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  • Daton Fix Punches Ticket to World Championships

    STILLWATER â€“ 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

  • Summer wrestling makes Winter Champs, Oklahoma wrestlers are set for big things this winter

    If the saying “Summer Wrestling Makes Winter Champions” is true, then a record number of Oklahoma wrestlers are set for big things this winter!  Competing recently at “Fargo”, officially known as the 2021 US Marine Corps 16U and Junior National, Team Oklahoma crowned three national champions and earned 18 All-American honors in the most prestigious […] More

  • 8 Oklahoma placers at NHSCA

    Led by champions Beau Hickman and KJ Evans and six other placers, Oklahoma was well represented in the recent NHSCA National Tournament. The tournament held April 23-25 in Virginia Beach, VA included separate divisions for middle school, freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors and girls. Oklahoma was not represented in the senior or girls divisions. Beau Hickman, […] More

  • Dual State 3A & 6A Recap

    The 2021 wrestling season came to an exciting end this past weekend at the Stride Bank Center in Enid with Mustang, Skiatook, Tuttle and Marlow claiming Dual State championships. Friday saw Classes 4A and 5A battle for the state titles, while Classes 3A and 6A competed on Saturday. In a loaded Class 6A field, it […] More

  • OSSAA 4A East Regional Day One Results

    Cushing holds a big lead after day one in 4A East. 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Barrett Hilton of Mannford 2nd Place – JOHNNY LEVERICH of Cushing 3rd Place – Matt Patton of Skiatook 4th Place – Conley Logue of Grove 5th Place – Joshua Esquivel of Catoosa 6th Place – Mario Briley of […] More

  • OSSAA 4A West Regional Day One Results

    Tuttle has a big lead in the 4A West Regional after day one. 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Aden Sanders of Blanchard 2nd Place – Liam Russell of Harrah 3rd Place – Caden McElroy of Chickasha 4th Place – Gant Browning of Kingfisher 5th Place – Creek Williams of Weatherford 6th Place – Garrett […] More

  • OSSAA 5A West Regional Day One Results

    El Reno Leads 5A West after day one. 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Cash Donnell of Piedmont 2nd Place – Tag Ensey of Duncan 3rd Place – Hunter Yeakey of El Reno 4th Place – Logan Crawford of Eisenhower 5th Place – Cameron Orr of Ardmore 6th Place – Julio Gomez of Woodward 1st […] More

  • OSSAA 5A East Regional Day One Results

    The 5A East Regional had their first day of competition today in Claremore. Here are the results so far. 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Canon Acklin of Collinsville 2nd Place – James Peach of Pryor 3rd Place – Caydon Miller of Sapulpa 4th Place – Michael Corbbrey of Edison 5th Place – Korey Griffin […] More

  • OSSAA 6A West Regional Day One Results

    After day one of the 6A West Regional, Edmond North is currently in the lead in the team race. 106 1st Place – Dillon Ryan of Yukon 2nd Place – Christian Belford of Edmond North 3rd Place – Mason Hanna of Choctaw 4th Place – Yancy Kite of Moore 5th Place – Jaeden Ellis of […] More

  • OSSAA 6A East Regional Day One Results

    The OSSAA regional tournament was pushed back a few days due to the winter storms, but today things finally kicked off from 106-145 and here’s how things went in the 6A East tournament. 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Sam Smith of Stillwater 2nd Place – Christian Forbes of Broken Arrow Hs 3rd Place – […] More

  • Spotlight: Emma Thompson (Bixby)

    Name: Emma ThompsonSchool: BixbyGraduation Year: 2022Wants to wrestle: DI, NAIAGPA: 3.9 Tell us about your current high school wrestling accomplishments 2019-20 OSSAA HS Girls state champion @147. 2x WOW tulsa nationals champion. WOW All-Star team member. 2019 Folkstyle Nationals All-American. 2019-20 Bixby Highschool girl wrestler of the year. Tell us about your successes in school […] More

  • Top 30 Seniors (Updated 2/18)

    These Seniors have put in the work. They are tough and colleges are drooling for them to wrestle at the next level for their program. * State Placing start with first year they qualified for State. Example: Picklo placed 2nd as a freshman, then won State the next two years, thus 2-1-1. # Career Records […] More

