Maple Grove Wrestler Wins The Quintuple Crown

By Nick Fornicoia
Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association Publicity Chairperson

Winning the ‘Triple Crown’ in Minnesota wrestling is an extraordinary accomplishment. To win the triple crown an athlete must win each of the three styles of wrestling all in the same year. The three types are Folkstyle (collegiate or high school style), Greco Roman (Olympic style) and Freestyle (Olympic style). Continue reading

MSUM assistant wrestling coach Baker arrested for DUI

MOORHEAD – A Minnesota State University Moorhead assistant wrestling coach is facing charges after being arrested early Thursday on suspicion of drunken driving.

According to documents filed Thursday in Clay County District Court, Nathan William Baker was arrested by a Moorhead police officer after driving through a flashing red light at the intersection of 11th Street and Main Avenue. Continue reading at inforum.com

New Flathead High Coach Still Serving Two-Year Suspension in Minnesota

Athletic director defends new wrestling coach Scot Davis

When the most successful high school wrestling coach in the country applied for Flathead High School’s vacant position, he presented a resume filled with national accolades, prestigious honors and strong references from 40 years of coaching.

He also acknowledged he’s in the midst of a two-year suspension from prep activities in Minnesota for recruiting violations. Continue reading at flatheadbeacon.com

Huskies announce incoming class of wrestlers for 2012-13

St. Cloud, Minn. – St. Cloud State head wrestling coach Steve Costanzo and his staff of assistant coaches have announced the newest class of Husky wrestlers. Seven talented wrestlers have signed Letters of Intent and are set to join the 2012 NCAA DII Runner-Up Huskies for 2012-13. In addition, SCSU received notice that 12 additional student-athletes plan to continue their academic and athletic careers at SCSU. Continue reading