Saxton returns to coach Kalkaska wrestling program

Chris Dobrowolski

KALKASKA — It’s been more than a decade since Mitch Saxton coached the Kalkaska wrestling program.

But after stepping away from the position in 2010 to focus on starting a family, Saxton is back for the Blazers, leading them on the mats once again.

“My family is grown and older now, and I’m not needed quite as much at home as I was, so I applied,” said Saxton, who had his first practice since resuming his head coaching duties on Monday.

Saxton takes over for Mike Woodruff, who stepped down after three seasons as the program’s head coach.

“I’m thrilled,” said Saxton. “I’m very excited to be back and involved.”

Read the full story in our regular edition of The Review. To subscribe to the paper for just $36 a year, which includes access to our full online e-edition, please go to the subscription page on this website at:






The Review


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 313
Bellaire, MI 49615
Phone: 231-533-5651
Fax: 231-533-4662
Physical Address: 
4470 S. M-88 Hwy.
Bellaire, MI 49615

View Map

Email Us

Facebook Facebook Twitter

Latest articles

Wed, 09/28/2022 - 3:57pm
Wed, 09/28/2022 - 3:56pm
Wed, 09/28/2022 - 3:55pm

Please Login for Premium Content