High School Results – Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Aitkin 45 Hibbing 36
Badger/Greenbush-Middle River 55 Pembina County North 18
Detroit Lakes 41 Bemidji 33
Chatfield 48 Lewiston-Altura-Rushford-Peterson 31
Dover-Eyota 42 St. Charles 29
LPGE-Browerville 39 West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville 27
New London-Spicer 44 BOLD 33
New York Mills 42 Barnesville 30
Park Rapids Area 54 Walker-Hackensack-Akeley/Nevis 26
Rocori 57 Fergus Falls 21
Sartell-St. Stephen 61 St. Cloud Apollo 15
Tracy-Milroy-Balaton-Westbrook-Walnut-Grove 45 Pipestone Area 30 Continue reading

Apple Valley’s Gable Steveson poised for another monster season

Leaning away from an interview in the hallway after school, Apple Valley wrestler Gable Steveson called out to football coach Chad Clendening, who just happened to be walking past.

“Hey Clendening! He’s asking about football.”

Clendening turned and shook his head. “That’s a broken record. From the day he walked into Valley Middle School, I’ve been on him.”

With good reason. Steveson, a senior, is the No. 1 high school wrestler in the nation. A heavyweight with an unmatched of blend of strength and speed, balance
and bravado. He’d be devastating as a defensive end, for example. He stands just six-feet tall and weighs upwards of 250 pounds, but dunks a basketball with ease. He skated with the Apple Valley hockey team earlier this season (“I’ve skated before but that was the first time I’ve played hockey,” he said) and held his own. Continue reading at mnwrestlinghub.com

Navy breaks into Top 25, few shifts in USA Today/NWCA Division I Wrestling Coaches Poll

Manheim, Pennsylvania — Exams are in full swing as the first semester comes to an end at college campuses across the nation, which means it was another short week of competition in Division I wrestling as there were only a few changes in the USA Today’s NWCA Division I Wrestling Coaches Poll released on Tuesday.

The United States Naval Academy (3-0) made its first appearance in the Top 25 since the preseason poll in 2008-09. Coach Joel Sharratt’s Midshipmen picked up a sound 22-13 victory over up-and-coming Drexel. Overall, its the 123rd time in program history Navy’s been ranked in the Coaches Poll. Continue reading