The Guillotine – April 11, 2024

The April 11, 2024 issue of The Guillotine. In the headlines: Sticking With The Program – Trevor Mahlum and Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg | Wrestling Against Adversity, One Surgery at a Time – Rock Ridge’s Grant Benz | Lace ‘Em Up – Minnesota College All-Americans | Walter and Braun named Ms. and Mr. MN Wrestlers of the Year | Ask The Doc | View From The Matbird Seat | Where Have They Gone? – Austin Scarset | Performance Nutrition – Our Bodies Are Amazing | Camps, Clinics, and Training | MWCA Awards

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Sticking With The Program

Trevor Mahlum and Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg

By Brian Jerzak

It doesn’t matter the activity – wrestling, basketball, choir, one-act play – the more people invested in a program, the better chance of sustained success. People love to get involved when times are good. What allows programs to sustain is continued support when times are tough.

“With smaller programs, you go up and down, and it is easy to get frustrated and walk away,” Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg head wrestling coach Trevor Mahlum said. “The past wrestlers and coaches at KMS have not given up on the program. These guys have stuck with it. They embedded that in me.”

One of those guys who has stuck with the program and come back is Mahlum.

A 2011 grad of KMS, Mahlum was coming up through the wrestling program right behind some all-time great Fighting Saints wrestlers.

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