Match video from the Intermat JJ Classic at www.theguillotineflo.com
Brackets/results on trackwrestling.com
The third annual InterMat JJ Classic takes place this Sunday, Oct. 28 at the UCR Regional Sports Center in Rochester, Minn. This year’s field includes several nationally ranked wrestlers, national champions, state champions, and state placewinners. Eighteen past Cadet or Junior National finalists are entered. Continue reading at www.intermatwrestle.com
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
Featuring 2010 NCAA National Champion Jayson Ness
Rochester Community and Technical College along with InnerDrive Wrestling Organization have teamed up to host a Clinic and Takedown Tournament featuring 2010 NCAA National Champion Jayson Ness. The clinic will be held at the Regional Sports Center on Sunday, November 4th.
St. Cloud State University wrestling will host its 20-12 Fall Youth Wrestling Clinic on Saturday, Oct. 27 in the Halenbeck Hall Fieldhouse in St. Cloud.
The clinic will feature guest clinician Derek Skala, who won the 2012 NCAA Division II championship at 184-pounds for the Huskies. He was named the 2012 SCSU Male Senior Athlete of the Year and was the Huskies’ Outstanding Wrestler of the Year last winter. A native of Owatonna, Skala was a two-time All-America award winner during his career in St. Cloud.
About 300 athletes come to hone their skills on the mat.
Carter Page had never cried during a workout before.
“It’s so painful sometimes,” Page said. “But getting through it is the best feeling in the world.”
Page, 16, reached the Virginia state wrestling final his freshman season as a rookie to the sport. However, after a loss in the championship and a poor effort his sophomore year, Page said he needed to do something different.
“I had to make a change, so I came here,” he said. Continue reading at mndaily.com