Augsburg’s Valek heads to tournament 29-0

Augsburg has won 11 team national championships in wrestling, and senior Tony Valek is hoping to make it 12 starting Friday at the Division III NCAA championships in La Crosse, Wis. Valek, the No. 1 seed at 149 pounds, is undefeated (29-0) going into nationals. The Belle Plaine native also won a Class 2A individual title for Scott West at 135 pounds in 2007. He chatted with the Star Tribune’s Michael Rand before the meet. Continue reading at