Friday, March 2, 2012
Valley wins 7th straight title
By Tim Leighton, Pioneer Press
|Apple Valley 138-pounder Dayton Racer and St. Michael-Albertsville's Lincoln Mallinger go head over heels during the 3A finals. (John Doman/Pioneer Press)|
Winning is not an expectation with the Apple Valley wrestling team.
The Eagles, Minnesota's most successful high school wrestling program of all time and a consistent national power, don't even utter the word. It isn't a part of their creed or their motivation for success.
Winning, the Eagles say, is merely a byproduct of what could be considered a much higher expectation: the will to improve and a commitment to train at a high level.
"The only expectation we have around here is...
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