Callanan & Merrill 7th & 8th Graders

Middle School Wrestling Information

We want 7th & 8th grade wrestlers to join our wrestling team for the 2016 wrestling season. Our middle school wrestling program began 3 years ago through DMPS and we are very excited for another season. We want responsible, hardworking, and honest young people to be part of our middle school wrestling program. If you haven't wrestled before don't worry, we will teach you how to wrestle the RoughRider Way!


Our middle school season starts on October 20th, 2016 at 2:50pm. We will practice on the following days:
  • Mondays: 3pm-5pm
  • Tuesdays: 3pm-5pm
  • Wednesdays: No Practice
  • Thursdays: 3pm-5pm
  • Fridays: 3pm-5pm

The following are Middle school wrestling meet dates:

  • November 1st Roosevelt/East/North @North HS
  • November 10th Roosevelt/SE Polk/Lincoln/North @Roosevelt HS
  • November 17th Roosevelt/DCG/Urbandale @Dallas Center Grimes
  • November 29th Roosevelt/North/SE Polk/Ames @SE Polk MS
  • December 5th Hoover/Roosevelt/North/Saydel @Meredith MS
  • December 13th Hoover/North/Roosevelt/Saydel @Saydel HS
  • December 19th City Meet @North HS
  • December 20th Hoover/Roosevelt/Valley/North @Norwalk HS

Admission: Adults-$3.00, Students-$1.00

What you will need for practice:

  • A great attitude
  • A willingness to learn
  • A towel, Clean underwear, a change of clothes (You must shower after practice everyday).
  • Workout shorts and T-Shirt
  • Wrestling shoes, only to be worn at wrestling practice. ( Dick's Sporting Goods or Sports Authority are good places to find inexpensive wrestling shoes).


Please call or email with questions. Head Middle school Coach is Mike Lewis. Any questions I will forward to Coach Lewis.