The Guillotine – January 18, 1979

The January 18, 1979 issue of The Guillotine. In the headlines: Staples back strong; Anoka steadily recovering | Carr Sets State Win Record | Guillotine Top Ten Team Ratings | A little BS from Bartels and Schmidt | Letters to the Editor | Aitkin knocks off first rated Staples in dual meet action Tuesday | Perham Tri-Captains setting new records / Perham Letterman and Cheerleaders | Mat Chatter by Jim Carrington | Jim Beshey wins 100th / Captains Jim Templin and Curt Wendland | Wrestlers Spotlights – Steve Phillips, Dewey Munson, Dave Neitzke, Scott Burton, Bruce Mobraton | Twelve Nicollet Raiders place in Bethany Tourney / Bethany Tourney champs | Guillotine to name All-State Academic Wrestling Team | USA Team named for Tbilisi mat tourney in Soviet Union | Butterfield-Oden matmen capture Kiester Invitational mat tourney by 30 points | Kennedy wins triple dual / Brad Tufto and Chuck Vavrosky | Former State Champions Will Reunite at 1979 State Tourney | Brainerd’s Jim Caughy top pinner in Panther meet | 1979 State Tournament Schedule of Events | Goodhue returns with eight vets | Coon Rapids clouts opponents in annual Forest Lake Invitational tournament | Foley and St. Francis lead in Rum River | Virg Vagle’s Vehement Victors | Battle of No 7’s, ends in narrow Paynesville win | Lamberton cops Springfield tourney | Three sets of brothers for the Worthington Trojans | Hancock take own Junior High Invitational meet | Winona grapplers looking for another banner year | Sixty Club Update | Kemp named Sullivan finalist | Huskies win St. John’s takedown tourney | St. Francis Saints win own tourney | St. Paul Invitational place winners | Granite falls wrestlers win dual tournament | Moorhead Spuds out to beat 118 pin record this year | Parkers Prairie Cheerleaders win | Tiny Toby moves magically into 112 spot | OHS returning letterman | Minnetonka repeats at New Prague meet | Myers and Kowalski take firsts in Fridley meet | Refs Review By Gordon Wiborg | Osseo seniors and returning letterman | Osseo has strength in six returning lettermen | Winsted Round-Robin won easily by Lester Prairie team.

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The Guillotine – December 21, 1978

The December 21, 1978 issue of The Guillotine. In the headlines: Minnesota’s best disappears in flash to suit up for Moorhead Spuds | Guillotine to name All-State Academic Wrestling Team | Guillotine Top Ten Team Ratings | A little BS from Bartels and Schmidt | Letters to the Editor | “The Wrestler” | Half of Battle Lake squad is new, but team doing well | Cambridge, Osseo trade honors at Invitational meet | Albert Lea, Staples top A.P. Poll picks | Hutchinson should be tough contender for Suburban West Conference | Albert Lea squeaked out by Canby in tournament action | First-year Central Lakes Conference off to good start | Blue earth wins wrestling title | Cash and Arndt are top wrestlers, Cards lose three duals | Benson wrestling future is bright | Dassel-Cokato takes first in Atwater meet | Minneota repeats as Hector mat champs / Hector Invitational Champs | Paul Bunyan Invitational captured by Staples again | Annandale is team with new faces | Minnesota wrestlers do well in the Mankato State Open tourney | Willmar, Nicollet, St. Cloud join Adult League | Paynesville overcomes 35 point deficit to win Starbuck | ‘If you win we take the meet’ / New Ulm Invitational | Wrestlers Spotlights – Dean Mikel, Steve Jackson | Central finishes second in annual Blue Earth Tournament | Nutrition and conditioning is key to lose weight in season correctly | Clarkfield wins Pipestone | Brooten matmen edge Cosmos at Belgrade Invitational | St. Charles place five champs to take tourney | Wrestling participation steadily on the move | Cosmos favored in ‘Circle Eight’ | Refs Review By Dave Ring | For first time in nine years Grand Rapids edges Fridley | Forest Lake grapplers young, inexperienced, but possess depth says coach Dettmer | Career Wins Update | Mat Chatter by Jim Carrington | Burnsville wins Waubun tourney | Benson wrestlers win UMM Invitational | Sauk Centre takes 8-team tourney | Maple Lake wins own Invitational.

