9 Wrestlers Active This Weekend; Joel Bauman to Lead Practice Monday Night in Mazeppa

A total of 9 wrestlers continued to work on their craft this weekend.  7 wrestled Freestyle in Eastview on Saturday.  They were Jacob Bennett, Michael Majerus, Hayden Voxland, Caden Steffen, Ryan Lexvold, Jarret Haglund, and Tyler Soltau.  Hayden Stensland and Maverick Jackson traveled to Iowa and competed against the nation’s best in the USA Folkstyle Nationals.

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We are excited to have Joel Bauman leading our FS/GR practice tomorrow night at 6:30 in Mazeppa.  Joel is a 2010 graduate from Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg.  He is a 2x Minnesota state champion and part of the 2009 KMS state championship team.  In 2007, he was a Cadet national champ in Greco, 2008 (2nd), 2009 (8th) and 2010 (2nd).  Earned Greco All-American honors at Junior Nationals in Fargo.  Joel went on to wrestle for the University of Minnesota, but had concussion problems resulting in his college career to be cut short.  This past year he got back in mat.  Over Christmas Joel competed in the Minnesota Storm Holiday Cup against the top Greco athletes in Minnesota placing 2nd.  He recently got back from training at the Olympic training site in Colorado.  There he trained with top athletes in USA and is ranked #8 in the nation at his weight class.

Upcoming Events

  • Monday – FS/GR practice for Grades K-12 from 6:30 to 7:30 led by Joel Bauman
  • Wednesday – Booster Club meeting at 6:30 in Mazeppa School Library.
  • Friday & Saturday – Apple Valley Greco & Freestyle MN/USA State Qualifier
  • Sunday, April 12 – Youth end of the year party starting at noon in the Mazeppa Community Center.  Full details here.
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