Augustana To Host Doubleheader

Duals Set for February 3

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Augustana wrestling is set to host a dual between Jackson County Central High School and Brandon Valley High School on February 3 prior to the Viking’s dual against UMary. The high school dual is slated for 6 p.m. with the Augustana dual set for 8 p.m. following the event.

Brandon Valley, ranked no. 1 in the state of South Dakota, won the state championship in 2021-22.

Jackson County Central won the 2022 Minnesota Class A State team title. Augustana freshman Payton Handevidt was the 160-pound champion in 2022 for Jackson County Central.

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Hanson, Becker, McDonald, and Joriman are MWCA Coaches of the Year

Every spring at tournament time coaches from each high school section vote for their respective Section Head and Assistant Coach of the Year. Head coach selections are then put on a ballot to be voted on by all coaches at the State Tournament for Class AAA, AA, and A Coach of the Year.

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The Guillotine – May 13, 2021

The May 13, 2021 issue of The Guillotine has arrived! Content in this issue includes: If It Ain’t Broke – Jackson County Central Wrestling | A Family Legacy – Kenyon-Wanamingo | Lace ‘Em Up | MWCA Report | Camps-Clinics-Training | View From The Matbird Seat | The Guillotine Academic All-State | Performance Nutrition – Next Season’s Weight Goal | Where Have They Gone? – Pete Dickinson | Ask The Doc.

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If It Ain’t Broke

Jackson County Central Wrestling

By Brian Jerzak

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That is a saying often heard when transitions are made in successful situations from business to athletics and everything in between. When Jackson County Central head coach Randy Baker decided to step down after twenty-nine years at the helm of the Huskies’ program, long-time Huskies’ assistant coach Nathan Hanson took over a program he had been involved with almost his entire life.

Hanson wasn’t looking to make any drastic changes.

“It is the vision that Randy Baker built,” Hanson said. “I am just trying to keep it going.”

Baker’s vision started about the same time Hanson began wrestling.

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