Anoka’s Gigi Bragg continues to set the bar for girls wrestling

ROCHESTER — As Gigi Bragg looked around the field at this year’s MatBoss Minnesota Christmas Tournament, the Anoka sophomore couldn’t help but smile.

“I see more girls around this year,” she said. “It’s really cool to see.”

Bragg knows firsthand the power of one girl seeing another girl do a sport that has been commonly misconstrued as ‘male-only.’

She was just six years old when she wanted to join her brother on the wrestling mat. In fact, her and her sibling started wrestling to pass some of the free time they had while on a United States military base in Germany where their father was stationed as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces. Continue reading at →

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