Happy wrestler: Nashwauk-Keewatin’s Milstead, born with Down syndrome, brings bubbly personality to the mat

Cruising along undefeated at the Hibbing Invitational in early January, Coon Rapids’ Isaiah Thompson wasn’t thinking about improving to 5-0 as he prepared to wrestle Alex Milstead at 160 pounds. Thompson instead was hatching a plan to lose. He executed it flawlessly. Minutes later, Milstead — a Nashwauk-Keewatin sophomore with… Continue reading