Great weekend for the ZM K-12 wrestling program! The varsity Cougars won the Buffalo Invitational on Saturday. Earning first place in their weight classes were Lucas Schiell, Gabe Tupper, and Ethan Kovars. All 7 of the JV wrestlers at Buffalo went undefeated. Several more JV and junior high wrestlers traveled to Rushford with 6 taking home the top prize.
The ZM youth took part in their first team tournament of the year and placed 2nd out of 12. The Cougars were able to beat Lakeville, Northfield, Kasson-Mantorville, Chatfield, and falling just short in the finals to Shakopee.
The youth wrestlers of the week are Mason Haugen, Mia Moran, and Carl Murray. Mason is in PreK and son of Shannon and Devon. Mia is in 3rd grade, daughter of Mark and Emily. Carl is a 5th grader, son of Matt and Martha.
Monday- Youth practice. PreK-3rd at 5:45. 4th-6th at 6:45.
Wednesday- Booster Club Meeting at Zumbrota VFW. 6:30
Thursday- High School @ Goodhue. 6 PM start.
Friday- Youth open mat. 5:45 to 6:45
Saturday- JV/V at Wabasso. Youth individual tournament in Eyota. MN/USA Qualifier in Simley.
Sunday- Youth individual tournament at Rochester Century.
The youth wrestling season officially kicks off tomorrow night! Grades PreK and K start at 5:45 PM in the junior high wrestling room in Mazeppa. Grades 1st through 3rd at 5:45 PM in the high school wrestling room, followed by grades 4th through 6th at 6:45 PM. Arrive a few minutes early because we start on time. 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. Parents should also wear clean shoes in the wrestling rooms. We welcome parent help during practices. Not registered yet or want more information? E-mail email@example.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. Congrats to Gavin Johnson for earning a PAW (Practice kindness, Act with respect, Working to do your best) award at the primary school! Gavin is a kindergartner and son of Joel and Shannon Johnson.
Upcoming Events (December 2nd-8th)
Monday- Youth practice. PreK-3rd at 5:45. 4th-6th at 6:45
Tuesday- High School at Cannon Falls
Wednesday- Booster Club meeting at Mazeppa Liquor Store at 6:30 PM
Thursday- Youth open mat practice at 6:00 PM
Saturday- V/JV at GSL. JH at WK.
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!
New to wrestling or looking to try it again? We are offering a free clinic on Monday, November 4th 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 Monday, November 4th at 7:00 PM in Mazeppa school large gym. We’ll cover practice schedule, important dates, opportunity to try on singlets, and other essential information. You can get a head start and download the registration form and bring it with you on the 4th.
Don’t forget to bring your unwanted wrestling gear to registration. Be sure to mark it with your name and asking price.
Questions? E-mail Chris Lexvold- firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming Events -Monday, Nov. 4: Free youth wrestling clinic at 6 PM in Mazeppa. Youth registration at 7 PM.
-Wednesday, Nov 6: Booster Club Meeting. 6:30 Zumbrota VFW
Brota Valley Wrestling (our off-season wrestling program) has teamed up with Herberger’s for a great fundraiser! For a donation of $5, you will receive a coupon booklet full of savings for Herberger’s Community Day Event, November 9-12. Brota Valley Wrestling receives 100% of the proceeds… it’s definitely a win-win!!! Coupon booklets can be easily purchased online and ship for free. For additional information, click on the link below. Thank you for supporting Brota Valley Wrestling!
Click on the box (in the center) labeled “SUPPORT AN ORGANIZATION”
Select MN, and ROCHESTER to begin your search
Scroll down to BROTA VALLEY WILDCATS
Then click on the PURCHASE BOOKLETS ONLINE
The Community Day booklet is filled with great savings coupons and exclusive offers!
Take advantage of:
$10 off a regular or sale price item of $10 or more. Valid in-store only.
NEW! Save up to 30% off a regular and sale price purchase all day long with a shopping pass.
NEW! Save up to 30% off Yellow Dot merchandise!
Up to 30% off an online purchase of regular and sale price merchandise. Valid online only.
And a huge selection of merchandise and web only offers!
Exclusions apply; see booklet for details.
This valuable coupon booklet can be purchased for just $5 each, good toward a great selection of merchandise at the Bon-Ton family of stores during the special Community Day Sale November 9 – 12, 2016.
Brota Valley Wildcats is to support and promote the activities of youth wrestling in the Zumbrota and Mazeppa communities. The monies raised from this fundraising event will go towards summer camp registrations and equipment. This removes the financial burden for families so that every child has the equal opportunity to learn a new sport and gain invaluable life lessons in an all-inclusive, fun environment.
Monday- Open Mat. 5:45-6:30 for beginners. 6:30-7:15 for experienced wrestlers. We encourage everyone to attend and gain some valuable mat time. We will be recording the weights of the wrestlers who did not make it to practice last week.
Wednesday- Booster Club Meeting. Held in the Zumbrota High School Library starting at 6:30 PM. Come and help build a great wrestling program at ZM the right way.
Friday- 5002 Club Recognition Night and ZM Home Tri. Calling all 2014 5002 Club members! Your night to be recognized in front of the home crowd is this Friday. We’ll provide details at practice Monday night as to what time you should arrive. Everyone is encouraged to attend and cheer on the Cougars!
Scrimmage Dec. 9th: Please try to sign-up your wrestler by tomorrow night on the sheet in the wrestling room just to your right as you walk in.