Tag: Wrestling

‘Next guy up’ mentality fuels Missouri wrestling past Cox era to perfect season

The Tigers qualified nine wrestlers to compete at this month’s NCAA championships in Cleveland.

Missouri wrestling continues dominance with seven conference titles, individual conference titles

The seven individual titles broke the team’s 2016-17 record of six.

With just the MAC championships remaining before the NCAA championships, Mizzou wrestling seeks domination

Brian Smith’s team is set to head into the conference championships after going undefeated for the second time in program history.

Inside a garage in mid-Missouri, the wrestling mat that built a dynasty

Mike Eierman’s backyard creation tells the stories of childhood and coming of age for Olympic medalist J’den Cox and current Missouri wrestlers Jaydin Eierman and Grant Leeth.

Profile: Wrestler John Erneste balances master’s degree program and All-American goal

Head coach Brian Smith: “He’s one of those kids that comes in consistent all the time.”

Down 9, 30-point run paces Missouri wrestling to methodical win in Edwardsville

Three technical falls and a pair of dramatic finishes highlighted another stretch of dominance on the mat for the Tigers.

With a foreign lineup, Mizzou wrestling earns hard-fought win over Northern Illinois

In their final MAC competition of the season, the Tigers finished with an undefeated conference slate.

Wrestling still undefeated after narrow 21-19 victory over Oklahoma State

The team’s toughest match of the season ended in victory after help from Eierman and Leeth.

Column: Undefeated Missouri wrestling team deserves more attention

The 15-0 team won the MAC Regular Season Dual Championship last Friday and has a deep, talented lineup.

Wrestling clinches MAC Regular Season Dual Championship with impressive 29-6 win

The Tigers won eight of their 10 matches to remain undefeated.

Mizzou wrestling tops four schools in South Beach Duals to remain undefeated

Grant Leeth toppled another top-tier opponent, and Joey Lavallee joined the 100-win club on two dominant days for the Tigers.

Wrestling notebook: Injury updates on Miklus, Eierman ahead of conference opener

Plagued with bad memories of a similar knee injury, the significance of Willie Miklus’ pin lingers.

Harrowing weekend in Virginia brings out elite character in Mizzou wrestling

Leeth, Miklus embody toughness as Tigers show they’re still among the best in collegiate wrestling.

Myers’ decision takes down Virginia, Mizzou wrestling stays unbeaten

The Tigers rallied from down 9-0 to complete their road trip one day after a signature win against No. 10 Virginia Tech.

Missouri wrestling remains undefeated, shuts out three opponents in quad meet

In a record-breaking team performance, the Tigers remain undefeated on the season.

Mizzou wrestling braves the cold and tops Illinois 20-17

Mizzou wrestling tops Illinois to start season

As the season opener approaches, a final look at Mizzou wrestling’s lineup

In light of the threat of rain, the Tigers confirmed this morning that their Illinois dual will be held outside at Mizzou Softball Stadium as planned.

Five takeaways from Missouri wrestling’s Black and Gold Dual

The team heads into the regular season this week with its home opener against Illinois on Nov. 4.

Wrestling team practices in MU Student Center for second year

An unusual practice location gave fans a chance to see Mizzou wrestling in a different setting.

Wrestling notebook: trademarks and trials

Tiger Style becomes a registered trademark for Mizzou wrestling, and underclassmen and alumni shine at U23 World Team Trials.