A National Record Or Not? Eden Prairie Coach’s Wins In Question

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There isn’t a high school wrestling coach in the country that can claim as many career wins as Eden Prairie coach Scot Davis. His 1,046 victories would make him the all-time national record-holder. But he’s not in the national high school record book.

That’s because the National Federation of State High School Associations, which maintains the record book, only includes records that are recognized at the state level. And the Minnesota State High School League refuses to recognize it. View/Continue reading at minnesota.cbslocal.com

Coach Davis hits 1,000 win milestone

By Jeff Beshey

Eden Prairie Coach Scot Davis won his 1,000th career dual meet tonight with a home win over Columbia Heights 58-17.

Davis, who is in his 36th season as a high school head coach, is the first high school wrestling coach in the nation to surpass the 1,000 dual meet wins mark.

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Hindt surpasses 700 career wins

A 56-6 thumping of Luverne by the Wabasso/Red Rock Central wrestling team gave Bobcats co-head coach Gary Hindt his 700th career victory Saturday at the Luverne Duals, making him just the third coach in Minnesota state history to reach the milestone.

It’s a big deal for the state’s active leader in coaching victories, but Hindt said there wasn’t much fuss made over the win at the time. The Bobcats had some more business to take care of. Continue reading at www.marshallindependent.com

Hindt wins 700th dual

Wabasso/Red Rock Central wrestling coach Gary Hindt recorded his 700th career victory on Saturday with a 56-6 win over Luverne at the Luverne Duals. Hindt, who has been coaching for 45 years, is third on the Minnesota coaching wins list and has more victories than any other active coach.

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Lexvolds master the mat

Kenyon, Minn., family holds Minnesota record for most wrestling wins

KENYON, Minn. – Before any of Wayne Lexvold’s sons went into a wrestling match, he gave them the same simple words of advice: have fun and focus on one point at a time.

“You can’t get the second point until you’ve got the first,” Wayne said. Continue reading at dairystar.com