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Website will help lure amateur sports in Minnesota

By Ben Boldt Sports marketing is getting some attention from the state department of tourism, Explore Minnesota. In a few weeks a new segment to the www.exploreminnesota.com Website will launch. It will be all about sports. The goal of this…

National powers now look up to Apple Valley at No. 1

The Eagles handled a traditionally strong Florida team to claim the title in the prestigious Clash. By JIM PAULSEN, Star Tribune ROCHESTER – It’s repeated so often that it would be difficult for even the most cynical of souls to…

Minnesota wrestlers climb into the cage

Minnesota Wrestlers

With heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar as a role model, college wrestlers are finding that mixed martial arts gives them a chance to compete and make money after school. By MYRON P. MEDCALF, Star Tribune When Division I football coaches called,…

InterMat announces creation of JJ Classic

JJ Classic Wrestling

National preseason high school event set for October 23 in Rochester, MN Visit Official Site of InterMat JJ Classic ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. — Wrestlers from across the nation have had the opportunity to compete in prestigious postseason wrestling tournaments…

Wrestler With Down Syndrome Inspires Others

ST. CROIX, Minn. – A little boy from Stillwater is inspiring hundreds of wrestlers in his community. The boy with special needs hasn’t let his disability slow him down or keep him from wrestling the best. Dillon Hill, a 9-year-old…

J Robinson Goes To Iraq To Train, Thank Troops

COB BASRA, Iraq – Who is Coach J Robinson? Robinson has had an illustrious career as an Army Ranger during the Vietnam War, an Olympic wrestler and one of the greatest coaches in University of Minnesota history. Robinson demonstrated his…

Brock Lesnar Credits God for His Physique

The former University of Minnesota wrestling All-American and current Ultimate Fighting Champion heavyweight title holder in an interview credited God — and not steroids — for his physique. By PAUL WALSH, Star Tribune Former University of Minnesota wrestling All-American Brock…

BigTen Profile on Dustin Schlatter

It wasn’t an easy decision, but it was one Dustin Schlatter felt he had to make. After talking to his father, the Massillon, Ohio native then met with the University of Minnesota coaching staff. Following an injury-plagued 21-5 junior campaign…

Minneapolis Wrestlers League Information Meeting

Canceled. Minneapolis Wrestlers will have their first informational meeting on Tuesday June 30th at 8 pm at the 19 bar in Minneapolis. It will be an open-house, get-to-know-each other kind of event. You can meet the organizers, other wrestlers, and…