Stories tagged: wrestling
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 5:27 p.m.
The pressure was on Landon Weitzel, 7, as he kneeled at the edge of a wrestling mat at the Spokane Arena, which was crowded with spectators.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Winter sports 2018-19 high school all-league teams
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 8:54 p.m.
Don Owen led the tradition-rich Titans to state titles in 2005, 2010 and 2013 and helped the program earn several other state trophies during his tenure.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 10:10 p.m.
Idaho preps: Post Falls’ Ridge Lovett wins fourth state wrestling championship, Trojans win back-to-back titles
Roundup of Saturday’s Idaho boys basketball district play and state wrestling.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 9:26 p.m.
Ridge Lovett has already pinned his way into Idaho wrestling lore for 5A power Post Falls.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:25 p.m.
Eastern Washington had a big day at Mat Classic XXXI over the weekend. The region had 18 champions, 32 finalists and 97 placers.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 11:56 a.m.
Trent Baun didn’t let himself think about it all that often. Only 15 boys in the history of Washington had won four wrestling state championships in four years.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, noon
State wrestling: Mead’s Chase Tebbets wins third Mat Classic title, Mt. Spokane cruises to 3A team crown
Reaching a cherished goal is always special, but Chase Tebbets added some drama to a moment he’ll never forget.
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 11:30 p.m.
Team and individual results from day one of Mat Classic XXXI in Tacoma
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 11:19 p.m.
Roberts, the son of former Oregon State assistant coach Kevin Roberts – the first state champion University coach Don Owen coached, back in the early 1990s – shut out both …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 11:24 p.m.
Jeff Friedman is a defending 1A state wrestling champion with a calm, business-like approach to the sport.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 5:20 p.m.
Mead escaped a double-leg takedown from its first opponent at the Mat Classic XXXI – torrential snowfall.
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
You root for guys like Avery Sundheim. The East Valley wrestler and his teammates will brave the winter blizzard that has embraced the state to vie for a state championship …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 5:39 p.m.
The winter weather has brought another round of postponements and cancellations. With state tournament dates looming large, districts throughout the state are scrambling to get games in before Monday’s deadline.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 10:19 p.m.
The Region 4 4A tournament was held on Friday at Camas HS. Due to the weather, the two-day event was condensed to one, with the top six in each weight …
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 8:27 p.m.
60 matches were played at the Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings as over 600 wrestlers eye state championships.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
North Central and Rogers may not have the depth to trip up the Greater Spokane League’s most tradition-rich programs in duals, but they’re both stocked with high-level talent.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 9:48 p.m.
Dwarf tossing would be illegal in Washington but licensed entertainment companies could still offer wrestling events that feature little people in the latest version of a bill moving through the …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 10:07 p.m.
Mead coach Phil McLean doesn’t allow himself to think about where he stands in the rich history of Spokane wrestling.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 5 a.m.
It’s Tuesday and there are four practice days left before the District 8 tournament and the Mead wrestling room is doing something it hasn’t done for a while.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
The makeshift sauna in Trent Baun’s home has been an adequate substitute for his morning and evening runs through the mountainous terrain near Colville High School.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
Recap of Saturday’s prep wrestling action from around the region
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 11:11 p.m.
Blake Haney delivered. The Mt. Spokane senior’s dramatic pin Thursday night at a packed Mead High School gave the Wildcats not only a 30-29 win over rival Mead, but also …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 10:25 p.m.
Roundup of Thursday’s wrestling action from across Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 11:05 a.m.
North Idaho College officials won’t explain why late in the season they would fire a three-time national champion coach of a wrestling team that is currently ranked No. 4 in …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:06 p.m.
Roundup of Thursday’s prep wrestling action from across Eastern Washington and North Idaho
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 10:08 p.m.
Roundup of Wednesday’s wrestling action from across Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 10:12 p.m.
It’s become an annual event, usually to decide the Greater Spokane League championship. Next Thursday, Mead will host Mt. Spokane in the regular season finale to settle the debate – …
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
Recap of Saturday’s wrestling action from around the region
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 11:57 p.m.
Roundup of Thursday’s preps wrestling basketball action from across Eastern Washington and North Idaho.