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Why Kids Should Wrestle

Why Kids Should Wrestle

In 20+ years of coaching, I have seen kids grow up through the sport, become adults and reap the rewards of what they’ve learned through experiencing the greatest and oldest sport on earth.

There are several incredible benefits of wrestling, not only that can positively affect children but also as they grow into an adult. In fact, Forbes Magazine even wrote an article about why wrestlers make the best employees.

Below are just a few reasons why kids should wrestle:

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2018-2019 Season Announcements

Registration for the 2018-2019 Kearney Matcat Season will open October 1st! The cost for this years season will be $75 for the regular season (Tuesdays/Thursdays January-March) & $125 for the Advanced Season (Mondays Mid November-March & Tuesdays/Thursdays January-March). The Matcats accept wrestlers from PreK through 8th Grade.

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2017-2018 Registration Now Open

The 2017-2018 Matcat Wrestling Registration is now open!! Just like in years past we have multiple packages to choose from. The Standard Season includes practices on Tuesdays & Thursdays! This includes two age groups PreK to 2nd Grade and 3rd to 8th Grade.

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Matcats Crown Two Champs at Nebraska USA State

This past weekend the Kearney Matcats took 28 wrestlers to the NEUSA State Wrestling Tournament held in Grand Island. They finished in 11th place out of 226 teams and 5th out of teams with less than 30 wrestlers. The Matcats finished with 14 State Medalists.

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Matcats Qualify 30 Wrestlers for USA State

This past Sunday the Kearney Matcats qualified 30 wrestlers for the Nebraska USA State Wrestling Tournament. They finished in 3rd place as a teams scoring 322.5 points at the NEUSA District 2 Tournament. The Matcats had 7 District Champions, 10 Runner-Ups, 9 third Place Finishes and 4 fourth place finishes. The NEUSA State Tournament will be held in Grand Island March 18th & 19th.

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