2014 In Review // Local: News, Sports Nat'l: News, Sports, Entertainment, Talkers | Top 20 Most Read Stories 

Wrestling

(credit: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Minn. Athlete Challenges Suspension From Sports

A Minnesota high school athlete is challenging his suspension from sports, saying a tweet about drilling his teammates was about tackling opponents and wasn’t a threat. Tyson Leon, a 16-year-old football player and wrestler at Shakopee High School, says the suspension from sports is hurting his chances of getting a wrestling scholarship to attend college. However, a school district attorney said in court Tuesday that his suspension was only for football and that he will still be able to wrestle, according to the Star Tribune.

10/23/2013

(credit: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

US Wrestling Officials Cheer Olympic Reinstatement

Gold medalist Jordan Burroughs and his fiance nervously awaited word Sunday on whether wrestling would be reinstated as an Olympic sport.

09/08/2013

(credit: CBS)

A Community Helps Ailing Mother Watch Son Wrestle At State

A dream came true for a Minnesota family at the state wrestling tournament, even when the odds weren’t in their favor.

03/01/2013

(credit: CBS)

No Arms Or Legs? No Problem For HS Wrestler

Watch 120-pound wrestler Caleb Smith from Harding High School in St. Paul and you’ll see what everybody else sees — a wrestler with no arms below the elbows, and no legs above the knees.

03/01/2013

(credit: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Minn. Lawmaker Protests IOC’s Wrestling Drop

A Minnesota lawmaker and former wrestler is going back to the mat, this time with the International Olympic Committee.

02/19/2013

(credit: Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Iowa Gov. Says 9,000 Signed Online Olympic Petition

Gov. Terry Branstad says 9,000 people have signed an online petition aimed at keeping wrestling in the Olympics.

02/18/2013

(credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Iowa Gov. Starts Campaign For Olympic Wrestling

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has launched a campaign to keep wrestling an Olympic sport after the International Olympic Committee announced its recommendation this week to drop it.

02/15/2013

(credit: CBS)

Prep Blog: STMA Wrestling Team Shoots For The Top

There’s a quiet buzz around a wrestling program just outside the Twin Cities metro that’s looking to end one dynasty and start their own.

02/05/2013

(Credit: CBS)

Prep Blog: Top Weekend Match-ups

It’s getting downright freezing outside, so if you’re willing to venture out there’s nothing better to do than take in a great high school sports match-up this weekend.

01/17/2013

(credit: CBS)

Belgrade Teacher & Coach Honored At Tournament

A well-respected and much-loved wrestling coach was remembered in a unique way on Saturday.

12/29/2012

(credit: University of Minnesota)

Minn. & Others In Big Ten Set To Rule Wrestling 2012-13

Some think Minnesota is the nation’s top wrestling team this season. Others believe Penn State is primed for a third straight NCAA championship.

11/09/2012

university, minnesota, logo, gophers

Big Ten Set To Rule Wrestling In 2012-13

Some think Minnesota is the nation’s top wrestling team this season. Others believe Penn State is primed for a third straight NCAA championship.

11/09/2012

(credit: CBS)

School Mourns Death Of Coach, Teacher

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa School District, located west of St. Cloud in central Minnesota, says Rich Vos was killed this morning on his bike when he was hit by a semi.

10/16/2012

(credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

St. Michael Olympian Has Huge Fan Club

When you have thousands in your fan club, what’s one more? To the only man from Minnesota competing in the Olympics, that one more might just be what he needed to bring home the gold.

08/01/2012

(credit: CBS)

Police: Brothers’ Wrestling Match Ends In Stabbing

A 20-year-old man has been accused of stabbing his 15-year-old brother after wrestling near their West St. Paul home.

05/16/2012

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,566 other followers