With fate of high school wrestling pending, some organizations get creative

It’s been a tough summer on the mat for wrestlers of all ages due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Nick Lyden, president of Minnesota/USA Wrestling said watching many events and opportunities get canceled since mid-March has been a “gut-wrenching experience,” adding sports like wrestling provide numerous mental and physical benefits to kids and teenagers.

“I’m personally worried by the opportunities lost and those we may lose in the future,” he said. Continue reading at swnewsmedia.com

MNUSA Mic’d Up – Brett Bartholomaus

Minnesota/USA Wrestling Marketing Director Jamie Nelson talks with Minnesota/USA Wrestling Kids Director and Wabasso/Red Rock Central Coach Brett Bartholomaus.

Topics discussed include Minnesota/USA Wrestling updates, Wabasso/Red Rock Central’s co-op, the upcoming high school sports seasons during a pandemic, high school weight class reduction to 13 or 12, and more.

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