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The Guillotine – November 24, 1978

The November 24, 1978 issue of The Guillotine. In the headlines: Cover photos – Jerry Tesch and Jim Andre | A Little BS from Bartels and Schmidt | Letters to the Editor | USOC leans toward USWF / Minnesota’s Brian Gust is named outstanding wrestler | Wrestlers Spotlights – Nathan Morsching, Richard Schrom, Rick Squibb, John Calvin | Kelvington’s Corner – MWCA President | Norwood-Young America out to top last years record | Ortonville grapplers have 11 returning letterman | Kids Nationals see 19 champs from Minnesota | Refs Review By Tom Justice | Adult wrestling program going great guns | Litchfield grad coaches team to world mat title – Ron Johnson | Three state champs sign with U of M | Dragon wrestlers to compete in Bison Open | Tough competition awaits young Augustana team | St Cloud Huskies’ working on fifth NIC championship | WCC’s Westlund to wrestle for Indiana State | Minnesota “60” Club | Maughan-Forde Clinic draws 30 wrestlers | For eleven Minnesota wrestlers Cultural Exchange trip to Finland is educational | Eight returning starters lead Hancock squad | Good high school team wanted to wrestle in Japanese invitational | Three Minnesotans place at Iowa City | Mat Chatter by Jim Carrington | The last takedown – how important is it? | Ken Oslund places second in Central National Wrestling | Minnesota entrants in USWF National Championships | Cultural Exchange overall record from Finland tour | “Guillotine” 1×1 Club | “The Wrestling Dad” | Major Rule Changes For 1978-79 | Rheingans, Zilverberg reps as Bison Open champs November 18 | Wabasso wrestling looks good.

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The Guillotine – March 31, 1978

The March 31, 1978 issue of The Guillotine. In the headlines: Cover Photos: Colin Roetman, Tom Studer, Jerry Tesch | A little BS from Bartels and Schmidt | Letters to the Editor | Top Wrestling Weight Wins and Pins | KNUJ will host 16th annual player of the year banquet | Waseca’s Billy Lloyd… He’s been fighting or wrestling since he was 10 years old | Cobbers place ninth in NCAA tourney | State wrestlers compete in Junior Olympic Elite tryouts | Dufty coaches three men to ‘All American‘ status | University of Minnesota-Morris team photo | Willmar captures sixth straight State title | North Idaho grabs NJCAA mat title / 1978 NJCAA individual champs / Team champions | NJCAA action photos | Annandale Wrestlers | Hawkeyes capture Nationals | St James coach, Al Adams, hands in resignation | NDSSS finds success in copping Region 13 title / Region 13 individual champions | ‘Man of the cloth’ delivers unique wrestling messages | Mat Coaches Wives Association presents three $300 scholarships to area wrestlers – Ward Melenich, Paul Collins, Craig Wiklund | Itasca Vikings: Power of the North | State Universities place five in NCAA | Huskies’ Huls and Harstad are All-Americans | Huskies capture second NIC title | Minnesota “60” Club | ‘Great White Father’ says better days lie ahead – Bill Garland, Moorhead State | Wrestler Spotlights – Steve Borer, Jeff Hensley, Andy Fish, Mark Aho, Jim Kumpula, Lyle Clem, Bruce Benrud.

