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
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
NCAA All-American Travis Rutt is transferring from the University of Wisconsin to the University of Oklahoma next season. Rutt talks to Takedown Wrestling about his decision. Listen at takedownradio.com
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
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
2010 state runner-up Lexvold of Kenyon-Wanamingo sentenced
RED WING — His eyes tearing up, his voice choking with emotion, Chad Lexvold repeatedly apologized to the family of Jacob Baalson, who was killed in a crash on March 19, 2011, because Lexvold was driving drunk. Continue reading at postbulletin.com