  • Top 35 Juniors in Oklahoma

    This year’s Oklahoma junior class is absolutely stacked, so stacked we had to extend the Top 30 to the Top 35 for the Junior class. We’ve come up with the top 35 junior report below. * State Placing start with first year they qualified for State.  Example: Picklo placed 2nd as a freshman, then won State the next […] More

  • Oklahoma Junior High All-State Results

    Junior High State took place on February 5th and 6th in Oklahoma City and here are the results. Junior High – 87 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Iziah Tusler of Cushing 2nd Place – Eric Casula of Westmoore 3rd Place – Bradley Lazzerini of RAW (Roller Academy of Wrestli 4th Place – Chance Fisher of […] More

  • Updated Top 50 P4P Rankings

    In the midst of a pandemic and a lot of uncertainty in our sport and high school athletics as whole, there is one thing for certain: Oklahoma wrestling has some hammers gracing numerous programs across the state. From top to bottom, 106 pounds to heavyweight, freshmen to seniors, Oklahoma has some of the best wrestlers […] More

  • Top 8 All Class Rankings

    We have now released our first set of All Class Weight Class Rankings.  We rank the Top 8 at each weight in all classes, and we added their 2021 Regional Assignment for the fans that want to catch these athletes at the Oklahoma High School Regionals on Thursday-Friday Feb. 18-19. More

  • Oklahoma Dual State Brackets Have Been Released

    The OSSAA has released a scheduled and brackets for this year’s dual team state tournament. The Dual Team State Wrestling Tournament will be held March 12-13, 2021. This tournament will be a one-day, one session format for Classes 3A-4A-5A-6A at Stride Bank Center in Enid, Oklahoma. The quarter finals, semi-finals, and finals for each class […] More

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    Top 30 Freshmen in Oklahoma

    Being a freshman is tough. Being a freshman wrestler is extra tough. These freshman have stepped up and shown why they are the best of the best in the freshman class in Oklahoma with the Top 30 Freshmen wrestlers in Oklahoma. No. Name School Weight Tourn places 1 Angelo Ferrari Stillwater 152 2-1-1-1 2 Cannon […] More

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    Top 30 Sophomores in Oklahoma

    This year’s group of sophomores are another top-notch class in Oklahoma’s rich history of wrestling. Check out the top 30 sophomores in Oklahoma: No. Name School Weight 2021 tourns 2020 State 1 Cael Hughes Stillwater 120 1-1-1 1 2 KJ Evans Heritage Hall 152 1-1 2 3 AJ Heeg Edmond Memorial 152 1-3 1 More

  • Oklahoma Girls West Regional Results

    The first ever sanctioned OSSAA Girls wrestling regional tournaments were contested this week and the first state qualifiers were decided. 40 teams competed at the West Regional and the Moore Lions came home with the team title followed by the runner-up Yukon Millers. Here’s how it all broke down. 100 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – […] More

  • Oklahoma Girls East Regional Results

    The first ever sanctioned OSSAA Girls wrestling regional tournaments were contested this week and the first state qualifiers were decided. 36 teams competed at the East Regional and the host Broken Arrow Tigers came home with the team title followed by the runner-up Jay Bulldogs. Here’s how it all broke down. 100 Guaranteed Places 1st […] More

  • Oklahoma Regional Tournament History

    What a year it has been! With events constantly being cancelled, postponed or altered, high school wrestling in Oklahoma was certainly a challenge. Fortunately, following proper safety precautions, many events did take place and we have finally made it to the all-important post season action. As always, winning the state championship is the ultimate goal […] More

  • 2021 High School State Championships Photography

    Link to find photos after state(if a spotlight was not ordered only Semis and Finals will be able to be found here) If purchasing after the eventFinals Only ($125 after the event) Semi-Finals ($50 after the event) Semi-Finals and Finals ($150 after event) Pre-orders (per athlete)Finals only $100 All matches $150 To schedule a spotlight […] 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

  • UCO Drops to Six in NWCA Coaches Poll

    On Friday the NWCA released their second coaches poll and UCO dropped to #6. Things were shaken up in the top six as Lindenwood, Gannon, and McKendree, all passed up the Bronchos on their move out of the top five. 133-Thaddeus Long-#11 141-Nate Keim-#10 149-Brik Filippo-#7 157-Ty Lucas-#8 165-Dayton Garret-#11 174-Wyatt Jordan-#8 184-Heath Gray-#1 197-Dalton […] More

  • Spotlight: Stella Edison (Glenpool)

