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High School

2021-22 Season begins: November 15, 2021
First matches may be held: December 1, 2021

WV Dual Team State Championships: February 5, 2022 at the Greenbrier Resort
Girls State Tournament: TBD
Regional Tournaments: Weekend of February 18-29, 2022
State Tournament: March 3-5, 2022

Future State Tournament dates:
2023 - March 2 - 4
2024 - February 29 - March 2
2025 - March 6 - 8
2026 - February 26 - 28

2021 State Tournament Underclassmen: (Coming soon)

2020-21 High School Tournament Dates

Washington Elite Opener: December 4, 2021
2021 Raider Rumble: December 3-4, 2021
4th Annual Ernie Sparks Memorial Duals: December 11, 2021
Keyser Kiwanis Tournament: December 11, 2021
Spring Valley Bruce Niday Classic: December 11, 2021
Dix Manning Duals: December 18, 2021
Nurse Pro Plus Tournament: December 18, 2021
37th Annual Max Horz Border Wars: December 22-23, 2021
16th Annual Grafton Duals: December 30, 2021
Nitro Pat Vance Invitational: January 7-8, 2022
South Classic: January 8, 2022
Winner's Choice: January 14-15, 2022
St. Marys Blue Devil Alumni Invitational: January 15, 2022
Williamstown Bob Zide Rumble: January 22, 2022
WSAZ Invitational: January 28-29, 2022
WV Single A Challenge: February 4-5, 2022
Larry Snuffer Slam: February 5, 2022

Middle School

2020-21 Middle School Tournament Dates

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    by Dr. Bill Welker


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

Why Wrestle Freestyle
by Zeke Jones

West Virginia AAU Wrestling
Contact info: Jim Smith

West Virginia University Wrestling

Tim Flynn, Head Coach

WVU Wrestling at WVUSports.com
WVU Website

2020-21 Season
Jan 10 Kent State, Ohio, Virginia Tech, HOME, Morgantown, W.Va., WVU Coliseum, 12:00 p.m.
Jan 17 Bucknell, Oklahoma, HOME, Morgantown, W.Va., WVU Coliseum, 2 p.m.
Jan 31 (Sun) Northern Colorado, HOME, Morgantown, W.Va., WVU Coliseum, 12 p.m.
Feb 6 (Sat) Wyoming AT Uniwyo Sports Complex, Laramie, Wyo., 1:00 p.m.
Feb 6 (Sat) Air Force, Fresno State AT Greeley, Colo., 9:30 p.m.
Feb 14 (Sun) Oklahoma State, Missouri AT Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Okla. 1:00 p.m.
Feb 19 (Fri) Iowa State HOME Morgantown, W.Va. WVU Coliseum, TBA
Mar 6-7 (Sat-Sun) Big 12 Championships AT BOK Center, Tulsa, Okla., All Day
Mar 18-20 (Thu - Sat) NCAA Championships, AT St. Louis, Mo., All Day

West Liberty University Wrestling

Danny Irwin, Head Coach

West Liberty Wrestling at hilltoppersports.com

West Liberty University Website

2020-21 Season
Jan. 9: Alderson-Broaddus/Glenville State at Alderson-Broaddus
Jan. 16: Fairmont State/Glenville State at Fairmont State
Jan. 19: at Notre Dame (Ohio) ***POSTPONED***
Jan. 23: Davis & Elkins/Notre Dame (Ohio)/UNC Pembroke at Davis & Elkins (TBA)
Jan. 26: at Fairmont State ***POSTPONED***
Jan. 30: West Liberty Open, HOME, 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 6: Mountain East Conference Tournament at West Liberty (TBA)

WVU Tech Wrestling

Dustin Stough, Head Wrestling Coach
Office: 304-442-3276
Cell: 240-321-3679
Athletic Office: 304.442.3121

WVU Tech Wrestling at goldenbearathletics.com
Visit the WVU Tech Website

Follow WVUTech Wrestling on Facebook WVUTechWrestling

2020-21 Season
Nov. 14 (Sat) at Life University Open, Marietta, GA (CANCELED)
Jan. 16 (Sat) AAC Duals: Bluefield College (Va.)/Montreat College (NC)/Reinhardt University (GA)/St. Andrews University/Truett McConnell University at Reinhardt University, Waleska, GA, 9:00 AM
Jan 24 (Sun) Shenandoah University/Southwest Virginia Community College at Southwest Virginia Community College, Richlands VA (CANCELED)
Jan 29 (Fri) at Garrett College, McHenry, MD (CANCELED)
Feb 12 (Fri) Appalachian Athletic Conference Championship, Bluefield, WV, 10:00 AM

