College Recruiting: 2-time champ Lexvold of Kenyon-Wanamingo (1st-1st-2nd-DNP-6th) to UW-La Crosse

Lexvold is a two-time state champion, a three-time finalist, and a four-time placewinner. He won the 120-pound Class A title this year and the 119-pound title as a junior. Mitchel also placed second at 112 pounds as a sophomore and 6th at 103 pounds as an eighth grader.

Where are they going in 2012-13?

State champ Platow heads new class of wrestlers for Ridgewater

WILLMAR — Several of Minnesota’s top high school wrestlers will take to the mat next winter at Ridgewater College.

Warriors coach Tom Beyer’s current recruiting class is led by Class A state heavyweight champion Dominic Platow of Paynesville. Continue reading at

Where are they going in 2012-13?

InterMat unveils 2012 High School All-Americans

17 Minnesota wrestlers are InterMat High School All-Americans

Most of the 2011-12 scholastic wrestling season came to an end the first weekend of April with the NHSCA grade level nationals, USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals, and the FloNationals. Those events came after a long scholastic season that started with preseason tournaments such as the Super 32 Challenge, through early in-season tournaments like the Walsh Ironman and Beast of the East, then into the rest of the regular season, and through the state tournament series across America.

The last two weekends had interesting opportunities for as well with the FILA Junior Nationals and Wrestling USA Magazine Dream Team Classic. Therefore, it is now time to reflect upon the season that was and recognize the best of the best. Continue reading at