    Name: Stella EdisonSchool: GlenpoolGrade: Class of 2024GPA: 3.8Wants to wrestle in college: DI Wrestling accomplishments:This is my first HS season, and only my 3rd year of wrestling. This season was tough with not many options for tournaments. I am the only girl who wrestles at my HS. I placed 3rd at the Girls Broken Arrow […] More

  • Spotlight: Khaleah Isabela Kirk (Guthrie Bluejays)

    Name: Khaleah Isabela KirkSchool: Guthrie BluejaysGrade: Class of 2023GPA: 3.9Wants to wrestle in college: D1, NAIA Wrestling accomplishments: Placed 8th at 2020 Pre-Season Nationals State runner up for H.S. 2020 JR High State Champ 2020 Runner up at OKWA State 2020 3rd at Tulsa Kickoff Was named outstanding wrestler at Shawnee Duals Have been to […] More

  • Updated 3A Rankings

    Team Rankings1. Jay 64 2. Marlow 60 3. Cascia Hall 57 4. Blackwell 54 4. Sperry 54 5. Bridge Creek 50 View Top 15 > Individual Rankings 106 Aidan O’Dell, Blackwell Gage Walker, Jay View all rankings here > 113 AB Stokes, Lincoln Christian Braylen Rodgers, Vian View all rankings here > 120 Kaden Smith, Bridge Creek […] More

  • Spotlight: Kolbe Madron (Sulphur)

    Name: Kolbe Madron (Sulphur)Grade: Class of 2021College plans: Wants to wrestle DI or DII in collegeGPA: 4.0 Wrestling accomplishments: 2x Midwestern Conference Champion 2x 3A Regional Champion 2x 3A State Placer Fun facts about Kolbe: 4 year 4.0 student 28 ACT Score Junior Class President National Honor Society Currently researching stocks and working on his […] More

  • Marlow leads the team race at Sallisaw’s Paul Post Tournament

    Marlow’s charge was led by senior Garett Hughes at 160. He was the lone outlaw at the top of the podium with a second period pin over Wesley Downing (Grove) in the semi and a 5-4 decision over 4A #5 Logan Sterling (Wagoner) in the finals. Multiple Outlaws were top three through the weekend. Covid […] More

  • Top 30 Seniors Report

    This year’s Oklahoma senior class is absolutely stacked. We’ve come up with the top 30 senior report below. * State Placing start with first year they qualified for State.  Example: Picklo placed 2nd as a freshman, then won State the next two years, thus 2-1-1. # Career Records at the start of this year.  They […] More

  • New 3A Rankings Updated

    We have a new #1 team in the Oklahoma 3A rankings. Jay has been taking everyone out this season and it’s a secret no more. Jay is the new #1 team in Oklahoma 3A. Jay has six wrestlers ranked with three of them ranked in the top 2. Team Rankings Jay Marlow Cascia Hall Bridge […] More

  • Rankings Update: 5A

    Collinsville still dominating the team, tournament and individual rankings for this ranking update. A slight curveball to this situation could be the recent announcement of Jordan Williams decommitting from Oklahoma State University as well as the remainder of this season. We have kept Jordan in this set of rankings. Top Tournament Teams: Collinsville Duncan Glenpool […] More

  • Spotlight: Cooper Evans (Westmoore)

    Name: Cooper EvansSchool: WestmooreGrade year: 2021Wanting to wrestle in college: DI, DII, DIII, NAIA, JUCOGPA: 3.8High school wrestling accomplishments: 3x State Qualifier, State Placer, Regional ChampionSuccesses in school: Masonic Student of Today Award, 100+ hours of Community ServiceCommunity Involvement: As a team we at required to have 30+ Hours of Community Service each year and […] 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

  • 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

  • Spotlight: Reece Bennett (Plainview)

    Name: Reece Bennett (Plainview)Grade: Class of 2022College plans: Wants to wrestle DII, NAIA, JUCOGPA: 3.04 Wrestling accomplishments: Freshman Season 2018-201933-12 Record-113Duncan Southern OK Invite- 3rd PlaceJesuit Ranger Classic- 4th PlaceMidwestern Conference- 2nd Place Sophomore Season 2019-202030-10 Record-120Battle at B.A-Runner UpJesuit Ranger Classic- 4th placeMidwestern Conference-3rd Place3A West Regionals-2nd placeState- 0-2Was Vype SE Oklahoma athlete of […] More

  • Spotlight: Drake Acklin (Collinsville)

