Apple Valley clinches its 11th Class 3A title in a row

Ever the gentleman, Apple Valley wrestling coach Dalen Wasmund paused, then smiled before answering a question that would drive most coaches nuts: Does he ever get tired of others predicting his team’s demise?

Many thought Apple Valley’s streak of 10 consecutive Class 3A championships was in jeopardy before Thursday’s final against St. Michael-Albertville. And once again, many were proven wrong as the Eagles made it 11 in a row with a 31-26 victory.

“We could have lost, that could have happened, but we have guys that move up and do their jobs, how could that get old?” he said. Continue reading at