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March 3, 2018
State wrestling: Larkin rewarded for refusing to quit, Zieske, Waldvogel, Spindler join him on the podium
Levi Larkin could easily have walked away from wrestling and never made it to the Class A state championship match at 170 pounds on Saturday...
March 3, 2018 - 10:39pm
March 2, 2018
State individual wrestling: Local athletes still going after day one
The Osakis, West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville and Minnewaska wrestling teams sent a total of 11 guys onto the Class A individual state...
March 2, 2018 - 9:34pm
February 25, 2018
Individual wrestling: Area athletes punch their tickets to state
Osakis seniors Gage Zieske and Colton Waldvogel have been the anchors in a young wrestling team's lineup for the Silverstreaks all season. Now...
February 25, 2018 - 3:13pm
February 14, 2018
Wrestling: Lakers move to Section 5 semifinals
The Minnewaska wrestling team lived to see another day in the Section 5, Class A tournament by knocking off fifth-seeded Paynesville Area on Tuesday. The Lakers, seeded fourth, won five of the last six matches to erase a deficit and secure a 42-31 win. All five of those wins down...
February 14, 2018 - 11:33am
January 26, 2018
Wrestling: Lakers win section meet
The Minnewaska Area wrestling team came home with a Section 5, Class A win over the BOLD Warriors on Thursday night. The Lakers picked up points off of two forfeits and five pins against BOLD for a 45-25 finish.
January 26, 2018 - 12:23pm
January 15, 2018
Wrestling: Lakers finish second at home invitational
The Minnewaska wrestling team came in second when eight other teams battled in tournament play on the Lakers home mats on Jan. 13. The Lakers had eight individuals place in the top three of the 14 weight classes. Max Reichmann finished third at 120. Ryan VanLuik landed in second...
January 15, 2018 - 1:02pm
Wrestling: Lakers go 3-0 in Annandale
The Minnewaska Area wrestling team walked away undefeated from tournament play in Annandale on Dec. 12. The Lakers had 11 pins on the day, four of which led to a 54-25 defeat of Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted. Minnewaska took Kimball Area in a narrower 39-36 dual. Annandale-Maple Lake...
December 15, 2017 - 10:28am
Wrestling: Forfeits doom Lakers in 5A opener
The Minnewaska wrestling team lost its Section 5A Tournament opener on Tuesday in a 54-30 match against Benson. The Lakers got a pin from Jackson Stadsvold at 106 pounds in 3:06 to take an early lead. The Braves countered with a pin of their own from Hunter Mondor at 113 before Mason...
February 15, 2017 - 10:58am
February 13, 2017
Wrestling: Lakers fall to BBE
The Minnewaska wrestling team ran into a 13-4 Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa squad last Thursday night as the Jaguars made easy work of a 63-10 match. BBE won the first eight matches. Seven of those were good for six points each after six Minnewaska forfeits and a pin by the Jaguars' Mark...
February 13, 2017 - 2:24pm
February 8, 2017
Wrestling: Lakers earn split at Eden Valley-Watkins tri
The Minnewaska wrestling team traveled to Eden Valley on Tuesday to compete in a triangular with Eden Valley-Watkins and New London-Spicer. The Lakers earned a split on the day, beating the Eagles 45-24 and losing to the Wildcats 43-24. Eden Valley-Watkins forfeited four bouts to...
February 8, 2017 - 1:28pm
February 3, 2017
Wrestling: Lakers come up short in comeback effort
The Minnewaska Area wrestling team secured pins in the 182 and the 195 to come within a point Thursday night, but the heavyweight bout was a double forfeit and ended the match and handed Breckenridge a 37-36 win. Four Lakers forfeits accounted for two-thirds of the Cowboys points,...
February 3, 2017 - 2:17pm
January 21, 2017
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
The Minnewaska wrestling team went to Benson for a dual on Friday night and came back after a 54-24 loss. The Lakers got an early win from Jackson Stadsvold at 106 pounds with a pin in 39 seconds. Mason Blair added a pin in 3:29 at 120 pounds before the Braves took the next five matches,...
January 21, 2017 - 11:35am
January 20, 2017
Wrestling: Minnewaska tops B.O.L.D. by criteria
Both teams finished with 39 points in Thursday's matchup between Minnewaska and B.O.L.D., but the Lakers came out on top by the criteria tiebreak. MAHS's Jackson Stadsvold (106), Max Reichmann (113) and Mason Blair (126) each secured pins, while David Lilenthal won at 120 over Zeke...
January 20, 2017 - 10:58am
January 6, 2017
Wrestling: ACGC dominates the mat in win over Minnewaska
Freshman Dylan Jergenson earned the Lakers' only pin in the match against Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Thursday. The Falcons easily downed Minnewaska 55-16. The other Lakers winners were Mason Blair in the 120, Tyson Meyer in the 160 and Tyler VanLuik in the 220. Blair topped ACGC's...
January 6, 2017 - 2:48pm
November 30, 2016
Lakers leaning on youth
The Minnewaska wrestling team is relying heavily on young incoming wrestlers to contribute toward filling weight classes this winter. "The Minnewaska wrestling program is looking to build on last year's returning letter winners with another group of seventh graders," head coach Dieken...
November 30, 2016 - 12:00am