Legendary Apple Valley wrestling coach retires

A wise man once spoke about how to be successful.

“You have to have a passion,” he said. “You have to be enthusiastic about what you do. The way you are will rub off on your kids. They’ll see that you’re enthusiastic. They’ll see that you have passion and that it’s important to you. That’s extremely important in anything you do if you want to have success.”

This man knows what he is talking about. He knows what it is like to be passionate and enthusiastic about a job and a sport you love. He knows about winning with pride and losing with dignity. He knows what it’s like to watch a teenager pour his heart and soul into months of working toward accomplishing one final goal at the end of a season. He knows what it’s like to watch boys grow into men — men that win both state and national championships. Continue reading at foxsportsnorth.com

St. Cloud State Wrestling Enjoys Strong Showing in Classroom

St. Cloud, Minn. – St. Cloud State University wrestling recently released its 2012 spring grades for the second semester of the academic year.

“I am very proud of the way our young men have performed in the classroom this semester,” said Brady Wilson, SCSU Head Assistant Wrestling Coach. “Our conversation with our student-athletes is always academics first. We have emphasized to our young men all semester about finishing the academic year strong.” Continue reading

Proctor to Field Official High School Wrestling Team

The Proctor Rails will field an official high school wrestling team beginning in the 2012-13 school year, it was announced on Tuesday.

The North Shore Wrestling Club (NSWC), created five years ago, was approved this week by the Proctor School Board to form the team to compete in the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL). Continue reading at northlandsnewscenter.com