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In Play with Craig Mattick: Kirk Wallman

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Freeman Courier

He was South Dakota's first six-time state wrestling champion in high school with one of the most dominant resumes of any high school athlete in the state. Kirk Wallman had an overall record of 201-0 on the mat. Between himself, his dad, and two brothers, the Wallman family has 18 combined state wrestling championships.

Nate Wek is currently the sports content producer and sports and rec beat reporter for South Dakota Public Broadcasting. He is a graduate of South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism Broadcasting and a minor in Leadership. From 2010-2013 Nate was the Director of Gameday Media for the Sioux Falls Storm (Indoor Football League) football team. He also spent 2012 and 2013 as the News and Sports Director of KSDJ Radio in Brookings, SD. Nate, his wife Sarah, and two kids Braxan and Jordy, live in Canton, SD.