Youth Open Mat Friday Night

A late addition to the schedule.  We will be holding a youth open mat tomorrow night from 6:00 to 7:00 PM for anyone interested.  Feel free to come and get a little extra practice time in.  And you are welcome to stay and help setup for the JV tournament on Saturday after open mat is done.

If you were unable to make it to practice last night or need a 100 Takedowns Fundraiser form, you can get one here.  Thank you!

Volunteers Needed for Saturday

We are still looking for help for the JV tournament this Saturday, Feb. 1st in Mazeppa.  We are in need of adult table workers and youth time tappers/mat cleaners.  Here are the times and positions we are looking to fill.  Please let Liz Majerus know if you are available to help.  We will feed you!  Thanks!

Update: As of Friday at 2pm, we are still looking for 3 adults and 3 youth to help volunteer.

Jan 30 & 31 Info

1. Tomorrow’s triangular in Triton- @ Dodge Center
ZM vs. KM at 5
Triton vs. ZM following
Triton vs. KM following

2. Friday’s triangular in Chatfield

5:00 Chatfield vs ZM- Varsity and JV at the same time

Round 2 will begin about ten minutes after round 1 ends.
ZM vs LARP- Varsity and JV at the same time

Round 3 will begin about ten minutes after round 2 ends. Chatfield vs LARP- Varsity & JV at the same time.


High School Reminders

  1. No organized practice of any kind today.  Here is a ‘home’ workout the boys can do.  Please do get this to your son and encourage him to do the work.  Thank you…
  2. There will be a 1lb weight allowance for tomorrow.  106=109,  113 = 116
  3. Remember: RCTC wrestles St. Olaf tomorrow after our dual with Lake City.  Schedule: 4:00 weigh-ins.  5:00 JV, ZM vs LC.  6:00 Varsity, ZM vs LC. 7:30 RCTC vs St. Olaf
  4. Skin issues.  Please help us help your son in making sure they are bringing clean clothes and towels to practice each day.  Make sure they are showering regularly and doing self examinations.  January is usually the toughest month for skin issues, so let’s be as proactive as possible and help keep our wrestlers clean and healthy.



Youth Practice Moved to Wednesday

Due to the lovely weather we are experiencing, youth practice will be moved to Wednesday night this week.

ZM will be hosting the SE MN JV Duals in Mazeppa on Saturday, February 1st.  I am looking for volunteers to help with setup on Friday night, Jan. 31st around 7:30 PM.  The JV/V wrestles in Chatfield that night so we are looking for the youth parents to help with setup.  We’ll need to roll out mats, setup tables, etc.  If you can help, please email me at  Thanks in advance!

Youth wrestling activities for this week are below.

  • Tuesday: Go watch JV/V vs Lake City and college wrestling in Mazeppa.  JV starts at 5:00, V at 6:00.  RCTC will dual St. Olaf immediately afterwards (roughly 7:30).  Please wear your new sapphire shirts!  Names will be entered in for some drawings.
  • Wednesday: Practice.  PreK thru 3rd from 5:30 to 6:30.  4th thru 6th from 6:30 to 7:30.
  • Friday: Volunteers needed to setup for JV tournament, please email me.  Youth Open in Janesville.
  • Saturday: Go volunteer and/or watch the JV tournament in Mazeppa.  Email and sign up to help.  Youth Open in Lewiston.  MN/USA State Qualifier in Shakopee.
  • Sunday, February 2: MN/USA State Qualifier in Cannon Falls.

Busy Week Ahead…

A big night of wrestling in Mazeppa tomorrow night! The Cougars will face the Lake City Tigers, followed by a college wrestling dual in our own gym! We are hosting RCTC vs. St. Olaf. Come on out to support the Cougars and the Yellowjackets!

5:00 – JV

6:00 – Varsity

7:30 – RCTC vs. St. Olaf

On Thursday, the Cougars will travel to Dodge Center for a tri with Triton & KM; Friday night we head to Chatfield for a tri vs. LARP & Chatfield; Saturday we are back in Mazeppa to host the SE MN JV Duals. It is a busy & exciting week of wrestling, come fill the stands and cheer loud! Go COUGS!

Southeast MN JV Duals – Feb. 1st

ZM will be hosting the Southeast MN JV Duals in Mazeppa on Saturday, February 1st. This is a 12-team tournament, with wrestling beginning @ 9:00.

We are in need of volunteers to help with this tournament! We are looking for help with set-up on Friday night, Jan. 31st, as well as assistance during the tournament (table workers, tappers, concessions, etc.). Please consider donating a few hours of your time to help our tournament run smoothly and benefit our wonderful wrestling program!!! A sign-up sheet is to come…or feel free to comment here if you are available to help. Thanks in advance!

Thank You ZM Wrestling Families; Upcoming Youth Activities

Friday night was a great night for the ZM Wrestling program and families! A huge thank you to all our volunteers, including our youth and high school parents and our high school wrestlers.  None of it is possible without your help and dedication.  I saw a lot of smiles that night from the kids.

Congratulations to the varsity for taking 1st in their home tournament on Saturday.  Thanks to all who volunteered their time and came out to support the team.

Youth wrestling activities for week of January 19th are below.

  • Monday: Open mat from 6:00 to 7:30 for all grades.
  • Thursday: Buzz up to Goodhue and watch the JV/V wrestle.
  • Friday: Open mat from 6:00 to 7:00 for all grades.
  • Saturday: Youth Open in Kenyon.
  • Sunday, January 26: Youth Team in Kasson.  Team will meet in Mazeppa at 7:45.