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  • Dual Recap: #22 Oklahoma 37 over Little Rock 0

    #22 Oklahoma 37 over Little Rock 0 In their home opener the Sooners put on a show, blanking Little Rock and scoring bonus in five matches. Little Rock is a tough team, who even despite being unranked have been known to get some individual upsets at times. OU was ready however, and won tough decisions […] More

  • OU Sooner Wrestling Weekend Recap

    Dual Results: The Sooners started their dual season on the road at Journeyman’s Wranglemania. They took on ranked Lehigh and unranked Buffalo, and had mixed results. The team went 1-1, with a loss to Lehigh that came down to the last match. Against Buffalo the team won eight matches, but were upset at two weights.  […] More

  • OU vs Lehigh: Preview & Predictions

    #20 Oklahoma (0-0) vs #21 Lehigh (2-0) After starting the season at the Michigan State Open, the Sooners have their first dual action at the Journeyman WrangleMania dual event. They’ll take on Buffalo then Lehigh in Bethlehem PA. Lehigh has already won two duals against Oregon State and Sacred Heart. They carry a strong dual team with […] More

  • OU vs Buffalo: Preview & Predictions

    #20 Oklahoma (0-0) vs Buffalo (1-2) To kick off the season, OU travels to PA to take on Buffalo and Lehigh in back-to-back duals at the WrangleMania. This will be both teams’ first dual of the day. Buffalo competed in the Battle in the River City and had a win over Chattanooga while losing to Wisconsin […] More

  • Sooner Recap: Michigan State Open

    In an electric opening weekend, the Michigan State Open kicked off and Oklahoma had some intriguing results. The team brought 18 total wrestlers, two in the freshman/sophomore division and 16 in the Open division. They had ten place in the top five, with three making it to the finals. While not all the wrestlers expected […] More

  • Oklahoma Sooners: 2023 Early Season Dual Preview

    After another up and down season in 2022 for the Sooners, they head into the 2023 season with a mix of veterans and new faces. They could potentially have three new transfers in the lineup along with multiple freshmen coming off redshirt seasons. Last year, they had an 8-6 dual record, finished as Big 12 […] More

  • Teyon Ware Named Assistant Coach at OU

    On Friday OU announced that Michael Lightner would be leaving the program and would no longer be an assistant coach. This news shocked some, but the OU staff seems to be moving quickly on their replacement, and he’s a familiar face to the Sooners and Oklahoma wrestling fans. We learned last week that former Sooner […] More

  • Michael Lightner to Step Down as OU Assistant Coach

    Big announcement at OU today as Michael Lightner will be stepping down as an assistant with the program after 20 total years in Norman. Lightner won an NCAA title in 2001 at OU, then trained and competed internationally in Norman until 2005 when he went to train at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. […] 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

  • Hello Freshmen. Take a look at OU’s Top 25 freshmen wrestling class

    Last year, Oklahoma managed to rank #11 in the overall recruiting class rankings; this year they’re 24th. While not as strong a class this year, the coaching staff did a good job of filling future holes and having a strong offseason for transfers. With three wrestlers on the Big Board, OU picked up some blue […] More

  • OU Releases 2022-23 Wrestling Schedule

    OU has announced its 2022-2023 wrestling schedule. Home dates with Little Rock, Oklahoma State, West Virginia, Missouri, and Rider and a tough road schedule featuring Iowa State, Northern Iowa, North Dakota State, South Dakota State, and a yet-to-be-announced date in Stillwater for the second round of Bedlam. All to prepare the Sooners to close things […] More

  • OU Wrestling: 2023 Needs

    Oklahoma is a team that appears to be back on the rise after adding some high profile transfers to their current lineup. Despite that, the team does have potentially four upperclassmen that will be out of the lineup within the next four years. They’re bringing in the #24 ranked recruiting class which should help, but […] More

