Boxing, MMA and Wrestling

St. Andrews University Wrestling match vs. Liberty canceled; will not be made up

By Troy Baranik Laurinburg, NC Feb. 12, 2014 – The St. Andrews University wrestling team’s non-conference match vs. Liberty University (Va.) that was supposed to be wrestled Thursday evening in Lynchburg, Va. has been canceled due to worsening travel conditions because of the Winter Storm. The match will not be […]

SAU Wrestling loses heartbreaker to Truett-McConnell

By: Troy Baranik Cleveland, GA January 31, 2014 – The St. Andrews University wrestling team dropped a tough match to conference rival Truett-McConnell College (Ga.) on Friday evening falling 22-21. With the heartbreaking loss, SAU falls to 7-6 on the season and 3-4 in the East Region while the Bears […]

SAU Wrestling vs. Truett-McConnell postponed Thursday

Laurinburg, NC January 30, 2014 – The St. Andrews University vs. Truett-McConnell College wrestling match that was supposed to have been wrestled on Thursday at Cleveland, Ga. has been postponed due to the ongoing inclement weather in Georgia and surrounding areas. The conference match will now be wrestled on Friday, […]

Gentle Giant Andre Roussimoff Settled in Ellerbe

RALEIGH, NC January 27, 2014 – On January 27, 1993, Andre the Giant, world-famous wrestler and Richmond County resident, died in France. Born Andre Roussimoff in Grenoble, France in 1946, he suffered from acromegaly, a result of a pituitary disorder that caused his body to over-produce growth hormones. He grew […]

SAU Wrestlers top Darton for fifth straight win; Foster improves to 12-0

By Troy Baranik Albany, GA January 25, 2014 – The St. Andrews University wrestling team rallied back from a big deficit to top Darton College 24-21 on Saturday afternoon to extend their win streak to five matches. However SAU would drop their next match in the Darton Duals to region […]

Two Champs lead SAU Knights Wrestling to Team Title

By: Troy Baranik Lexington, VA January 12, 2014 – The St. Andrews University wrestling team, led by individual champions Chauncey Foster (125) and Kody Getkin (149), went on to win the 3rd annual Washington & Lee Invitational on Saturday by 2 points over runner-up West Va. Tech. St. Andrews had […]