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‘Dogs lose, but fight hard in first home dual since 2006

Even though the Bulldogs’ wrestling team lost 33-10 to No. 14-ranked Illinois last Friday in the long-awaited first home dual since 2006, they had some performances that gave the crowd plenty of reason to cheer. “It’s a start,” head coach ...

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Local standout back home

Former local standout wrestler Richie Brandt returned to the mat this season, this time as a Fresno State Bulldog. Brandt graduated from Liberty High School in Madera Ranchos in 2015. He was one of the top wrestlers in his weight ...

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‘Dogs split first two duals since 2006

Fresno State wrestling returned to the mat Saturday for the first time since 2006 with a 35-12 win over the San Francisco State Gators and a loss to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers 19-17. Both duals took place at San Francisco University. ...

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Gone since 2006, the Bulldogs are ready to rise once again

Although Fresno State wrestling was cut in 2006, the program never completely died. Really, it went into hibernation. And it waited for the right moment to reawaken. That moment is now. “We’re excited to finally be back at it,” head ...

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Former wrestler dead at 45

Former Fresno State wrestler Gary Quintana died after he reportedly had a heart attack last Thursday, according to The Fresno Bee. The 45-year-old graduated from Fresno State in 1997. He won conference championships and qualified for the NCAA tournament twice ...

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Fresno State hires Troy Steiner as head wrestling coach

Fresno State Director of Athletics Jim Bartko announced Tuesday the hiring of Troy Steiner to lead the restored wrestling program, which will begin competition in the 2017-18 school year.

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Wrestling, water polo programs on the way

Fresno State has kicked off its coaching search for the wrestling and women’s water polo teams, both of which will begin competing in the 2017-18 school year, the university announced Tuesday.

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