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Alex Goodwin took fifth place, Andrew Nissen also took fifth and Crag Brodeur placed eighth.

Former wrestling coach shares wisdom Big Bear tourney

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Long time Blackduck and Minnesota Hall of Fame wrestling coach Steve Bechtold put it in perspective when he shared a gem of wisdom with a competing athlete -- "There are a lot of state champions that never win the Big Bear."


Such is the competition when athletes from over 30 schools and all three classes assemble to have it out over two days in Cass Lake.

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