Ohio Valley University Wrestling

Pat Sole, Head Coach

OVU Wrestling at fightingscots.ovu.edu
Ohio Valley University Website

2019-20 Season

11/09/2019 Mount Union Invitational, Alliance OH
11/16/2019 AT Alderson Broaddus Battler Royale, Philippi WV
11/24/2019 King University Tornado Open, Bristol TN
12/07/2019 Sat 12.7.19 AT Kent State University-Tuscarwas (tri) AT New Philiadelphia, Ohio
12/14 - 12/15/2019 Midwest Classic (Invite), University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
01/04/2020 Waynesburg University Invitational, Waynesburg PA
01/09/2020 Ohio Valley, WV @ Fairmont State, WV
01/14/2020 Ohio Valley, WV @ Muskingum, OH
01/19/2020 Purple Raider Open, Univ of Mt Union, Alliance OH
01/24 - 01/25/2020 AT Great Midwest Athletic Conference Tournament, AT University of Findlay, Findlay OH
02/01/2020 AT Seton Hill Quad
02/06/2020 Ohio Valley, WV @ Alderson Broaddus, Philippi WV
02/14/2020 AT WVU Tech, Beckley, WV
02/29/2020 NCAA DII Super Region 3 Championships (Invite), AT Univ of Indianapolis
Fri Mar 13 NCAA Division II Wrestling National Championships, Sioux Falls, SD

Wheeling University Wrestling

Daniel Ownbey, Head Coach

Wheeling University Wrestling at wucardinals.com/sports/wrestling
Wheeling University Website

2020-21 Season
Jan. 9: Davis & Elkins/Fairmont State at Davis & Elkins
Jan. 15: Alderson-Broaddus/Davis & Elkins/Glenville State/Notre Dame (OH) at HOME
Jan. 16: Glenville State at HOME ***POSTPONED***
Jan. 23: Alderson-Broaddus/Fairmont State/Glenville State at Glenville State ***POSTPONED***
Jan. 30: at West Liberty ***POSTPONED***
Feb. 6: Mountain East Conference Tournament at West Liberty (TBA)
Feb. 27: NCAA Division II Super Region III Tournament, Tiffin, Ohio (TBA)

The past Wheeling Jesuit pages can be viewed AT THIS LINK.

Alderson Broaddus University Wrestling

Sam Gardner, Head Coach

AB Wrestling at gobattlers.com

Follow us on Facebook at Alderson Broaddus Wrestling

2020-21 Season
Jan 9 (Sat) Glenville State/West Liberty at HOME
Jan. 15 (Fri) Davis & Elkins/Notre Dame (Ohio)/Wheeling University at Wheeling
Jan 23 (Sat) Fairmont State/Glenville State/Wheeling University at Glenville ***POSTPONED***
Jan 30 (Sat) Notre Dame (Ohio), West Liberty at West Liberty Open, 1:30 p.m.
Feb 6 (Sat) Mountain East Conference Championship at West Liberty (TBD)

Davis and Elkins College Wrestling

Jerry Boland, Head Coach

D&E Wrestling at senatornation.com

2020-21 Season
Jan 9 (Sat) Fairmont State/Wheeling University at HOME
Jan. 15 (Fri) Alderson-Broaddus/Notre Dame (Ohio)/Wheeling University at Wheeling
Jan 23 (Sat) Notre Dame (Ohio)/UNC Pembroke/West Liberty at HOME, Noon
Jan 26 (Tue) Alderson-Broaddus at Alderson-Broaddus (TBD)
Jan 31 (Sun) Glenville State at Glenville, 1:00 p.m.
Feb 6 (Sat) NCAA DII Super Regional II, Franklin Springs, GA (TBD)
Mar 13 (Sat) NCAA DII Championships (TBD)

Fairmont State University Wrestling

Colin Johnston, Head Coach

FSU Wrestling at fightingfalcons.com

Fairmont State Falcon Wrestling Facebook Page
2020-21 Season
Jan 9 (Sat) Davis & Elkins/Wheeling University at Davis & Elkins
Jan. 16 (Sat) Glenville State/West Liberty at HOME
Jan 23 (Sat) Alderson-Broaddus/Glenville State/Wheeling University at Glenville (TBD)
Jan 26 (Tue) West Liberty at HOME ***POSTPONED***
Jan 30 (Sat) Alderson-Broaddus/Notre Dame (Ohio), West Liberty at West Liberty Open, 1:30 p.m.
Feb 6 (Sat) Mountain East Conference Championship at West Liberty (TBD)

Glenville State College Wrestling

Dylan Cottrell, Head Coach

Glenville State Wrestling at gscpioneers.com/sports/wrestling

2020-21 Season
Jan 9 (Sat) Alderson-Broaddus/West Liberty at Alderson-Broaddus
Jan. 16 (Sat) Fairmont State/West Liberty at HOME
Jan 23 (Sat) Alderson-Broaddus/Fairmont State/Wheeling University at HOME (TBD)
Jan 26 (Tue) at Notre Dame (Ohio) (TBD)
Jan 31 (Sun) Davis & Elkins at HOME, 1:00 p.m.
Feb 6 (Sat) Mountain East Conference Championship at West Liberty (TBD)

Bluefield State College Wrestling

Blaze Shade, Head Coach
Office: 304-327-4249
Cell: 856-516-3923

Bluefield State College has announced that they will have a wrestling program in the 2021-2022 year!

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