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Opportunity seized as Apple Valley's Sebas Swiggum claims 138-pound wrestling crown

By Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune 03/02/2019, 10:49pm CST

The Eagles senior saw an opening and used it to win his first individual state championship. Plus other news and notes from Class 3A.

Totino-Grace wrestler Jake Svihel finally wins state title as a senior

By Jack Warrick and Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune staff writers 03/02/2019, 10:45pm CST

The Eagles senior, competing at 126 pounds, was a three-time state runner up before Saturday afternoon. Plus other news and notes from Class 2A and 1A.

For a few seconds, pain takes a back seat for Stillwater's Reid Ballantyne

By Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune 03/02/2019, 10:10pm CST

The injured Ponies star would neither sit out nor settle, winning his third individual title.

3A individual prelims: Hastings' Wilson satisfied despite short run at state

By Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune 03/01/2019, 10:24pm CST

Lynden Wilson was as pleased as possible after his first-round loss to Shakopee’s Tyler Jones at 126 pounds in Class 3A. That's because Wilson spent the three previous seasons battling various stages of Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

2A/1A individual prelims: Totino-Grace senior Svihel aims for one position higher

By Jack Warrick and Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune staff writers 03/01/2019, 10:16pm CST

Hel moved up to 126 pounds this year, and so did the wrestler who defeated him last season, Byron’s Mitchel Petersen. Plus a roundup of other action and top wrestlers who advanced.

Redemption: Shakopee defeats Stillwater to win first Class 3A wrestling title

By Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune 02/28/2019, 10:55pm CST

The Sabers overcame high expectations and bad memories to stop Stillwater, and claim the Class 3A team crown

Simley makes its return to state meet a successful one

By Jack Warrick, Special to the Star Tribune 02/28/2019, 10:51pm CST

Simley defeated Marshall 60-7 to win the Class 2A state championship at Xcel Energy Center, taking its first title since 2015 and 12th overall.

Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville wins Class 1A wrestling title

By Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune 02/28/2019, 10:49pm CST

LPGE/Browerville won the first boys’ team championship in school history, defeating Kenyon-Wanamingo 35-27 on Thursday.

Close-but-not-quite Shakopee looks ready to win it all in Class 3A wrestling

By Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune 02/27/2019, 10:05pm CST

After two years of shortcomings, Shakopee poised to win state title.

Will top seed Perham change the guard atop 2A wrestling?

By Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune 02/27/2019, 10:03pm CST

No. 1-seeded Yellowjackets have already beaten top foe Simley.

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  • Apple Valley's Sebas Swiggum unbreakable off the mat, too

  • By Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune 02/25/2019, 5:38pm CST
  • Adopted from an orphanage, he’s worked to overcome a learning disability to achieve a 4.0 GPA. After pursuing a state title this week, he’s headed to Minnesota to wrestle and pursue a career as a surgeon.
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