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  • Preview & Predictions: Oklahoma State vs Minnesota

    #5 Oklahoma State (3-0) vs #10 Minnesota (2-0)All Time Record vs: 28-15 Oklahoma State takes a strong start to the season into a top ten battle against fellow undefeated team Minnesota. Last year OK State won this dual 23-10, winning seven matches. This year, both teams have a number of potential line up changes. This […] More

  • Dual Recap: #7 Oklahoma State 34 vs Wyoming 3

    #7 Oklahoma State 34 vs Wyoming 3 Oklahoma State kicked off their in-conference schedule against a short handed Wyoming team and came away with a dominant win at home. Wyoming started two true freshmen, but neither had success against OK State. Fix and Surber scored pins while Plott got another major to continue a strong […] More

  • Cowboys vs Wyoming: Preview & Predictions

    #7 Oklahoma State (2-0) vs Wyoming (0-0) All Time Record vs: 25-0-1 After a strong start to the season, OK State heads back to Stillwater for the home opener against an untested Wyoming team. Both teams have some questions in their lineup. For Wyoming, they just wrestled in their home open tournament, but only one […] More

  • OU vs Little Rock: Preview & Predictions

    #22 Oklahoma (1-1) vs Little Rock (2-2) After an up and down performance at Journeyman’s WrangleMania and round robin tournament, OU will be looking to impress as a team against Little Rock. Last year OU won this dual 37-3 and has an opportunity to have a similar performance. There won’t be any ranked matches, but […] More

  • REVIEW: #7 Oklahoma State over #21 Lehigh 25-6

    Dual Result: #7 Oklahoma State over #21 Lehigh 25-6 Oklahoma State came to PA with a lot of lineup questions against a tough Lehigh team, and they left having dominated the team score. They won eight matches altogether, including two that went into sudden victory. Some late minute lineup changes worked out for the Cowboys […] More

  • REVIEW: #7 Oklahoma State over Bucknell 30-6

    Dual Result: #7 Oklahoma State over Bucknell 30-6 After winning eight matches against a ranked Lehigh team, Ok State took on a competitive Bucknell team and got another big win. This lineup was different at 157lbs with Luke Mechler getting an opportunity against a ranked opponent. In quite a few more matches than expected, the […] More

  • OSU vs Bucknell: Preview & Predictions

    #7 Oklahoma State (0-0) at Bucknell (0-0) All Time Record vs: 6-0 Last season the Cowboys beat the Bison 32-6 in a dominant late season dual. However, that was the dual that Wyatt Sheets and Travis Wittlake were both upset in. Both appeared to have suffered the significant injuries that hampered them in the postseason. […] More

  • OSU vs Lehigh – Preview & Predictions

    #7 Oklahoma State (0-0) at #21 Lehigh (0-0) All Time Record vs: 11-2 Oklahoma State had to hear about a weaker schedule from fans last season, but they hit the ground running this year in a much stronger schedule. This dual against a ranked Lehigh team is the first of two duals that day, with […] More

  • Cowboy Wrestling Announces 2022-23 Schedule

    STILLWATER – Head coach John Smith and the Oklahoma State wrestling program released its schedule for the 2022-23 season that consists of 17 duals and includes another neutral-site event against a marquee Big 10 opponent. Eleven of OSU’s 17 dual opponents are currently ranked in Intermat’s preseason dual meet rankings. Four of those ranked matchups will be held […] More

  • Bedlam Wrestling to Continue According to OU and OSU Athletic Directors

    This morning Brett McMurphy reported that the Bedlam football rivalry would not continue when OU moves to the SEC according to athletic directors at both schools. But what does that mean for wrestling? The sport where the term “Bedlam” was originally coined for the Oklahoma State-Oklahoma rivalry. Apparently, nothing as both athletic directors expect the […] More

  • Early Thoughts: Oklahoma State Lineup

    Last year OSU had a strong season that ended up being hampered by injuries leading to a disappointing finish. They started the year 10-0 in duals before significant injuries took AJ Ferrari out of the lineup and set back quite a few other wrestlers. They finished 3-4 in their last seven duals, followed by a […] More

  • OSU Wrestling: 2023 Needs

    After a tumultuous offseason for the Cowboys, it appears that things are beginning to settle down. As fans are able to set their sights on the future, let’s take a look at what needs the Cowboys may still need to fill with an already strong 2023 recruiting class. They recently brought in a ranked 2022 […] More

  • Report Card: OSU Cowboys

    Now that there’s been time to reflect on the season I thought it would be a good idea to give out some grades. The Cowboys rolled out a young and talented team, but had some of the worst injury luck this season. While this was one of the more difficult seasons for the team, the […] More