  • OU Wrestling Updates Roster

    OU updated their online roster recently removing a few graduates and changing the weights of a few wrestlers. Wrestlers from the previous season that are no longer listed on the roster are below: Jake Boyd-285 Transferred to the University of Tennessee at Chatanooga Niko Chavez-141 Dom Demas-141 Transferred to Cal Poly Joe Grello-165 Graduate Elijah […] More

  • OU Signs Texas State Champion Tyten Volk

    OU has picked up a nice commitment from the Lone Star State. Centennial’s Tyten Volk announced his commitment to OU on Saturday. Volk was a Texas state champion in 2022 at 152. He was a runner-up in 2020 and finished in third place in 2021. He was coached in high school by former OU wrestler […] More

  • OU Announces Streaming Agreement with ESPN+

    OU has announced a streaming agreement with ESPN+. Moving forward all OU home wrestling meets will be streamed on ESPN+. NORMAN — ESPN+ and the University of Oklahoma announced today a multi-year agreement for SoonerVision on ESPN+ that will include more than 100 annual live events, studio programming and archival content. ESPN+ will stream one regular season college football […] More

  • Transfer Geritt Nijenhuis Tops off Incredible Recruiting Week for OU

    After a huge transfer announcement last weekend with Wyatt Henson, and two big-name midweek commitments out of Ohio, the Sooners added a bit more positive news on Friday with another transfer announcement in Purdue’s Gerrit Nijenhuis. Nijenhuis was a two-time NCAA qualifier at Purdue, wrestling at 165 as a freshman, and 174 last year as […] More

  • OU Picks Up a Pair of Commitments out of Ohio

    Huge week on the recruiting trail for the Sooners as Lou Roselli and his staff have landed two of the top juniors in the country out of Ohio. Dylan Newsome and Dylan Russo both announced this week that they’ve committed to wrestle for the Sooners. Russo is out of Olentangy Liberty High School in Ohio […] More

  • Dom Demas to Transfer to Cal Poly

    Big transfer news as former OU All-American and Big 12 Champion Dom Demas has announced his new college destination. Demas entered the transfer portal back in early February and will be heading to Cal Poly and the Pac 12 to get his Masters in Business Analytics. More

  • Wyatt Henson to Transfer to OU

    Former Iowa Hawkeye Wyatt Henson announced today via Instagram he is transferring to OU. Wyatt, the son of World Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist Sammie Henson, was a three-time state champion in high school winning titles in Missouri and Pennsylvania and rated as one of the top recruits in the country. In one redshirt season […] More

  • Get to know: Joey Cruz

    Well into the offseason, it’s time to take a look at some upcoming recruits for the Sooners. A small but stacked class, it starts with California phenom Joey Cruz. He improved upon his placement at state every year, placing 3rd as a freshman and runner-up in 2020 at 113lbs. California did not have a state […] More

  • Jack Wagner To Transfer to Wrestle at OU

    Northern Iowa’s Jack Wagner will be transferring to wrestle his final college season for the Sooners next year. Wagner wrestled most of his career at 133 for the Panthers. He was the starter at 133 in 2018 and wrestled nineteen matches this past season, going 11-8 before suffering a season-ending injury. Wagner is from Bettendorf, […] More

  • Report Card: Oklahoma Sooners

    Now that the season is over and there’s been some time to reflect, I thought it would be good to take a look back and give some grades to individual performances. The Sooners finished with an 8-6 dual record overall, their most wins in a season since 2019. Their conference record was 3-5, where they […] More

  • Zack Zeamer Enters Transfer Portal

    OU Junior Zack Zeamer announced Wednesday that he’s entering the transfer portal. Zeamer has is an academic junior, but has two years of eligibility remaining due to the COVID year. He’s wrestled at both 141 and 149 during his collegiate career. Zack is from Manheim, PA, and has a 10-20 collegiate record, which includes a […] More

