Mat Rats – Youth Wrestling for Cannon Falls and Randolph, Minnesota Kid wrestling is a challenging, intense physical activity where your child will be introduced to the concepts of competition, goal setting, winning and losing. Mat Rats Wrestling seeks to approach these concepts in a realistic and sensible way.

Mat Rats Wrestling Club - Youth Wrestling for Randolph and Cannon Falls, Minnesota

18 April 2017 ~ Comments Off on Steveson Brothers to Lead Free Clinic April 20

Steveson Brothers to Lead Free Clinic April 20

Brothers Bobby and Gable Steveson will lead a one-night clinic at the Freestyle and Greco practice 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20. It is free for all current and former Mat Rats. Bobby,  currently wrestling for the Minnesota Gophers,  has an impressive list of accomplishments, including three high school state championships (two in Minnesota), two junior folkstyle national […]

10 April 2017 ~ Comments Off on Turn in Uniforms

Turn in Uniforms

Uniforms should be turned in by May 1, 2017. If you rented a singlet and fight shorts, please return them to Matt or Jennifer Bennerotte at the Greco/Freestyle Open or end-of-season banquet. They can also be dropped off at their home. Uniforms should NOT be left at the school or in the wrestling room. Uniforms […]

10 April 2017 ~ Comments Off on Nominations for 2017-2018 Board being Accepted

Nominations for 2017-2018 Board being Accepted

Nominations are being accepted for the Mat Rats Wrestling Club’s 2017-2018 Board of Directors. The following positions are available: President — Presides over meetings of the Board; works with coach(es) to schedule practices, coordinate participation in individual and team tournaments, and identify appropriate volunteer assistant coaches; and works to support the varsity and junior varsity […]

10 April 2017 ~ Comments Off on Mat Rats to Host Greco/Freestyle Open

Mat Rats to Host Greco/Freestyle Open

The Mat Rats Wrestling Club will host Greco and Freestyle tournaments Saturday, April 15. Volunteers are needed to ensure a successful MN/USA qualifier. The following volunteers are needed: Registration, 7-8:30 a.m. Skin Check, 7-8:30 a.m. Weigh-ins, 7-8:30 a.m. Admissions, 9-11 a.m. Concessions, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Table workers, 9:45 a.m.-conclusion Sign up to volunteer online. The […]

26 March 2017 ~ Comments Off on Freestyle & Greco Season Signup to be Held April 4

Freestyle & Greco Season Signup to be Held April 4

Though the folkstyle wrestling season is winding down, the Freestyle and Greco-Roman seasons for Grades K-12 are just starting! The next signup for the Mat Rats’ Freestyle and Greco-Roman season will be held 6 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4. The Freestyle wrestling program is more advanced, so it is recommended that participants have a minimum […]

14 March 2017 ~ Comments Off on Three Earn Hardware at MN/USA Kids State Tournament

Three Earn Hardware at MN/USA Kids State Tournament

Three wrestlers from the Mat Rats Wrestling Club, all students at Randolph Elementary School, earned spots on the podium at the 2017 MN/USA Kids State Folkstyle Tournament March 10-12 in Rochester. Second-grader Charli Raymond placed first in the Girls’ 60-pound division, going undefeated. She pinned all of her opponents quickly – in 26, 34 and […]

14 March 2017 ~ Comments Off on Mat Rats’ Journey to NYWA State Begins

Mat Rats’ Journey to NYWA State Begins

Coaches are putting together a team for the Northland Youth Wrestling Association (NYWA) Team Regions, to be held Sunday, March 26, at Eyota High School. The top six or seven teams will advance to the State Tournament in Rochester the following weekend. The team will be comprised of 21 wrestlers with 15 wrestling each dual. We […]

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