Wrestling Takes 6th at U.P. Championships; Kuhlman Earns Individual Title and MVW Honors

Wrestling Takes 6th at U.P. Championships; Kuhlman Earns Individual Title and MVW Honors

The MSHS Wrestling Team hosted the 2022 U.P. Championships on Saturday (January 22).  The team fared well on the day, earning a sixth place finish out of the 17 participating schools, despite not having a competitor in each weight class.

The day was particularly special for senior Wyatt Kuhlman as he not only took home the U.P. Championship in the 160-pound weight class and took home meet Most Valuable Wrestler honors, but he also earned his 100th career victory when he pinned Bark River-Harris’ Wyatt Raab in the event finals.

MSHS had five medalists on the day.  Below are those that earned medals as part of the 2022 U.P. Wrestling Championships:

  • Wyatt Kuhlman – U.P. Champion & Most Valuable Wrestler (160)
  • Chris Ricker – U.P. Runner-Up (285)
  • Parker Kroll – 3rd Place (189)
  • Luke Mead – 4th Place (171)
  • Brady Ketzenberger – 5th Place (145)

Also included as part of the event was a special recognition for those wrestling student-athletes named to the 2021-22 U.P. Wrestling All-Academic Team.  Criteria for this honor are that recipients be of junior or senior class standing and possess a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher.  Below are the wrestlers from MSHS who received this accolade:

  • Lars Anderson
  • Brady Ketzenberger
  • Luke Mead
  • Asa Naigus

Click here for full results from the 2022 U.P. Wrestling Championships as well as a full listing of the 2021-22 U.P. Wrestling All-Academic Team.

Next Up:

The wrestling team will travel to Gaylord next weekend (January 28-29) to compete in the Northern Michigan Championships.

Live Video Stream Information for 12/21/21 Wrestling Quad Meet

Live Video Stream Information for 12/21/21 Wrestling Quad Meet

Tonight’s wrestling quad meet with Marquette/Gladstone/Iron Mountain/Negaunee (5:00 p.m.) can be viewed on live video stream through these means:

NFHS Network:

A subscription to the NFHS Network is required to watch the live stream of MHSAA athletic events. To subscribe, visit our home page on the NFHS Network (https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/marquette-senior-high-school-marquette-mi) or www.tinyurl.com/REDspn.

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Team Rosters:

Kuhlman, Ricker Earn Medalist Honors From Loaded Field At 2021 Marquette Challenge

Kuhlman, Ricker Earn Medalist Honors From Loaded Field At 2021 Marquette Challenge

MSHS seniors Wyatt Kuhlman and Chris Ricker both earned medalist honors in what was an extremely competitive field of prep wrestlers competing at the 2021 Marquette Challenge on Saturday (December 18).

Kuhlman finished fifth in the 160-pound weight class after going 4-1 on the day.  He defeated Pine River’s Cayden Mys via 9-7 decision to make the medal stand.

After dropping his first match on the day to Pulaski’s Will Friedman, Ricker rattled off four consecutive victories to end the day with a 4-1 record.  He avenged his earlier loss by defeating Friedman via pinfall in the 5th place match.

Other competitors from MSHS were Wyatt Lauer (135 pounds; 1-2 record), Lars Anderson (140 pounds; 1-2 record), Brady Ketzenberger (145 pounds; 2-2 record), Brody Caster (152 pounds; 2-2 record) and Luke Mead (171 pounds; 1-2 record).

Click here for all weight class brackets from the 2021 Marquette Challenge.

Event Information for 12/18/21 Marquette Wrestling Challenge

Event Information for 12/18/21 Marquette Wrestling Challenge

Event information and live video stream details for Saturday’s Marquette Wrestling Challenge can be found below.  19 total schools will be in attendance for this year’s event with matches getting started at 8:30 a.m. in the Barb Crill Gymnasium.  All day admission for the event is $5.00 at the door.

Schedule of Events:

  • 8:00 a.m. – Wrestler Inspection
  • 8:30 a.m. – First Match Begins
  • 1:00 p.m. – Estimated Start Time of Semifinal Matches
  • 6:50 p.m. – Gym Doors Open for Finals
  • 7:00 p.m. – Finals Begin

Live Video Stream Information (via NFHS Network):

Brackets and Live Results (via TrackWrestling):

  • Weight class brackets with live results/updates can be found through the TrackWrestling website at www.trackwrestling.com and searching “Marquette Challenge 2021”
Wrestling Starts Season With Perfect 3-0 Mark At Westwood Super Duals

Wrestling Starts Season With Perfect 3-0 Mark At Westwood Super Duals

The MSHS Varsity Wrestling Team started the 2021-22 season off strong by going 3-0 at the Westwood Duals on Saturday (December 11).