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The Guillotine – March 23, 1978

The March 23, 1978 issue of The Guillotine. In the headlines: Propulsive Dravis is ‘Coach of the Year’ | A little BS from Bartels and Schmidt | Letters to the Editor | Kelvington’s Corner – President of MSWCA | Jim Trudeau photo | State Dual Results | Refs Review by Don Meyers | State Officials Photo | Greniger takedown tourney is April 8th | Class ‘A’ Individual Results | Don Dahl upsets tourney strongman | Meet the Class ‘AA’ medalists | Meet the Class ‘A’ medalists | Steve Carr does ‘Hat Trick’ at State Tourney | Class ‘AA’ Individual Results | Steve Werner adds luster to Perham family tradition | Photo: inspecting The Guillotine | 1978 State Tourney Action Photos | 41st Tourney shatters records | Look out ‘Turkey necks,’ wrestling is on it’s way up | State Champion Team Photos – Anoka and Staples.

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The Guillotine – February 21, 1978

The February 21, 1978 issue of The Guillotine. In the headlines: These Young Men will be back to defend state titles – Vic Martinez, Jerry Tesch, Terry Mensink, Tom Hanson, Steve Carr | Defending state team champs return in both classes – Anoka and Canby | A little BS from Bartels and Schmidt | Two state coaches chalk up victories | Letters to the Editor | Tie-Breaker Criteria | It started in 1938 – MSHSL Wrestling Tourney | Team Photos – Staples, Moorhead, Waterville-Elysian, Albert Lea, Worthington, Sherburn | Refs Review by Darrel Lande | Auggies win MIAC Crown in wrestling | Region 4A Individual Champions | District 14 champions | District results | Winthrop grabs first District 14 crown | Individual state qualifiers | Region 13 tournament to be held at Willmar Feb. 24 | Osseo Cheerleaders | Jordan Won Minnesota River Conference | Norwood wrestlers take District 16 | Paynesville registers sixth District 20 mat challenge | Kelvington’s Corner – President of MWCA | Bloomington Lincoln’s five All-Conference wrestlers | St. Anthony Matman claim Tri-Metro Championship | Region II A champions | Single point aids New York Mills | Warrior wrestlers claim sixth MJCAA title / MJCAA champions | Clarkfield matmen win District 11 | Wrestler Spotlights – Colin Roetman, Don Meyer, Mike Keogh.

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The Guillotine – February 9, 1978

The February 9, 1978 issue of The Guillotine. In the headlines: Cover Photos: Rich Hoffman, Kurt Jennings, Dan Helwig, Dave Iacono, Russ Meyers | A Little BS from Bartels and Schmidt | Letters to the Editor | Career wins and pins update | Goodhue steadily ascends in state rankings | “Guillotine” Top 10 Team Ratings | AAU running four tryout tourneys | Injury brings end to bright wrestling stint – Stan Werner | Perham wrestling – photo | Tigers win Hutch invitational meet | Eagles upset Lakers for Park Region title | Clarkfield takes 212 mat championship | Coon Rapids victors in 19th annual Forest Lake Invitational tourney | Kelvington’s Corner – President MWCA | He’s only a coach | Walker tourney gold goes to Park Rapids | Staples and Anoka dominate ‘AP’ Poll | State ranked Minnetonka Skippers tough as nails | Ed Aliverti tells it like it is | National Junior College tournaments in March | Graceville undefeated (12-0) in season duals | Rugged Graceville places five to run away with Pheasant trophy | Rabbits squeak out sixth Tommy victory | Tomahawk Championships | To Stuart, wrestling is more than being on the mat – Stuart Melheim | Adrian squad drivers for District 8 honors | Butterfield wrestlers romp easily through Red Rock | Ref’s Review – Frank Huelskamp | Luverne wins Flandreau tourney | Blue Earth Bucs continue to dominate South Central | Sherburn triumphs in conference tourney | Cosmos wins Circle 8; Bear matman take second | Raymond Hornets place six champs in Sacred Heart meet | Helwig leads Annandale to fourth Belgrade crown | Rockford Rockets sweep Delano Invitational wrestling tournament | Raymond grabs all honors at Sacred Heart Invitational | Grand Rapids win fifth Indian Invitational | Elk River, Park Center – Cambridge Invitational | Edison edges Brainerd in Panther Invitational | Wrestler Spotlights – Bob Quiram, Loren Johnson, Eric Ellegaard, Joe Pilgrim, Brad Moser.

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