    Name: Drake Acklin (Collinsville)Grade: Class of 2022College plans: Wants to wrestle DI in collegeGPA: 3.33 Wrestling accomplishments: State runner up Kickoff nationals champion Pre-season nationals all American Reno worlds 3rd place Regionals champion Fun facts about Drake: I have a 3.33 GPA I am involved in our school sporting events and student section Want featured? […] More

  • Wrestler Spotlight

    Who wants to see some pages that highlight wrestlers – both their on and off the mat accomplishments? I know I do, so I created the form below to enter your information (please be as thorough as possible in your answers). Let’s highlight both our boys and girls on the mat to showcase them to […] More

  • 53rd Annual Perry Junior High Tournament of Champions

    Broken Arrow went a perfect five for five in the championship finals to roll to the team championship in the 53rd Annual Perry Junior High Tournament of Champions. The Tigers added four 3rd place medalist plus two other placers to finish an impressive 100 points ahead of 2nd place Yukon. In a three-way battle for […] More

  • Collinsville Avenges Last Season’s Dual State Loss Against Skiatook 33-30

    The longstanding rivalry between the Cardinals and Bulldogs provided the Oklahoma wrestling community with another nail-biting showdown and a sneak-peak into what we could see at the 2021 5A Dual State Tournament. Collinsville is currently ranked #1 in the 5A Dual-Team Rankings, closely followed by Skiatook at #2.  Last season proved just how competitive the […] More

  • Updated 5A Rankings

    Collinsville is the top dog in both dual and tournament-style team rankings. The cards have 10 wrestlers ranked. Out of those 10, six are ranked in the top two. Top 3 in the dual team race look like this: Collinsville Skiatook Glenpool View the full team rankings > Top 3 in the tournament team race […] More

  • Updated Girls Rankings

    Slow down, Broken Arrow! Broken Arrow with four girls ranked #1 and has seven wrestlers ranked. Top three in the team race look like this: Broken Arrow Chandler Bixby View top 40+ teams 1001. Payton Hand 11 Choctaw2. Ashondra Valencia 11 TishamingoView full rankings >1071. Alexis Miller 12 Wagoner2. Jordan Blair 11 BethelView full rankings […] 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

  • OMG Team Rankings

    First off, I love your passion in regards to the team rankings. I thought I should help explain the team rankings, since they are new this year. Team rankings are purely calculated off individual rankings. Each individual ranking is given a specific point total and those points are added together to formulate a tournament-style team […] More

  • 4A Ranking Updates

    Time for some updated 4A team and individual rankings. Team rankings are based on individual rankings, not tournament placement or dual head-to-head results. The tournament team race looks like this: Tuttle Skiatook Cushing Blanchard Heritage Hall View the rest > Individual Rankings: 106 Aden Sanders Blanchard Matthew Patton Skiatook View the rest… 113 Guy Clevenger […] More

  • 6A Ranking Updates

    Here we are, the middle of January. Time for some updated rankings. Team rankings are based on individual rankings, not tournament placement or dual head-to-head results. The tournament team race looks like this: Stillwater Mustang Edmond North Broken Arrow Bixby View the rest > Individual Rankings: 106 Christian Forbes, Broken Arrow Sam Smith, Stillwater View […] More

  • Larry Wilkey Invitational

    The Jenks Tournament with 24 teams went off without a hitch and in this pandemic time that can be scary, but it wasn’t at this tournament.  Larry Wilkey and the Jenks Tournament Staff followed protocol to a T.  They social distanced each team from each other, mask-wearing at all times unless wrestling, each morning at […] 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

  • Cushing Tournament Highlights

    Led by individual champions Josh Taylor, Cougar Anderson and eight other placers, the Skiatook Bulldogs powered their way to the team championship at the 30 team Cushing Tournament.  The tournament, loaded with many talented wrestlers, featured 13 top-ranked individuals and 16 teams ranked in the Top 10 in their respective classes.  Skiatook, which will compete […] More

  • Inola tournament a success

    Wrestlers from all over the Oklahoma and two from Louisiana poured into Inola with masks on Friday morning to take the mat and compete without spectators in the annual Inola Longhorn Classic.  Inola Head Coach Kristopher Powell and staff worked diligently to continue to give wrestlers the opportunity to wrestle in a very well run […] 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

