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1958-1959 Wrestling Season
1958-1959 Wrestling Team Photo: Front Row: Thomas Barth, Rodney Backerud, Joel Berman, Larry Sandwick, Eddie Schwartz, Gary Hall. Middle row: Peter Schreiner, Brian Kocher, Ron Kuegle, Jeff Hammell, Pete Kampa, Charles Donnelly, Gerald Flanelly, Jim Lowrie. Back Row: Curt Bymark, Sheldon Severson, James Kline, Jack Juhansoo, Joe Sutton, Gary Masler, Gerry Sandwick, Patrick Halloran.

1958-1959 Wrestling


The team began the season with a new head coach.  Donovan Strickland, began the first of 11 seasons as the

Polar grappling coach. 


The team finished in 4th place in the conference with a 5-3 record.  The Polars defeated Central (40-18), Henry (27-26), South (41-13), Vocational (23-19), and West (24-19).



lost to Marshall (22-21), Roosevelt (26-16) and Washburn (34-18).


In the Region meet, North finished in 5th place with 37 points behind Roosevelt (82), Washburn (80), Marshall (71), and Vocational (47).