Recruiting battle finally over for Berge

When it boiled down to it, Broc Berge had to follow his heart.

It’s unfortunate for University of Minnesota wrestling fans, but Berge’s heart decided his best option was to leave his home state.

After a long recruiting battle and many sleepless nights, the Kasson-Mantorville senior standout gave his verbal commitment this week to wrestle for the University of Iowa. Continue reading at www.postbulletin.com

Prep wrestling: Area coaches remember BBE’s Vos

Prep wrestling coaches throughout the area were stunned by the death of Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa head coach Rich Vos on Tuesday.

Two long-time area coaches, New London-Spicer’s Jair Toedter and KMS’s Wes Haglund, said they were saddened by the loss of a coach, husband and father who worked hard in the school and in the community. Continue reading at www.wctrib.com

Minnesota Wrestling to Host Coaches Clinic on Oct. 26

Headlining clinicians include Jake Herbert, Zach Sanders, and Guy Melby

The University of Minnesota wrestling team, led by head coach J Robinson and his staff, will once again host a coaches clinic this fall. The event will take place on Oct. 26, 2012 at the Bierman Field Athletic Building in Minneapolis, Minn. The clinic offers professional instruction on the fundamentals and techniques of coaching wrestling and is open to all interested participants and fans of the sport. Continue reading

Wrestlers fight ‘mat herpes’ infection

Boynton physician releases new study on skin-infection treatment.

B.J. Anderson has spent years educating physicians, coaches, parents and athletes in the wrestling community on the importance of preventing and reducing skin infections in the sport.

His efforts have even earned him a nickname: “The Mat Doc.”

Anderson, a University of Minnesota Boynton Health Service physician, was once the physician for the Gophers wrestling team and now works with Augsburg College’s wrestling team. Continue reading at www.mndaily.com