After setting NUHS record, Howk stays hungry

NEW ULM — When New Ulm Area senior wrestler Sean Howk finished first at 145 pounds in the Norwood Young America Central Invitational this past Saturday, it didn’t just mean he added another three wins to his already impressive record on the season, where he sits at 19-1 overall.

It also meant making history.

With those three wins on Saturday, Howk moved to 184 career wins, a New Ulm High School record. He previously sat tied with Adam Hoffmann (2008) for the record at 181 wins for two weeks after suffering his first loss of the season on Dec. 22, 2018 at the Redwood River Riot against Gavin Peterson in the first-place match at 145. Peterson is currently ranked No. 5 at 145 in Class AAA.

Now, after breaking the decade-old career wins record, Howk can relax and focus on his other goals the rest of the season. Continue reading at