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Tuesday, November 12, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Filled with confidence

It was summer and Sean Biltoft was taking it easy. Too easy. “It was just a couple weeks before the start of summer wrestling camp, and I just wasn’t all …


Grateful for lessons learned

Devan Silva didn’t fall in love with wrestling until he was older than most. While so many of his competitors grew up on a wrestling mat, Silva didn’t discover the …


Titans dominate Battle of Bone

“Hip hip hoorays” resounded from the Central Valley side in a jam-packed University gymnasium as the Bears won three of four matches to begin the annual Battle of the Bone. …


U-Hi’s Mason finds path

After one match in his freshman wrestling season, Jake Mason of University had to quit because of a ruptured testicle that swelled to the size of a grapefruit. At that …


WV wrestlers win

Deven Silva, in the 152-pound weight class, and Joe Harris, at 160, earned back-to-back pins Tuesday to help propel the West Valley wrestling team to a 59-24 victory over Pullman …


Wrestling gives athletes an edge

Jake Laden and Dustin Johnson both play high school football. The juniors each started for the University Titans last fall, Laden at defensive end; Johnson an All-Greater Spokane League honorable …


Prep roundup: Titans breeze to gymnastics victory

Stacie Davis and Amber Demaine finished third and fourth, respectively, in all-around to help lead the University Titans to a victory in a five-team Greater Spokane League gymnastics meet Wednesday …


Roundup: Unbeaten CV shows off youth

Central Valley’s wrestling team is getting closer to full strength with the return of injured veterans, first-year coach Doug Pecha said. Still, the Bears were short-handed Wednesday in their Greater …


Indians roll past Wildcats

Ben Carter set the pace for North Central (5-1) scoring a 15-5 major decision over Taylor Whetzel at 171 pounds and the Indians dominated Mt. Spokane (4-2) 50-15 Tuesday at …


Prep roundup: CV wrestlers improve to 5-0

Central Valley powered to a 29-0 advantage, capped by returning state placer Jarod Maynes’ 19-4 technical fall at 119 pounds, and defeated host Mt. Spokane 47-22 Thursday in a meeting …


U-Hi wrestlers defeat Panthers

Mead’s Jordan Rogers and University’s Jacob Mason gave a glimpse into what could possibly be the top tier of the 160-pound weight class for Washington during their dual wrestling match …


As usual, Tri-State tourney loaded

When returning state champions and finalists can be seeded no higher than fifth in their weight classes at an invitational wrestling tournament, you know which tournament it is. The 38th …


Maynes hopes for smooth finish at state tourney

Jarod Maynes is mapping out his wrestling season. The Central Valley junior placed third at last year’s Class 4A state high school tournament at 112 pounds and returns at that …


CdA has wrestling promise

It’s been 14 years since a North Idaho 5A school captured a state wrestling championship. The drought could end this year. “If all the stars align, Coeur d’Alene not only …


Winter all-league teams

Boys and girls basketball, wrestling and gymnastics for Eastern Washington leagues.


Idaho state wrestling tourney full of surprises

POCATELLO – Playing the favorite wasn’t necessarily a good thing Saturday. An undefeated record? Toss that out the window, too.


EV third in State 3A wrestling

East Valley’s third-place finish during the State 3A high school wrestling tournament last weekend in Tacoma wasn’t for lack of performance, but for lack of numbers. The Knights had seven …


Area sends strong group to state wrestling

In a cost-cutting measure, the Idaho state wrestling tournaments have been condensed from three days to two. To accommodate the shortened schedule, 14 mats instead of the usual eight will …


Prep wrestlers step up at Mat Classic

Brandon Moseley lost his first match in his final State 2A high school wrestling tournament during Mat Classic XXI during the weekend. But the Cheney senior came all the way …


Area prep wrestlers rule state

There was no stopping Deer Park during a weekend when state trophies were abundant, both team and individually for North Side teams and athletes during last weekend’s state high school …


Cooperation results in success

Between wrestling matches during state competition in Tacoma last week I took in gymnastics and noticed a disparity of talent between athletes from western Washington and those from the Greater …


Prep wrestlers fare well at state

Prior to state, Ferris High School wrestling coach Tim Owen said he felt the Saxons would avoid a meltdown that had occurred the year before. He proved correct, the Saxons …


Looking for redemption

Jake Norris thought the worst had happened. The 160-pound Coeur d’Alene High School wrestler was trying to get away from his opponent in a tournament in early January when he …


Siblings with a plan

For East Valley High School wrestling brothers Jake and Gabe Rodriguez, this weekend in the Tacoma Dome is all about stepping up. For the first time, both are entered in …


On the hunt

Other than wrestling, only hunting and fishing can compete for Cody Miller’s affections. He sees similarities in the sports. Like wrestling, he’s won a fishing tournament. And, Miller said, hunting …


Cardinals dominate, claim regional wrestling title

Talk about being rude hosts. Or perhaps it was the North Idaho College wrestling team protecting its turf.


GSL wins its share at regional meet

Outnumbered decidedly by wrestlers from the Columbia Basin, the Greater Spokane League held its own during the Region 4A tournament Saturday at Central Valley. The Columbia Basin Big Nine had …


East Valley qualifies eight for state meet

East Valley advanced eight wrestlers, six of them finalists, to next weekend’s Mat Classic XXI State 3A wrestling tournament in Tacoma by winning the 3A regional Saturday in Sunnyside. The …


Winning is all in the family

Quinn Gannon set a lofty goal for himself. It’s daunting, he admits readily. But it’s what drives him. “By the time I’m done, I want to be the best wrestler …


Cards hope to get rockin’ at regionals

The photo on the North Idaho College wrestling team’s media guide says it all. There the Cardinals are with their coaches standing on a large pile of rocks. The stated …