Trickey, Hauser, and Moore are Youth Wrestlers of the Week

Our week #1 youth Wrestlers of the Week (WOTW) are Luke and Logan Trickey, Benjamin Hauser, and Samuel Moore. Luke and Logan are in PreK and sons of Marcy Vreeman. Benjamin is in 3rd grade, son of Joel and Heather.  Samuel is in 4th grade, son of Scott and Brenda.

Rylan Brown also made the News-Record this week for his work inside the classroom receiving the PAW Award.  Congrats to all wrestlers!

A look ahead: the youth are scheduled to scrimmage in Kenyon on Thursday, December 20.  We’ll also be taking a bus to the Plainview wrestling tournament on Saturday, December 29th.  More information and how to sign-up for these events will be made available soon.

Upcoming Events (December 10th-16th)

Monday- Youth practice.  PreK-3rd at 5:45.  4th-6th at 6:45
Thursday- Youth open mat practice at 6:00 PM
Friday/Saturday- MN Christmas Tournament at RCTC
Saturday- JV at Northfield.  Youth open in Goodhue

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Youth Practice Starts Monday

The youth wrestling season officially kicks off tomorrow night!  Grades PreK and K start at 5:45 PM in the old wrestling room in Mazeppa.  Grades 1st through 3rd at 5:45 PM in the new wrestling room, followed by grades 4th through 6th at 6:45 PM.  A reminder that their fingernails should be trimmed and to carry in the shoes they will wear during practice.  Please wear shorts and t-shirts without buttons or zippers.  We welcome parent help during practices.  Not registered yet or want more information?  E-mail youthcoordinator@zmwrestling.com.

A reminder if your child earns Wrestler of the Week to please return the belt the following week so we can recognize the next winner.

 

 

The varsity kicked off their season Thursday with a win over Triton and  Saturday winning the Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie Don Hall Invite.  Michael Majerus and Jacob Bennett were both crowned champions.  Full tournament results are available here.

Upcoming Events (December 3rd-9th)

Monday- Youth practice.  PreK-3rd at 5:45.  4th-6th at 6:45
Tuesday- High School at Stewartville
Wednesday- Booster Club meeting at Zumbrota VFW at 6:30 PM
Thursday- Youth open mat practice at 6:00 PM
Friday- Youth open in Byron
Saturday- V/JV at Coon Rapids.  JH at Ellsworth.  Youth open in St. Charles
Sunday- Youth open in Cannon Falls

Cougars Will Kickoff Season Thursday in Mazeppa

The Cougars will open the 2018-2019 season at home in Mazeppa facing Triton with JV starting at 6 PM.  Before the varsity dual, the members of the 2018 5002 Club will be introduced.  The JV/V will head to Glencoe-Silver Lake on Saturday and the JH will head to Wabasha.

Current and former wrestlers ran in the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.  They were Brennan Sheda, Cole Poncelet, Hayden Voxland, Jack Haglund, Tyler Soltau, Jarret Haglund, Evan Groby, Ben Murray, Jacob Bennett, Wyatt Mulder, and John Poulin.

Upcoming Events:
Monday: Youth Physical Fitness 6 PM
Thursday: Triton at Home 6 PM.  5002 introduced.
Saturday: JV/V at GSL.  JH at Wabasha.  Eastview PreK-6th.
Sunday: Stewartville PreK-6th.

Youth Wrestling Physical Fitness Nights; Still Time to Register!

On Monday, November 19th and Monday, November 26th from 6- 7:00 PM, ZM Youth Wrestling will be hosting free Physical Fitness Nights open to any Pre-K thru 6th grade student.  The action will take place in the Mazeppa school wrestling room.  Fun activities are planned to help with strength, speed, agility, and endurance.  Wear a t-shirt, gym shorts, and clean tennis or wrestling shoes.  There is no cost and no experience necessary.  Join your friends and come make new ones!

