Duke wrestling weekend

Last week we had a big snowstorm, at least by North Carolina standards, with a foot of snow that prevented me from coming out to a practice this week. I was able to come out to the Blue Devils’ match against North Carolina State on Friday and Navy today. Here …

Carolina Duals

After a busy start to the week at the Southern Scuffle, the Duke Blue Devils returned to action at the Carolina Duals at historic Carmichael Arena in Chapel Hill, NC. ¬†Unlike a long bus ride to Tennessee, this was an easy quick trip down “Tobacco Road” for the Blue Devils.

Favorite photos of 2017

I didn’t do the best job of pulling photos as the year went along, so I probably missed a few I would have included here; however, here are my favorite 10 photos I took in 2017.

Last week of classes

This week was the last week of classes for the Duke wrestler. I was able to come out to a couple practices and a weight session as they wind down.

Looking back at my archives, so far I have taken and kept 1,750 photos over the season. That is what I have kept. Generally I delete over two-thirds of the photos I ¬†take, which means I’ve likely taken over 5,000 photos.Continue reading

Pass the turkey, hold the gravy

This was the first week since the team returned back to campus after their Thanksgiving break. For wrestlers, the joy of indulging in the festivities of food gorging can vary by weight class. For those not worried about making weight, it was turkey and gravy with all the fixings. For those trying to make weight, it was a “pass the turkey, hold the gravy” kind of holiday.

Below are some pics from practice this week.