Hutchinson girls make their mark on the mat

Hannah Wigern has been around wrestling much of her life, but prior to this year she was just another fan in the stands.

Now the Hutchinson senior is one of the top competitors in the school’s burgeoning girls wrestling program, which boasts about a dozen members who have competed in both girls-only and open meets since the season began in November.

“I saw the growth of girls wrestling, and I thought it was just the coolest thing ever, since I grew up around it, you know,” Wigern said. “I was like, ‘Oh, I need to be a part of this. This would be so cool to try out, and I was right.’”

Wigern wasn’t alone in that feeling. Hutchinson had two girls wrestling last year and both qualified for the section tournament. Eighth-grader Gabbi VonBerge became the school’s first state meet qualifier, earning a fifth-place finish. Continue reading at →

The Guillotine – December 28, 2012

The December 28, 2012 issue of The Guillotine has arrived! Featured content in this issue includes: One-on-One with Dan Lefebvre | Hastings Wrestling: Something Special | Where Have They Gone? – Ben Barton | Tiger Expansion – Hutchinson Wrestling.

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