State Wrestling Begins Today 28 Feb 13

All three teams that won Minnesota High School state wrestling championships last year are back to defend their crowns this year. Apple Valley returns as the champ in Class 3-A and is seeking its eighth straight title. Simley is the returning Class 2-A titlist and in search of its sixth consecutive trophy. Jackson County Central was the 2012 Class 1-A trophy winner and hopes to win a fourth straight championship this year. There are 24 individual wrestlers who won state titles last year who are back for this year’s state tourney Wrestling begins in the 2013 state meet today at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul and runs through Saturday. Listen for coverage of Sibley East and ACGC, beginning at 11am on 860 AM KNUJ. State Tournament Reports take place today at 2:50pm, 3:50pm, 6:50pm, 7:50pm and 8:50pm on 860 AM KNUJ.