  • Oklahoma State to Host Final X Stillwater on June 3

    STILLWATER – The top senior level wrestlers in the country will compete to represent the United States at the 2022 World Championships at Final X Stillwater, which will be held on Friday, June 3 at Gallagher-Iba Arena. There will be two Final X events this year, with Final X New York (which serves as the Beat […] More

  • OSU NCAA Recap: #15 Oklahoma State – 14th Place

    #15 Oklahoma State – 14th Place Oklahoma State had a tough season, losing a national champ in AJ Ferrari. And suffering injuries to All-Americans Travis Wittlake and Wyatt Sheets. Their 14th place finish is their second-worst finish ever and only two All-Americans for the second time in program history. Dustin Plott was a bright spot […] More

  • OSU: NCAA Preview

    #15 Oklahoma State OSU is coming off their worst Big 12 performance in school history, but they are still in a good position to finish the year strong with some All-Americans. Last year the Cowboys had a somewhat disappointing Big 12’s, then finished 4th at NCAA’s. They’ll look to do that here but will be […] More

  • Big 12 Preview, OSU: Three one seeds, the most of any school.

    #15 Oklahoma State (10-2) Oklahoma State is coming into the tournament banged up but looking to contend for the Big 12 championship. OSU has three one seeds, the most of any school, and would qualify eight wrestlers if seeds hold up. There are significant injury questions at 125, 157, and 165 as all three have […] More

  • PREVIEW Bedlam II: #11 Oklahoma State (12-4) vs Oklahoma (8-5)

    All Time Record: 146-27-10 Oklahoma State To finish out the regular season Oklahoma State and Oklahoma will meet again in the second Bedlam of the year. OSU has fallen eight spots in the rankings after losing AJ Ferrari, and OU has fallen out of the rankings. Oklahoma State won the first dual 31-3, with the […] More

  • Preview: Iowa vs Oklahoma State + 2 free tickets

    Two of the most storied programs in college wrestling face off in a “Bout at the Ballpark” in Arlington, TX at Globe Life Field on February 12th. Owrestle will giveaway two free tickets in the 2nd row to this event. These teams have split their last two duals with one sided wins: 2020 was Iowa […] More

  • RECAP: #6 Oklahoma State 29 over #21 South Dakota State 6

    #6 Oklahoma State 29 over #21 South Dakota State 6 Oklahoma State came out and looked much improved with a one sided win at home. They won eight out of ten matches and even saw an upset from Surber at 285lbs. All the wrestlers looked to have a little more pop, and outside of Mastrogiovanni, […] More

  • Predictions: Oklahoma State vs Mizzou

    #6 Oklahoma State (11-2) vs #14 Mizzou (9-3) All Time Record vs: 43-7-1 Oklahoma State heads back on the road for a big conference dual against Mizzou. They looked much improved against SDSU and will look to continue that here. SDSU actually beat Mizzou 21-12 just a few weeks ago. Mastrogiovanni appeared to be injured […] More

  • Preview: OSU vs SDSU

    #6 Oklahoma State (10-2) vs #21 South Dakota State (10-2) All Time Record vs: 6-0 Oklahoma State will look to bounce back against a tough Jackrabbits team who recently upset #14 Missouri. Oklahoma State will be favored in six matches and will look to get some upsets along the way. I don’t think AJ Ferrari […] More

  • OSU Weekend Recap

    #3 Oklahoma State 15 Northern Iowa 19 #3 Oklahoma State 12 #6 Iowa State 20 Oklahoma State drops back to back duals at home for the first time since 1993. This was a team struggling after their top wrestler got in a serious accident. OSU only won nine out of twenty matches and didn’t score […] More

  • Predictions & Preview: #5 Oklahoma State (10-0) vs Northern Iowa (3-5)

    All Time Record vs: 28-3 Oklahoma State will face off against an unranked Panthers team that is on a two-dual win streak after a rough start to the season. UNI doesn’t have top end talent at every weight, but they wrestle hard in every match and should keep a lot of scores closer than the […] More

  • RECAP: #4 Oklahoma State 26 – #16 Lehigh 9

    OSU held strong at home against another EIWA opponent, winning seven matches and scoring three bonus wins along the way. While OSU won the matches they were expected to win, some of them were tighter than originally expected. John Smith called out quite a few of the wrestlers and said that he, “thought they wrestled […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #4 Oklahoma State (9-0) vs #16 Lehigh (8-4)

