On the mat for 50 years

From Edwards to Block, Lakers’ program has become elite

“More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill — none have wrestled without pride.”

Those are words from Dan Gable, one of the greatest American-born wrestlers of all time, an Olympic champion in 1972 and three-time NCAA champion at Iowa State University.

For 50 years, the Prior Lake wrestling program has embodied Gable’s words. The Lakers have had a lot of highs, a few lows, 11 individual state champions and seven state team appearances since 2006. Continue reading at www.swnewsmedia.com