Stories tagged: wrestling
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
Youth notebook: Post Falls’ Ridge Lovett wins another wrestling national championship
Ridge Lovett wasn’t feeling the desire to go to the Cadet Greco-Roman World Team Trials.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 3 p.m.
Former WV, EV wrestling coach Chuck Miller passes away
Greg Gavin was the head football coach at West Valley when the Eagles’ head wrestling coach, Chuck Miller, tried to get him to spar with him at practice.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Post Falls’ Cierra Foster named recipient of prestigious national award
Ecstatic doesn’t begin to describe how Cierra Foster felt when she learned last Thursday she is the 2017 recipient of the Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award. It is the …
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
Washington governor signs theatrical wrestling bill
Gov. Jay Inslee, sitting alongside masked wrestlers, signed a bill Monday that creates a license for theatrical wrestling schools.
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 5:04 p.m.
Prep wrestling notebook: Coeur d’Alene’s Casey Randles wins national title
Coeur d’Alene wrestler Casey Randles has three state championships on his resume – two from when he was at Sandpoint.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Ex-Astoria wrestling coach faces new sex charges
A former high school wrestling coach in Astoria, Oregon, has been arrested at the Clatsop County Courthouse on sexual assault charges shortly after he was formally charged with rape.
Sun., April 2, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
John Cena proposes, Rob Gronkowski steals the show at WrestleMania
WrestleMania got Gronk’d. WWE’s version of the Super Bowl also saw John Cena take a knee.
Fri., March 17, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Penn State’s Zain Retherford among 7 unbeatens in wrestling final
Penn State’s Zain Retherford was among seven wrestlers remaining unbeaten and advancing to the finals in the NCAA Wrestling Championships. Retherford, the reigning champion in the 149-pound division, was joined …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 2:57 p.m.
Penn State seeking 6th national title in 7 years
Conventional wisdom held that Penn State would peak in March, just in time to win their sixth wrestling title in seven years. Ohio State and Oklahoma State will look to …
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
5A State wrestling: Columbia stops Post Falls from third consecutive title
Post Falls’ two-year championship run is over, but north Idaho wrestlers still brought home plenty of hardware Saturday at the 5A State tournament.
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 9:23 p.m.
Idaho 4A/3A/2A wrestling: Edelblute family wins three state titles as Lakeland takes third at state
It’s going to be a weekend to remember in the Edelblute household.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Transgender boy wins controversial girls state title
A 17-year-old transgender boy completed an undefeated season Saturday by winning a controversial Texas state girls wrestling title in an event clouded by criticism from those who believe the testosterone …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Idaho state wrestling: Post Falls lines up for third consecutive State 5A title
Post Falls’ bid for a third consecutive 5A State championship is alive and well, although it doesn’t appear the Trojans will run away with the title this year.
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 9 p.m.
Transgender boy wins first 2 matches of Texas state girls wrestling tournament
Mack Beggs, a 17-year-old transgender boy, won two matches in the Texas state girls wrestling tournament. Beggs is being forced to compete against girls because of a policy from the …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 11 p.m.
At Lakeland, wrestling a family affair for Edelblutes
More than three decades ago, Walt Edelblute hauled his sons and as many friends as they could cram into his car to youth wrestling tournaments.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Transgender wrestler’s state bid spotlights Texas policy
A 17-year-old high school wrestler has qualified for the girls state tournament in Texas while transitioning from female to male. The transgender policy allowing Mack Beggs to compete against girls …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 7:05 p.m.
Idaho state wrestling glance
Idaho state wrestling
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Lakeside’s Dalton Young caps wrestling career at 170-0
TACOMA – Dalton Young had mixed emotions Saturday.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
North Central’s Clai Quintanilla finishes as first GSL four-time state wrestling champ
TACOMA – Clai Quintanilla of North Central did something Saturday that hasn’t been done in the 41-year history of the Greater Spokane League.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Central Valley’s Braedon Orrino overcomes demons, captures state title
Central Valley senior Braedon Orrino overcame himself and the anxiety baggage that dogged him throughout high school Saturday at Mat Classic XXIX. Orrino was on point, dominating for an 8-1 …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Mat Classic XXIX Results
Stay up to date on all the results from Mat Classic XXIX at the Tacoma Dome on Friday and Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 11:24 p.m.
State 4A/3A wrestling: Transfer Dew Rogers of Shadle Park, Greater Spokane League off to good start
TACOMA – Shadle Park senior Dew Rogers was off the radar most of the season.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
State 2A/1A/B wrestling: Colville’s TJ Baun bounces back after heartbreak a year ago
TACOMA – TJ Baun of Colville is back at Mat Classic XXIX a final time, looking to win again after falling heartbreakingly short last year.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Iran defeats U.S. at freestyle wrestling world cup
Iran’s wrestling team has defeated the United States wrestling team to win gold medal in the Freestyle World Cup. During the final competitions, Iranian wrestlers sealed a 5-3 victory against …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
CV’s Braedon Orrino hopes to make most of last trip to state wrestling
Braedon Orrino is down to his last chance.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
Wrestling: Mead takes team title at 4A regionals
Mead’s Chase Tebbets (106), Central Valley’s Bridger Beard (138) and University’s Hunter Greggerson (170) all earned championships and advanced to state and Mead took the team title at the 4A …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Area wrestling teams head to regionals
The final step for a trip to the Tacoma Dome for area wrestlers is this weekend.
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
U.S. wrestlers can compete in World Cup after host Iran relents
As the U.S. courts try to sort out President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban, Iran has switched course and decided to allow American wrestlers to compete in a high-profile international …
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, 11:50 p.m.
District wrestling: Mead, North Central, East Valley and Colville take titles
Mt. Spokane junior Jake Howerton is going to have to get by wrestling in the postseason on essentially one good knee.
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 7:47 p.m.
U.S. wrestlers in limbo after Iran bans them from tournament
American wrestler Jordan Burroughs saw this month’s tournament in Iran as a chance to redeem himself after a rough performance at the Rio Olympics.