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In the Room Part 3: Training Days with MSU-N Wrestling

Iron Sharpens Iron: Maroon/Gold week means Lights go to the mat against each other


October 17, 2018

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

MSU-Northern wrestlers Matt Weber, left, and Tony Evans battle in a recent Lights' practice. With the regular season just one week away, the Lights are getting ready with wrestle-offs, which include the annual Maroon/Gold Dual Thursday night at 7 p.m.

The Montana State University-Northern Lights are a tight-knit wrestling team. And with the Weber's, the Veis', the Bartel's and the French's, there's even a lot of brotherly love inside the Northern wrestling room.

This week though, some of that love gets set aside, at least for seven minutes at a time, as Northern holds its first wrestle-offs of the new season, challenges that culminate with Thursday night's Maroon/Gold Dual.

"This is the fun part," Northern All-American senior Matt Weber said after Tuesday's grueling practice. "The focus kind of shifts for us now, where we're getting re...

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