Blue Jays get back on the mat

Just a year ago, Minnesota West wrestling coach Bob Purcell was having a tough time recruiting young talent to fill up the practice room.

Flash forward one year and the practice room is now full of young wrestlers ready to learn and succeed under the tutelage of Purcell and his coaching staff.

“It is really nice to have a full room for once,” Purcell said. “We have a lot of kids right now to start the season which is always good. We’ve got a nice core of 12 wrestlers who are all hard workers.” Continue reading at www.dglobe.com

2012 College Tournament Time

College Tournament Time

Minnesota Area Teams:

 Post-Season Tournaments
Results

03-17-2012 – NCAA Division I National Championships
03-10-2012 – NCAA Division III National Championships
03-10-2012 – NCAA Division II National Championships
03-10-2012 – NCWA National Championships
03-04-2012 – NCAA Division I West Regional
03-04-2012 – Big Ten Championships
03-03-2012 – NAIA National Championships
02-26-2012 – NCAA Division II Super Region 3 Tournament
02-25-2012 – NJCAA National Championships
02-25-2012 – NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional Results/Qualifiers
02-25-2012 – NCWA North Central Conference Championships
02-11-2012 – NJCAA North Central District Qualifier

News

03-20-2012 – Wrapping up the 2012 NCAA Wrestling Championships
03-17-2012 – NCAA Division I National Championships Finals Recap
03-17-2012 – NCAA Division I National Championships Session 5 Recap
03-16-2012 – Post-Semifinals Press Conference Interviews
03-16-2012 – NDSU’s Sprenkle and Monk knocked out of NCAA Championships
03-16-2012 – NCAA Division I National Championships Session 4 Recap
03-16-2012 – Ness, Storley and Nelson Still Alive at NCAA Championships
03-16-2012 – NCAA Division I National Championships Session 3 Recap
03-15-2012 – NCAA Division I National Championships Session 2 Recap
03-15-2012 – Bonus Points Key in Session I for the Gophers
03-15-2012 – NCAA Division I National Championships Session I Recap
03-11-2012 – Auggies’ Valek receives NCAA Elite 89 honor
03-10-2012 – Huskies finish second in the nation; Skala wins national championship!
03-10-2012 – Baxter Finishes Second, Pfarr Fourth at NCAA Championships
03-10-2012 – Presler And Hobein Continue Growing List Of All-Americans For Concordia-Moorhead
03-10-2012 – Oles’ Timmerman finishes fourth at NCAA’s
03-10-2012 – Huskies in second place after day one of NCAA championships
03-09-2012 – SJU’s Baxter and Pfarr Advance to NCAA Semifinals
03-08-2012 – Five Johnnies Primed for This Week’s NCAA Championships
03-07-2012 – Anthony Robles Joins ESPN as NCAA Wrestling Analyst
03-06-2012 – Seven Vikings bound for NCAA Championships
03-05-2012 – #1 St. Cloud State Headed to NCAA Championships on March 9-10
02-28-2012 – Big 10 Wrestling Championship Preview – 2012
02-27-2012 – Dragons’ No. 1 Ulmer and Bennett Nationally Qualify at Super Region 3 Tournament
02-26-2012 – Huskies claim second straight Region 3 Title
02-26-2012 – Seven Vikings going to nationals; Augustana places third at regional
02-26-2012 – Minnesota State’s Demo and Quinn Advance to the NCAA Championships
02-25-2012 – Augsburg wins NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional for 10th straight year, qualifies 7 to national championships
02-25-2012 – Johnnies Finish Second at Regional, Send Five to Nationals
02-24-2012 – SJU Wrestlers Eager for This Weekend’s NCAA Regional
02-23-2012 – Huskies host 2012 NCAA Division II Super Region 3 tournament on Sunday
02-22-2012 – No. 5 Augustana starts postseason in St. Cloud
02-21-2012 – NJCAA championships set for Rochester beginning February 24

Labette wins NJCAA National Championships

Itasca and Minnesota West top Minnesota Junior Colleges

Labette (Kan.) won the 2012 NJCAA National Championships on Saturday at the UCR Regional Sports Center in Rochester, Minn. Labette had nine wrestlers earn All-American status (top eight finish), including two individual national champions, to pull out in front in the final team standings.

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