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OWNING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 13)

Owning the Mat Blog 13 Week 13   It’s another do-or-die week, and the stakes just got a whole lot bigger. The State Open is no joke. This is where the really big Connecticut boys come out to play. Every single match will be a one-on-one war on those mats. And only the top five [...]

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OWNING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 12)

Owning the Mat Blog 12 Week 12   In some ways, many years, it seems like week 12 leading up to the Class State Championship weekend tournament feels like the hardest one every year. There is so much anticipation over where our wrestlers, or our sons, will rank in the mid-week coaches seeding meeting. Many [...]

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OWNING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 11)

Owning the Mat Blog 11 Week 11   This week began with some bizarre injuries. We had nine wrestlers at both of our Monday and Tuesday night practices. However, Monday night’s injuries made it difficult for some of us, including myself, to do much on Tuesday night. Monday at practice, our 160-pounder reaggravated his rib [...]

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OWNING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 10)

Owning the Mat Blog 10 Week 10   Well, this week has started off a little different. We began the week with a wrestling match against Putnam High School on Monday night. And although, as usual, we had one of our best wrestlers out for Covid, and another out because of work, it still felt [...]

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