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Stories tagged: wrestling

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017

Area roundup: Cesar Sandoval leads CCS men to Bates Invite title

Cesar Sandoval poured in 35 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Community Colleges of Spokane held off Umpqua 107-102 in double overtime Sunday to win the Dale J. Bates Invitational …

Area roundup: Community Colleges of Spokane men advance to title game

The Community Colleges of Spokane men’s basketball team is in position to win its second tournament of the season.

Wrestling roundup: Mt. Spokane routs Lewis and Clark

Jake Howerton and Zach Clark opened the match with back-to-back pins at 145 and 152, and Mt. Spokane cruised past Lewis and Clark 67-6 in a GSL dual meet on …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017

Wrestling roundup: Josh Guzik helps Rogers top Shadle Park in a GSL dual

Roundup of Wednesday’s wrestling action from across the region.

Local briefs: Two Washington State golfers qualify for U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship

Washington State seniors Derek Bayley and Zach Anderson are headed to the 2018 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship next May at Jupiter Hills Club in Tequesta, Florida.

Gonzaga Prep adding to wrestling building

A $6.7 million project to improve Gonzaga Preparatory School’s athletic facilities is entering its third phase this fall, with a nearly $1 million addition to the private school’s wrestling gymnasium.

UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 …

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 …

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.

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

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 …

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.

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 …

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.

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 …

Idaho state wrestling glance

Idaho state wrestling

Lakeside’s Dalton Young caps wrestling career at 170-0

TACOMA – Dalton Young had mixed emotions Saturday.

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

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 …

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

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

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.

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 …