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Wartburg claims its 12th NCAA title

Wartburg claims its 12th NCAA title

The outcome of the 2016 NCAA Division III National Wrestling Championship was the perfect ending to the 2015-2016 Wartburg wrestling season. The Knights had 129.5 team points, which claimed the program’s 12th national title, tying the NCAA record for most national titles. Wartburg brought nine wrestlers to the national tournament, […]

by · March 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
Knights shine in first day of NCAAs

Knights shine in first day of NCAAs

Wartburg proved why they have been ranked first all season with their performance during the first day of the NCAA Division III National Wrestling Championships. With solid wrestling and major bonus points, the top-ranked Wartburg wrestling led the team race with 78 points. Of the nine wrestlers that qualified, seven are alive […]

by · March 11, 2016 · 0 comments · News, Sports, Wrestling
Wartburg’s quest begins for 12th NCAA title

Wartburg’s quest begins for 12th NCAA title

The Wartburg wrestling team has been at the top of the national rankings all season. Beginning on Friday, March 11, the Knights will attempt to keep that top spot in the nation as 9 wrestlers will compete in the Division III National Wrestling Championships. Wartburg’s qualifiers are eighth-ranked Arnulfo Olea, […]

by · March 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
Knights take home team title, send nine to nationals

Knights take home team title, send nine to nationals

The Wartburg wrestling team showed up to the NCAA Division III Central Regional ready to punch their tickets to the national tournament in Cedar Rapids on March 11 and 12. The top-ranked Knights qualified nine wrestlers for the NCAA Division III National Wrestling Championships. Wartburg also finished first in the […]

by · February 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
Head wrestling coach Eric Keller (far right) does different things to balance time between family and wrestling. One of his tricks is trying not to use his phone when he's at home. —  Submitted photo

Coaches strive to put family first

Between recruiting and practices, being a college coach takes a lot of time and it takes a toll on the family members as well. “The key to managing time is having an understanding wife,” wrestling head coach Eric Keller said. Keller said that during season, 99 percent of the parenting […]

by · February 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
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