Tis the Season for High School Wrestlers to be Hungry
December 16, 2018


As the Christmas and holiday season approaches most of us look forward to indulge in the lavish meals and goodies. However, for many high school wrestlers it’s two weeks of rationing those seasonal treats and constantly checking the bathroom scale. Warning, this column will only be appreciated by those who have wrestled or have kids who are wrestlers.

Scholastic wrestling is a brutal sport that tests the mental and physical limits of teenage participants. Throw in the need to diet over the holidays and it’s no wonder high school team rosters are shrinking.