    #4 Oklahoma State (9-0) vs #16 Lehigh (8-4) All Time Record vs: 10-2 The last time these teams faced was in the 2020 season. OSU won five bouts but lost 21-20 after a failed skin check led to a forfeit at 133lbs for the Cowboys. This year, Lehigh is not the highest ranked, but they […] More

  • UCO still at the top of latest D2 Rankings

    MANHEIM, Pa. (Jan. 21) – A trio of top-ranked individuals kept Central Oklahoma atop the National Wrestling Coaches Association Division II poll that was released Friday, with defending national champion St. Cloud State close behind. The Bronchos collected 109 points, edging St. Cloud by three points in holding down the No. 1 spot for the […] More

  • RECAP: #5 Oklahoma State 35 Columbia 6

    With WVU having to cancel the tri-meet, Columbia and OSU managed to make it work, meeting in Stillwater for their first ever dual. Overall, OSU won eight out of ten matches. One of the losses came at 165lbs where usual starter Travis Wittlake sat out. Two young Cowboys had tests today, with mixed results. Mastrogiovanni […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #5 Oklahoma State (8-0) vs Columbia (1-2)

    5 Oklahoma State (8-0) vs Columbia (1-2) All Time Record vs: 0-0 OSU faces off against Columbia after West Virginia had to cancel the original tri-dual. Columbia did not compete last year along with the other Ivy League schools, so any returning qualifiers come from 2020. While Columbia is not a ranked team, they do […] More

  • The Recap: #5 Oklahoma State 35 Little Rock 6

    #5 Oklahoma State 35 Little Rock 6 My original prediction had OSU winning all 10 matches and scoring 42 points. That prediction came close to fruition, but unfortunately due to COVID issues, it did not happen. Kaden Gfeller was replaced by Joey Sanchez and Dustin Plott was replaced by Jalin Harper, who bumped to 174lbs […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #5 Oklahoma State vs Little Rock

    All Time Record vs: 2-0 Oklahoma State didn’t send starters to the Southern Scuffle, so this will be their first competition of the new year. This is only Little Rock’s third season, and they are still finding their footing with a 3-20 dual record. Last year OSU won both duals against them with a combined […] More

  • UCO Wins National Duals Title

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Jan. 7) – Three narrow escapes in the middle weights propelled Central Oklahoma to the championship of the NWCA Division II National Duals Friday afternoon as the Bronchos snapped St. Cloud State’s historic winning streak. Top-ranked UCO prevailed 19-14 over the No. 2-rated and four-time defending champion Huskies, who had won an NCAA-record […] More

  • UCO stays No. 1 in new D2 poll

    MANHEIM, Pa. (Dec. 31) – A trio of No. 1-ranked individuals enabled Central Oklahoma to stay atop the new NCAA Division II poll that was released Friday by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. Tanner Cole (133 pounds), Heath Gray (184) and Dalton Abney (197) are all listed No. 1 for the Bronchos of sixth-year head […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #3 Oklahoma State vs Utah Valley

    3 Oklahoma State vs Utah Valley All Time Record vs: 0-0 Utah Valley joined the Big 12 in 2015, but this will be the first time these two teams have faced each other in a dual. This will be OSU’s third road dual of this trip after dominant wins over Wyoming and Air Force. Utah […] More

  • RECAP: #3 Oklahoma State vs #13 Wyoming

    #3 Oklahoma State vs #13 Wyoming Final Score: Oklahoma State 30 Wyoming 3 I expected a pretty dominant showing for OSU against Wyoming, and they proved me right here, winning 9/10 matches. While OSU was dominant overall, there were some close individual matches, with three going to overtime. Unfortunately, we did not get to see […] More

  • RECAP: #3 Oklahoma State vs Air Force

    #3 Oklahoma State vs Air Force Final Score: Oklahoma State 45 Air Force 0 In OSU’s first dual of the day, the Cowboys wrestled to impress and secured a shutout. They scored the first takedown in every match and racked up over three minutes of riding time multiple times. I was worried about altitude affecting […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: Oklahoma State vs Wyoming

    #3 Oklahoma State vs #13 Wyoming All Time Record vs: 24-0-1 For their second dual of the day, Oklahoma State will have a three-hour drive to Laramie to take on Wyoming after wrestling Air Force. Wyoming returns seven qualifiers and one All-American. This dual will hopefully feature six rematches at 133, 149, 157, 165, 174, […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: Oklahoma State vs Air Force

    #3 Oklahoma State (4-0) vs Air Force (1-1) All Time Record vs: 4-0 Oklahoma State vs Air Force will be the first of two away duals on Friday for the Cowboys. OSU is coming in after a dominant Bedlam win and will look to stay undefeated in Big 12 competition. Air Force has only had […] More

