MWCA Fall Clinic set for October 27th in Inver Grove Heights

The 2018 Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association Fall Clinic will feature University of Minnesota Coach Brandon Eggum, South Dakota State Coach Damion Hahn, and Orlando Ponce. The Clinic will take place on Saturday, October 27th at Simley High School in Inver Grove Heights. Continue reading

11 inducted into the 2018 Bartelma Minnesota Wrestling Hall of Fame

Benson, Minn. — Eleven new members were inducted into the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association (MWCA) Dave Bartelma Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 28th in Benson, Minn.

The new inductees honored were Larry Goodnature, Mark Jensen, Ed Kane, Paul Kuznik, Pat McNamara, Chris Nelson, Jim Williams, and Roger Wilson. Also inducted as Pioneers of Minnesota Wrestling were Glenn Gerdes, Merv Jensen, and Fred Stoeker.

Over 250 people, including many past Hall of Fame inductees, were in attendance. Continue reading

Gable Steveson Selected as Mr. Wrestler MN 2018

Apple Valley senior, Gable Steveson, has been selected as the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association’s Mr. Wrestler MN for 2018. Steveson just wrapped up his fourth straight undefeated season with his fourth straight Class AAA State Title. The Eagle wrestler has not lost a high school match since the state finals of his 8th-grade year. That is a span of 173 consecutive wins. He finished his MN prep career with an astonishing record of 212-3. Continue reading

Trinity School at River Ridge, Waconia, and Willmar are top MWCA Academic Teams

Class AAA Willmar is the top MWCA State Academic Team, Trinity School at River Ridge leads Class A, and Waconia is champs in Class AA

Class AAA Academic Champion Willmar had an impressive 3.940 team grade point average to lead all teams that applied for the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches’ Association Team Academic Award in 2018. Class A Champion Trinity School at River Ridge had a 3.834 GPA and Class AA Champion Waconia turned in a 3.834 GPA. Congratulations to all three teams. Continue reading