Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award State Winners Announced

The Minnesota award goes to Aspen Blasko of Forest Lake

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Wednesday announced the state winners of the Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award (TSHSEA).

First presented in 2014, the award is named for Tricia Saunders, a four-time World Champion and women’s wrestling pioneer. Saunders was the first woman to be inducted as a Distinguished Member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2006 and was inducted into the United World Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2011.

The award recognizes and celebrates the nation’s most outstanding high school senior female wrestlers for their excellence in wrestling, scholastic achievement, citizenship, and community service.

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Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award State Winners Announced

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Tuesday announced the state winners of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award (DSHSEA).

The DSHSEA was established in 1996 to honor Olympic and World champion Dave Schultz, whose career was cut short when he was murdered in January 1996. He was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame as a Distinguished Member in 1997 and as a member of the United World Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2016.

The award recognizes and celebrates the nation’s most outstanding high school senior male wrestlers for their excellence in wrestling, scholastic achievement, citizenship, and community service.

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Cardinal named MWCA Mr. Minnesota of Wrestling

Joseph and Vaith named MWCA Coaches of the Year

Derrick Cardinal of Forest Lake is this year’s Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association Mr. Minnesota of Wrestling.

The MWCA annually presents the Mr. Minnesota High School Wrestler award to the senior that best exemplifies the highest ideals of high school wrestling in Minnesota. Judging is based on past performances, citizenship, academics, leadership, and adherence to MSHSL rules.

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The Guillotine – February 11, 2021

The February 11, 2021 issue of The Guillotine has arrived! Content in this issue includes: Wrestling For Family – Derrick Cardinal | Driven to Win by a Hatred of Losing – Chase DeBlaere | The Natural – Dominik Vacura | Lace ‘Em Up – Heartbreak and Uncertainty | Camps-Clinics-Training | MWCA Report | High School Rankings | Officially Speaking – Officiating Challenges | Performance Nutrition – Supplements | Culture Starts In The Room – Wes Hanson and Crookston Wrestling | Ask The Doc – Following Guidelines | Where Have They Gone? – Rick Ties.

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