Former Kasson-Mantorville wrestling standout Brady Berge is healed, happy and driven at Penn State

Former Kasson-Mantorville star Brady Berge has had two serious scares with concussions while wrestling at Penn State. But he is healthy now and carries a new, grateful mindset.

Brady Berge couldn’t help but wonder if his sterling wrestling career might be over.

He was in a fog and with headaches, nausea and an aversion to bright lights after what happened to him in October of 2019 at the World U23 Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

The 2017 Kasson-Mantorville graduate and current Penn State redshirt junior had been clipped on the head by an opponent’s knee. It was severe enough — the knee making contact in such a dangerously precise way — that it had left him unconscious.

Once Berge did come to, he was alert enough as he lay in a Budapest hospital bed to realize that he had no feeling in his legs. Continue reading at postbulletin.com →