“Heavyweight Nick Gwiazdowski is heading back to the Senior World Championships in men’s freestyle wrestling. The Duanesburg native, a two-time World bronze medalist and two-time NCAA national champion, defeated Mason Parris 10-3 for a two-match sweep at 125 kg at the Senior World Team Trials at the Pinnacle Bank Arena on Sunday.” read … [Read more…]
“The crowd wanted the backflip. Nick Gwiazdowski and Gable Steveson just wanted to go to the Olympics. Steveson, and the crowd, got what they wanted. The 20-year-old from the University of Minnesota dominated Gwiazdowski, the two-time NCAA champion and two-time World bronze medalist from Duanesburg, in the freestyle heavyweight finals at the U.S. Olympic … [Read more…]
“Duanesburg freestyle wrestler Nick Gwiazdowski will compete Saturday night for a spot in the Tokyo Olympics. Gwiazdowski, 28, advanced to the championship series of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials with a pair of victories in the 125-kilogram division on Friday in Fort Worth, Texas.” read the entire article Singelais, Mark. Albany Times … [Read more…]
“The time for waiting — and talk — is finally over for Nick Gwiazdowski. The two-time NCAA national champion from Duanesburg is the No. 1 seed at 125kg heading into the freestyle wrestling U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Fort Worth, Texas, on Friday and Saturday. It’s been over a year since the 2020 Tokyo … [Read more…]
“Joe DeMeo, who excelled on the wrestling mat and went on to help so many others do the same in a decorated and decades-long coaching career, died early Friday morning at the age of 79. DeMeo wrestled at Mont Pleasant High School and made one of his coaching stops at the University at Albany. … [Read more…]
“League champion Duanesburg-Schoharie had six wrestlers named to the first-team. Austin Lints (132), Jeremy Rehberg (138), Shayne Chiofalo (152), Francis Milo III (160), Caden Landauer (170) and Jacob Suits (220) all earned first-team honors for Duanesburg-Schoharie.” read the entire article Wager, Paul. Leader Herald 13 April 2020.
“Duanesburg wrestler Nick Gwiazdowski put himself in excellent position to reach his first Summer Olympics, which were only four months away. Now he’ll have to wait until next year for that chance. Gwiazdowski, a two-time NCAA champion at North Carolina State, had his dream delayed when the International Olympic Committee announced Tuesday morning the … [Read more…]