Simley’s Greg Kerkvliet Chosen as 2019 Mr. Minnesota High School Wrestler

Simley’s four time state champion, Greg Kerkvliet has been chosen as the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association’s Mr. Minnesota High School Wrestler for 2019. Kerkvliet completed an undefeated senior season by claiming his fourth state championship with a first period pin in the state finals. The Cadet World Champion has represented… Continue reading

Post-surgery, Simley heavyweight Greg Kerkvliet ready to return to the mat — and dominate

Daniel “Greg” Kerkvliet was at the University of Minnesota last September training for the Junior World Championships when injury struck. “I knew something was not right,” Kerkvliet said. “(My knee) bent inwards and I heard a couple cracks and pops.” The result was a torn left ACL and MCL, and… Continue reading

Injury, international disappointment weigh on Daniel Greg Kerkvliet, Minnesota’s top prep wrestler

Daniel Greg Kerkvliet is getting restless. The state’s top high school wrestler was training for the World Junior Wrestling Championships in Trnava, Slovakia, in September, determined to rid himself of the unsatisfactory flavor of a runner-up finish at the Cadet World Championships in July, when the unthinkable happened. Practicing a… Continue reading

#1 Daniel Kerkvliet Commits To Ohio State

The nation’s #1 ranked senior Daniel Gregory Kerkvliet has verbally committed to wrestle for the Ohio State Buckeyes in college. It is a massive pickup for tOSU, who just graduated three-time NCAA champion Kyle Snyder this year. Kerkvliet’s announcement comes just two days after visiting Columbus, where he was seen… Continue reading

Kerkvliet out of Junior World Championships, Elam to compete at 97 kg

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – 2017 Cadet World champion Daniel Greg Kerkvliet will miss the 2018 Junior World Championships after sustaining a recent injury. Kerkvliet was slated to suit up for the U.S. at 97 kg/213 lbs. After winning a gold medal on the Cadet World stage last summer, Kerkvliet recently… Continue reading