  • Cowboys Travel West for Friday Doubleheader

    STILLWATER – The Oklahoma State wrestling team begins a busy weekend with two conference matches on Friday. The Pokes will take on Air Force Friday afternoon before driving north to wrestle Wyoming that night.  Dual DetailsDate/Times: at Air Force – Dec. 17, 2021/ 1 p.m. CTLocation: Clube Arena, Colorado Springs, Colo.Watch: FloWrestlingListen: Hot 93.7 KSPI-FMLive Stats: Date/Times: at […] More

  • Sean’s Take: Bedlam Dual Predictions

    125                                                                                                                                                                                  #12 Trevor Mastrogiovanni, OSU (3-0) vs. #21 Joey Prata, OU (6-1)                                                                                    Thoughts: This should be an entertaining bout to kick the dual off. Mastrogiovanni was an NCAA qualifier last season as a true freshman and included in his 3-0 start is a huge victory over returning NCAA 3rd place finisher Patrick McKee, Minn. Mastrogiovanni […] More

  • Bedlam Dual Preview: #3 Oklahoma State at #14 Oklahoma

    All Time Record: 145-27-10 Oklahoma State This will be the 182nd Bedlam dual and first of this year. Oklahoma State has won the past 13 Bedlam duals and has a 49-6-3 record since John Smith took over as head coach in 1992. This dual should hopefully feature eight ranked matches and five possible rematches. OU […] More

  • Cael Hughes Commits to Oklahoma State

    Big announcement today as two-time state champion Cael Hughes has committed to wrestle at Oklahoma State. Not an especially surprising decision as Hughes is from Stillwater and grew up around the program. Hughes is also a Fargo champion and All-American. At #18 he is the highest-ranked junior in the state of Oklahoma on Willie Saylor’s […] More

  • Will Bedlam Wrestling Continue as Oklahoma Moves to the SEC?

    Earlier this year, OU shocked the Big 12 and Oklahoma State when they announced they would be moving to the SEC alongside Texas. There was a lot of uncertainty in the moment surrounding the conference. Some thought the Big 12 may fold, some thought additional schools may move along as well, but ultimately the conference […] More

  • No. 6 Oklahoma State Defeats No. 11 Minnesota, 23-10

    MINNEAPOLIS – The Oklahoma State wrestling team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 23-10 victory on the road at No. 11 Minnesota that saw six Cowboys defeat ranked Golden Gophers. “I thought we looked good at several weight classes,” head coach John Smith said. “Our theme this week was to get better, but we […] More

  • Cowboy Wrestling Heads North to Face Minnesota

    STILLWATER – The Oklahoma State wrestling team will travel to Minneapolis to take on the No. 11 Minnesota Golden Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Saturday night. Dual DetailsDate/Times: at Minnesota – Nov. 20, 2021/ 7 p.m. CTLocation: Maturi Pavilion, Minneapolis, Minn.Watch: Big 10 NetworkListen: Pete 94.3 KSPI-FM/KSPI-AM 780Live Stats: The Basics The sixth-ranked Oklahoma State wrestling team (1-0 […] More

  • The Carl Albert State College Viking Open Results

    Carl Albert State College hosted their first-ever Viking Open this Saturday in Poteau. The tournament included wrestlers from Carl Albert, NEO, Oklahoma State, the University of Oklahoma, and more. It included a host of former Oklahoma high school kids winning titles with Teague Travis(Stillwater)-141, Hunter Jump(Duncan)-165, Seth Seago(Claremore)-197, and Dan Baker(Sulphur)-HWT. Complete places are listed […] More

  • Cowboy Wrestling to Open Season at Stanford

    STILLWATER – The Oklahoma State wrestling team will open its 2021-22 season with a dual against No. 14 Stanford at 4 p.m. CT on Saturday, November 13. Dual DetailsDate/Times: at Stanford – Nov. 13, 2021/ 4 p.m. CTLocation: Maples Pavilion, Stanford, Calif.Watch: PAC 12 LiveListen: Pete 94.3 KSPI-FM/KSPI-AM 780Live Stats: The Basics The fourth-ranked Oklahoma State wrestling team […] More

  • “Dynasty Defined” a New Oklahoma State Wrestling Podcast

    I’m often asked if I could do an Oklahoma State wrestling podcast? The short answer to that right now is no… I’m a bit too busy and better at writing anyway. But someone has started one and I thought I’d share it with you here. Lee Cothran is now producing a podcast titled “Dynasty Defined” […] More

