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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Saturday Feb. 28, 2015

Albany wrestling
Nick Merged qualified for the medal round of the 145 Class AA tournament
He now wrestles in the consolation semi finals. Mergen (41-2) won 4-2 defeating Brady Keefe of Stewertville (26-10). He faces Conner Denman (33-9)  Cloquet/Esko.
Mergen defeated Denman 8-7. He now facedJackson Schauer (39-2), Grand Rapids for third place and won that match 6-4 and finished 43-2 on the year.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Albany State Wrestling
Nick Mergen (40-1), 145,  defeated Ibraham Ibraham (28-13) of Columbia Heights by pin at 3:44 in the first round of the Class AA state wrestling tournament. Mergen will face Griffin Parriott of New Prague (43-0) in the quarter finals. Parriott pinned his opponent Taw Lo Moo (25-11) of St. Paul Washington Technology Magnet at 1:25. In the quarterfinals Parriott (44-0) edged Mergen(40-2)  2-1. Mergen (41-2) topped Moo 25-12 in the first round wrestlebacks he begins competition Saturday morning in the second round of wrestlebacks.  That is the final elimination round of the tournament. The winners qualify for the medal round, but can finish no  higher than third place.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Feb. 21, 2015

Huskies have state wrestler
Nick Mergen, 145, took the championship of his weight class in the Section 8AA tournament at Perhman today. Mergen will compete in the State Class A tournament beginning Friday morning.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Feb. 20, 2015

Albany Wrestlers
Albany's Nick Mergen qualified for the Section 8AA 145 pound championship this afternoon at Perham.
Other Huskies still competing with a chance for third place an possibly true second are:
113-Lucas Womak, 120-Jacob Hudock, 126-Marcus Mergen, 132-Leo Kerfeld, 160-Mitchell Kotschevar, 170-Cody Kerfeld, 182-Joradn Kittelson, 195-Bryan Guevara, 220-Trenton Skalicky, 285-Tyler Baird.
Read about the results in the Feb. 25 issue of the Enterprise.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Feb. 17, 2015

Albany Huskies Basketball

The Albany Huskies topped Melrose 69-60 this evening in Melrose. More information will appear in the Feb. 25 issue of the Enterprise.
A video clip of the night can be seen at

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Albany Huskie Wrestling
The Huskie wrestlers will compete in the Section 8AA team tournament Saturday, Feb. 14 in Thief River Falls.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Friday, Feb.6, 2015

Purple Pride Wrestling 

Albany (A) finished fifth at the Purple Pride Wrestling tournament Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Earning first for Albany were Nick Mergen (145) and Cody Kerfeld (170). Mitchell Kotschevar (170) took second place. Third was earned by Jordan Kittelson (182). Video can be seen at
 More appears in the Feb. 11 issue of the Enterprise.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

Huskies top LP-GE in wrestling
Pins by Logan Kremer and Mitchell Kotschevar helped the Huskies to a 39-35 win this evening in Long Prairie. 

Monday, February 2, 2015

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Huskie wrestling milestone reached

The Albany Huskies Nick Mergen won the 145 division of the Big Ole Tournament today at Alexandria. He capped the day winning his 100th career match.

Mergen was the only Huskie to take a championship. Jordan Kittelson (182) reached the championship match but finished in second place. Also reaching the semi-finals were Mitchell Kotschevar (160) and Brayan Guevara (195). Albany finished seventh as a team.
It was the second outing in as many days for the Huskies. They were defeated 43-19 at Becker on Saturday. Kotchevar, Kittelson, Nick and Marcus Mergen all had wins.
More information appeares in the Feb. 4 issue of the Enterprise.