Grand Island wins championship a week after placing third at individual meet
Omaha Skutt got on a roll. As usual. The Class B wrestling dynasty added to its trophy collection Saturday night, beating Bennington 49-21 in the...
David City doubled up its championship trophy collection Saturday, beating Valentine 46-22 Saturday evening in the state dual wrestling championships.
Madison High School’s highly successful wrestling coach for the past 15 years, Kenny Loosvelt, has done what he and the many wrestlers that have competed for the Dragons over the years set out to do: Build a Tradition!
Three teams repeat as state champs
They changed the Parade of Champions, the match introductions and the medal presentations. What stayed the same at the Nebraska high school wrestling championships Saturday were the winning teams.
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Class D: Another dominant outing by Amherst
Winning its second state wrestling championship in a week, Amherst defeated Sutton 68-7, Neligh-Oakdale 75-3 and, in the championship, beat Plainview 64-9 at the state dual championships Saturday in Kearney.
Grand Island takes duals title
Gage Grinnell stepped up when the Grand Island Senior High wrestling team needed him against Millard South to in the Class A state dual championship.
Scottsbluff places seventh at state dual tourney
After finishing third at the Class B Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament last weekend, the Scottsbluff Wrestling team wrapped up its season with a seventh-place finish at the Class B Nebraska State Dual Championships on Saturday at the University of Nebraska-Kearney Health and Sports Center.
Torrington places fifth in 3A state tourney; Lingle-Ft. Laramie, Niobrara Co. wrestlers win state titles in Class 2A
The Torrington wrestling team certainly saved its best for last.
Islanders get second chance at state title
The Grand Island wrestling team gets another opportunity. After finishing third behind Omaha North, winners by a half-point, and runner-up Millard South at the state tournament last weekend, the Islanders still have a chance this year for a Class A title at the second annual state dual tournament Saturday at the University of Nebraska at...
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Rubek: Beginning with new format brought thrilling end
What a weekend. A state wrestling tournament that started with snow ended with a glow and had a little bit of everything in between.
2014 State Wrestling Gallery of Champions
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Perkins' fourth title clinches crown for Vikings
JaVaughn Perkins came through, winning 13-1 to lift the Vikings to their first title since 1998 — by the closest margin in 41 years — while becoming the fifth four-time champion of the meet and the 24th all-time.
Class A: Vikings' title not without drama
From a Woogie to a Boola, Omaha North's Class A team title Saturday was one you probably couldn't have written if you tried.
Golden moment as five win fourth
Brett Velasquez of Bennington, Jacob Sebade of Pender, Colton Adams of Scottsbluff, Will Schany of Blair and, with the Class A team title on the line, JaVaughn Perkins of Omaha North all became four-timers with varying degrees of difficulty.
Class A: Phillips' wrestling future uncertain after third title
A wrestler who leaves both of his shoes on the mat shows he's retiring from the sport. Harrison Phillips left one. He's not sure.
Class B: SkyHawks' latest generation
Brian Peska couldn't help it. The Omaha Skutt senior was in full big-brother mode Saturday. Before winning his second state title with a 9-8 decision over Alliance's Devin Ushio in the Class B 120-pound championship, Peska watched freshman teammates Korbin Meink and Jeff Heinz win gold medals of their own in the two matches preceding his.
Class C: David City wins its first team title in 30 years
By the narrowest of margins, David City ended a 30-year drought Saturday. Martin Phillips took the 145-pound gold, and that win was enough to give David City a one-point victory over O'Neill for the Class C team title.
Class D: Championships a dream send-off for Amherst seniors
For a trio of Amherst seniors, it was a perfect ending to their high school wrestling careers.
Notes: Early wins put Patriots in position to make run
The championship round may not have ended the way Millard South would have wanted it to, but it sure started that way.
Iowa Class 2-A: Trio holds on to win gold
When it really mattered, Blake Luna, Darrian Schwenke and Cash Wilcke forgot about their match strategies and scouting reports. Just hold on.
Trout hooks third title, Trevino third
Centennial junior Doyle Trout only needed 1:31 in the championship match in Class C at 120 pounds to secure his third state wrestling title in as many tries on Saturday at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha.
Islanders finish third in Class A: GISH’s Rojas, Reis both fall in Class A finals
All good things must come to an end. Unfortunately, the Grand Island Senior High’s state tournament reign on top of Class A ended Saturday at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.
Strong start helps Hastings’ Kile win title at 113
A strong start always helps. Just ask Hastings’ Brandon Kile. The Tiger junior jumped out to an 8-2 lead after the first period and held on for a 12-10 victory over Omaha North’s Otis Rollins in the Class A, 113-pound final.
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