Team Dual Results:

  • Marquette 54, Gwinn 12
  • Marquette 54, Westwood 18
  • Marquette 45, Negaunee 27

In addition, the following wrestlers finished the day with a perfect 3-0 record:

  • Drew Peterson (130)
  • Wyatt Lauer (135)
  • Lars Anderson (140)
  • Brady Ketzenberger (145)
  • Brody Caster (152)
  • Luke Mead (160)
  • Wyatt Kuhlman (171)
  • Chris Ricker (285)

The wrestling team will return to action on Tuesday, December 14th, when they travel to Kingsford for a quad meet with Escanaba, Kingsford and Iron Mountain.  Meet start time is 6:00 p.m. EST.

Video Stream Information for 3/3/21 Wrestling Quad Meet With Iron Mountain/Negaunee/Westwood

Video Stream Information for 3/3/21 Wrestling Quad Meet With Iron Mountain/Negaunee/Westwood

Today’s wrestling quad meet vs. Iron Mountain, Negaunee and Westwood (5:30 p.m.) can be viewed on live video stream at these links:

A subscription to the NFHS Network is required to watch the live stream of MHSAA athletic events. To subscribe, visit our home page on the NFHS Network (https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/marquette-senior-high-school-marquette-mi) or www.tinyurl.com/REDspn.

Then, click “Subscribe” in the upper right hand corner and indicate that you support Marquette Senior High School. When you support us, we receive a share of the revenue.

Subscriptions are $10.99/month or $69.99/year.  With each account, three computers may log on to the live stream concurrently.

Video Stream Information for 2/24/21 Wrestling Quad Meet With Bark River-Harris/Escanaba/Gladstone

Video Stream Information for 2/24/21 Wrestling Quad Meet With Bark River-Harris/Escanaba/Gladstone

Today’s wrestling quad meet vs. Bark River-Harris, Escanaba and Gladstone (5:30 p.m.) can be viewed on live video stream at these links:

A subscription to the NFHS Network is required to watch the live stream of MHSAA athletic events. To subscribe, visit our home page on the NFHS Network (https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/marquette-senior-high-school-marquette-mi) or www.tinyurl.com/REDspn.

Then, click “Subscribe” in the upper right hand corner and indicate that you support Marquette Senior High School. When you support us, we receive a share of the revenue.

Subscriptions are $10.99/month or $69.99/year.  With each account, three computers may log on to the live stream concurrently.

Varsity Wrestling Gets Two Wins During 2/17/21 Quad Meet

Varsity Wrestling Gets Two Wins During 2/17/21 Quad Meet

The MSHS Varsity Wrestling Team hosted its second quad meet of the season on Wednesday, 2/17/21, when they hosted Gwinn High School, Manistique High School and Negaunee High School for a quad meet in the Barb Crill Gymnasium.

Team Dual Results:

  • Marquette 54, Gwinn 12
  • Marquette 54, Manistique 24
  • Marquette 21, Negaunee 45

Four student-athletes went 3-0 on the evening:

  • Hunter Brugman (112)
  • Drew Peterson (125)
  • Wyatt Kuhlman (145)
  • Brody Caster (160)

The team will make its first road trip of the season on Saturday, February 20, when they travel to Gladstone for a quad meet starting at 10:00 a.m.  Other participating schools include Gladstone, Kingsford and Westwood.

Video Stream Information for 2/17/21 Wrestling Quad Meet With Gwinn/Manistique/Negaunee

Video Stream Information for 2/17/21 Wrestling Quad Meet With Gwinn/Manistique/Negaunee

Today’s wrestling quad meet vs. Gwinn, Manistique and Negaunee (5:30 p.m.) can be viewed on live video stream at these links:

A subscription to the NFHS Network is required to watch the live stream of MHSAA athletic events. To subscribe, visit our home page on the NFHS Network (https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/marquette-senior-high-school-marquette-mi) or www.tinyurl.com/REDspn.

Then, click “Subscribe” in the upper right hand corner and indicate that you support Marquette Senior High School. When you support us, we receive a share of the revenue.

Subscriptions are $10.99/month or $69.99/year.  With each account, three computers may log on to the live stream concurrently.

Varsity Wrestling Hosts First Quad Meet of 2021 Season

Varsity Wrestling Hosts First Quad Meet of 2021 Season

The MSHS Varsity Wrestling Team finally got its 2021 season underway on Saturday, 2/13/21, when they hosted Boyne City High School, Kingsford High School and Traverse City-St. Francis High School for a quad meet in the Barb Crill Gymnasium.

Team Dual Results:

  • Marquette 12, Boyne City 52
  • Marquette 30, Traverse City-St. Francis 18
  • Marquette 30, Kingsford 33

Despite just five days of contact practices to prepare for competition, MSHS wrestlers performed very well on the day with much to be encouraged about as the season unfolds.  Five student-athletes went 2-1 during the meet:

  • Drew Peterson (125)
  • Lars Anderson (130)
  • Wyatt Kuhlman (140)
  • Luke Mead (152)
  • Brody Caster (160)

The team will stay at home for another quad meet to be held on Wednesday, February 17, at 5:30 p.m.  Other participating schools include Gwinn, Manistique and Negaunee.