Mustang Wrestling

Bringing home hardware

By Brody Feldmann It is tough to travel to Fargo, North Dakota, and bring back hardware from the Fargodome. That is exactly what the Mustang wrestling program accomplished last week. The best wrestlers from 46 states traveled to Fargo to compete in nationals looking to achieve a lifetime goal of becoming a national champion. “It…

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Picklo changing culture of Mustang wrestling

By Michael Kinney Coach Brian Picklo looks for certain kind of wrestlers for his Mustang squad. He calls them grinders and it’s what he has built his program around. “I want somebody that’s able to finish a match stronger than they start,” Picklo said. “Somebody that’s able to compete for three full periods to be…

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Mustang wrestling: Bronco wrestlers close season strong at 6A state tournament

Mustang advanced five wrestlers to the 6A State Championship Wrestling Tournament this past weekend and four-out-of-five of those wrestlers placed. Bronco sophomore Cameron Picklo took third-place in the 113-pound weight bracket. Junior Joe Lupton finished in third-place in the 120-pound weight class. Senior Gage McBride placed third in the 170-pound weight class and senior Trey…

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Mustang wrestling: Broncos look to make statement at state tournament

The Mustang wrestling team qualified five wrestlers for the 6A State Championship Wrestling Tournament after their performance at the regional tournament this past weekend. The 6A state tournament will begin Friday and conclude Saturday evening with the entire tournament taking place at the State Fairgrounds Arena in Oklahoma City. Trey Edwards at 132-pounds, Gage McBride…

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Mustang wrestling: Broncos send five wrestlers to state tournament

The Mustang wrestling team competed in the 6A West Regional Wrestling Tournament at Yukon High School this past weekend and five Bronco grapplers qualified for the 6A State Championship Wrestling Tournament. The state wrestling tournament will take place Friday and Saturday at the State Fairgrounds Arena in Oklahoma City. Trey Edwards at 132-pounds, Gage McBride…

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Brian Picklo bringing hard-nosed attitude, style as he takes over Mustang wrestling program

  Former All-American, Big Ten Champion has helped kick start program’s resurgence from the ground up Trey Hunter / Sports Editor Brian Picklo’s wrestling and coaching style dates back to the 1996 Big 10 Wrestling Tournament and a match against Iowa’s Lee Fullhart. “It’s a fight with rules,” Picklo said. Mustang’s first-year coach felt comfortable…

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Jiu-Jitsu: Mustang coach ‘knocking off the cobwebs’

Mustang coach Brian Picklo to be featured on Fight to Win Promotions, pro jiu-jitsu card in September Mustang wrestling coach Brian Picklo is competing in a professional jiu-jitsu, submission only match Sept. 10 at a site yet to be determined. The Pro 11 match and event is being hosted by Fight to Win Promotions who…

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