HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 27)

Off-Season Wrestling and Weeks 1 and 2 of Regular Sophomore Season Wow! I can’t believe we’re back again on the mat for another high school wrestling season. It was one heck of an off-season of wrestling for Dakota. He was invited to wrestle in the Virginia Beach High School Nationals at the freshmen level for […]

HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 22)

Blog 22 Week 9 Regular Season Freshman Year             Well, we survived shoveling our 640-foot dirt-driveway in the frigid cold, snow, and ice this weekend. But outside of doing what we had to do to survive and be able to function in another New England storm, there wasn’t much else happening for Dakota. The […]

HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 16)

Blog 16 Week 3 Regular Season Freshman Year This last Monday night after another pleasant conversation at the front desk with Tony, the former state champ wrestler turned security guard, I headed into the school’s back gym to try to catch the last few minutes of Dakota’s practice. I noticed two things when I got […]