  • McCasland Fieldhouse to Recieve a $1.25 Million Upgrade

    McCasland Fieldhouse, the home of OU Wrestling, is set to receive a $1.25 million upgrade. Release from OU Athletics NORMAN – The McCasland Foundation has pledged $1.75 million to support Oklahoma Athletics and the shared mission of providing a world-class experience for its nearly 600 student-athletes. The announcement was made Wednesday by OU Vice President and Director […] More

  • OU NCAA Recap: 29th Overall

    Oklahoma – 29th Overall A lot of people had OU written off as a serious threat after another underwhelming dual season, but once again the Sooners showed their depth as a team and ability to wrestle above their seeds. The team had 118 points, three points ahead of Iowa State. They qualified nine wrestlers, with […] More

  • OU Wrestling Wraps Up Season in Detroit

    DETROIT, Mich. – Oklahoma wrestling saw its season come to an end on Friday night at the 2022 NCAA Wrestling Championships, as Joey Prata and Jake Woodley lost their matches in the blood rounds to come up one match shy of earning All-American status.  “Those two guys gave everything they could give,” head coach Lou Rosselli said after the action concluded. “They fought really […] More

  • Two Remain After Session III in Detroit

    DETROIT, Mich. – Joey Prata and Jake Woodley sit one win away from All-American status after the conclusion of session three at the 2022 NCAA Wrestling Championships in Little Caesars Arena.  The two Sooner wrestlers find themselves in what has become not so affectionately known as the blood rounds of the consolation bracket. Win and you’re an All-American. Lose and you go home.  125-pounder Joey Prata had to […] More

  • Woodley to Quarters, Six Sooner Still Standing

    DETROIT, Mich. – For the second straight season, Jake Woodley has booked his spot in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Wrestling Championships. Five other Sooners remain in the hunt at the end of day one for OU in Detroit. “Jake did a nice job,” said head coach Lou Rosselli. “He was very sound and strategic in what he was doing. […] More

  • OU: NCAA Preview

    Oklahoma Similar to last year, OU is coming into the national tournament with a lot of momentum after a surprising runner-up finish at Big 12’s. However this year they’ve increased their number of qualifiers to nine and will be looking to improve upon last year’s 24th place tournament finish. Last year, the team only had […] More

  • Predictions & Preview: #19 Oklahoma (6-3) vs #6 Iowa State (9-1)

    All Time Record: 42-53-3 Oklahoma welcomes top-ten Iowa State to Norman in another conference dual. OU is coming off a strong 34-3 win over Northern Illinois where they won eight of ten matches, with one forfeit. OU has looked much improved over their last two duals and do come in with some momentum. This year, […] More

  • RECAP: #17 Oklahoma 14 #12 Mizzou 23

    #17 Oklahoma 14 #12 Mizzou 23 Oklahoma came out and looked much improved back in Norman but just missed on scoring a big upset over a old/new conference opponent Mizzou. The Sooners saw the return of Madrigal but were missing both Dom Demas and Mitch Moore at 149lbs. They did score a big upset win […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #17 Oklahoma (5-2) vs #12 Mizzou (6-2)

    #17 Oklahoma (5-2) vs #12 Mizzou (6-2) All Time Record vs: 42-13 OU is coming off a 3-0 record at the Virginia Duals but did suffer some tough upset losses along the way. Mizzou has bounced in and out of the top ten this season and features ranked wrestlers in nine weights. OU rotated starters […] More

  • #21 Oklahoma on Day 1 of Virginia Duals

    21 Oklahoma on Day 1 of Virginia Duals Oklahoma 24 Lock Haven 15Oklahoma 35 Kent State 3 Day one of the Virginia duals saw OU winning both duals but losing some significant matches in each. Prata, Grello, and Heindselman all saw upset losses to lower ranked or unranked wrestlers. Lineup answers were shown with Demas […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Virginia (3-2)

