Willmar surgeon suffers injury in bid to make U.S. Olympic wrestling team
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Hoping a fourth go ‘round would finally result in an Olympic berth, John Wechter was instead dealt a crushing blow in Saturday’s...
April 10, 2016 - 11:41pm
March 2, 2016
Area wrestlers receive their wrestling state medals Feb. 27 at the Minnesota State High School Wrestling Tournament in St. Paul.
Three area wrestlers earned individual championships at Saturday's state finals in St. Paul. NLS' Thomas Stageberg (132) and BOLD's Manuel Garcia...
March 2, 2016 - 6:18pm
Willmar's Colten Carlson wins Class AAA 160-pound state title
Willmar senior wrestling standout Colten Carlson wins the Class AAA 160-pound state title. A five-time state qualifier, Carlson earned his first...
March 2, 2016 - 6:12pm
Letter: Congrats to Willmar wrestling
I, on behalf of the Willmar Take Down Club, would like to give a shout-out to the Willmar High School wrestling team and all of its athletes...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
February 29, 2016
Schmidt reaches NJCAA title match, Revier places sixth
COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA — Ridgewater College sophomores Chris Schmidt reached the championship match and Zach Revier lost in the fifth-place match at the NJCAA Wrestling Tournament on Saturday at the Mid-America Center. At 157-pounds, Schmidt (Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart) wrestled...
February 29, 2016 - 12:17am
Cards' Carlson goes out a winner
ST. PAUL — Leading up to his 160-pound state title wrestling match, an anxious Colten Carlson tweeted, “Waiting for the finals might be the...
February 29, 2016 - 12:01am
February 28, 2016
Ridgewater's Schmidt national runner-up, Revier sixth
COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA - Ridgewater Colllege sophomores Chris Schmidt reached the championship match and Zach Revier lost in the fifth-place match...
February 28, 2016 - 6:22am