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Nelson returns to competition

Published January 29th, 2015 by MTC Staff

University of Minnesota legend Tony Nelson will return to the mat tomorrow for his first competition since last year's NCAA Championships. Our intern Allie Krings checked in with him earlier this week to talk to him about the upcoming event and his affiliation with the University of Minnesota team as an administrative assistant.

Zach Sanders talks about the MTC and his aspirations on the mat

Published January 1st, 2015 by MTC Staff

Zach Sanders talks about the MTC and his aspirations on the mat

Zach Sanders is one of the best wrestlers Minnesota has ever produced. He talks about his training and the support he has at the Minnesota Training Center in a recent video interview produced by Cole Schrupp.

Sanders, Nord capture freestyle championships at Minnesota Storm Holiday Cup

Published December 20th, 2014 by MTC Staff

Zach Sanders (pictured) and Joe Nord won freestyle championships at the Minnesota Storm Holiday Cup on Saturday, December 20 in Rochester, Minnesota. Get the full rundown from the MTC Storm athletes!

Mango, Graham claim Greco-Roman golds at Minnesota Storm Holiday Cup

Published December 19th, 2014 by MTC Staff

Ryan Mango and Brian Graham won championships in Greco-Roman on the first day of the Minnesota Storm Holiday Cup in Rochester, Minnesota. Eight wrestlers from the Storm would place in the event.

Dave Schultz remembered with Foxcatcher movie release

Published November 23rd, 2014 by MTC Staff

Dave Schultz remembered with Foxcatcher movie release

The movie Foxcatcher is scheduled for release in local theaters on Wednesday, November 26. The film tells the real-life story of brothers Mark and Dave Schultz who were World and Olympic gold medalists in freestyle wrestling.

Channing Tatum talks about wrestling and the challenge of portraying an Olympic gold medalist on the wrestling mat.

 

Back on the mat, MTC's Devin Scott primed for return at Bill Farrell International

Published November 6th, 2014 by MTC Staff

Devin Scott's ready to get back on the mat after an elbow injury kept him out of action since March. The Minnesota Training Center Greco-Roman athlete will head to New York to compete at the Bill Farrell International on November 8-9. 

Halloween Costume Suggestions from the MTC

Published October 29th, 2014 by MTC Staff

Sometimes the folks at the Minnesota Training Center have time to think of some things to do when they aren't training.

Pat Smith, Joe Rau and Jason Bryant come up with some suggestions for the wrestling community on what some of the nation's best athletes should dress up as for Halloween.

Mark Hall dominates main event in Flowrestling's "Who's No. 1"

Published October 21st, 2014 by MTC Staff

In a battle of two of the best high school wrestlers in the country, Mark Hall of Apple Valley, MN threw down a dominating performance to answer any questions about who is number one in the nation.

For his performance in "Who's No. 1," Mark Hall is our feature athlete.


Jim Martinez to be inducted into Greco-Roman Hall of Champions

Published October 13th, 2014 by MTC Staff

Olympic and World medalist, Jim Martinez, will be honored this weekend at the 5th annual Alan and Gloria Rice Greco-Roman Hall of Champions ceremony.

Watch Martinez's 1984 Olympic bronze medal match:

Ryan Mango joins Minnesota Training Center

Published August 24th, 2014 by MTC Staff

Ryan Mango joins Minnesota Training Center

Two-time NCAA Division I All-American Ryan Mango will be joining the Minnesota Training Center to train in Greco-Roman wrestling.

Listen to J Robinson's take on @AirMango joining the MTC: (3:52)

Watch @AirMango throw people on their heads: (:45)

Joe Rau to compete in the Senior World Championships

Published July 22nd, 2014 by MTC Staff

Joe Rau to compete in the Senior World Championships

In an interview with this site before the University World Championships, Joe Rau said he was going to “make a jump this summer...”

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