The nation’s #1 ranked NCAA DII wrestling team, St. Cloud State University will be offering youth wrestling camps on campus from June 17-19, 2019.
The High School Camp (Grades 9-12) will offer six-hours each day of Husky-style wrestling technique training, drills and live goes. Continue reading
Several Minnesotans were honored in the May 30th issue of Wrestling USA Magazine. Continue reading
Long time Owatonna coach has a new job in Idaho
Newly named Sugar-Salem head wrestling coach Scot Davis has tried to retire a couple of times but it never seems to stick — he loves wrestling too much.
Davis has translated that love into wrestling success over the past 46 years winning a national record-setting 1129 duals with only 197 losses at the high school level. He’s the winningest high school coach in the country and he’s decided to coach at Sugar-Salem high school.
“We’re excited,” said Sugar-Salem athletic director Jay Miller. “We’ve been so pleased and so honored to have Keven as long as we have but we’re looking forward to some really excellent years with (Scot).” Continue reading at www.rexburgstandardjournal.com
Matt Frost of New York Mills has committed to wrestling for Rochester Community and Technical College next season. Continue reading
Few can even imagine, let alone replicate, all the accolades that Randy Baker has compiled both as a wrestler and as a wrestling coach.
Now Baker brings all that knowledge and experience to the Minnesota West Bluejay Wrestling room.
On Thursday (5/23) Randy Baker was introduced as the new head coach of the Bluejay wrestling program.
A long-time high school wrestling coach in Southwest Minnesota, Baker helped lead the wrestling programs of the Lakefield Panthers, Heron Lake-Okabena-Lakefield Silver Bullets, Heron Lake-Okabena-Lakefield/Jackson Jaguars and the Jackson County Central Huskies to 510 dual meet victories in 34 years as head coach (1984 to 2018) He has coached 39 individual state champion wrestlers (2nd all-time in Minnesota), 93 state place winners (3rd all-time in Minnesota) and has lead his teams to 7 State team championships and 14 won region/section team championships. Continue reading at www.kwoa.com
Brayton Lee just won’t give up. Whether he’s down in a match or facing a foe he’s lost to several times, Lee faces the challenge with confidence.
This past weekend at the 2019 UWW Junior Team Trials, Lee displayed that grit for the whole wrestling world to see. In his final three bouts in the bracket, Lee rallied in the second period. Against Sammy Sasso in a best-of-three series, who he had lost to earlier this May, Lee rallied to take down the Buckeye and show off his amazing conditioning.
“I just kept pressuring and keeping good position like the coaches were telling me,” Lee said. “Something Coach Eggum always talks about is wrestling every position, making them work, and staying aggressive the whole time.”
Lee finished his redshirt campaign in the Maroon and Gold with a 26-7 record with eight technical falls. The Brownsburg, Indiana, native won the National Collegiate Open and was runner-up at the Edinboro Open as well as the recent UWW Junior Nationals in Las Vegas. Both times against Sasso. Continue reading
Nathan Fuller, a 2019 Wisconsin State Champion at 152-pounds, has signed his National Letter of Intent and is the latest part of the Gophers incoming 2019 recruiting class.
Fuller, named Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament, was the first state champion from River Falls High School since Gophers assistant coach Trevor Brandvold won it all in 2006. Continue reading