Beacon Journal staff


Former Kent State wrestling coach Ron Gray will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame on June 1 in Stillwater, Okla. Gray, who coached the Golden Flashes for 25 seasons, is one of four members who will be inducted.



He led the Golden Flashes to nine Mid-American Conference titles from 1977-1990. Gray also was a two-time NCAA champion and three-time NCAA finalist when he wrestled at Iowa State.



In 1959, he won the NCAA Championships’ Outstanding Wrestler Award.