Noke Wrestling News

Noke Wrestling News focuses on the Roanoke College wrestling team. Roanoke has a brand-new program that will hit the mats for the first time during the 2020-21 season. Noke Wrestling News will feature interviews with prominent figures associated with the Maroon wrestling program including head coach Nate Yetzer.
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Mar 23, 2021

On this episode of Noke Wrestling News we talk to Coach Nate Yetzer about local recruiting and all of the high schoolers from the Roanoke Valley that have already committed to wrestling for the Maroons in 2021-22. Along with the recruits, we talk about the relationships built by getting local wrestlers into the program. Also discussed is the polar plunge, the DIII National Tournament, and the status of the Roanoke wrestling room. 

Feb 19, 2021

On this episode of Noke Wrestling News we talk to Coach Nate Yetzer along with two recruits from New York, Sawyer Dereszynski and Ethan Palanca. Sawyer and Ethan talk about their unorthodox senior season and their journey through wrestling. Later, we find out the results of the Fall Fund Drive and touch on the Polar Plunge. Earl and Coach Yetzer wrap up the show discussing the cancelation of the 2021 DIII National Tournament. 

Jan 9, 2021

Episode six of the Noke Wrestling News podcast features Maroons head coach Nate Yetzer along with three recruits from the Class of 2021, Mac Cafurello, Sean Hall, and Wyatt Sage. All three are in-state products. After getting to know the big three we talk about different ways to support the Roanoke College program and their summer camp series. 

Dec 4, 2020

In this episode we talk to head coach Nate Yetzer about the staff's progress on the recruiting trail. A staggering 22 wrestlers have already committed to Roanoke. He also shares some of his theories about what makes a good recruiter and recruiting certain weight classes. It's also time for the Fall Fund Drive so make sure to support the team. 

Oct 30, 2020

On episode four of Noke Wrestling News we are joined by head coach Nate Yetzer for the first portion of the show and then assistant AD John Farmer. Coach Yetzer talks about recruiting and his strategies for scouting big tournaments. Mr. Farmer oversees the facilities for Roanoke College and gives us an insight as to what to expect for the Maroon's competition venue. 

Sep 17, 2020

In this episode, we are joined by head coach Nate Yetzer, along with Maroon wrestlers Ryan Foutz, Chandler Jordan, and Jackson Shumate. The wrestlers talk about their experiences thus far during their freshmen year and why they chose Roanoke College. Coach Yetzer teases us with forthcoming information about the team's new facility and a fundraising event. 

Noke Wrestling News is presented by ; Noke Wrestling's official camp and clinic series. 

Jul 23, 2020

In episode two we are joined again by head coach Nate Yetzer, along with assistant coach Blake Rosenbaum. After getting to know Blake and his relationship with Nate, we delve into the Maroon's first-ever recruiting class and then find out how recruiting is going for the rising high school seniors. </p>

Noke Wrestling News is presented by ; Noke Wrestling's official camp and clinic series. 

Jun 9, 2020

Welcome to the Noke Wrestling Podcast! In episode one, we meet Roanoke College head coach Nate Yetzer. Nate has been tabbed as the school's first head coach and the team will begin competition on a limited basis during the 2020-21 season. Coach Yetzer introduces us to his coaching staff, talks about what intrigued him about the job at Roanoke and the early interest in the program from recruits.