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Benjamin, Penny, Robinson Enter Hall of Fame
An Olympian, a politician and a wrestling announcer walk into a room. And the punchlines were many at Saturday's induction into the Minnesota chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame at the Austin Holiday Inn.
Benjamin to Enter National Wrestling Hall of Fame
His voice is synonymous with Owatonna wrestling specifically, and all wrestling in general. His exclamation, "Takedown! Owatonna!" is a legendary call. Dale Benjamin will enter the Minnesota Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame as a lifetime service honoree at a banquet on Saturd…
Robb Becomes Three-Time Champion; King Wins First Title
Peyton Robb became Owatonna High School's first three-time state wrestling champion Saturday with an 8-2 decision over Austin Brenner of St. Cloud Tech at 160 pounds. Robb finished his senior season at 48-0 and his career at 185-27, the second-most wins in school history. OHS junior Cade King a…
Former Owatonna Coach to Enter Hall of Fame
Jeff Becker, a former longtime assistant wrestling coach at Owatonna, will be inducted into the Region One-Mayo Civic Center Wrestling Hall of Fame Monday, March 5. The banquet will be held at Charlie's Eatery on Highway 52 North in Rochester in the Hillcrest Mall. Call for tickets at 507-358-7…
5 Owatonna Wrestlers Qualify for State; Area Schools Send 11
Five Owatonna wrestlers punched their ticket to the state tournament with top two finishes in the Section 1AAA Saturday at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Five others finished in third place. The state individual tournament is Friday and Saturday, March 2-3 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The…
Albert Lea Wins Close Matches, Upsets Owatonna in Wrestling Final
Albert Lea Area won a series of close decisions in the lower weights and held off Owatonna in the upper bouts to knock off the defending section champion Huskies 33-19 Saturday at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. The Tigers won five straight matches from 113 pounds to 138 by a total of seven poin…
Owatonna Wrestlers Blank Century; Medford Moves on in 2A
The Owatonna wrestlers made quick work of Rochester Century in Thursday's Section 1AAA quarterfinals at the OHS gym. The Huskies won 70-0 in their first action in defense of their section crown from 2017. Owatonna will face Northfield Saturday at 11AM at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester on KR…
Owatonna Wrestlers Have the Belief to Return to State
Owatonna wrestling opens up defense of its section championship Thursday, February 15 in their home gym at 7PM against the winner of the No. 8 seed Winona vs No. 9 Rochester Century which begins at 6PM. The Huskies are the top seed after a stellar season, including a close victory over Albert Lea Fe…
Owatonna Wrestlers Secure Outright Big Nine Title
The big hurdle came last Saturday with their come-from-behind win over Albert Lea, but Thursday night the Owatonna wrestlers wrapped up the Big Nine title with a 43-18 win over Faribault at the OHS gym. The Huskies' boys' basketball squad won their 12th in a row Thursday, 73-59 at St. Mich…

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