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June 28, 2018
Former Bison wrestler Zillmer determined to climb the USA ladder
FARGO—Hayden Zillmer is addicted, but he doesn't need help. At least not until after the 2020 Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina....
June 28, 2018 - 2:22pm
June 22, 2018
Wrestling: Zillmer competes for spot on U.S. Senior World Freestyle Team Saturday, June 23
BETHELEM, Pa.—Former North Dakota State University All-American Hayden Zillmer is scheduled to wrestle for the 92 kg (202.8-pound) spot on the U.S. Senior World team in freestyle against 2016 Olympic bronze medalist J'den Cox in the third bout of the Final X at Lehigh on Saturday,...
June 22, 2018 - 10:57pm
Wrestling: Zillmer advances with win in finals
ROCHESTER, Minn.—Hayden Zillmer dispatched Deron Winn 8-2 and 9-7 to win the best-of-three finals Sunday in the World Team Trials. The two victories advance Zillmer, a Crosby-Ironton High School graduate, to the Final X tournament June 23 in Bethlehem, Penn. He will wrestle...
May 22, 2018 - 10:30am
April 27, 2018
Wrestling: Staples doctor inducted into hall of fame
Dr. Ted Lelwica of Staples was one of nine individuals inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Minnesota Chapter Saturday, April 21,...
April 27, 2018 - 11:00am
April 18, 2018
Bruno Sammartino, 'Living Legend' king of pro wrestling, dies at 82
Bruno Sammartino fled to the mountains of Italy with his family during World War II and came to the United States at 14, weighing just 80 pounds....
April 18, 2018 - 9:20pm
April 13, 2018
Wrestling: Zillmer wins his match at World Cup
Hayden Zillmer wasn't expecting a match April 7. When he got his chance, however, he took full advantage by defeating India's Deepak Punia 7-0...
April 13, 2018 - 10:30am
March 30, 2018
Wrestling: C-I's Zillmer named to World Cup team.
Crosby-Ironton High School graduate and Minnesota RTC member Hayden Zillmer, now of Minneapolis and the Minnesota Storm, was named to the United...
March 30, 2018 - 10:30am
March 29, 2018
Wrestling: Warriors' co-head coach Boran retiring from coaching
Mike Boran wants to be clear that he's not being asked to leave his position as co-head coach of the Brainerd Warriors wrestling program. Monday,...
March 29, 2018 - 8:00am
Wrestling: Orsburn named MVP of Warriors
Senior Chad Orsburn was named the most valuable member of the Brainerd Warrior wrestling team this season. Other varsity award winners: Dan Fleishhacker...
March 29, 2018 - 2:00am
March 14, 2018
Wrestling: Jensens to be inducted into wrestling hall of fame
Former Pierz Pioneers head coach Mark Jensen and his father, former Brainerd Warriors head coach Merv Jensen, will be inducted into the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association David Bartelma Wrestling Hall of Fame April 28 at the Country Inn and Suites in Benson. Mark Jensen graduated...
March 14, 2018 - 11:30am
March 5, 2018
Class 3A/2A State Wrestling: Flyers' Bryce finishes sixth at 152
Little Falls' seventh-seeded Simon Bryce, a senior transfer from Foley, wrapped up his high school career by finishing sixth in the Class 3A individual state tournament Saturday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Ninth-ranked Jimmy Brown (Cambridge-Isanti) outpointed Bryce 5-2...
March 5, 2018 - 2:30am
Class 1A State Wrestling: BHVPP's Orlando captures state championship
Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale-Parkers Prairie's third-ranked Craig Orlando successfully maneuvered his way through the heavyweight bracket to claim the 285-pound championship in the Class 1A individual state finals Saturday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The Raider sophomore capped...
March 5, 2018 - 1:30am
March 3, 2018
Class 1A State Wrestling: 2 from BHVPP, Staples-Motley's Bjerga reach semifinals
ST. PAUL—Out off 14 area wrestlers, only Holt Truax and Craig Orlando, both of Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie, and Staples-Motley's...
March 3, 2018 - 3:00am
Class 3A/2A State Wrestling: 2 Pioneers, Flyers' Bryce in wrestlebacks
ST. PAUL—Pierz Pioneers Jake Andres and Carson Huls and Little Falls senior Simon Bryce qualified for Saturday's consolation quarterfinals following the first day of matches in the Class 3A and 2A state individual tournaments Friday at the Xcel Energy Center. Brainerd's only...
March 3, 2018 - 2:30am
March 2, 2018
State Wrestling: Upsets on the minds of area wrestlers
Brainerd's Chad Orsburn got a taste of state success last season and he's hungry for more. The senior 113-pounder enters the Friday-Saturday...
March 2, 2018 - 3:00am