Starting on Sunday, September 13, and continuing every Sunday through November 15, 2015 from 6-7:30 pm at the Shakopee High School Wrestling Room (enter on the West side of the SHS), Orlando Ponce will be facilitating our Fall Wrestling Camp. This is open to all Shakopee K-12th graders. The cost is $50 per family. Please contact Brad Stuwe for questions at 952-270-2700.
Forms and payment must be mailed to the Shakopee Mat Club, 1987 Omega Drive, Shakopee MN 55379 or brought to the first day of camp on September 13.
Jim Jackson has been named head coach for the Shakopee Sabers. Enclosed is the link to the announcement.
Brent Jones, a Shakopee Sophomore, won his second state wrestling title at 120# on February 28th with a 6-3 win over Farmington's Jamin LeDuc. Jones, along with Owen Webster, were Shakopee Wrestling's first state champs in 2014.
Also placing at this year's state tournament were Alex Crowe #113-4th place and Owen Webster 160#-5th place. Sam Webster 106#, Tyson Leon 138#, Alex Coleman 145#, and Emmett Wagner 152# also qualified for the tournament, but did not place.
Congratulations to all of the Shakopee wrestlers who participated in this year's tournament. Everyone represented Shakopee well.
Congratulations to our Shakopee wrestlers who participated in one of the toughest tournaments in the Midwest. We had several wrestlers place in the top six. Those wrestlers are:
5th & 6th Grade 90 - Tanner Larson 2nd Place
5th & 6th Grade 102 - Samuel Treml 5th Place
5th & 6th Grade 130 - Joey Johnson 3rd Place
5th & 6th Grade 155 - Tommy Johnson 2nd Place
7th & 8th Grade 140 - Jack Casey 5th Place
Additionally, Jack Casey was awarded the prestigious Midwest Wrestling Tour Belt for placing at Gopher State Nationals, Badgerland Nationals and Hawkeye Nationals. Great Job!
Fantastic article in Forbes Magazine enumerates the many qualities of wrestlers that transfer to the workplace.