Grove becomes the winningest wrestler in Moorhead Spuds history

MOORHEAD — Former North Dakota State running back and Moorhead High School graduate Chase Morlock has been Spuds senior wrestler Sam Grove’s hero since Grove was in sixth grade.

“First time I met him I just thought he was so amazing,” Grove said. “He was a really good wrestler. I thought (former Moorhead wrestler) A.J. Wheeler was an amazing wrestler. I thought all those guys in Chase Morlock’s class were amazing. Chase, out of all of them, stood out to me.”

Grove now stands out over all of them. With three pins and a forfeit at the Gadberry Duals on Saturday, Jan. 14, Grove broke Morlock’s school wins record. The victories pushed Grove’s record to 168-37. Continue reading at

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