  • Daton Fix Punches Ticket to World Championships

    STILLWATER – Oklahoma State wrestler Daton Fix secured his spot on the U.S. Senior World Team Sunday, winning the 61 kg bracket at the World Team Trials in Lincoln, Nebraska. The 2021-22 Cowboy junior will now represent Team USA at the World Championships for the second time in his career, with 2021 Senior World Championships set for October 2-10 in Oslo, Norway. Fix dominated his […] More

  • Oklahoma Wrestlers Registered for 2021 Senior World Team Trials

    USA Wrestling’s Senior World Team trials take place on September 11th and 12th at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Nebraska. There are a total of ten wrestlers that grew up wrestling in Oklahoma or competed collegiately there that are currently registered. Wrestler Style Weight School Carter Young Freestyle 61 KG Stillwater/Northwestern Jakob Woodley Freestyle 92 KG […] More

  • Albert White to Coach At Little Rock: Barry Patterson to Step in at Cushing

    Little Rock wrestling announced today that Cushing Head Coach Albert White would be joining their program as a volunteer assistant. White became head coach at Cushing in 2019 after two seasons at Edmond Memorial. This past season, White led the Tigers to a fourth-place finish at the state tournament with six state placers. He crowned […] More

  • Hardell Moore named 2021 National Freestyle Developmental Coach Of The Year

    USA Wrestling has named Hardell Moore the 2021 National Freestyle Developmental Coach Of The Year Hardell runs the Oklahoma Wrestling Academy, which is widely regarded as one of the top wrestling academies in the country, and is the coaches director for OKUSA Wrestling. Hardell, is originally from Coweta and was a two-time Big 12 champion […] More

  • Big 12 Wrestling Tournament Brackets Released

    Big 12 brackets have been released and here’s how the seeds break down for Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. Weight Automatic Bids OSU Wrestler OSU Seed OU Wrestler OU Seed 125 5 Trevor Mastrogiovanni 3 Mason Naifeh 8 133 5 Daton Fix 1 Tony Madrigal Unseeded 141 4 Kaden Gfeller Unseeded Dom Demas 2 149 5 […] More

  • Cowboy Wrestling Hits the Road for Big 12 Opener

    STILLWATER – The Oklahoma State wrestling team will open its conference season with a dual against Air Force in Colorado Springs at 6 p.m. CT on Friday, Jan. 22. Dual DetailsDate/Times:at Air Force – Jan. 22, 2021/ 6 p.m. CTLocation: East Gym, Colorado Springs, Colo.Watch: Trackwrestling.comListen: Hot 93.7 KSPI-FMLive Stats: The BasicsThe fourth-ranked Oklahoma […] More

  • Freshman Lead the Way to 2-0 Start for Cowboy Wrestling

    STILLWATER – The No. 4 Oklahoma State wrestling team collected two dual wins to open its 2021 season Sunday in Gallagher-Iba Arena. The Cowboys notched a 32-9 victory over Chattanooga before taking down Oregon State 29-8 later in the day. The Pokes collected five bonus-point wins in their match against Chattanooga including major decisions from freshman […] More

  • Cowboy Wrestling Opens 2021 Season with Doubleheader

    STILLWATER – Cowboy wrestling begins its 2021 season with back-to-back duals against Chattanooga and Oregon State on Sunday, Jan. 10. The duals are part of a four-team meet that also includes Little Rock. Dual Details Dates/Times: vs. Chattanooga – Jan. 10, 2021/12 p.m. CT Location: Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Okla. Watch: N/A Listen: Hot 93.7 KSPI-FM Live […] More

  • Cowboy Wrestling Looks Prepared for Season Opener After Orange and Black Ranking Matches

    STILLWATER – The expected starters and highly-touted freshman class for this season’s Cowboy wrestling team looked the part on Sunday, as Oklahoma State hosted its Orange and Black Ranking Matches at Gallagher-Iba Arena in preparation for next week’s season-opening duals. “When you get into these ranking matches, you know your opponent so well that sometimes it is slow and dragging and […] More

  • Best of 2020 for each Oklahoma College Wrestling Program

    2020 has been a bit of a tough year on all of us, and it’s significantly impacted the wrestling world as well. The cancellation of the NCAA tournaments in Division one and two were unprecedented and something the sport hasn’t seen since World War 2. With the end of the year, I thought I’d try […] More

  • Cowboy Wrestling Announces 2021 Schedule

    STILLWATER – Head coach John Smith and the Oklahoma State wrestling program released its schedule for a shortened 2021 season that will consist of 11 duals and a five-team tournament. To accommodate for a shortened season, most dates will feature multiple matches at a central location. “It’s great for us to finally get a schedule out,” […] More