Storm Competes at Jack Pinto Cup

29 Jan

The Jack Pinto Cup, presented by Kiki Kelley and Morgan Stanley, is an annual international Greco-Roman dual-meet event. This event was formerly known as the Kiki Cup. Event sponsor Kiki Kelley and USA Wrestling renamed the tournament in honor of Jack Pinto, a 6-year-old wrestler who lost his life in the tragic December shooting at […]

Parker Betts wins Austrian Open

12 Mar

GOTZIS, Austria – The United States had three individual champions and won the team title at the Austrian Junior Greco-Roman Open this weekend. Team USA 1, which consisted of eight wrestlers, put together a strong performance, to beat runner-up Norway, third-place Czech Republic and fourth place host Austria in the 12-team tournament. Winning gold medals […]

Bisek/Betts win Pan-Am Championships

24 Feb

Cuba hadn’t lost a match all day. Americans Andrew Bisek and Chas Betts were determined to change that. Bisek delivered by scoring a turn in the final 30 seconds to earn a dramatic 0-1, 1-0, 2-0 win over Cuba’s Alexi Bell Caballero in the Pan American Championships finals at 74 kg/163 lbs. Betts followed suit […]

MN Storm at Granma Cup in Cuba

13 Feb

HAVANA, Cuba – The U.S. won three medals on the first day of the Granma Cup of Greco-Roman on Sunday. Capturing a silver medal at Jordan Holm (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnesota Storm) at 84 kg/185 lbs. Holm, who was a 2011 U.S. Open champion, opened with wins over Ramsin Azizsir of Germany, 0-2, 2-0, 1-0 and U.S. […]

MN Storm at Dave Schultz Intl.

4 Feb

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Chas Betts swept Jake Clark in a battle of past World Team members and Minnesota Storm teammates at 84 kg/185 lbs. Betts made the 2009 U.S. World Team before Clark made the team a year later. Andrew Bisek swept two-time Schultz champion Jake Fisher 1-0, 1-0 in the finals at 74 […]