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SCSU Celebrates Wrestling National Championship in Atwood Memorial Center. (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
SCSU Celebrates Wrestling National Championship in Atwood Memorial Center. (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
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SCSU Celebrates First National Championship [VIDEO]

St. Cloud State University celebrated the Wrestling team on their first National Championship in Atwood Memorial Center. This is also the University's first National Championship honors. Head Coach Steve Costanzo, along with wrestlers Tim Prescott, Austin Goergen, and Clint Poster spoke to the crowd of wresting fans.

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Holdingford senior Nathan Brinker. 
 (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
Holdingford senior Nathan Brinker. (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
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Two State Championships, Nathan Brinker is the All-Star Student of the Week [VIDEO]

This week's All-Star Student has had an impressive athletic year. Being a state champion in football, and wrestling, this Holdingford senior is looking forward to his baseball season, as well as moving onto collegiate football next fall.

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Holdingford Senior Zach Scott during wrestling practice. 
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Holdingford Senior Zach Scott during wrestling practice. (Photo: Joshua Akkerman, WJON)
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Winning on the Mat, Zach Scott is an All-Star Student [VIDEO]

Holdingford Senior Zach Scott has been wrestling for thirteen years, five of which as a member of the varsity squad. Since making varsity during his eighth grade year Scott has been a winning wrestler. During the 2014 Big Bear Wrestling Classic Scott won his 150th match, and still has the rest of the season to keep winning.

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#4 St. Cloud State Wrestling Takes Down University of Mary 39-6

The #4 ranked St. Cloud State wrestling team extended its dual match win streak to eight with a 39-6 victory over the University of Mary on Saturday.

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Local Results From State Wrestling Tournament

Class AAA:

106 lbs: #8 Peter Nelson (Apollo) fell to #5 Jack Berglund (Centennial) 8-7 in 3 OT

113 lbs: #8 Taylor Rau (Sauk Rapids) fell to Maolu Woiwor via Fall

120 lbs: #8 Kory Keske lost to #4 Ty Johnson 17-5

138 lbs: #8 Mitch Bengston def Estevan Navarro (Willmar) via Fall
Bengston def #1 Lucas Hansen (Albert Lea) 13-5
Bengston def Blake Carlisle (Prior Lake) 8-5
Bengston def #7 Cole Sladek (St Michael-Albertville) 8-0
Mitch Bengston is State Champion

145 lbs: #8 Grant Nehring (Apollo) def #5 Kyler Swanson (Rogers) 7-4
Nehring def #2 Shamar Williams (Lakeville South) 7-4
Nehring Lost to Dayton Racer 5-1

152 lbs: #8 Chris Keske (Sauk Rapids) lost to #3 Garret Beaman (Henry Sibley) via Fall

182 lbs: Daniel Vitale (Sartell) lost to Rylee Streifel (Prior Lake) 3-0

195 lbs: Austin Klaverkamp (Tech) lost to #5 Justice Davis (Centennial) 3-1

220 lbs: Bryce Kirchner (Apollo) def #6 Adam Treptau (Buffalo) 9-3
Kirchner def #1 George Weege (Winona) 8-6
Kirchner lost to Paul Cheney (Apple Valley) 6-5

285 lbs: Jerrad Nieland (Tech) def #1 Jacob Kunkel (Albert Lea) 9-0
Nieland lost to Michael Burckhardt (Coon Rapids) 14-8

Tyler Hoffman (Rocori) lost to Michael Burckhardt via Fall

 

 

 

 

 

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High School wrestlers Tyler Funk and Jacob Stiegeberg
Foley’s Tyler Funk (blue singlet) works for a turn against New London-Spicer’s Jacob Stiegeberg during 2012's Section 6AA Team Final. (Photo: Steve Olson)
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Area Wrestlers Compete at Section Finals for Shot at State Tournament

Which Central Minnesota high school wrestlers will earn a spot at the state tournament? Here's a preview.

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St. Michael’s Betts Eliminated At Olympics

St. Michael's Chaz Betts was eliminated today in Greco Roman Wrestling at the London Olympics. He won 6-0 in the first round and lost 0-1, 0-2 to Pablo Enrique Shorey Hernandez of Cuba. He advanced to the round of 16 before being eliminated.

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