19 teams set to come to Brainerd for 55th annual Paul Bunyan Tournament

The 55th annual Paul Bunyan Wrestling Tournament preview Dec. 9-10

BRAINERD — The Paul Bunyan Wrestling Tournament returns to Brainerd High School for a 55th year starting Friday, Dec. 9 and finishing Saturday, Dec. 10.

Nineteen teams are scheduled to be in Brainerd for the two-day tournament, including Little Falls, Staples-Motley, Pierz and Wadena-Deer Creek. Metro teams Cretin-Derham Hall and White Bear Lake will wrestle as well.

With 19 teams, every weight class will have 16 to 19 wrestlers in them.

“It’s a great tournament for us to have it at home,” Warriors head coach Mikkey White said. “It’s a good sized tournament and we are going to have brackets with 16 guys in for sure and even some 17-, 18-, 19-man brackets. These brackets are going to be challenging for not only our guys, but everyone coming.” Continue reading at brainerddispatch.com →

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