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Baxter places 2nd at D3 Champs [Wrestling]

Fabulous Fairbanks wrestler Dustin Baxter wrapped up his college career in impressive fashion. He didn’t win a national title like he wanted, but the Saint John’s University senior came real close and earned All-American honors for the third time in four trips to the NCAA D3 Championships. Baxter, of West Valley fame, lost 7-2 in… Read more »

Baxter qualifies for Nationals again [Wrestling]

He didn’t win a regional title like he wanted, but Saint John’s senior Dustin Baxter of Fairbanks settled for a pretty cool consolation prize. He’s going back to Nationals. Baxter, of West Valley fame, became the ninth wrestler in school history to earn four national tournament appearances after winning third place at the NCAA D3… Read more »

Baxter stays undefeated, humble (Wrestling)

Saint John’s University wrestler Dustin Baxter of Fairbanks has won 19 straight matches and is ranked No. 2 in the country, but you’d never know it. He is as gracious as he is good. “I would say humility is one of my greatest strengths,” Baxter told me. The senior standout is a two-time D3 All-American… Read more »

Baxter moves to 13-0, ranked No. 2 (Wrestling)

Fairbanks wrestler Dustin Baxter of St. John’s University lived up to his reputation as one of the toughest light heavyweights in the country. The 197-pounder won the Citrus Invitational in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., with Friday’s 3-1 decision over Carl Broghammer of Upper Iowa in the finals. Baxter, a two-time All-American out of West Valley, is… Read more »

Baxter top athlete at St. John’s (Wrestling)

All-America senior wrestler Dustin Baxter of Fairbanks was named Saint John’s University Athlete of the Week after a perfect weekend on the mat. Baxter, of West Valley fame, went 3-0 at the Wisconsin-La Crosser Duals. He is currently ranked No. 2 nationally at 197 pounds.

Baxter forfeits title at Augsburg (Wrestling)

St. John’s University senior Dustin Baxter of Fairbanks finished second in the 197-pound weight class at the Augsburg Open in Minneapolis. Baxter, of West Valley fame, competed in the more premier gold bracket. The top-ranked wrestler in NCAA D3 at 184 pounds, Baxter bumped up a weight class and won his first three matches to… Read more »

Baxter ranked preseason No. 1 (Wrestling)

Dustin Baxter of Fairbanks was the top finisher for the Saint John’s University wrestling team last season. This season he figures to go all the way, a feeling shared by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. Baxter, of West Valley fame, is ranked No. 1 nationally at 184 pounds in the NCAA D3 preseason team rankings… Read more »

Baxter moves from RB to LB (Football)

After a couple seasons at running back for Saint John’s University, Dustin Baxter of Fairbanks is moving to defense. He will contend for a starting linebacker job at the D3 school in Minnesota. Baxter, of West Valley fame, is an All-American wrestler and one of the few two-sport college athletes from Alaska. He didn’t play… Read more »

Baxter third at D3 Championships (Wrestling)

Dustin Baxter of Fairbanks won third place in the 184-pound weight class at the NCAA D3 Wrestling Championships today in La Crosse, Wisconsin. A junior at St. John’s University in Minnesota, Baxter was victorious in five of six matches highlighted by a 3-2 triumph over Alex Martocello of York University in the third-place match. Baxter,… Read more »

Baxter shares UWEC title at 184 (Wrestling)

alaska Saint John’s University wrestler Dustin Baxter of Fairbanks, ranked seventh nationally at 184 pounds, won three matches before double-forfeiting against teammate Mitch Hagen in the championship match at the Wisconsin-Eau Claire Invitational. Baxter, of West Valley fame, upset No. 6 Brad Baus 6-3 to avenge a 3-1 loss earlier this season.