Minnetonka’s Co-head coaches Jim Nunn and Jeff Lamphere have been coaching wrestling for a combined 64 years.
They are retiring after this season and Minnetonka wrestling would like to say Thank You with a retirement party on Sunday March 25th from 2 -5 PM at the Minnetonka High School cafeteria. Continue reading
One National Champion, Seven All-Americans and National Coach of the Year
What a year for the Minnesota wrestling team! Over the weekend the Golden Gophers finished runner-up at the 2012 NCAA Wrestling Championships in St. Louis, Mo. It was the best finish for the Maroon and Gold in three years (2011; 7th, 2010; 7th, 2009; 14th, 2008; 10th) since winning the title back in 2007. Continue reading
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia earned Scholar All-American Team honors it was announced by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA). The Cobbers placed sixth in all of Division III with a 3.42 overall grade point average. Continue reading
NCAA Division I National Championships 2012 Video Interviews by FloWrestling and USA Wrestling. Continue reading
Minnesota had 7 All-Americans, and J Robinson was named Nat’l Coach of the Year
ST. LOUIS — In a span of about 15 seconds, Tony Nelson went from wrestling in a tied national championship match to throwing both of his fists in the air, saluting the Minnesota fans and celebrating his first career national championship.
Nelson was the Gophers’ lone champion at the NCAA wrestling championships Saturday in St. Louis, but Minnesota crowned seven All-Americans and finished second to defending champion Penn State in the team standings. Continue reading at mndaily.com