Stories tagged: wrestling
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.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 4:50 p.m.
Wrestling: Area teams begin pursuit of state berths
February means many things to high school winter sports athletes.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Wrestling: Matt McGuire leads Rogers in rout over Gonzaga Prep
Matt McGuire (126) won by fall and visiting Rogers routed Gonzaga Prep 60-15 on Wednesday in a Greater Spokane League dual meet.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
Former wrestling coach John Owen pinch-hits at CV
When John Owen retired as Central Valley’s wrestling coach two years ago, he never expected to return.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 4:25 p.m.
CV senior ready to continue family’s dominance on the wrestling mat
Bridger Beard is the fifth of Ron and Cindy Beard 10 children – nine boys and a girl. This year, for the first time in his high school career, he …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 2:55 p.m.
GSL wrestling: Unbeatens Mead, Mt. Spokane face off to decide league title
For the first time since Mt. Spokane opened in 1998, in-district rivals meet Thursday to decide the Greater Spokane League wrestling championship.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Wrestling: Tate Malek earns two pins and Central Valley wins pair of matches
Central Valley ran its record to 6-2 while Lewis and Clark won its first two matches of the season at a dual-dual Greater Spokane League setup, also featuring Shadle Park …
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 9 p.m.
Former pro wrestler Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka dies at 73
Former pro wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, who earlier this month was found not competent to stand trial in the 1983 death of his girlfriend, has died at his son-in-law’s home …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
Wrestling: Post Falls takes title at River City Duels
Jordan Grimm (113) won by fall and Braydon Huber (145) by major decision and Post Falls topped Columbia 39-25 in the Gold Championship duel meet of the River City Duels …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
Area wrestling: Blake Haney earns pin and Mt. Spokane crushes Lewis and Clark
Jacob Carr, Jarret Sharp (113) and Blake Haney (120) earned pins in the first three matches and Mt. Spokane (7-0) crushed visiting Lewis and Clark (0-6) in a Greater Spokane …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
Clai Quintanilla on path to be GSL’s first four-time state wrestling champ
It may be hard to believe – what with the Greater Spokane League’s wrestling success over the years – but the league has yet to produce a four-time state champ.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Area Wrestling: Cameron Bowman starts string of pins and North Central tops Gonzaga Prep
Cameron Bowman (152), Josh Johnson (160) and Garrett Mangis (170) all won by pin in the first three matches of the meet and North Central (4-3) handled visiting Gonzaga Prep …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Wrestling: Mead has 4 champions to win Pacific Northwest Classic
Chase Randall (106), Matt Jones (120), Devante Goodman (145), and Trevor Senn (182) all captured first place titles to help Mead win the Pacific Northwest Classic at University.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
Area wrestling: Clayton Gilliam helps North Central down Rogers
Clayton Gilliam (126), Kadin Shaw (132), Gavin Gies (145) and Garrett Mangis (182) earned wins by fall and visiting North Central (2-3) topped Rogers (0-4) 49-27 in a Greater Spokane …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Area wrestling: Kiran Srikanth helps Pullman pull out win over West Valley
Cole Dahmen (138) and Kiran Srikanth (145) won the last two matches of the meet to help visiting Pullman top West Valley 39-34 in Great Northern League action.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 10:36 a.m.
Christilaw: Wrestling needs a state team championship
We spend a great deal of time promoting high school sports as team sports. Coaches approach them and coach them as team sports. We enjoy them as team sports. And …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
Lakeside’s Dalton Young becomes 4-time Tri-State champ, rallies to top Lakeland’s Larry Johnson
Dalton Young can’t remember the last time he trailed so late in a match.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 2 a.m.
Post Falls out to capture third straight Tri-State title
The Tri-State wrestling tournament turns 45 years old this week, and there’s no reason to believe it’s suffering from a mid-life crisis.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 9:46 p.m.
University pulls ahead early for GSL wrestling win over North Central
The University and North Central wrestling teams entered their match with identical 1-1 Greater Spokane League records. Fifty minutes later, the host Titanssecured a 52-26 victory, the first nine of …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016
East Valley coach is always looking for top competition for his grapplers
When you coach a successful Class 2A wrestling program, you seek out opportunities to wrestle the top teams and the top wrestlers your kids will face at the end of …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 8:28 p.m.
Mead dominates Inland Empire Wrestling Tournament
It isn’t how you begin, it’s the way you finish.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 10:14 p.m.
Mead runs over Central Valley in GSL wrestling opener
The Mead wrestling team expects to challenge for the Greater Spokane League championship.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 6:21 p.m.
Prep wrestling previews for area teams
Mead is given the nod to capture the league championship over North Central, University and Central Valley
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 5:13 p.m.
Post Falls wrestling team chases third straight state title
For a third straight year, the Post Falls wrestling team should be the best in the area.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 10:35 p.m.
Area men: Whitworth beats Willamette in its Northwest Conference opener
Kyle Roach matched his career-high 28 points, making 15 of 18 at the line, with seven rebounds and visiting Whitworth (4-0, 1-0) beat Willamette (1-6, 0-2) 91-79 in the 12th-ranked …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 10:28 p.m.
Area roundup: Huskies knock off Buffaloes
Area roundup: Crissy Jones totaled 18 kills, 22 digs and three service aces to power the visiting Washington Huskies (23-4, 13-4) to a 25-23, 25-13, 21-25, 25-15 win over the …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016
Wrestlers are changed forever by their sport
High school wrestling pretty much stands alone. The chances of earning a college scholarship in the sport are, at best, slim. Professional wrestling resembles the sport of amateur wrestling the …