Ridgewater returns to the mat

After last season was canceled due to COVID, Warriors return Thursday at Worthington

WILLMAR — Joey Brown is happy to be done with hypotheticals.

After his first year as Ridgewater College wrestling coach was wiped out due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brown has waited for his chance to put a team on the mat.

On Thursday, the Warriors will make their season debut when they compete at a triangular in Worthington against host Minnesota West and Northland College.

“It’s kind of exciting as we’re getting close because we actually get to wrestle,” Brown said. “A lot of it before was like, oh, we got this guy here, we got this guy there, this guy looks great there … but we haven’t seen any of them wrestle yet. Continue reading at wctrib.com →