Kent Sesker sent this in:

Jim Raschke and Mike Chapman to go ?On the Mat? this week.

Professional and amateur wrestling legend Jim Raschke and author Mike Chapman will be radio show guests Wednesday night.

Jim Raschke won state titles in both football and wrestling for Omaha North High School in the late 1950s. He went on to wrestle for the University of Nebraska where he won a Big 8 title at heavyweight in 1962. He also won national AAU titles in both freestyle and Greco-Roman. Raschke won a bronze medal in Greco-Roman at the 1963 World Championships. As a professional, he went by the name of Baron Von Raschke and had a long and successful career. Raschke will be in Waterloo this weekend playing in the 10th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament on Friday and also attending the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame activities. Raschke was inducted into the Hall in 2002.

Author Mike Chapman has written 21 books, 13 of those about wrestling. He is also the founder and executive director of the Dan Gable International Wrestling Institute and Museum in Waterloo. Mike spent 35 years in the newspaper business and has been named Writer of the Year five times by four different wrestling publications. He was inducted into the Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame of Iowa in April and is the founder of WIN Magazine and the Dan Hodge Trophy.

?On the Mat” is a presentation of the Dan Gable International Wrestling Institute and Museum and can be heard live on the Internet at or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday from 5:00 – 6:00 PM Central time on AM 1650, The Fan. Feel free to e-mail with any questions or comments about the show.