Wildcat wrestling

The 2013-14 Waconia wrestling team set high expectations for this season with a talented group of wrestlers that also boasted some experience and certainly lived up to the standard. Waconia finished the dual season 14-9 with large margins of victory over Marshall, LeSueur-Henderson, Tri-City United, Orono, New Ulm, St. Peter, and Norwood Young America. In [...]

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Senior Jacob Steinbauer joined an elite group of Waconia wrestlers last weekend after finishing third in the Class AA state tournament at 145 pounds and becoming the winningest wrestler in WHS history. After two state appearances with no medal to call his own, Steinbauer came to the 2014 tournament with the goal of placing in [...]

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Senior Jacob Steinbauer (145 pounds) will make his third and final state tournament appearance and is the sole representation of the Waconia wrestling team, after a grueling Section 2AA tournament. Competing at sections in Mankato over the weekend, the Wildcats didn’t do as well as they expected, according to WHS head coach Kelly Wagener. “We [...]

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The Waconia wrestling team made it to the section semifinals last week for the first time in six seasons, after defeating Glencoe-Silver Lake at home on Thursday, Feb. 13. The No. 4-seeded Wildcats earned a home match with their win over Watertown-Mayer/Mayer Lutheran the week prior, and had to wait while No. 5 Glencoe-Silver Lake [...]

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With a close 31-29 win over Watertown-Mayer/Mayer Lutheran last week, the Waconia wrestling team wrapped up the regular season by securing a home match for the section tournament. With the win over the Royals, the Wildcats received the No. 4 seed in Section 2AA and will most likely host Glencoe-Silver Lake tonight beginning at 6 [...]

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The Waconia wrestling team finished sixth last weekend at the Wright County Conference tournament and brought home three All-Conference athletes. Senior Jacob Steinbauer was the team’s sole champion on Jan. 31, earning All-Conference honors, and “kind of pinned his way through the tournament,” WHS head coach Kelly Wagener said. Junior Nick Green and sophomore Owen [...]

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