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… Continue reading

Shilson wins 43 kg Cadet World title, Ikei earns bronze

ZAGREB, Croatia – After going home disappointed with a Cadet World silver medal in 2017, Emily Shilson dominated her way to the top of the podium and was crowned Cadet World champion at 43 kg in Zagreb, Croatia, on Thursday evening. “I’m feeling great!” Shilson said. “I’ve been working since… Continue reading

Shilson dominates to earn spot in Cadet World semifinals

ZAGREB, Croatia – 2017 Cadet World silver medalist Emily Shilson started out her 2018 World Championships on fire, flying through her first two matches to earn a spot in the semifinals at 43 kg on Wednesday in Zagreb, Croatia. To open the tournament, Shilson took out Ana Maria Cristescu of… Continue reading