To learn more about our youth program, visit https://zmwrestling.com/youth/

Upcoming Events:
Monday: Youth Physical Fitness 6 PM
Thursday: Turkey Trot 8AM at Covered Bridge
Sunday: MN/USA Qualifier in Owatonna

Free Youth Wrestling Clinic and Registration Tuesday, November 6

The youth wrestling season (PreK-6th grade) will be starting soon and we’d like you to join us!  We hope to relay this information to as many ZM parents and youth as we can.  Please help us out by sharing this post!

New to wrestling or looking to try it again?  We are offering a free clinic on Tuesday, November 6th at 6:00 PM in the Mazeppa school wrestling room.  This practice provides the opportunity to learn more about the sport without any commitment.  See this flyer for more details.

Registration is Tuesday, November 6th at 7:00 PM in Mazeppa school large gym.  We’ll cover practice schedule, important dates, opportunity to order singlets, and other essential information.  You can get a head start and download the registration form and bring it with you on the 6th.

We do realize this is Election Day.  If you’re unable to vote before you arrive, we’ll have you out with time to vote before the polls close.

Questions? E-mail youthcoordinator@zmwrestling.com.

Upcoming Events
-Tuesday, Nov. 6: Free youth wrestling clinic at 6 PM in Mazeppa.  Youth registration at 7 PM.
(NEW DATE) Wednesday, Nov. 14: Booster Club Meeting. 6:30 Upper level of Mazeppa Municipal Liquor Store

ZM Wrestling Camp (June 4-7) To Be Led By Ryan Epps and Austin Goergen

The ZM Wrestling Camp starts Monday, June 4 and runs through Thursday, June 7.  It is open to any ZM student in grades K-12.  The camp will be held in the Mazeppa school.  Times are 5:00 – 6:00 PM for grades K thru 6 and 6:15 – 7:30 PM  for grades 7 thru 12.  The complete flyer is here.

We’re excited to announce our guest clinicians for the week which include Ryan Epps and Austin Goergen.  Ryan is from Cannon Falls and currently wrestles for Augsburg College.  Ryan’s accomplishments include:

  • 4x state entrant
  • 3x state place winner
  • 2x state finalist
  • State Champion at 145 in 2016
  • 2017 Qualified for Division III National tournament with Augsburg
  • 2018 Division III National Champion!

Austin is from Caledonia and wrestled at St. Cloud State.  Austin’s accomplishments include:

  • 3x state entrant
  • 3x finalist
  • 2x state champion
  • 2013 joined St. Cloud State wrestling team
  • 2x Division II finalist
  • 4x All American (Placed in top 8 for Division II National tournament)

A reminder to next year 7-12 wrestlers going to SMSU camp to get your registration to Link  by June 4th.

ZM Wrestling Updates

Thank you to the following participants for helping with the Adopt-A-Highway project last Wednesday!  It was a beautiful evening and took less than 1.5 hours to complete.  We talked as a group about the importance of giving back and keeping our earth clean.  Best item found: Handheld Garmin GPS unit found by Tyler Soltau!

Volunteers were Evan Groby, Jake Bennett, Gabe Tupper, Tyler Merhkens, Tyler Soltau, Ethan Kovars, John Poulin, Anna Soltau, Trey Lexvold, Nathan Haltom, Brennan Sheda, Anne Haltom, Ashton Macht, and Link Steffen.

Upcoming Events

  • Freestyle/Greco practice tomorrow.  5:30 for K-6th, 6:30 for 7-12.
  • Freestyle/Greco Junior and Kids State Tournament this weekend in Rochester.  Juniors can still register.
  • World Team Trials and Northern Plains Regional next weekend in Rochester.  Great opportunity to watch some potential future Olympians!
  • ZM Wrestling Camp is June 4th-7th.  Community Ed flyer is here.
  • Reminder 2018-2019 7th-12th graders register for SMSU team camp by June 4th