  • Sooners Set to Open With No. 11 Arizona State

    NORMAN â€“ 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

  • Top 50 pound-for-pound wrestlers

    These wrestler are tough as nails. When they hit the mat run, don’t walk to watch the action! Let’s dive into the Top 50 pound-for-pound Oklahoma High School Wrestlers.(rank, name, team, weight) Tate Picklo, Mustang: 195 Jordan Williams, Collinsville: 138 John Wiley , Mustang: 160 Carter Young, Stillwater: 138 Anthony Ferrari, Stillwater: 160 Harley Andrews […] 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

  • Jenks Tournament Preview

    Jenks will be hosting 24 teams. So it is arguably on its way to being one of the most competitive tournaments held in Oklahoma this year More

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    Unity Portrayed in the Oklahoma High School Wrestling Community

    Over the Christmas break I witnessed something very powerful about wrestling in Oklahoma. I saw a unique and indispensable quality displayed by five high school wrestling programs. One that brings wrestlers and coaches together for the specific purpose of making each other better. This rare and excellent attribute is UNITY. 3A, 4A, 5A and 6A […] 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

  • #1s in each class

    Quick peek into who’s ranked #1 in each class: 6A106 Christian Forbes Broken Arrow113 Caden Holman Choctaw120 Cael Hughes Stillwater126 Jordan Cullors Broken Arrow132 Shaun Muse Choctaw138 Carter Young Stillwater145 Teague Travis Stillwater152 AJ Heeg Edmond M160 Anthony Ferrari Stillwater170 Jaxon Randall Edmond N182 Zeke Coleman Choctaw195 Tate Picklo Mustang220 Emmanuel Skillings Broken Arrow285 Christian […] More

  • Wrestler of the Week

    Let’s get some nominations for the Owrestle Wrestler of the Week. Since this will be the first of 2021, let’s go back two weeks with nominations. Enter your wrestler, on any level, in the form below. Be sure to be as descriptive as possible (don’t just enter, “great wrestler). 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

  • 6A Rankings Update (12/24)

    We enter the 2nd set of rankings for 6A and Stillwater still sits at the top, even though they have been licking some wounds from recent matches. Broken Arrow is making a big push, coming off big wins against nationally ranked and defending Missouri large team state champs, Liberty, and defending Kansas team champs Mill […] More

  • Battle for the Belt

    No program is immune to the challenges presented by Covid but the struggles for small schools are even more evident as schedules tighten and tournaments limit team entry numbers.  Smaller programs, Women’s teams, and JV programs have been left scrambling to get the season going.  Fortunately this weekend, Tulsa Battle for the Belt opened an […] 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

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    Duncan Southern Oklahoma Invitational

    Hosting School Duncan High put on a fantastic 2020 invitational displaying some good ole fashioned hardnosed physical wrestling. The home team Duncan Demons took away the team title with the Marlow Outlaws taking 2nd and the Edmond Memorial Bulldogs taking 3rd.  All the teams showed tremendous sportsmanship and fought hard in every match. Freshman Cash […] More

  • Updated Girls Rankings

    This is exciting, the first set of girls rankings on Owrestle for the 2020-2021 season. Broken Arrow is making a huge push with five girls ranked, including four ranked #1 (Read more about Broken Arrow Girls wrestling program). Let’s take a quick peek at the team standings Broken Arrow Wagoner Chandler Bixby View the top […] More

  • 5A Rankings Update

    We’ve had some fantastic 5A wrestling action, so let’s just dive right into it: Top Tournament Teams Collinsville Glenpool Duncan View the rest… Top Dual Teams Collinsville Skiatook Glenpool View the rest… Individual Rankings: 106 Cannon Acklin, Fr. (Collinsville) Jaydin Alexander, So. (Edison) View more rankings > 113 Will Heger, So. (El Reno) James Peach, […] More

  • 4A Individual & Team Rankings Updated

    We are back with action and 4A Individual and Team rankings have been released by Returning 4A team champs, Tuttle, is making a strong case in getting that team trophy again in the 2020-2021 season. Runner ups in 5A last year, Skiatook, are looking to take that team trophy, though. Both Tuttle and Skiatook […] More

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    3A Individual & Team Rankings Updated

    And we are off. We are a few weeks into the season and Owrestle has released the 3A individual and team ranjings. Vinita, Bridge Creek, and Blackwell start off the season with six wrestlers ranked each. 3A has the most overall parity of all the classes in Oklahoma, with Bridge Creek leading the way in […] 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

