Gopher’s Becker Inducted Into Bluejacket Hall of Fame

University of Minnesota Head assistant coach Luke Becker was honored by his alma mater Sunday evening, being inducted into the Cambridge-Isanti High School Bluejacket Hall of Fame. “Cambridge is a small town and to be inducted into the hall of fame is a pretty cool honor,” said Becker. “We have… Continue reading

Rabiu and Jennissen continue their friendship as coaches with Woodbury

First, they were opponents. Then, they became teammates. Now, they are on the same coaching staff. It’s been a long journey for Uthman Rabiu and Clayton Jennissen, but a friendship was formed and when the opportunity to coach together at Woodbury High School, they couldn’t say no. “We both have… Continue reading

Jackson County Central’s Baker announces retirement

Randy Baker, one of the most successful and longest-serving high school wrestling coaches in Minnesota, has announced his retirement from Jackson County Central High School, the Jackson County Pilot reported Tuesday. Baker presented a three-page, handwritten letter to the Jackson County Central school board Monday night which opened with a… Continue reading

Maple Grove wrestler captures fifth national title in Fargo

Since she was 7 years old, Emily Shilson has dreamed of winning an Olympic gold medal. On Wednesday, Shilson captured the Junior women’s freestyle world title at the USA Wrestling Junior and Cadet national championships at the Fargodome. The decorated wrestler from Centennial High School in Maple Grove, Minn., is… Continue reading