Blackduck High School student Stomberg doesn’t let blindness deter her from pursuing athletics

When Maddie Stomberg told her parents she wanted to join the wrestling team, they weren’t surprised.

Sure, it might raise an eyebrow when a girl tries out for the wrestling team, but it’s not unheard of. What might really surprise people, however, is the fact that Maddie is blind. Continue reading at bemidjipioneer.com

High School Milestones – Saturday, December 10, 2011

  • 150th Win – Isaac Novacek, Badger/Greenbush-Middle River, 12th, 120 lbs
  • 150th Win – Zach Gehloff, Waseca, 11th, 160 lbs
  • 127th Win (school record) – Derek Weinmann, Irondale, 12th, 160 lbs
  • 100th Win Brady Ayers, WEM/JWP
  • 100th Win – Patrick Casey, Shakopee, 11th, 138 lbs
  • 100th Win – Justin Herold-Plakut, Woodbury, 10th
  • 100th Win – Austin Goergen, Caledonia/Houston/Spring Grove, 12th, Hwt
  • 75th Win – Skyler Petry, WEM/JWP
  • 75th Win – Jacob Price, Hopkins, 12th, 120 lbs
  • 75th Win – Nik Borchert, Mille Lacs, 9th, 138 lbs
  • 75th Win – Mitchell Hartwig, Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie, 11th, 138 lbs
  • 60th Win- Brandon Comiskey, Roseville Area, 12th, 182 lbs
  • 50th Win – Derek Johnson, Cannon Falls 10th, 160 lbs
  • 50th Win – Anthony Philipson, Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus, 10th, 106 lbs

Maverick’s Todd Places First at Husky Open

St. Cloud, Minn. — MSU-Mankato senior Tel Todd went 4-0 at the Holiday Inn Husky Open en route to a first-place finish in the 157-lb weight class. Todd opened his tournament by defeating Kolby Baier (Iowa Lakes) by fall at the 6:50 mark. Todd went on to defeat both Isaiah Erickson (St. Cloud) and Brian Peterson (Minnesota) by decisions. In the championship match Todd defeated Anthony Caputo (North Dakota State) by a 12-5 decision. Continue reading