Recent News

Hall of Fame Says Thank You On #GivingTuesday

On #GivingTuesday, we want to take this opportunity to say Thank You to those who help us continue to serve our mission to Preserve History, Recognize Excellence and Inspire Future Generations.

Hall of Fame Executive Director Smith Selected For Induction Into Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

From the brink of bankruptcy, Smith has steered the Hall of Fame to financial solvency, including spearheading capital campaigns for state-of-the-art renovations of $3.8 million in Stillwater and $1.5 million in Waterloo.

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Globe Life Field Hosts Bout At The Ballpark Featuring Oklahoma State, Iowa, USA, Iran

Bout at the Ballpark wrestling doubleheader at Globe Life Field on February 12 features NCAA powerhouses Oklahoma State and Iowa, and national teams from the United States and Iran. 

Tickets go on sale Thursday, October 14, at

Iowa Becomes First Power Five Institution To Add Women's Wrestling

Iowa becomes first Division I Power Five school to offer women's wrestling, beginning competition in the 2023-24 season.

There are now over 100 colleges that have added women’s wrestling programs, including over 40 at the NCAA level.

Preseason Girls National High School Pound-For-Pound, Top 25 Rankings

Five wrestlers ranked No. 1 at the end of last season are ranked No. 1 again: Ava Ward of Missouri (100), Audrey Jimenez of Arizona (106), Korina Blades of Illinois (138), Kylie Welker of Wisconain (164) and Eliana Bommarito of Michigan (225).

Wrestle Like A Girl's "She Can Wrestle" Campaign Features Sports Enpowerment Festival, Celebration Gala

The She Can Wrestle campaign runs through November 5, 2021, and will be headlined by the Celebration Gala and the first-ever Sports Empowerment Festival, featuring exhibition matches with athletes from Canada, Mexico and the United States.

Wrestle Like A Girl's "She Can Wrestle" Campaign Encourages, Supports Girls Wrestling

Every Wednesday, we are asking wrestling clubs to swing open their doors to girls who either wrestle or want to wrestle. Our goal is to get 200 wrestling programs participating nationwide.

Our Mission: To honor the sport of wrestling by preserving its history, recognizing extraordinary individual achievements, and inspiring future generations