Mcniff’s Riffs: Former Gopher Grapplers Help Young Athletes Reach Their Peak, Both On And Off The Mat

Jared Lawrence and Brandon Paulson are helping Minnesota wrestlers reach the next level through the Pinnacle Wrestling School. While Minnesota has a well-earned reputation and a perennial marketing plan touting it as the ‘State of Hockey’, we are witnessing considerable growth in other winter sports. One sport where Minnesota is… Continue reading

How To Maintain Proper Hygiene

Tom Kuisle has watched a lot of wrestling matches in his 44-year career as an official. Kuisle, who also coached high school wrestling for 35 years and is the current Mat Officials Director for Minnesota USA Wrestling, knows teams and traditions well. He’s officiated some of the top tournaments, dual… Continue reading