Al and Josh spend some time talking about the latest MSHSL guidelines and rules for the upcoming season including spectators, weighing in and skins checks, handshakes vs fist bumps, weight allowance and minimum weigh ins and other topics and then we talk a little actual wrestling and run through team rankings in all three classes!
Tim joins Al and Josh and tells a bunch of old time wrestling stories and then explains what SAO is and how @GreenSciUS can help protect wrestlers without chemicals. Don’t miss Al stumping Josh with a mascot trivia question at the end of the episode!
In our annual “ask a ref” segment we have long time official Rod Frost on the show to discuss rule changes moving in to this year. We cover the takeaways from yesterday’s MSHSL meeting about winter sports status and schedules and as usual wander off topic several times.
Minnesota sent a bunch of hammers to Super 32 and came home with more hardware than ever before, if you enjoyed the tournament listen to our recap, if you’re not sure what to think of the level of competition at the tournament or wondering why your favorite stud didn’t do as well as you thought they should definitely listen in!
We got Skip Toops on the horn and talked about the “let them wrestle” movement he’s been instrumental in driving. If there’s any chance you’ll need to debate the safety of wrestling listen to what Skip has to say on this podcast as well as on the @letthemwrestle twitter page and “Let them Wrestle MN” facebook group!
Everyone knows the MSHSL delayed football and volleyball to a new spring season and there is a large push for them to reconsider. Hear from a couple of people who took the challenge head on and are actively fighting to help get sports happening again in Minnesota high schools including one of the 3 parties involved with an ongoing lawsuit aimed at getting the MSHSL to reconsider allowing fall football and volleyball.
Let your MSHSL reps, ADs and Superintendents know you are in favor of a return to safe sports in your high school!
We recap the event and include interviews with some of the people involved. No kids hurt themselves playing spike ball in the background of the interviews…
MN#1 event information, learn how it came to be, who is involved and how the matchups were determined!
Updated start time 4:00pm, this site has all the matchups and links to PPV and the flyer:
In our first episode back after our 5 part recruiting series we talk about a number of things including “what if there’s no wrestling this year in Minnesota?” We spend some time breaking news about high level high school wrestling happening in Minnesota next month and give you your first information about the event!
In our final interview of the recruiting series we talk with a pair of All American wrestlers who talk about their experiences during the college decision making process. Some information will surprise you! Victor Gliva and Taylor Venz