Anoka State Champion Wrestler Preparing To Study Chemistry At Stanford

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — For most high school athletes, their goal is a state championship — but there’s a young man in Anoka who’s thinking far beyond that.

Perhaps it helps when you’ve already won one.

“I’d always known it was, like, a super prestigious school, and I’d always been interested in going somewhere for academics, not just wrestling,” Tyler Eischens said.

If they gave out trophies for making good decisions about your future, Eischens would have to make some room in his trophy case. The three-time state finalist and defending state champion at 138 pounds is headed to Stanford next year — not just to wrestle, but to major in chemistry. View/continue reading at minnesota.cbslocal.com

Anoka wins prestigious Christmas Tournament

The clock was ticking down.

It had been a rollercoaster team race throughout the weekend’s Minnesota Christmas Tournament, the premier regular season individual wrestling event in the state.

A total of 39 teams from five states, including the top-ranked team in each of Minnesota’s three classes and the entire top 10 of Class AAA, were in attendance.

And after two packed days of action in Rochester, in the next-to-last match of the tournament, Anoka’s fate rested in the hands of Tyler Eischens. Continue reading at www.hometownsource.com