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Thunderwolves Athletics Excited to Announce New Wrestling Coach

Apr 26 | News, Wrestling

April 26, 2023 – Thunder Bay, Ont. – Lakehead University Thunderwolves For Immediate Release Today the Lakehead Thunderwolves announced the addition of Jordan Ferguson as the new coach of the men’s and women’s varsity wrestling program. He will take over as coach on June 1, 2023. This marks the start of a new era…

Thunder Bay’s Cole Bour Newest Wrestler at LU

Jul 7 | News, Wrestling

Lakehead Wrestling coach Francis Clayton has rounded out his recruiting class this week with the addition of Cole Bour, of Thunder Bay and Westgate High. Bour, (pronounced Bow-er) will pursue his degree in Kinesiology with a Concurrent Education degree at Lakehead University. The young grappler has wrestled most recently at the 67.5kg…

Lakehead Wrestling to Host Regional Development Centre

Jun 30 | News, Wrestling

Lakehead University’s varsity wrestling program, along with the Lakehead Wrestling Club have partnered with Ontario Amateur Wrestling Association (OAWA) to become one of four Regional Development Centres in the province. This program, in a decision supported by Wrestling Canada, will follow the Ontario High Performance (OHP) model, with other centres established in…

Lakehead Wrestling Visits Whitedog First Nation

Nov 19 | News, Reach Up!, Wrestling

    Wrestling coach Francis Clayton traveled to Whitedog over the weekend to deliver a wrestling clinic to 20 local youth as part of Lakehead’s Reach up! program. Varsity wrestler Megan Smith also helped facilitate the day of teaching on the mat, held at Mizhakiiwetung Memorial School (MMS). This clinic was a…

Wrestlers Travel to Mac Invitational

Nov 6 | News, Wrestling

Lakehead wrestling travels to Hamilton this weekend to take on the field at the McMaster Invitational, being held on Saturday. The tournament features Lakehead’s familiar OUA foes, and usually has some American wrestling programs compete as well. This will be Lakehead’s second event of the season. The Thunderwolves got their first test…

Wrestlers Take on Wesmen in Dual Meet Saturday

Oct 14 | News, Wrestling

This Saturday the C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse will feature the only home event of the season for Lakehead Wrestling, as they host the Winnipeg Wesmen in the Thunderdome in a dual meet. Team rosters follow below. Action is set to begin at 12 noon, and features 14 matches, as Lakehead and Winnipeg wrestlers…

Wrestling Welcomes BeauParlant as Assistant

Sep 8 | News, Wrestling

Lakehead’s wrestling program welcomes back one of their own, and one of their best ever, as an assistant coach this season. Head coach Francis Clayton announced today that Justin BeauParlant will serve as an assistant with the program this season. “I am fired up to have Justin BeauParlant as a part of…


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