The 20th-ranked Nebraska-Kearney wrestling team has its regular season home opener this weekend at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds.
The seventh Annual UNK Holiday Inn Open (non-team scoring) begins at 9 a.m. Saturday and will run into the late afternoon and early evening hours. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $7 (adults) and $5 (children and seniors 60 plus). Children 10 and under are free
Just over 500 wrestlers are expected to take part, making this one of the largest college tournaments in the country. The list includes Division I and Division II schools, NAIA institutions and many junior colleges.
To see who is entered into the tournament, and to follow the action, go to www.trackwrestling.com. Click on “Browse” and then “Tournaments” and enter in the UNK Holiday Inn Open.