Youth Update: December 28, 2014

We will be having an open mat practice tomorrow night from 6:00-7:15 PM.  It will be held in the new wrestling room.  All grades 6th and under are welcome.

Please pick up your t-shirts, warm-ups, and/or singlets at practice if you have not already.

We will be scrimmaging in Goodhue on Thursday, January 8th.  To take advantage of this opportunity, please sign up on the sheets at practice.

17 little guys wrestled in Plainview this past Saturday and several more wrestled in Pine Island on Tuesday.  Earning their “Festivus for the Wrestivus” t-shirts at Plainview included: Trace Olson, Shea Norton, Gavin Seymour, Lincoln Toombs, Jake Moran, Nathan Haltom, Kaleb Lochner, Isaiah O’Reilly, Carl and Ben Murray, Gunner and Tanner Mancilman, Sam and Isaac Moore, and Ryan, Cain, and Owen Lexvold.

Upcoming Events

Monday- Open mat practice in new wrestling room.  6:00-7:15 PM.  All grades welcome.
Friday- Farmington tournament
Saturday- Rushford tournament
Saturday & Sunday: Badgerland Nationals (must register by today)

Happy New Year!

Youth Update: December 21, 2014

We had 24 wrestlers compete in the Goodhue tournament yesterday.  Showing their wares were Jake Moran, Leo and Jent Beyer, Cole and Lucas Scheill, Sam and Isaac Moore, Gunner and Tanner Mancilman, Owen, Cain, and Ryan Lexvold, Kaleb Lochner, Ben Murray, Jack Krier, Carson Dillon, Ben Flaaen, Isaiah O’Reilly, Gabe Tupper, Mason Edstrom, Brennan Sheda, Ashton Macht, Nathan Haltom, and Jack Smothers.  It’s great to have a turnout like this at a tournament or scrimmage so coaches can provide instant individual feedback and get an idea of what the group can improve on collectively.  Thanks for getting your wrestlers there and great job boys!

The singlets are scheduled to arrive tomorrow.  If you haven’t already done so, please pick up your t-shirts, warm-ups, and/or singlets at practice.

We will be scrimmaging in Goodhue on Thursday, January 8th.  To take advantage of this opportunity, please sign up on the sheets at practice.

Upcoming Events

Monday- Practice.  PreK through 3rd at 5:45.  4th through 6th at 6:45.
Tuesday- Pine Island Holiday Tournament
Saturday- Plainview Festivus for the Wrestivus Tournament

Kids- be extra good this week or Santa might just put you in an arm bar.  That’s what happens to naughty reindeer.  Happy Holidays!


Youth Update: December 14, 2014

Thanks again to all our volunteers at the scrimmage last week and the ladies helping out at the concessions stand.  Without your efforts this program would not exist.

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Practice Schedule and Information

Please note we are starting our grade level based practices this week.  Practice sessions will be 1 hour long.  Times and locations are as follows:

  • PreK and Kindergarten practice from 5:45 to 6:45 in the old wrestling room
  • Grades 1st through 3rd practice from 5:45 to 6:45 in the new wrestling room
  • Grades 4th through 6th practice from 6:45 to 7:45 in the new wrestling room

Does your wrestler have a friend that would like to try wrestling?  Bring them along!  Feel free to fill out this flyer and give to a friend.

The warm-ups ordered at registration night are in.  The t-shirts are also ready.  You can pick these items up from Lacey at practice tomorrow night.  The singlets are expected to be available next week.

New to practice?  Here is what to expect.

Thursday Scrimmage at Kenyon

There will be signup sheets in or near both wrestling rooms for the scrimmage at Kenyon Thursday.  Please arrive at the Kenyon High School at 5:30, wrestling will begin at 5:45.  Wrestlers will get into the event for free, parents and spectators will be charged admission.  We should be done by the time the varsity is set to take on KW in a highly anticipated match-up.

Upcoming Events

Monday- Practice.  See above for details.
Thursday- Scrimmage at Kenyon.  Be sure to sign up.
Friday- Cheer on the high school wrestlers as they take on Dover-Eyota in Mazeppa.
Saturday- Tournament in Goodhue.  Let’s see if we can get 20 wrestlers there!

Youth Update: December 7, 2014

Last Friday during the high school dual the 13 newest members of the 5002 Club were introduced.  They are: Ryan Lexvold, Owen Lexvold, Cain Lexvold, Tanner Mancilman, Macallister Bengtson, Ethan Kovars, Nathan Haltom, Kaleb Lochner, Isaiah O’Reilly, Jack Krier, Gabe Tupper, Jent Beyer, and Leo Beyer.  For their hard work and dedication these guys received a 5002 Club t-shirt and their names will be added to the 5002 Club sign in the wrestling room.


In Stewartville on Saturday were 10 Cougars competing in the youth individual tournament, including 5 that came home with 1st place and a champion t-shirt! Participating were Samuel and Isaac Moore, Gunner and Tanner Mancilman, Ryan, Cain, and Owen Lexvold, Riley Walerak, Carter Annen, and Isaiah O’Reilly.

Schedule for this week:
Monday- Open Mat.  5:45-6:30 for beginners.  6:30-7:15 for experienced wrestlers.
Tuesday- Scrimmage Cannon Falls in Mazeppa.  Be sure to sign-up.  Arrive at 5:45.  Watch the high school take on CF and Triton.
Upcoming Tournaments- Byron and St. Charles on Saturday.  Woodbury (MN/USA) on Sunday.

Wrestling fans: ARE YOU READY? Celebrate 50 Years

The 2014-2015 season kicks off tomorrow night against KM and Menomonie, WI.  The schedule is as follows:

5:00- KM vs ZM
6:15- KM vs Menomonie
7:30- Menomonie vs ZM

Wrestling fans: ARE YOU READY?

Celebrate 50 Years of Zumbrota & Mazeppa Wrestling on December 19th

This season marks the 50th year of Zumbrota/Mazeppa wrestling. The dual between ZM and Dover-Eyota on Friday, December 19th has been designated Alumni Recognition Night. All former Zumbrota Tigers, Mazeppa Indians, and ZM Cougars are welcomed to attend to help celebrate this event. No introductions will be made, but please come and visit with old team members and talk about matches and meets that took place years ago. Wayne Anderson, a local sports historian, has located all the old varsity team pictures of the past 50 years. The pictures will be on display in the hallway outside the Mazeppa gym during the dual. Please let all your old team members know and come watch the exciting current crop of ZM wrestlers!