Hopkins Varsity Wrestling

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Meet The New Wrestling Coach

Hopkins has hired Billy Barringer as the next head wrestling coach. Coach Barringer wrestled for Highland Park in Saint Paul and then wrestled at Luther College in Decorah Iowa.  He has taught elementary physical education in Hopkins for three years at Eisenhower/XinXing, Alice Smith, and Gatewood and will be teaching at Glen Lake next school year.

Johnson Medals at State Wrestling Tournament

Congratulations to Nate Johnson (senior 132 lb., 3X state entrant) for placing 6th at the MSHSL State Wrestling Tournament on 3/3 & 3/4/17!  Johnson is the first wrestler to medal at State since 1999.  Way to go, Nate! Jesse Sattler (senior 126 lb.) ended his career by making it to the Elite Eight (top 8 at

3 Wrestlers to Compete at 2017 State Tournament

Congratulations to Jesse Sattler (1st place), Nate Johnson (1st place), and RJ Chakolis (2nd place) who will represent Section 6AAA in the state individual wrestling tournament beginning this Friday, March 3rd! Sattler (senior) will wrestle in the 126lb. weight class, Johnson (senior) in 132lb., and Chakolis (8th grade) in 182lb. The wrestlers and coaches Al Price, Derrick Agate,

Sattler Sets School Record with 100th Varsity Pin

Jesse Sattler (senior, 126 lbs., captain) set a Hopkins Wrestling record by earning his 100th career varsity pin on Friday, February 24, 2017 at the Individual Section 6AAA Tournament. Congratulations on this impressive milestone, Jesse!

Hopkins to Host Individual Wrestling Sections

Hopkins hosts the 2017 6AAA Individual Wrestling Section Tournament on Friday, 2/23 and Saturday, 2/24/17.  Come cheer on your home team!  The top two placers in each weight class will earn a trip to the State Wrestling Tournament next week. FRIDAY 5:00 PM (wrestling on 4 mats) Round 1: 1st Round Pigtail Matches — Potentially 1

2017 Winter National Signing Day

February 1st, 2017 Today at the National Letter of Intent, singing day ceremony, 12 Hopkins student athletes committed to play collegiate athletics next year. We are so proud of them, and no matter where they go, or what they do, they will always be Hopkins Royals! Ashley Akin                      Soccer          

East Ridge Ruckus Tournament Highlights

Congrats to Nate Johnson (senior 132 lbs.) and Jesse Sattler (senior 126 lbs.) for placing at the highly competitive 17-team East Ridge Ruckus wrestling tournament on 1/21/17.  Johnson took 2nd place in his weight class while Sattler took 3rd in his.  Other highlights: R. J. Chakolis (8th grade, 182 lbs.) placed 4th, and Justin Grunseth (senior

Nate Johnson Earns 100th Varsity Win

  Nate Johnson (senior, 132 lbs., captain) earned his 100th career varsity win on Friday, January 13th, 2017. Congratulations on this impressive milestone, Nate!

Sattler, Johnson, Chakolis Win at Hopkins Paul Bengtson Wrestling Invite

Congratulations to Jesse Sattler (senior, 126 lbs.), Nate Johnson (senior 138 lbs.), and RJ Chakolis (8th grade, 182 lbs.)!  Sattler and Johnson took 1st and Chakolis placed 3rd at the Paul Bengtson Wrestling Invitational on Saturday, January 7th, 2017 at the Lindbergh Center. Sattler earned the fastest finals pin (15 seconds) in the history of the tournament, while