  • Okie Throwdown Went Down Without a Hitch

    By Christina Young Thanks to AD Sitton and Coach Jarrod Patterson of Sand Springs the Okie Throwdown went down without a hitch.  It finished earlier than expected with no real hiccups.  Although they did not allow fans or parents, they did stream from one affixed camera they have for duals and other games.  It was […] More

  • Okie Showdown Livestream

    The Okie Showdown takes place on Friday and Saturday this week and features some of the top teams in the state. Christina Young put together a great preview of the tournament that you can read here. Sand Springs will be live streaming the event and TrackWrestling has brackets and team scores. More

  • NAIA All-American Austin Loza is Transferring

    There have been some recent transfers related to OCU and one of the most significant ones was officially announced today. Austin Loza, who was an All-American last year at OCU at 149 pounds will be transferring to the upstart Texas Wesleyan program. Texas Wesleyan will be in their second year of wrestling this season and […] More

  • College commits

    Know of a wrestler that committed to wrestle in college but is not on the list? Please fill out the form below. More

  • Oklahoma State Placer Cooper Mahaffey is Transferring Back to His Home State

    Former Yukon Miller Cooper Mahaffey started his college wrestling career at the University of Saint Mary, an NAIA program in Leavenworth, Kansas. After a semester in Kansas with no competition, St. Mary did not compete in any sports in the fall semester due to COVID-19. Mahaffey, the 6A state third-place finisher at 113 pounds for […] More

  • Jordan Lomeli Has Made His College Decision

    Jordan Lomeli, a 2x Oklahoma state qualifier and 5A West regional champion in 2020 has made his college decision. The Ottawa Wrestling social media accounts announced on Thursday that Jordan will be competing for the Braves in college. Jordan, who wrestles for Shawnee for Shawnee High School is their 145 pounder this season and projects […] More

  • What is Rokfin? is excited to announce our new partnership with Rokfin. All premium content for the 2020-2021 season will be placed on the Rokfin platform. Users who subscribe to Owrestle’s Rokfin channel for $9.99 per month will access content from all creators across the network. That means you can keep up on the national wrestling scene with Willie Saylor as well […] More

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    6A Rankings Update

    And we’re off! We’ve waited all year for wrestling season to get here and we’ve arrived at the first set of rankings – this one featuring 6A, the big boys. Have you ever watched a marathon or cross country race where that lone runner sprints at the start? Well, that’s Stillwater, except for the fact […] More

  • University of Central Oklahoma Wrestling Preview

    Let’s Take a Look at What the UCO Lineup Will Look Like This Season With COVID changing the way we operate in just about everything, the college wrestling season has been pressed back to January and though we’d normally already be into the wrestling season, I’m taking a sneak peek at what we may see […] More

  • Oklahoma Wrestling Welcomes Seth Duckworth

    The new look site has made one their first hires and it may be a familiar name to Oklahoma State wrestling fans. Seth Duckworth has covered the Cowboys on all levels since 2017 at Pistols Firing. In 2019 he started writing for FloWrestling covering Oklahoma State, the Big 12, and some UWW events. You […] More

  • My Greatest Opponent Is Me

    You’re my harshest critic. There are dreams and lofty goals of which I strive for, but you constantly plant seeds of doubt in my mind. It’s been a roller coaster since day one. Even though the highs have been many, the lows have been deep. And when I fall into the valley of despair, it’s […] More

  • Be a champion

    I walked with determination toward the small gym just across the hallway from the large gym where I had finished wrestling. I was fuming! I won the section finals, but barely squeaked by with a 4-3 win over Nathan Applegate. Why was I angry? Well, I almost lost. I almost lost to a wrestler I […] More

  • The importance of mentorship

    In reality, there are several different facets of the wrestling community. There are family, friends, and fans of the sport. There are wrestlers from the past, those who paved the way for the sport – some still living, some who made their exit from this world long ago. And of course, I find it important […] More

  • The true story behind “when” my kids will wrestle

    I want my kids to wrestle. But you know what causes me to pause in terms of when I will introduce  them to the sport? It’s me. It’s my tendency as a parent to protect them, comfort them, and alleviate elements of pain and suffering. You see, wrestling is unlike any other sport relative to […] More

  • Come suffer with us

    For quite some time, I have tried to understand the issue regarding why the sport of wrestling struggles in terms of growth – both in participation as well as fandom. Recent years have shown that perhaps the tides are changing; but generally, wrestling has struggled in this area. There were a couple common routes I took in trying […] More

  • Fight for success

    Many readers might not know this, but in addition to what I do for “Faith and Wrestling”, I am also a member of the speaker’s bureau for the United States Wrestling Foundation (USWF). Among other things, this organization is involved in creating marketing strategies for the sport of wrestling in order to help grow the […] More

  • So you think you’re done?

