Gopher Alumni Corner: Two-time All-American Mike Thorn

Former Gophers 141-pounder Mike Thorn, a two-time All-American, checked-in with GopherSports to see what he’s been up to since graduating from the University of Minnesota in 2011.

The Thorn family has become synonymous with the Gophers program after Mike and his brothers David and Tommy all had successful careers in their home state earning All-American status. Continue reading at

The Guillotine – February 26, 2010

The February 26, 2010 issue of The Guillotine has arrived! Content in this issue includes: State Team Brackets | Golden Gophers gear up for tournament time | Lace ‘Em Up | MWCA Report | Minnesota College Connection | Open Tournament Calendar | Milestones | Ask the Doc | High School Ratings | The Simley Spartans, the Shorts and Success | Officially Speaking | Fastest Falls | Auggies advance 9 at Great Lakes Regional | Mike Thorn Profile | Camps, Clinics, and Training | Sixty Club Form | College Post-Season Tournament Calendar | Wrestler Profiles | Not Your Typical Two-Time State Entrant - Grant Olson | View From The Matbird Seat | Girls Wrestle Too! | Where Have They Gone? - Gary Neist | Academic All-State Info | Dedication and Re-dedication - Joel Bauman | High School Team Section Results | Years Ago | Through the Eyes of Mom | College Results.

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Thorn named MWCA Mr. Minnesota of Wrestling

Mike Thorn of Saint Michael-Albertville was named MWCA Mr. Minnesota of Wrestling at the Dave Bartelma Hall of Fame Banquet held at Augsburg College on April 29, 2006.

The Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association 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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