Anoka’s storied wrestling history added another milestone March 3 as senior captain Kyle Begin won his second state championship at 170 pounds in as many seasons.
One week after winning the Northwest Suburban Conference championship, the Anoka Brawlers captured the MYAS state wrestling team tournament (kindergarten to sixth-graders) for the second straight season.
A hunger and passion for the sport of wrestling has led Anoka’s head coach Todd Springer to his 200th career win.
Anoka wrestling coach Todd Springer painted a red stripe down the middle of his head after his team lived up to his bet.
Sixth-ranked Coon Rapids defended its inaugural Golden Shoes trophy win from 2011 with a 38-22 win at rival Anoka Jan. 13.
Deciding when the right time to retire is something no one wants to deal with. Anoka graduate, Olympic and Gophers red shirt sophomore wrestler Jake Deitchler has decided to end his wrestling career after concussion symptoms wouldn’t go away, according to a press release from the University of Minnesota Jan. 4.