Multiple Teams · 1971-1972 Wrestling Season


Varsity

Front row – Gary Weimer, George Mauric, Ken Rasch, Jerry Kropf, Kraig Haybarker, Gary Barber, Paul Klifman, Dave Wisner, Perry Beachum, John Curtis, Bob Helmer, Mack Truax, Dale Dawson. Back row – Coach Smith, Mgr. Bill Heintzleman, Mark Hays, Larry Rasch, Bob Ignasiak, Al Kline, Jim Dykstra, Mgr. Kevin Doyle, Coach Rivers. Kneeling in front: Mgr. Jeff Rickert, Barry Blasher, Dan Kropf, Roger Graham, Randy Kropf.

 

The 1971-1972 wrestling team went 18-4, qualifying seven to regionals. Those were Gary Weimer, Dale Dawson, Mack Truax, Jerry Kropf, Kraig Haybarker, Paul Klifman, and Dave Wisner. At regionals Weimer placed 2nd and Wisner took 3rd. The team won districts.

Head Coach – Gary Rivers

Part of a History of Lowell Wrestling

Team Results (18-4)

Opponent Result
Cedar Springs W 38-15
Wyoming Park W 26-23
Ionia W 45-21
Belding W 42-13
Sparta L 15-29
MCC W 31-19
Greenville W 34-24
Lakewood W 38-16
Northview W 45-6
Coopersville W 42-9
Belding W 36-17
Flint Northern L 23-30
Owosso L 17-24
Sparta L 21-29
Eaton Rapids W 41-6
Buchanan W 24-15
Parma Western W 34-18
Greenville W 29-17
Cedar Springs W 27-17
Lakewood W 38-10
Coopersville W 46-3
Ionia W 40-12


Individual Results

Name Wins Losses Ties Pins
Mark Hayes 1 1 1 0
Gary Weimer 24 8 1 10
Dale Dawson 27 6 0 11
Jim Dykstra 3 2 0 1
George Mauric 8 15 0 3
Mack Truax 16 15 2 3
Larry Rasch 0 1 0 0
Bob Helmer 8 10 1 1
Jerry Kropf 22 6 0 10
John Curtis 3 11 1 1
Ken Rasch 3 7 0 2
Kraig Haybarker 22 12 0 7
Bob Ignasiak 2 1 0 1
Perry Beachum 19 8 1 2
Al Kline 1 4 0 0
Ron Lyons 5 2 0 1
Gary Barber 3 6 2 1
Gordon Batey 9 15 1 5
Paul Klifman 27 7 0 19
Dave Wisner 36 5 0 22
Total 239 142 10 100

 

JV

Front row – Mark Hays, Jim Dykstra, Jerry Gauger, Ron Lyons, Al Kline, Bert Baker, Joel Bieri, Glen Anderson, Bob Ignasiak, Paul Mauric, Harry Hutchinson, Ken Bryam. Back row – Coach Smith, Bill Heintzleman, Mike Lake, Ken Alexander, Randy Smith, Mike Hoag, Mgr. Barry Blasher, Larry Rasch, Randy Smith, Richard Loughlin, Jeff Rickert, Dan Schlernitzaur, Frank Smith, Bruce Losey, Jeff Barber, Kevin Doyle, Coach Rivers. In Front: Mngr. Dan Kropf, Roger Graham.