2019 US Open, UWW Juniors and Western Regional Nebraska Entries

The US Open, UWW Junior Nationals and Western Regional all go down in Vegas this weekend. Nebraska has TONS of entries and should be competitive at several weights. The UWW Greco Tournament is also the World Team Trials. The winner from each will weight will be the USA Greco World Team Member. In Freestyle, the…

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Josh Batenhorst Named New Wakefield-Allen Head Coach

Josh Batenhorst (assistant coach at West Point-Beemer this season) has recently been named the Wakefield-Allen High School Head Wrestling Coach.  He wrestled at West Point-Beemer under coaches Ray Maxwell and Jason Redmond.  His coaching career began right after high school, as he attended UNL and drove home every weekend to help coach because he wanted…

Jake Nichelson hired as Ashland-Greenwood Head Coach

Ashland, NE (4/18/19) Jake Nichelson has officially accepted the wrestling head coaching position at Ashland-Greenwood.  Nichelson teaches fourth grade and is in his third year at AG.  Nichelson is a former 3-time medalist and state champion for the Bluejays and has been an assistant coach since 2016. Dan Beranek stepped down after the 2018-19 season leaving the…

Eric Dolezal Named New Waverly Head Coach

Eric Dolezal (assistant coach at Blair High School this season) has recently been named the Waverly High School Head Wrestling Coach.  Before we get into the interview with him, we have a statement from current Blair High School Head Wrestling Coach Erich Warner: “Eric Dolezal wrestled for the Bryan Wrestling Club, then Platteview High School,…

Catching up with Nebraska’s Tyler Berger

Tyler Berger wrestles Steve Bleise from Minnesota.Nebraska senior Tyler Berger finished the 2019 NCAA Tournament as a national runner-up. He finished his tremendous career with a 116-32 record which puts him in ninth all-time in the Nebraska record books.Berger was a four-time national qualifier and a three time All-American. He finished fifth as a sophomore…