Tag Archives: Iowa

  1. Beavers Crack The Top Ten, Aim For The Legends

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    March 21, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    (also posted on oregonsportsnews.com) Oregon State wrestling is the only men’s Pac-12 winter sport competing with the best of the …
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  2. Wrestling Futures

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    May 19, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Follow The Dollamur Road Any wrestling conversation touches the same vein of questions.      – how to get more interest …
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  3. Sport From Survival

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    March 26, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Former wrestlers getting up in years, or sooner, question the sport from the inside. They turn it into some kind of …
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  4. Everything You Need To Know, You Can Learn On A Wrestling Mat (pt 2)

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    February 23, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    GET MOTIVATED? Effective speakers give their pitch.  They talk and you get moved, moved to action.  You hear America’s best crack the …
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  5. Wrestling In The House

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    November 28, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    This House   What do you call the moment you outgrow your old fears, and new ones aren’t quite pressing enough …
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  6. An Octagon For The Oval Office

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    October 13, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Stress makes people do odd things.  The stress of being a mixed martial author adds extra baggage, and someone has …
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  7. The Smart Coach

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    July 8, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Coaches fall into one of two categories: A few benefit when they make their athletes better.  The more people they bring …
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  8. A True Voice

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    April 30, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    I hear voices, but not the ones that say take a shovel and dig to the center of the earth from …
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  9. Behind The Curtain

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    April 10, 2010 by David Gillaspie

      What do you do during a week in San Diego with the nights free?  Go to Tijuana with someone who’s …
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  10. Hitchhiking With Rick Sanders, pt 4

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    August 3, 2009 by David Gillaspie

        Lincoln High sits one block off the 405 Freeway in Portland, a red brick fortress of knowledge.  If it …
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  11. Hitchhiking With Rick Sanders, pt 3

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    July 30, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    American wrestlers work to make 1980 Olympic Team, starting with the 1973 Junior National Championships.

  12. Hitchhiking With Rick Sanders, pt 2

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    July 22, 2009 by David Gillaspie

      Car accidents send a wave of emotion across family and friends and anyone reading the news.  Some attain iconic status.  James …
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  13. Hitchhiking With Rick Sanders, pt 1

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    July 22, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    Wrestling goals are simple: beat the other guy.  From your first match to your last it’s the same.  Beat the …
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  14. Shine A Light

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    July 13, 2009 by David Gillaspie

    A fine couple booked a few nights at DG’s B&B last week.  It was an anniversary. “I come from a …
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