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High School

July 18-26, 2014
Cadet and Junior Nationals, Fargo ND

Training Camps - For those going to Fargo
June 23rd, 24th, and 25th @ Parkersburg High School
July 1st and 2nd @ University High School
July 13th, 14th, and 15th @ Huntington High School
ANYONE can attend these training camps. If you are going to Fargo the camp is free.
If you are not going to Fargo the cost is only $30.
Plus you have to have a current USA Wrestling Card.

For info contact Coach Ken Maisel
ksmaisel@comcast.net
1-304-692-6526


Middle School





High School

2014-15 Season begins: November 17, 2014
First matches may be held: December 3, 2014
Regionals: Weekend of February 21, 2015
State Tournament: February 26 - 28, 2015

2014 State Tournament Underclassmen: AAA || AA/A

2014 - 15 High School Tournament Dates

Sat Dec 6, 2014
Buckhannon Upshur Pools
Mike Ellis Invitational, Hurricane

Fri-Sat Dec 12-13, 2014
Berkeley Springs Max Horz Invitational
Jason Eades Duals, Point Pleasant

Sat Dec 13, 2014
Bill Hutchinson Classic, Richwood
Keyser Kiwanis Tournament

Sat Dec 20, 2014
Cabell Midlsnd Duals
Greenbrier East Duals
Larry Richie Memorial, Tyler Consolidated
Buffalo Barn Brawl

Mon-Tue Dec 29-30, 2014
Wheeling Park Duals, Wesbanco Arena, Wheeling WV

Tue Dec 30, 2014
St Marys Blue Devil Alumni Tournament

Fri - Sat, Jan 2 - 3, 2015
Nitro Pat Vance

Sat, Jan 3, 2015
Cameron Tri-State Invitational
Jefferson Invitational

Fri-Sat, Jan 9-10, 2015
West Virginia Army National Guard Duals, Summersville WV

Fri-Sat, Jan 23-24, 2015
WSAZ Huntington
    wsazwrestling.com

Sat Jan 24, 2014
Brooke Classic

Sat Jan 31, 2014
Williamstown Bob Zide Rumble

Fri-Sat February 6-7, 2015
Coalfield Invitational AT Greenbrier East

Sat Feb 14, 2015
Grafton Duals
Magnolia Tournament
Snap Fitness/Bill Hughes Invit - Winfield HS


Middle School

Season begins: November 10, 2014
First matches: December 3, 2014
Season ends: February 21, 2014

2014-15 Middle School Tournament Dates


Sat Dec 13, 2014
Cameron Middle School Tournament

Sat Dec 20, 2014
Big Ben Duals, Point Pleasant Middle School

Fri-Sat, Jan 23-24, 2015
WSAZ Huntington
    wsazwrestling.com

Youth/Open Wrestling

Coaching Youth Wrestling
Promote the Sport!
The Mindset and Tactics of a Champion
    by Ken Chertow

A Syllabus for Youth Wrestling
    by Dr. Bill Welker

WV-Mat Youth/Open Tournament Listings
Youth/Club team directory - West Virginia



Freestyle




Follow this link for information on Team West Virginia Freestyle/Greco-Roman wrestling

Why Wrestle Freestyle
by Zeke Jones



West Virginia AAU Wrestling
www.wvaauwrestling.org
Contact info: Jim Smith
CompetitiveEdgeWrestling@gmail.com
304-881-1038


West Virginia University

Meet and Greet New Coach Sammie Henson



West Liberty University

Official West Liberty Wrestling Website
West Liberty University Website



WVU Tech

Sam Gardner -- Head Coach
Athletic Office: 304.442.3121
Visit the WVU Tech Website


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Wheeling Jesuit University
Sean Doyle, Head Coach
sdoyle@wju.edu

Cardinals Wrestling

Wheeling Jesuit Wrestling Apparel

316 Washington Avenue
Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

7/10/14 - Notes from Coach Doyle

Archive Material


Ohio Valley University Wrestling
Pat Sole, Head Coach
1 Campus View Drive, Vienna, WV 26105-8000
Visit the Ohio Valley University Website



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Alderson Broaddus University
Mitch Smith, Head Coach
smithma2@ab.edu

Battlers Wrestling

101 College Hill Drive
Philippi, West Virginia 26416


Archive Material


Rick Welker Wrestling Radio Show
with Sean Smith, Bryan Nally, and Dr. Bill Welker
WKKX -- 1600 AM -- Wheeling WV
Each Wednesday at 6:00pm
Live stream at www.wkkx.com

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