    #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Virginia (3-2) On their first dual of day two of the Virginia Duals, OU gets the host school Virginia. This dual should feature four ranked matchups with OU favored in three of them. While Virginia isn’t ranked, they do return six qualifiers. OU will hopefully be warmed up after Kent State […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Kent State (2-2)

    #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Kent State (2-2) Oklahoma makes their return to competition here for the first time in over a month after a rough Bedlam dual. This will be their second dual of the day since Lock Haven replaced Penn. Kent State was active early in the season but has also been inactive for […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Lock Haven (3-4)

    #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Lock Haven (3-4) Lock Haven comes in to the Virginia Duals as a late replacement after Penn had to drop off. They will face OU in the opening dual on Friday. Similar to the rest of the teams, Lock Haven has a couple ranked wrestlers, but more of their guys are […] More

  • PREDICTIONS: #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Maryland (3-3)

    #21 Oklahoma (2-2) vs Maryland (3-3) In OU’s last match of the Virginia Duals, they’ll get unranked Maryland. Similar to Virginia, the overall team strength is low, but features some strong individual wrestlers. A rebuilding team, Maryland has quite a few quality wrestlers in redshirts this year. Maryland has four wrestlers that are below 0.500 […] 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

  • Four Sooners Place at Cliff Keen

    From OU Athletics Communication-William Soulé LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Oklahoma wrestling placed four on the podium at the 2021 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational on Saturday as Jake Woodley (4th), Darrien Roberts (5th), Mitch Moore (6th), and Justin Thomas (7th) all placed for the Sooners (2-1, 2-0 Big 12) in a field that featured 10 NWCA ranked programs.  “We won some close matches and there […] More

  • Sooners Set to Compete in Cliff Keen Invitational

    From William Soulé-OU Sports Information NORMAN – Oklahoma wrestling travels west this weekend to compete in the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Wrestling Invitational in its second tournament of the season. The Sooners (2-1, 2-0 Big 12) have competed at Cliff Keen in five of the last seven years. OU claimed the team title in the 32nd edition of […] 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

  • Sooners Bounce Back with Win Over Bears

    GREELEY, Colo. – Oklahoma wrestling remained unbeaten in conference action after defeating Northern Colorado 30-7 on Sunday. The Sooners (2-1, 2-0 Big 12) bounced back from Friday night’s loss at Arizona State by winning eight matches against the Bears, earning bonus points in four bouts. The Big 12 battle was highlighted by the second pin of […] More

  • Sooners Drop Road Match to Sun Devils

    TEMPE, Ariz. – Oklahoma wrestling competed in its first road match of the season on Friday night against No. 7 Arizona State. The Sooners (1-1, 1-0 Big 12) won three of the last four matches, but were defeated by the Sun Devils, 22-12. “Arizona State was just tougher than us today at a few weights and […] More

  • OU Wrestling Set to Dual Arizona State, Northern Colorado

    NORMAN – Oklahoma wrestling is slated to take on No. 7 Arizona State and Big 12 foe Northern Colorado on the road this weekend, with the match in Tempe, Ariz., set for 8 p.m. CT and the match in Greeley, Colo., scheduled for 3 p.m. CT. LAST TIME OUT Oklahoma traveled east to take on West […] More

  • OU Downs West Virginia in First Dual Action of the Season

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Oklahoma wrestling got the win in its first dual action of the season in a 28-10 victory over the West Virginia Mountaineers in the WVU Coliseum on Saturday. The Sooners (1-0, 1-0) won their first five matches to go up 20-0 and never looked back. Four of the seven wins on the day […] 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

  • OU Opens Conference Dual at West Virginia

    NORMAN – Oklahoma wrestling will compete in its first dual of the season on Saturday when it takes on West Virginia in Morgantown at 1 p.m. CT. It will also be the first conference action for the reigning Big 12 champions.  The dual will be streamed on Big 12 Now on ESPN+. Last Time Out Oklahoma […] More

