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Wrestling: Team takes third in SCVAL finals on Feb. 15

Wrestling: Team takes third in SCVAL finals on Feb. 15

Yashashree Pisolkar

February 23, 2014

Strong performances by varsity athletes reflect a winning score heading into CCS. Read More »...

WRESTLING: MVHS wrestling expects a successful season with seven returning CCS wrestlers

Senior co-captain Aaron Wu, a three-year wrestler and returning CCS qualifier for MVHS, prepares for the upcoming season with his teammates in the weight room. He has been training through the entire offseason with the year-round wrestling club. Photo by Alaina Lui.

Alaina Lui

November 26, 2013

As the winter sports season comes to a start, the wrestling team prepares to hit the mats strong for what they believe will be a promising season. With a smaller yet dedicated group of returning CCS-level wrestlers, the team is expecting to be seeded high in their league. But the expectations for the...

Wrestling Revolution

Wrestling Revolution

Amrutha Dorai

March 12, 2012

The match was almost over by the time junior Matt Merkhofer was up. He was the last wrestler left waiting in the wings, and it was late in the meet. The audience was restless, fidgety.He shook hands with his opponent, and, at the referee’s whistle, launched into his offense. Merkhofer ja...

Throwdown with Coach Klemm

Throwdown with Coach Klemm

Amrutha Dorai

December 7, 2011

Wrestling has long been stereotyped as a brutal sport. In the minds of many, it is reserved for those of great macho and belligerence. After all, the whole point is to pin the other guy down. The irony, therefore, is that new wrestling coach Kevin Klemm's true passion for coaching comes from an almost...