Captains practice time change and Blue cards due Monday

Captains practice will be from 4:30-5:45 tonight, it was originally scheduled for 6:30.

Blue cards are due before the first practice on Monday! Without them the boys can’t practice! We only have 15 practices before our first event….the boys can’t afford to miss practices!

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Shhhhh…..ZM wrestlers text Link the following….

JH/HS Wrestling PARENTS: Please do not relay this message to your wrestler. This message is to be found by your wrestler on his own time and effort.  

7th-12th grade WRESTLERS: Please text me by Thursday, Nov 14th, by 8:00 p.m. the following sentence ‘I am a champion….your name’

WRESTLERS: My phone number is: 507-358-1344. If you do not have a phone borrow a parents or relatives. If you borrow another wrestlers phone DO NOT TELL HIM WHAT YOU ARE DOING AND ERASE YOUR MESSAGE WHEN YOU ARE DONE.

WRESTLERS: This is confidential, do not tell any other wrestler that they are suppose to text me. If you do, you are hurting your team by cheating. Your teammates should have received the same info you did and should be texting me just as you are. I am very proud of every wrestler but I’m especially proud of you right now for reading this and following instruction and communication! Be proud of yourself, you have started the year off in a great way and have learned a skill that will help you the rest of your life!

FYI, we are working on communication, following through with instructions, and integrity with this group. These kids have many qualities but there are a few areas they need to work on as individuals and as a team. When we break through these barriers, their strengths of togetherness, hard work, dedication, technique, strength, and belief, will certainly blend together for a successful season! I am 100% confident they will get their with all of our help!

WRESTLERS: Last thing, if you were told by a parent, another teammate, a fan, or a random person to text me the message, use INTEGRITY! It’s your job to tell me the truth to my face…not by text or phone.

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Youth Registration Tomorrow Night

Registration for Pre-K through 6th grade wrestlers is Monday, November 11th at 6:30 PM in the Mazeppa gym.  The registration form is available here.

At the meeting, we’ll walk through:

  • Coaching and program philosophy
  • Practice, open mat, scrimmage, and tournament schedules
  • Opportunity to order singlets and warm ups (not a must)
  • New web site
  • Kwik Trip family accounts (earn money to cover wrestling expenses!)

And we’ll serve cookies and juice so parents, wrestlers, and coaches can get to know each
other.  See you tomorrow!

ZM Preseason National Results and Pix!

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Congratulations to the following wrestlers for competing at the Preseason Nationals in Iowa this past weekend!

Back row from left to right in Photo:
Name Record
Cody Heitman (1-2)
Joey Majerus (Did not wrestle)
Jacob Bennett (2-2)
Devin Manzy (0-2)
Caden Steffen (3-1)
Chase Steffen (Did not wrestle)

Front row from left to right:
Tyler Sotau (1-2)
Ryan Lexvold (0-2)
Micheal Majerus (2-2)
Hayden Stensland (3-2)
Spencer Defrang (2-2)

Nice job boys…ZM wrestling fans/parents are very proud of you! Your hard work will be rewarded! It’s amazing the guys who attend these tournaments and put in extra time end up wrestling in state tournaments and winning championships….keep up the good work!

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Thursday, Dec 19th Triangular at Lakeville South

Varsity, JV & JH will be traveling to Lakeville South on Dec 19th for A triangular with LS and Henry Sibley.

I’ve requested we wrestler the first two duals so we can get home earlier. My apologize for the early start time of 5:00.

This is a terrific opportunity that Tim McAthie has approved for us! Please take the time to thank Tim as he has given the ZM wrestling program many opportunities!

Last, please refer to our practice calendar schedule and the Varsity/JV/JH schedules on this site as they ARE the most correct!

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7-12 Wrestling Meeting – Monday 11-4-13, at 6:00

WE ARE MAKING A PUSH TO GET AS MANY WRESTLERS AND PARENTS AT THE PAC WRESTLING MEETING ON MONDAY THE 4TH, IN THE ZUMBROTA LIBRARY AT 6:00PM AS POSSIBLE!

My goal is to get as many parents and wrestlers signed up on the zm web page as possible! Please encourage any wrestler or parent to attend, especially those who may not be receiving these messages!

Other topics to be covered:
1. rules and expectations
2. Varsity, JV, JH schedules
3. 9th grade league explanation
4. introduction to coaches in new position
5. Blue card/parent sheets
6. preseason nationals
7. Update on the new wrestling room

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