  • Five Thoughts on OU at the Michigan State Open

    OU wrestled really well at the Michigan State Open on Saturday and crowned three individual champions for the tournament. With that, I thought I’d dive in and give five thoughts/takeaways on the performance. 1. Joey Prata is a perfect fit What a perfect mesh for both Prata and OU. Joey Prata previously wrestled at Virginia […] More

  • Kaden Smith Commits to OU

    Two-time state finalist Kaden Smith announced on Monday that he’s committed to OU. Smith, who is from Bridge Creek, wrestled at 120 last year and is a three-time state placer. He finished third as a freshman, first as a sophomore, and second last season. He made the Oklahoma Fargo team this summer at 126 and […] More

  • KJ Evans Commits to Wrestle at OU

    One day after landing Edmond Memorial’s AJ Heeg, the Sooners pick up another big name star out of Oklahoma with Heritage Hall’s KJ Evans. Evans was a state champion at 152 last season for Heritage Hall and a Cadet Fargo Finalist this summer. He took his OU visit this past weekend and wasted little time […] More

  • AJ Heeg Commits to Wrestle at OU

    One of the best big men in the state is off the recruiting board as AJ Heeg has committed to wrestle at OU. Heeg won a state title at 152 last season after knocking off Angelo Ferrari in the 6A finals. The Edmond Memorial product jumped from there to competing the freestyle summer at 195. […] More

  • OU Releases 2021-22 Wrestling Schedule

    On Thursday OU announced their schedule for the 2021-22 wrestling season. The Sooners open things up at the Michigan State Open on November 6th then hit a 3 dual road stretch before going to Vegas for the Cliff Keen Open. They then return to Norman for round one of Bedlam on December 12th before breaking […] 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

  • Top Ranked Joey Cruz Commits to Wrestle at OU

    Huge recruiting news for the Sooners today as they’ve landed one of the top lower weight prospects in the country out of California. Joey Cruz out of Bullard High School in Fresno committed to OU today according to his high school Twitter account. Cruz currently ranks as the #1 ranked 120 lber in the country […] More

  • Five Observations from OU’s New Roster

    OU has published an updated 2021-2022 season roster on SoonersSports.Com. I did a quick run over some of the updates and changes and thought I would share some observations here. Easton Hudson, Jake Stiles, Collin McCoy, Mason Naifeh, and Tommy Hoskins are no longer on the roster-Some of these we’ve been tracking for a bit. […] More

  • OU Picks up Transfer From NCAA Qualifier Joe Grello

    The transfer market continues to be a favorable one for the Sooners as OU has picked up their third impact offseason transfer with Rutgers Joe Grello. Grello announced via his Instagram that he’ll be transferring to OU from Rutgers. Grello, who was an NCAA qualifier at Rutgers, went 10-5 last season at 174, but according […] More

  • OU Picks Up Transfer From Oregon State

    According to a report from The Oregon Wrestling Forum on Rokfin, the Sooners have picked up a transfer from Oregon State University. Gabe Vidlak, who was on the Oregon State roster at 125 for the 2020-21 season, was a three time state champion wrestling for his dad at Cascade Christian High School in Oregon and […] More

  • Tate Picklo Named Jim Thorpe High School Wrestler of the Year

    The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announced their recipients for the Jim Thorpe High School Player of the year award and Tate Picklo from Mustang was named winner for wrestling. Picklo was a four-time state finalist and two-time 6A state champion for Mustang. In freestyle he was a two-time Fargo All-American, and also a Greco […] More

  • Oklahoma RTC Athlete Nathan Tomasello Part of U.S. Delegation for Poland Open

    USA Wrestling announced their delegation that will be competing in Poland from June 8-13th and OU RTC team member Nathan Tomasello will be one of the competitors. Tomasello and the rest of the contingent will head to Warsaw, Poland, to compete at the Ziolkowski, Pytlasinski and Poland Opens. The tournament serves as a UWW Ranking […] More

