Tony Nelson will wrestle a Canadian first round on Wednesday
KOURTANE, Finland – The United States claimed two medals in men’s freestyle on the opening day of the University World Championships on Tuesday.
Capturing a silver medal at 55 kg/121 lbs. was Zach Sanders (Lauderdale, Minn./Minnesota Storm), and winning a bronze medal at 74 kg/163 lbs. was Colton Sponseller (Glenmont, Ohio/New York AC). Continue reading at www.themat.com
The Annual Wrestling Officials’ Clinic will be held at Elk River High School at 900 School Street (map). Registration is from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM with the rules meeting at 8:30. The clinic will end by 12:30 PM with no lunch provided. There is no cost!
The clinic will be held in conjunction with the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Clinic. It will start with a joint session of the NFHS 2012-13 Rules Interpretation. Continue reading
Gopher prodigies Zach Sanders and Tony Nelson represent USA in Kourtane, Finland
The University of Minnesota has two wrestlers competing this week at the World University Wrestling Championships in Kourtane, Finland as members of the USA men’s freestyle team. Former Gopher Zach Sanders (Lauderdale, Minn.) and current heavyweight starter, and reigning NCAA National Champion, Tony Nelson (Cambridge, Minn.) after qualifying at the University Trials in Colorado Springs in late August. Continue reading
The 2012 Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association Fall Clinic will feature University of Minnesota Coach J Robinson and South Dakota State Coach Chris Bono. The Clinic will take place Saturday, October 27th at Elk River High School. The clinic is free to MWCA members. Memberships are available at the door for $30.
St. Cloud State University Athletics honored Derek Skala as its 2012 Male Student-Athlete of the Year at the recent St. Cloud State University Wrestling Team’s “Wall Ceremony” on Sept. 29 in St. Cloud.
In addition to the presentation of his Senior Athlete of the Year Award, Skala’s national championship banner that hangs on the wall in the SCSU wrestling room was also unveiled at the ceremony. Continue reading at scsuhuskies.com
MILAN, Minn. (WCCO) – The Old West is long gone. But near the western Minnesota town of Milan, a part of it is still very much alive.
Rodeo runs in J.D. Struxness’s blood. Both his aunts and his dad were in high school rodeo and qualified for nationals. View/continue reading at minnesota.cbslocal.com
The first four U.S. men’s freestyle wrestlers have weighed in and received their draws for the University World Championships in Kourtane, Finland, which begin on Tuesday.
A pair of past U.S. Junior World Team members will be competing on Tuesday, Zach Sanders (Lauderdale, Minn./Minnesota Storm) at 55 kg/121 lbs. and Jason Chamberlain (Springville, Utah/Bronco WC) at 66 kg/145.5 lbs. Continue reading at www.themat.com