Quote Originally Posted by ODH View Post
You are really comparing completely different sports. Olympic Gymasntics appeals to non-sports fans who like watching the Olympics for the storyliens and the beauty of their athleticism... much like they would watch Dancing with the Stars.

HS wrestling is popular becasue of the connection to the local fans, which are mostly friends family and other students.
I agree, but I think it puts the comments about complicated scoring being what is holding wrestling back in perspective.
And I apologize for leaving the Lehigh fan base off my quick and dirty list. They are almost certainly #2 in the state in numbers.