Eden Prairie to host October 10-11 camp

by tobin on August 24th, 2015

Attention Grades 7-12 wrestlers,

The Eden Prairie wrestling program is inviting Grade 7-12 wrestlers to their “National Champions” Combine on the weekend of Oct 10-11.  The two-day camp will feature coaches from national champions Iowa Central, Augsburg, and St. Cloud State.  It also features clinicians Jordan Holm (member of Greco-Roman World Team), Billy Pierce (3-time NCAA Division 1 All-American), Marcus LeVesseur (4-time NCAA Division 3 national champion and 4-time MN State Champion), and Ridgewater Community College Coach Tom Gruhlke.  Click for here more details.

Annual Golf Tourney tees off on Friday, July 31!

by tobin on June 11th, 2015

Join us for the 22nd annual Faribault Wrestling golf tournament on the last Friday in July again (July 31)!  Shotgun start at 1PM with social and dinner at Bashers to follow.  Click here for the info flyer!  And click here for the registration form!

Summer Wrestling program available

by tobin on May 27th, 2015

Once again, the Faribault coaches will be offering 3-hour sessions throughout the summer to improve conditioning and technique.  Remember, champions are built in the offseason!  The sessions are available K-12 at only $5/session at the high school with pricebreaks as you attend more sessions.  Monday and Wednesday will be in the morning (8:30 – 11:30) while Tuesday and Thursday will be in the evening (5:30 – 8:30).  Camp flyer is linked here, and we hope to see you this summer on the mat!

Other summer camps available at the Guillotine if click here, and JWP is inviting wrestlers to their camp this summer along with many area towns click here for more information.

ATV Fundraiser raffle going on now!

by tobin on May 14th, 2015

Faribault Wrestling with help from LaCanne’s Marine will be raffling off a Polaris Sportsman Ace ATV (retail price $7,499).  Tickets are $10 and the drawing will be held at Bashers on August 29.  All proceeds will benefit Faribault Wrestling grades K – 12 including a wrestling camp scholarship fund.

YOUTH VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: tickets will be sold by wrestlers on Saturday mornings at LaCanne’s Marine.  Contact us to find out how you can help out. More selling opportunities coming this summer.  Remember, proceeds for this raffle go directly to camps and scholarships.  If you can’t make it, please make arrangements to turn-in your sold tickets with Melissa Stoltz at 507-271-5853.

Spring Wrestling sessions for Free!

by tobin on March 30th, 2015

Attention all Faribault wrestlers (all ages):

We will once again be offering the spring wrestling season focusing on greco and freestyle.  The sessions will begin this coming Monday 3/30 and occur every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7:00 – 8:30 at the high school.  If college clinicians will be coming, it will be posted here prior to the date.  UPDATE: due to car trouble, Seth Lange will now be coming on Wednesday, April 1.  See updated schedule for this week below.

  • Monday, March 30 - open wrestling (7:00 – 8:30) 

 

  • Wednesday, April 1 – clinician Seth Lange (Golden Gophers) from 7:00 – 8:30.  Lange was a 4x South Dakota state champion.  He finished high school with a career record of 168-3 including perfect records during his junior and senior years!

 

  • Thursday, April 2 - open wrestling (7:00 – 8:30) 

 

link to Spring Wrestling 2015 schedule

Green Machine teams and wrestlers at NYWA State

by tobin on March 30th, 2015

Both the K-6 and 7-8 Grade teams wrestled at NYWA State.  Also, 8 individuals qualified and 5 came away as placewinners.  Bo Bokman added a NYWA State title to go with his MN/USA State title earlier in the month.  JT Hausen took home a 2nd Place, and Trevor Holmberg finished 3rd.  Owen Farmer and Riley Stoltz battled through their brackets to each finish 6th Place.  Great season everyone!

link to Facebook NYWA State photo album

8 advance to State!

by tobin on March 25th, 2015

After 23 individuals qualified for Regions, there were 8 advancing to NYWA State with top 3 finishes at Regions.  Bo Bokman, JT Hausen, and Charlie Chambers all came away with Region titles.  The following Green Machine wrestlers advanced (front row): Trevor Holmberg, JT Hausen, and Bo Bokman.  Back row: Owen Farmer, Jacob Morris, Josh Heyda, Charlie Chambers, and Riley Stoltz.