Former Adrian wrestler and son of Adrian wrestling coach dies in boating crash on Lake Shetek

CURRIE – An Adrian man died over the weekend after a pleasure craft was hit by a fishing boat on Lake Shetek Saturday evening.

According to the Murray County Sheriff’s Office, 22-year-old Logan Nelson’s body was found shortly before noon Sunday. Nelson, of Adrian, was one of 11 occupants of a boat that was struck shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday by a fishing boat piloted by Brian Bergling, who was the only occupant of the 2018 Tracker. Continue reading at www.myradioworks.net

A Great Place To Be – Adrian Wrestling

The Adrian wrestling program has a history most teams would be envious of. They were led for years by one of the icons of Minnesota high school wrestling. They have had success at the Class AA and Class A levels. The Dragons have had extended stretches of state tournament appearances and section finals appearances. Adrian wrestling was a good place to be. In the last few years, the program has fallen considerably short of its storied history.

Now, the program is starting to work its way back. Just a few years ago, they could not fill a varsity lineup. But in the last two seasons, the numbers have improved and so have the results. Head coach Gregg Nelson knows it is going to take a lot of hard work by a lot of people to get back to where the Dragons’ were ten years ago. However, they are moving in the right direction, and Adrian wrestling is again a great place to be.

Nelson’s wrestling career started in one of the best programs in the state.

“I grew up on a dairy farm near Owatonna, and I am the youngest. All my older brothers wrestled,” Nelson said. “It was just kind of expected. I did a little bit of youth wrestling – nothing like they do nowadays. I got into the (wrestling) program more in junior high.”

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Minnesota West signs three

Head Coach Randy Baker at Minnesota West CTC in Worthington has announced the signing of three area wrestlers to a Letter of intent for 2020-2021.

Standout heavyweight Scot Edwards from nearby Adrian Area HS was the first to sign. A two-time state entrant and the Class A heavyweight state runner-up last year for Adrian, Edwards finished 28-2 after a 25-7 sophomore campaign. Edwards enters the 2019-20 season ranked #2 behind last year’s champ. He looks to get an Associate of Arts degree at Minnesota West CTC.

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The Guillotine – November 29, 2019

The November 29, 2019 issue of The Guillotine has arrived! Featured content in this issue includes: High School Class Previews, The I's of the Tigers - Blaine Wrestling, A Great Place To Be - Adrian Wrestling, and 50 Years of Putting the Team First – Goodhue Wrestling.

More content in this issue: Gophers Action, Lace ‘Em Up, Open Tournament Calendar, MWCA Report, Where Have They Gone? - Don Kussinen, Ask The Doc - Heart Health, Performance Nutrition - Meal Replacements, Officially Speaking, and Camps-Clinics-Training.

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