Gophers Freshman Prepared for Fargo

Six members of the Gophers 2019 recruiting class are headed to Fargo, North Dakota, this weekend for the United States Marine Corps Junior Nationals.

Among those competing at one of the biggest youth freestyle events of the year include Marcos Polanco (138-pounds), Martin Wilkie (145), Sebas Swiggum (145), Cael Carlson (152), Baylor Fernandes (160), and Devin Winston (182).

The event takes place July 12-19 in the FargoDome with their competition kicking off Sunday, July 14. All action can be watched live on Flowrestling with a Pro subscription. All five Gophers will be competing in the junior men’s freestyle section of the competition.

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Guillotine Grapevine Podcast: Business owner, three-time national champion Steve Saxlund prepares for another year in Fargo

A national event has a distinctly Upper Midwest presence as the 2019 USA Wrestling Junior & 16U Nationals will come to the Fargodome just across the Red River in Fargo, North Dakota from July 13-19. On this episode of The Guillotine Grapevine, we visit with Steve Saxlund, a Pipestone, Minnesota, native who was a four-time All-American and three-time NCAA Division II champion at North Dakota State.

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Maple Grove wrestler captures fifth national title in Fargo

Since she was 7 years old, Emily Shilson has dreamed of winning an Olympic gold medal.

On Wednesday, Shilson captured the Junior women’s freestyle world title at the USA Wrestling Junior and Cadet national championships at the Fargodome.

The decorated wrestler from Centennial High School in Maple Grove, Minn., is ranked No. 1 nationally in her weight class. She made quick work of Sage Mortimer from Utah on Wednesday in the 100-pound division, using two takedowns and three leg laces for a 10-0 technical fall.

She has now won five national titles in Fargo. She is also a 2018 Cadet World champion, 2018 Cadet Pan American champion and 2018 Junior Folkstyle national champion.

Despite all her accolades, Shilson is hungry for more. Continue reading at www.inforum.com