  • Tommy Hoskins is Transferring from Oklahoma

    Courtney Woods from Intermat announced on Tuesday via Twitter that Tommy Hoskins will be transferring back to his home state and Ohio University. Hoskins got some starting time for the Sooners the past few seasons at 125, but was not the postseason starter as Mason Naifeh got the nod at the Big 12 tournament. It […] More

  • Dom Demas Makes U23 World Team

    OU sent eleven guys to the U23 World Team trials in Lincoln this weekend and walked away with one champ and two All-Americans. Demas was nearly untouchable in his route to the 65 KG title. He outscored opponents 73-10 including two 10-0 techs in the best of three finals with Lawrence Saenz. This will be […] More

  • The Oklahoma Regional Training Center is Sending Ten to U23 Nationals

    Registration for the 2021 UWW U23 Nationals is in full effect and the University of Oklahoma is sending a pretty deep squad to compete this weekend in Nebraska. UWW U23 – Men’s Freestyle Freestyle 86 kg Darrien Roberts Oklahoma Regional Training Center UWW U23 – Men’s Freestyle Freestyle 125 kg Joshua Heindselman Oklahoma Regional Training […] More

  • Steve “Dr. Death” Williams Named to WWE Hall of Fame

    Today would’ve been the 61st birthday of Steve Williams. Four-time OU All-American and now WWE Hall of Famer. The 2020 Hall of Fame induction ceremony was delayed due to COVID-19, but the WWE announced Steve as a “Legacy Inductee” of the 2020 class on April 6th, 2021 Other members of the class include Baron Michele […] More

  • OU Finishes With Three Finalists at the US Open

    In my best of 2020 story on OU I wrote in January, their 2020 US Open performance got the nod. They wrestled incredibly well and were looking for a repeat performance this weekend in Iowa. Dom Demas is arguably OU’s top guy and as good as he is in folkstyle he may be even better […] More

  • Oklahoma RTC Wrestlers Competing at Junior and Senior Nationals

    Junior and Senior Nationals starts tomorrow in Coralville, Iowa and the Oklahoma Regional Training Center has a large contingency heading to Iowa to compete. There are a total of eight juniors registered including last year’s 184 pound starter for OU, Darrien Roberts. Junior Boys – Freestyle Freestyle 86 kg Darrien Roberts OK Oklahoma Regional Training […] More

  • NCAA Qualifier Joey Prata Is Transferring to OU

    Big news for the OU lineup and it looks like they’ve found a potential new anchor at 125 for the 2021-2022 season. Joey Prata, an NCAA qualifier at Virginia Tech in 2020 announced today via Twitter that he will be transferring to OU. Prata went 5-0 last season in a reserve role behind All-American Sam […] More

  • Nathan Tomasello Has Joined The Oklahoma RTC

    NCAA Champion and 4-time All-American Nathan Tomasello announced on Tuesday via Twitter that he has joined the Oklahoma RTC. Tomasello, who wrestled at Ohio State while Lou Roselli was on staff for the Buckeyes, finished first at the NCAA tournament his freshman season and third his sophomore, junior, and senior years. Tomasello finished third at […] More

  • Woodley Grabs Sixth at National Championship

    ST. LOUIS – Jake Woodley finished sixth at the 2021 NCAA wrestling national championship after dropping both of his matches on Saturday morning to top-10 seeds. With his top-eight finish, Woodley earned All-America status for the first time in his career. Woodley became Oklahoma’s 277th All-American on Friday after opening the championship with three wins over […] More

  • Oklahoma Wrestling Co-Champions of Big 12 Conference

    NORMAN – For the first time since 2002, the Oklahoma Sooners are champions of the Big 12 Conference. The Sooners, powered by three finalists and six NCAA qualifiers, were tied by Oklahoma State with 124 team points after Sunday night’s final session at the BOK Center in Tulsa, as the teams were named co-champions. It is […] More

