Building Character & Confidence Through Competition

Arkansas became the 49th state to add high school wrestling when the Arkansas Activities Association approved wrestling as a sanctioned sport for the 2008-2009 season. Greg Hatcher and Don Schuler worked for the past two years developing wrestling in high schools first as a club sport while trying to get wrestling sanctioned. The victorious day came in June of 2008 when the AAA Board voted to sanction wrestling for the 2008-2009 season. 44 high schools will be a part of the initial High School wrestling season and each of the superintendents, athletic directors, and coaches of each of these schools are to be commended for being willing to step forward and give kids of their high schools opportunities.
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June 8, 2018

Little Rock Announces Addition of Wrestling Program

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas at Little Rock today unveiled a plan to add a major sport to its intercollegiate athletics program, a strategic decision that is expected to increase student enrollment. The final decision is conditional on approval from the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees. Chancellor Andrew Rogerson said UA Little […]

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March 13, 2018

Ouachita Baptist wrestler Tyler Mann receives All-America honors

   CEDAR RAPIDS, IA. – Ouachita Baptist wrestler Tyler Mann (Little Rock, Ark.) became the eighth different Tiger in program history to garner All-America honors, in route to a birth in the National Semifinals. “Amazing, no words can describe how proud we are of Tyler.” Ouachita wrestling coach Kevin Crutchmer said, “We are not through […]

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