    I remember walking in the middle of the night through a neighborhood in San Diego because I couldn’t sleep. I was visiting my older brother who was a marine stationed there. The day before, I had made the difficult phone call to the assistant wrestling coach at Cal State Bakersfield that I wouldn’t be returning. […] More

  • Mindset: Why and how did we get here?

    In the last several years, we have seen an upsurge in a focus on “mindset training;” the recognition that the competitive mindset – this mental muscle – is something that wrestlers should place significant focus and value upon in the course of their growth in the sport. Obviously, I am one who has aligned with […] More

  • Identity: The issue every wrestler faces

    As some of my readers know, I do some traveling and speaking throughout the country, particularly in the summer and fall months. Some of these speaking engagements involve large venues and audiences, while others are smaller and include presentations to high school and college wrestling programs. Back in October, one of my stops was at […] More

  • The importance of mentors

    In reality, there are several different facets of the wrestling community. There are family, friends, and fans of the sport. There are wrestlers from the past, those who paved the way for the sport – some still living, some who made their exit from this world long ago. And of course, I find it important […] More

  • When wrestling saves the word

    Wrestling can save the world. Picture what this means within the contour of your own mind, and follow me as I work through this… Community in wrestling has long been an area of intrigue for me. Wrestling is easily recognized as an individual sport. However, the closeness apparent in the wrestling community is beyond anything […] More

  • The joy of the wrestler

    There is joy in victory. If the subject is wrestling, we can confidently say that wrestlers experience joy in victory. And it’s not just because of victory in and of itself, but because of all that preceded it: that is, the sacrifice, suffering, training, endurance and dedication. Now, it’s true that joy in victory is fleeting. […] More

  • Let your performance do the talking

    I read an article recently about a current wrestler (who will remain nameless). The article discussed this wrestler’s mindset and approach toward the finish line of his collegiate career. Now, from the outset, I admit that I have grown to dislike this particular wrestler; and primarily because of his loud and obnoxious mouth. While he […] More

  • Embrace the moment

    In my book, The Wrestler, I devote a chapter to “gratefulness”. That is, being grateful for the opportunity to train, to compete, to be a part of state, national, or even world level tournaments, to put everything on the line in order to achieve all you can in the sport. Not everyone experiences the life […] More

  • The upset

    One could argue that the occurrence of the “upset” is what keeps a sport alive. And I would have to agree with them. If the giant always walked away victorious over the challenger then people would probably lose interest in watching the game. I believe there is a tendency within our human nature to desire […] More

  • You Will Remember These Days for the Rest of Your Life

    Let me admit from the outset that I come from a broken family. Domestic turmoil and subsequent divorce put to wraps my family situation as a young man. So even as I write this, I am not writing as one who necessarily continues to reap the benefits of the quality family experience I gained throughout […] More

  • It Starts With The Wrestlers

    I wrote a piece a month or so ago titled “It’s not about you”. Within it is the suggestion that wrestling is not about each individual wrestler engaging the sport for purposes of obtaining lasting fulfillment, self-worth or grandeur. Instead, wrestling is a gift with which to engage. And as a gift, it’s meant to […] More

  • A Letter To My Former Wrestling Enemy

    To my former wrestling enemy. Let’s be honest, I didn’t like you and you didn’t like me. It wasn’t so much animosity as it was the mere fact that we served as obstacles to one another in the way of achieving gold medals. Let’s get this straight as well: When all was said and done […] More

  • It’s Not Just About Wrestling, It’s About Life

    Life is crazy, isn’t it? Life itself is crazy at times, and taking a moment to think about life and the various twists and turns you have personally taken within it can be a crazy experience as well. I often tell people that my life would make for a great book. But as confident as […] More

  • If I Could Do It All Over Again

    If I could do it all over again, I would  take advantage of every practice. I would push myself to the limit…and then further each day. If I could do it all over again, I wouldn’t worry so much about winning but instead about enforcing my will upon my opponent, and let the winning take […] More