  • OU Leads The Team Race After Day One At The Big 12 Tournament

    OU packaged together a great day at the Big 12 tournament on Saturday. The Sooners still have nine in the tournament still and currently lead the team race by ten. Throughout the day, OU wrestled well. Anthony Madrigal came in unseeded at 133 and after pulling upset after upset, he found himself in the finals […] 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

  • Rylan Rogers Has Sooners In His Top Six Schools

    One of the top prospects in the country has released his school list and the Sooners have made the cut. Rylan Rogers, who is currently ranked 3rd in the country at 182 pounds listed OU along with NC State, Penn State, Ohio State, Oregon State, and Michigan. Rogers is originally from Washington state and currently […] More

  • Four Broken Arrow Wrestlers Sign With Colleges

    Yesterday, four of Broken Arrow’s top wrestlers signed with colleges. Olivia Brown is currently the #2 ranked wrestler in the country in her weight class. She signed with Grand View University. Jared Hill is staying in state and headed to the University of Oklahoma. Dayton Hill and Braden Anderson are heading to Kansas together. Both […] More

  • A Look Back At The First Black Oklahoma State Wrestling Champion

    It’s Black History Month and I thought I’d take a look back at Oklahoma’s first black wrestling state champion Eddie “Ed” McQuarters Ed McQuarters grew up in Tulsa and wrestled for Tulsa Washington High School. In 1961 he became the first black wrestler to win a state title in wrestling in Oklahoma. He was also […] More

  • Interview: Sam Hazewinkel

    Coach Sam Hazewinkel, Head Coach Oklahoma Regional Training Center, talks with Aaron Heeg about everything from pre-training preventative disciplines, mentorship, and important factors for athletes to consider in the recruiting process. More

  • Tickets on Sale Jan. 22 for 2021 Big 12 Wrestling Championship

    Ticket sales begin Friday, January 22 at 10 a.m. CT for the 2021 Big 12 Wrestling Championship. The event is scheduled for March 6 & 7 at the BOK Center. The Big 12 Conference and the Tulsa Sports Commission previously announced a partnership to host the Big 12 Wrestling Championship at BOK Center through 2024. […] More

  • Thomas Named Big 12 Wrestler of the Week

    NORMAN – Oklahoma redshirt senior Justin Thomas was named Big 12 Wrestler of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon. Thomas, ranked No. 16 entering his match with Arizona State’s No. 10 Jacori Teemer on Friday, used a pair of takedowns to collect his eighth-career win over a ranked opponent. His […] More

  • Sooners Drop Season Opener to No. 11 Arizona State

    NORMAN – No. 19 Oklahoma opened its wrestling season on Friday night at McCasland Field House with a hard-fought dual against No. 11 Arizona State. The Sooners won four matches but dropped the dual by a score of 20-12. “We just didn’t wrestle well enough across the board to win tonight,” head coach Lou Rosselli said. […] More

  • Sooners Set to Open With No. 11 Arizona State

    NORMAN – The Oklahoma wrestling team is set to return to the mat on Friday night when it opens its season in a dual with No. 11 and reigning Pac-12 champion Arizona State.  A LONG AWAITED RETURN The Sooners return the mat for the first time since last March when they host No. 11 Arizona State inside […] More

  • Five things to watch as OU takes on Arizona State on Friday

    By Seth Duckworth The start of the OU wrestling season is this Friday and they kick things off when one of their biggest matchups of the season. Arizona State, ranked 11th in the most recent NWCA coaches poll will be in Norman on Friday to wrestle the 19th ranked Sooners. Here are five things to […] 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

  • OU Wrestling Unveils 2021 Schedule

    NORMAN – University of Oklahoma head wrestling coach Lou Rosselli announced the Sooners’ 2021 schedule on Thursday, a slate that features eight total events and home duals vs. Arizona State and Oklahoma State. “We’re really excited about the schedule we’ve been able to assemble this year,” Rosselli said. “I’m thankful for the support we’ve gotten from […] More