MN Storm compete at Kiki Cup

Schlatter, Bisek, and Betts go undefeated – Team USA goes 15-1

MN Storm greco-roman wrestlers competed for Team USA at the 2012 Kiki Cup on Saturday Jan 28 in Colorado Springs at the OTC against teams from India, Spain, Italy, and an international mixed team. The Kiki Cup is a team dual format. C.P. Schlatter, Andy Bisek, and Chas Betts finished the day 4-0, Jordan Holm 3-1, Paul Tellgren 2-2, and Zac Nielsen 1-1. Continue reading at

High School Milestones – Saturday, January 28, 2012

  • 176th Win (school record) – Brett Pfarr, Le Sueur-Henderson, 12th, 170 lbs
  • 175th Win – Adam Hammer, Osseo, 12th, 138 lbs
  • 150th Win – Rij Koehnen, Frazee, 12th, 145 lbs
  • 150th Win – Jonny Dill, Maple Grove, 12th, 132 lbs
  • 150th Win – Brad Maas, Medford, 12th, 145 lbs
  • 125th Win – Matt Laugen, Fergus Falls, 145 lbs
  • 125th Win – Zack Gawboy, Maple Grove, 12th, 145 lbs
  • 125th Win – Abbot Aho, Fergus Falls, 113 lbs
  • 100th Win – Kyle Drehmel, Goodhue, 126 lbs
  • 100th Win – Jordan Theede, Lewiston-Altura/ Rushford-Peterson, 10th, 145 lbs
  • 100th Win – Steve Levine, Rosemount, 12th, 126 lbs
  • 100th Win – Giovanni Alvarado, Saint James, 12th
  • 100th Win – Jarred Oftedahl, Benilde-Saint Margaret’s, 11th, 113 lbs
  • 100th Win – Blake Wiemann, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley/Nevis, 12th, 145 lbs
  • 100th Win – Brent O’ Connell, Le Sueur-Henderson, 12th, 138 lbs
  • 100th Win – Eliot Jurries, Jackson County Central, 11th, 126 lbs
  • 100th Win – Anton Kalista, Lakeville North, 12th, 160 lbs
  • 100th Win – Joe Raymond, North, 138 lbs
  • 75th Win – Adam Driessen, BloomingPrairie, 12th, 145 lbs
  • 75th Win – JD Struxness, Dawson-Boyd/Lac qui Parle Valley, 11th, 220 lbs
  • 75th Win – Erick Power, Austin/Austin Pacelli, 11th,120 lbs
  • 75th Win – Matt Koch, Robbinsdale Armstrong, 12th, 152 lbs
  • 60th Win – Jakob Stageberg, New London-Spicer, 10th, 106 lbs
  • 50th Win – Ben Rogers, Mound-Westonka, 11th, 138 lbs
  • 25th Win – Preston Woods, South Saint Paul, 10th, 285 lbs

Augustana 18 Minnesota State 15

Mavericks Fall to No. 3 Augustana 18-15 in NSIC Dual

Mankato, Minn. — A crucial pin by Sean Derry over Minnesota State’s Derek Hahn at 197-lb broke a 12-12 tie that sparked Augustana to a 18-15 win in NSIC dual action.

MSU came out strong at 125-lb as sophomore David Demo used a three point near fall en route to a defeat of No. 6 Cody Lensing via an 8-5 decision. Continue reading

Kennedy Wrestler With Autism Beats The Odds To State Ranking

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (WCCO) — To be among the best athletes in the state it takes hard work, passion and great coaching.

That’s certainly the case for a unique athlete from Bloomington who is now beating the odds.

Every once in a while you come across an athlete that you can’t help but cheer for. Ben Cousins is that type of athlete. He is currently ranked sixth in the state at 152 pounds for the Bloomington Kennedy wrestling team. View/Continue reading at