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J Rob, Craig Sesker, Kraig Nellis, Beau Vest guests on Takedown Wrestling Sat.

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Wrestling at all levels – high school, college, and international – will be the topic on Takedown Wrestling this Saturday, Dec. 14, the weekly radio broadcast announced Thursday.

Join Scott Casber, Dan McCool, Steve Foster, Jeff Murphy and Brad Johnson live this Saturday 9-11 a.m. Central and 10 a.m.-noon Eastern.

The broadcast begins with J Robinson, long-time head coach of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers. At 9:20, Joe Bastardi, Penn State wrestling insider, talks about the top-ranked Nittany Lions… followed at 9:35 by Kraig Nellis to discuss the Dapper Dan Classic, the annual event that features the best high school wrestlers in the nation taking on the best from the state of Pennsylvania, now in its 40th year.

At 10:00, the featured guest will be Craig Sesker, communications director of USA Wrestling, and co-author (with Jamie Moffatt) of the new book “Saving Wrestling” about the IOC decision to eliminate wrestling from the Olympics. Next on the guest list at 10:20 is Beau Vest, head wrestling coach at Nebraska’s Midland University.

Fans, athletes, coaches: This is your sport. Join in the conversation, ask questions. Call 866-333-5966 or 515-204-5966.

Takedown Wrestling is available on radio on AM 1460 KXNO, on your computer, your Blackberry or I Phone with the I Heart Radio App.,, I Heart Radio App

Takedown Wrestling's guest list for Sept. 28:

  • 9:05: J Robinson - Head Coach, Minnesota Golden Gophers
  • 9:20: Joe Bastardi - Penn State Nittany Lion insider
  • 9:35: Kraig Nellis - The Dapper Dan Classic celebrates its 40th year this March.
  • 9:50: Christian Payne - Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Update
  • 10:00: Craig Sesker - Noted author and USA Wrestling communications manager
  • 10:20: Beau Vest - Head Coach, Midland University Warriors
  • 10:40: Jeff Murphy - Kemin Wrestling Report
  • 10:50: Amy Ruble, Wildrose Casino and Resort, Emmetsburg, Iowa

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