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Episode 50 Part 2: NCAA Super Show 165-285

NCAA expert Mack Reiter joins Al and Josh to discuss the upcoming NCAA D1 tournament in Detroit. We talk team race, brackets, seeding, MFFs and more!


Episode 50 Part 1: NCAA Super Show 125-157

NCAA expert Mack Reiter joins Al and Josh to discuss the upcoming NCAA D1 tournament in Detroit. We talk team race, brackets, seeding, MFFs and more!


Episode 49: state tourney recap

Al and Josh get back together again to recap the state tournament including new changes, possible improvements and of course the wrestling!


Episode 48: State preview show!

Al and Josh get together and discuss state tournament brackets as well as talk about the schedule, Xcel bag and mask policies and more!


Episode 47: team post season race talk

In this episode Al and Josh talk about team section results as well as the state brackets for all three classes. We also discuss the weigh in controversy at TRF


Episode 46: talking wrestling and breaking chairs

When Al and Josh finally get back together they talk a bunch of college and high school wrestling and have to pause for an incident during recording


Episode 45: Xmas tourney and college recap

Al and Josh do their Xmas tourney preview show but also talk about some college results from CKLV and a couple other events. Also an update on the new ref sponsor program!


Episode 44: ask a ref

We once again have long time official Rod Frost on the show to talk about rules changes and points of emphasis this year. We also talk a little college wrestling including discussing the argument going on among Hawkeye fans as Rod and Al were both on site when the issue went down.


Episode 43: interview with RCTC coach Hack, Super 32 recap and random Al and Josh stuff

In our first episode back before the season gets in full swing we have an interview with RCTC coach Andy Hackenmueller and then go over MN results from the toughest folkstyle tournament in the country along with some random tangents


Episode 42: Fargo and worlds recap + MN#1 info!

We go over some results from age level worlds along with the Olympics and Fargo and then jump in to some MN#1 background and details and go through all of the matchups


Episode 41: freco duals and a special guest

In this episode we cover duals results for schoolboy, cadet, junior and girls and then dive in with new Augsburg women’s head coach Jake Short. Jake takes us back through his youth, high school and college careers openly discussing some of his challenges and explains why that has helped prepare him to be successful as … Continue reading Episode 41: freco duals and a special guest →


Episode 40: catchup time

A lot has happened since our last episode and we try to touch on a bunch of it. Cadet & U15 World Team Trials, a little college post season talk, tons of high school post season action, section realignment, rules and weight changes and some MN#1 information.


Episode 39: puppies invade studio 2

Rocky, Yeti and Dexter get involved in this episode and distract Josh as we just talk wrestling for an hour hitting on a bunch of random topics including some interesting results, the MNUSA training facility and a quick recap of some D2 Super Region V results


Episode 38: post season info!

In Episode 38 Al and Josh share all of the current information about how the post season is going to happen and go over some interesting results and under the radar wrestlers and teams. We share how we are handling the scoring overlays for live streaming and Josh drops another “Josh” idea on Al at … Continue reading Episode 38: post season info! →


Episode 37: toughest MN triangular ever?

Al and Josh talk about one of the most anticipated triangular events in recent memory, Simley hosts KM and Stillwater this Friday! Before that we start with some Tulsa talk and look just a little at the talent in 2AAA this year, they’re going to win some hardware in March.


Episode 36: MN wrestling is back!

Al and Josh spend some time talking about the latest MSHSL guidelines and rules for the upcoming season including spectators, weighing in and skins checks, handshakes vs fist bumps, weight allowance and minimum weigh ins and other topics and then we talk a little actual wrestling and run through team rankings in all three classes!


Episode 35: Tim McNiff

Tim joins Al and Josh and tells a bunch of old time wrestling stories and then explains what SAO is and how @GreenSciUS can help protect wrestlers without chemicals. Don’t miss Al stumping Josh with a mascot trivia question at the end of the episode!


Episode 34: Ask a ref + MSHSL updates and more

In our annual “ask a ref” segment we have long time official Rod Frost on the show to discuss rule changes moving in to this year. We cover the takeaways from yesterday’s MSHSL meeting about winter sports status and schedules and as usual wander off topic several times.


Episode 33: Super 32 recap

Minnesota sent a bunch of hammers to Super 32 and came home with more hardware than ever before, if you enjoyed the tournament listen to our recap, if you’re not sure what to think of the level of competition at the tournament or wondering why your favorite stud didn’t do as well as you thought … Continue reading Episode 33: Super 32 recap →


Episode 32: Let them Wrestle MN!

We got Skip Toops on the horn and talked about the “let them wrestle” movement he’s been instrumental in driving. If there’s any chance you’ll need to debate the safety of wrestling listen to what Skip has to say on this podcast as well as on the @letthemwrestle twitter page and “Let them Wrestle MN” … Continue reading Episode 32: Let them Wrestle MN! →