Stories tagged: wrestling
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 6:56 p.m.
Devastating loss for champion U.S. wrestler Jordan Burroughs
U.S. wrestler Jordan Burroughs came to the Rio Olympics expecting to build a legacy so great he could transcend his sport.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
2 coaches dead in apparent murder-suicide; teen’s body found
Two Oregon high school wrestling coaches, lifelong friends, are dead in an apparent murder-suicide and the body of a teenager who was last seen alive with one of them was …
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 1:48 p.m.
Youth notebook: National titles from wrestling to basketball
Two days after capping an undefeated freshman year and state championship, Post Falls’ Ridge Lovett was back in the practice room gearing up for the spring/summer season.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 12:50 p.m.
Judge orders Dennis Hastert to report to prison by June 22
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been ordered to report to prison by June 22 to begin serving a 15-month sentence in his hush-money case.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:25 p.m.
Steve Christilaw: WIAA award helps keep Jace Malek’s spirit alive
The WIAA has created the Jace Malek True Spirit Award in honor of the West Valley football player and wrestler who died of cancer in February.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 6 a.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: 236 cars in nighttime parade celebrate second auto show at Davenport Hotel
From our archives, 100 years ago A parade of 236 decorated autos swept through Spokane in a “magnificent night spectacle.”
Thu., April 21, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
Life of former WWE star Chyna marked by success, struggles
Chyna, the tall, muscle-bound, raven-haired pro-wrestler who rocketed to popularity in the 1990s after taking on both women and men in the ring and later revealed her struggles with addiction …
Sun., April 10, 2016, 8:19 p.m.
Wrestler Jordan Burroughs headed to Rio Olympics
Jordan Burroughs’ wife, Lauren, wrote him a note before his Olympic Team Trials match on Sunday telling him he was destined for greatness.
Sat., April 9, 2016, 5:37 p.m.
Nearly 1,400 wrestlers gather in Spokane for annual memorial tournament
Wrestlers as young as five years old took to the mat Saturday to test their toughness, agility and skills in what is believed to be the largest one day wrestling …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:12 a.m.
Gawker files motions seeking new trial in privacy case
A New York news website has filed motions in a Florida court seeking a new trial in the Hulk Hogan invasion of privacy case.
Sat., April 2, 2016, 5:48 p.m.
Sunday locals: Tyler McLean earns All-American wrestling honors at Simon Fraser
Tyler McLean, a Simon Fraser junior from Mead, capped an outstanding first year of wrestling at the four-year collegiate level by earning NCAA Division II All-America honors by placing fourth …
Wed., March 16, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
Greg Lee: Another winter full of golden moments
Another winter is in the books, and it was another winter chock full of golden moments.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 9:01 p.m.
Larry Johnson of Lakeland repeats at 126 in 4A
Larry Johnson made a name for himself at last year’s state championship. On Saturday, the Lakeland sophomore took another step in every wrestler’s dream.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 8:49 p.m.
Alius DeLaRosa wins 4th state title for Post Falls
Alius DeLaRosa defeated Centennial’s James Fisher 6-0 in Saturday’s 5A 145-pound state championship match to become Post Falls’ first four-time state champion and avenging a loss to Fisher in their …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 10:40 p.m.
Area roundup: NIC’s Reece makes semifinals at NJCAA wrestling
North Idaho’s Dajour Reece made it to the semifinals in the 165-pound weight class with three wins Friday on the first day of the NJCAA national wrestling tournament in Council …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 8:35 p.m.
Everything going to plan for Post Falls wrestling at states
Through Day 1 of the Idaho high school wrestling championships, things are going according to plan for defending 5A champ Post Falls. Maybe even better than the Trojans planned.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:17 p.m.
Trojans have blended the Bible with wrestling
Matt McLeod opened his Bible, leaned down where he had it lying on the wrestling mat and read from the Book of John.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
Christilaw: Stories woven through state wrestling tournament
Once a year the floor of the Tacoma Dome turns into crazy quilt of colors as a host of wrestling programs loan their wrestling mats for the state championship tournament.
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 10:57 p.m.
Idaho regional wrestling: Post Falls cruises to 5A title
Post Falls had 10 individual champions and claimed the 5A Region I title Saturday at Lakeland High School in Rathdrum.
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 10:50 p.m.
State 4A wrestling: Central Valley’s Bryson Beard repeats as state champion
Bryson Beard hadn’t been taken down all season until Saturday.
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 10:49 p.m.
Deer Park wins 1A state wrestling
TACOMA – How’s this for drama? Trevor Eicher of Deer Park did it again. It was the perfect encore to his senior season. Just like two years ago when he …
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 10:38 p.m.
State 3A wrestling: North Central’s Clai Quintanilla, Bryan Wais take home titles
It didn’t make a difference in how the team fared, and that was quite fine with North Central wrestling coach Luke Leifer.
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 10:32 p.m.
State 2A/B wrestling: Four win titles from Great Northern League
For being at a loss for words, Logan Sundheim of East Valley had much to say about his state wrestling championship Saturday.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 11:38 p.m.
Mat Classic: GSL must focus on individual awards
No Greater Spokane League wrestling team is in the chase for a state championship at Mat Classic XXVIII.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 11:38 p.m.
Mat Classic: Deer Park, Colville in line for 1A title
The battle for the State 1A wrestling championship is following the expected script.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 2:31 p.m.
Mat Classic XXVIII preview
If Central Valley hopes to contend for state championship, it will need lots of help.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
Deer Park’s Trevor Eicher does things his way
Deer Park senior Trevor Eicher is an unconventional wrestler.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 1:43 p.m.
LC’s Noah Buckley sheds 65 pounds to wrestle as heavyweight
Noah Buckley allowed his weight to get away from him during football season.
Sun., Feb. 14, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
Minnesota redshirt has a lot to wrestle for in ill young pal
Larry Early III is redshirting his first year at Minnesota. He still has a whole lot to wrestle for.
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016, 9:54 p.m.
Prep wrestling: State berths were decided Saturday across region
Regional prep wrestling