HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 36)

Blog 36 Week 11 Regular Sophomore Season Well, it’s getting into the second week of February, and wrestling season is winding down. Monday and Tuesday’s practices were pretty typical. The wrestlers did a bunch of spinning, some drilling, some stretching, and then some live wrestling. Then they did some more spinning followed by sprints to […]

HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 30)

Week 5 of Regular Sophomore Season It’s still the holiday vacation, but wrestlers don’t really get this time off. Some people travel during the holidays. The only traveling they usually do is back and forth to a bunch of wrestling practices and a few tournaments. Sure some wrestlers are forced or even tricked by their […]

HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 26)

Blog 26 Week 12 Regular Freshman Season             The season is over, but it really isn’t over, yet. Sore, bruised, and scratched up, Dakota is back in my Subaru right in the middle of another New England snowstorm. We’re heading out on this Monday morning to a neighboring town for Dakota to work out […]

HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 24)

Blog 24 Week 11 Regular Season Freshman Year             The beginning of this week has been a blur, and I have barely been able even to notice the wrestling season that is winding down. Sadly, wrestling has taken a back seat lately since Dakota has been injured and I’ve been running myself dizzy with […]