Listen to the latest episode of the Minnesota Wrestling Round Table Podcast brought to you by KNUJ Radio out of New Ulm, Minn. The Round Table includes Larry Baumgardt – the old Sodbuster from Sleepy Eye, Chad Johnson of Nicollet, Paul Dunn of Springfield, Cathy Koob from New Ulm, and host Jim Bartels.
Check out interviews with Springfield Coach Todd Bertram – talking about their new ‘unpaired’ team and NYWA’s Dean Swanson who covers several items including their new team ratings.
Other topics discussed include an update of all three classes in Minnesota High School wrestling action, the collegiate scene including U of M, St Cloud State University’s national dual meet title, and Augsburg, the MWCA proposal for adding girls wrestling as a separate sport, NCAA tournaments, and more.
Listen to the latest episode of the Minnesota Wrestling Round Table Podcast brought to you by KNUJ Radio out of New Ulm, Minn. The Round Table includes host Jim Bartels, Larry Baumgardt, Chuck Albrecht, Kirky Dittrict, and Cathy Koob.
Topics discussed include the college scene, the Minnesota wrestling legends we lost this year, high school rankings and results, The Minnesota Christmas Tournament, The Redwood River Riot, The Big Bear Tournament, and more.
Seven Minutes is a series of interviews with top wrestling coaches and athletes. Most of the question-and-answer sessions last roughly seven minutes. Hence the name. J Robinson coached the University of Minnesota to three NCAA championships, including the 2001 team that had 10 All-Americans. The former Army Ranger was a 1972 Olympian in Greco-Roman and is the founder of J Robinson Camps.
If you could take what you know now and have a conversation with yourself at the age of 15, what advice would you give yourself?
I would give myself the advice of trying to find a philosophy that I could buy into that would help me get to the level I wanted to get into. Having someone give me a path and say this is what you need to get there so I had a clear way to get to where I wanted to go.
Let’s go back to when you were in high school. What do you remember about the recruiting process, if there was any, and why did you pick Oklahoma State being from California?
I graduated in 1964 so there wasn’t any recruiting per se in the state of California. I got a couple letters from California schools that asked me to come there and wrestle. My high school coach was Ned Blass who was a two-time NCAA champion for Oklahoma State. He came in my senior year and he’s one of those people who opens your eyes and will say, ‘The world is bigger than California and it’s bigger than San Diego.’ He basically said you’re good enough to go here and he basically sent me to Oklahoma State. I went and I was lucky enough to have someone to direct me in the path I needed to go. I was willing to go — I just didn’t know where to go. I think that’s the way it is for a lot of young people. Listen/Continue reading at trackwrestling.com
Brandon Paulson is set to be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame this weekend in Stillwater, Oklahoma. But even though Paulson has that important moment forthcoming, he’s had a number of moments with the PINnacle School of Wrestling this summer.
Paulson comes by the studio to give his perspective on the Gopher wrestling season, the season of freestyle and Greco and how well represented the club is on the USA world teams.
Listen to episode 3 of the Minnesota Wrestling Round Table Podcast brought to you by KNUJ Radio out of New Ulm, Minn. The Round Table includes host Jim Bartels, Larry Baumgardt, Chuck Albrecht, Kirky Dittrict, and Cathy Koob.
Topics discussed include high school section results and state tournament previews, college wrestling, and more.
For episode four of the St. Cloud State University Wrestling Black and Red Edge podcats, we take a 45 minute trek up north to Pierz Minnesota to speak with Pierz-Healy High School graduate and the winningest wrestler in Huskies History Clint Poster.
Listen to episode 2 of the Minnesota Wrestling Round Table Podcast brought to you by KNUJ Radio out of New Ulm, Minn. The Round Table includes host Jim Bartels, Larry Baumgardt, Chuck Albrecht, Kirky Dittrict, and Cathy Koob.
Topics discussed include high school wrestling, college wrestling, girls wrestling, and more.
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