SCSU’s Goergen Named NSIC Wrestler of the Week

St. Cloud State University redshirt freshman Austin Goergen has been selected as the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference’s wrestler of the week on Jan. 6.

A resident of Caledonia, Minn. and graduate of Caledonia High School, Goergen charted a 3-0 record at 285-pounds to help lead the No. 5 St. Cloud State wrestling team (5-0) to a first place finish at the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Duals in Ashland, Ohio on Jan. 5. Continue reading

Huskies Bring Home Mid-Atlantic Duals Championship

SCSU pushes win streak to 52 consecutive dual victories

The #5 St. Cloud State University wrestling team (5-0, 0-0 NSIC) captured the championship at the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Duals on Sunday, Jan. 5, in Ashland, Ohio. The Huskies earned the top spot at the eight-team tournament by posting a trio of victories over Gannon, Indianapolis and host Ashland University.

The Huskies opened the day with a 33-6 victory over #20 Gannon, which marked SCSU’s 50th consecutive dual match win. SCSU started the day with a 3-1 win by Tanner Johnshoy at 125-pounds over Gannon’s Matt Turek. Zach Stewart then added a 5-2 decision at 133-pounds and Mike Rhone gained his first win as a Husky with a 7-3 decision at 141-pounds. Continue reading

Auggies 33, St. Olaf 12

NORTHFIELD, Minn. — The Augsburg College wrestling team used three bonus-point victories to score a 33-12 victory over St. Olaf College in a dual meet on Sunday afternoon at St. Olaf’s Skoglund Center.

Augsburg, the No. 2-ranked team in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III national rankings, improved to 3-0 with the dual victory, while St. Olaf dropped to 1-3. Continue reading

Clash XII title stays in Minnesota

Organizers of the Clash National Wrestling Duals couldn’t have scripted a better ending than the one they received Saturday night at UCR Regional Sports Center.

Apple Valley, ranked No. 3 in the nation, and Oak Park River Forest of Illinois, ranked No. 2 in the nation, brought identical 2-0 records into the much-anticipated final dual of the tournament’s championship bracket. Continue reading at www.postbulletin.com

High School Milestones – Saturday, January 4, 2014

  • 150th Win – Josh Selly, Tri-City United, 12th, 170 lbs
  • 100th Win – Howard Jones, Woodbury, 170 lbs
  • 75th Win – Josh Tarum, Saint Thomas Academy
  • 75th Win – Logan Dick, Maple Grove, 10th, 138 lbs
  • 75th Win – Bryant Ridgeway, Trinity at River Ridge, 11th, 145 lbs
  • 75th Win – Quentin Beiningen, Canby, 11th, 126 lbs
  • 75th Win – Chris Pettis, WEM/JWP, 11th, 138 lbs
  • 75th Win – Alex Coleman, Shakopee, 11th, 138 lbs Continue reading