St. Cloud State Black/Red Classic

St. Cloud, Minn. – The St. Cloud State University wrestling team kicked off the 2010-11 season at the annual Black/Red Classic on Friday, Nov.5, in Halenbeck Hall.  The Red team outscored the Black team 19-13 in front of over 200 SCSU wrestling fans.

Before the match, the Huskies honored two former St. Cloud State University greats: John Barrett (1987 Alum) and Nick Wilkes (2009 Alum).  Both men served as honorary coaches respectively for the team event.

St. Cloud State wrestling is gearing up for Harold Nichols Cyclone Open on Saturday, Nov. 13, in Ames, Iowa.  The Huskies are currently ranked #2 in the latest 2010-11 pre-season NCAA Div. II poll.  In the highly competitive Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, the Huskies were selected #1 in the coaches’ 2010-11 pre-season poll.

Wrestle-Off Results
125 – Dylan Wright, decision Zach Stewart, 2-1
133 – Westy Hanson, decision Eric Ellington, 2-1
141 – Gabe Suarez, decision Matt Leibforth, 3-2
149 – Jacob D. Horn, decision Jacob R. Horn, 6-3
157 – Joey Falde, maj. decision Michael Kairouz, 11-3
165 – Tad Merritt, maj. decision Kurt Salmen, 16-5
174 – Shamus O’Grady, decision Ben McPhail, 4-1
184 – Mic Berg, decision Erik Rogness, 4-1
197 – Open
285 – Jacob Kahnke, winner by fall Chris Brassell, 2:45
149 (Exh.) – Chad Kubach, decision Josh Howk, 5-2

Regional Skin Specialists for Wrestling

Allan Clark, M.D.
Olmsted Medical Center
111 Co Road 11 NW
Pine Island, MN 55963
(507) 356-4929

Leo Hise, M.D.
Northern Pines Orthopedic Clinic
Grand Rapids, MN
(218) 326-6677

Craig Kuhlmann, M.D.
Innovis Health
1401 13th Ave. S.
West Fargo, ND
(701) 364-5751

Joel Baumgartner, M.D.
Rejuv Medical Center
2330 Troop Drive, Suite 105A
Sartell, MN
(320) 217-8480

Tony Amon, M.D.
Family Practice Medical Center
501 2nd St. SW, Suite 1
Wilmar, MN 56201
(320) 231-8888

B.J. Anderson, M.D.
401 Church St SE
Boynton Health Service
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455
(612) 626-0421

Nominations for Meritorious Service Award

The State Chapter Of Minnesota National Wrestling Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for the Meritorious Service Award.


  • Nominee must have served their community or country.
  • Military • Law enforcement • Firefighters • Government service
  • Must have been directly involved or associated with amateur wrestling.

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The Guillotine – October 15, 2010

The October 15, 2010 issue of The Guillotine has arrived! Content in this issue includes: Lace ‘Em Up | MWCA Report | Open Tournament Calendar | Summer Wrestling in Review | Years Ago | Officially Speaking | One-on-One with Jake Clark | Camps, Clinics, and Training | Coaching Changes | Where Have They Gone? - Bruce Thompson | MWCA Fall Clinic | Unfinished Business - Thief River Falls | Success Amid Tough Challenges - Henry Sibley | Ask the Doc | Gophers Ranked 4th by WIN | USA Wrestling Junior/Cadet Nationals.

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