Former Martin County West Maverick chasing Olympic dream

SHERBURN, Minn. (KEYC) — After winning a Pan-American Wrestling Championship earlier this month, Sherburn native says Katie Lange isn’t done.

She plans to wrestle at Augsburg University this year and hopes to one day compete in the Olympics.

“I started when I was three or four. I went to one of my brother’s practices, and I just saw people on the mat fighting and thought that’s what I want to do, that’s my sport,” said Lange.

Fast-forward to 2021 and after years of success on the mat, the former Martin County West Maverick is one of the most dominant wrestlers in the United States and proved it in Mexico by winning the 65-kilogram Pan-Am title. Watch/continue reading at →