Emma Meilke/VCHS Wrestler

Often times, sports and activities are split between boys and girls. For many sports, there is only one team, such as the girls’ volleyball team or the boys’ football team. Emma Mielke, a Junior at Valley City High School is pushing the boundaries and knocking down walls. Emma is a wrestler on the VCHS wrestling team.

In February of 2019, Emma Mielke decided she wanted to join wrestling. Her younger brother, Evan (a Sophomore at VCHS), had been wrestling for a few years and it always looked enjoyable. Emma was able to compete in an all-female tournament, and VCHS coach Davy Zinke asked Emma to participate on the team as a regular.

Read the full story in your Wednesday, January 8th Times-Record. Purchase a paper copy at the TR office or an electronic edition online at www.times-online.com

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