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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 …


Wrestling for Dad

RATHDRUM – The Wright brothers – Seth, Nate and Nick – are wrestling for their late father. Three years ago this April, Jesse Wright and his 16-year-old daughter, Keriann, were …


Mead will overflow with wrestlers

Wrestling fans could get their fill at Mead alone this weekend when area high school athletes begin the two-week road to state. Mead will be site of the 4A district …


North Idaho wrestlers win twice

One day after suffering its first dual-meet loss of the season, the North Idaho Cardinals wrestling team wrapped up its regular season with two victories at the Apodaca Duals in …


NIC wrestlers win twice

One day after suffering its first dual-meet loss of the season, the North Idaho Cardinals wrestling team wrapped up its regular season with two victories at the Apodaca Duals in …


Mead ties for title

The Mead Panthers won the first nine matches and cruised to a 58-3 Greater Spokane League wrestling victory over the Lewis and Clark Tigers (2-8) Friday night at Mead. With …


East Valley takes down University

There were reasons why East Valley was favored in Greater Spokane League wrestling. Even though the Knights settled for a third-place tie, those reasons were on display during Thursday night’s …


Down to the bone

A wrestling match between University and Central Valley for a piece, at least, of the Greater Spokane League championship could not be settled on the mat. So a winner was …


Wrestler plans to stay on top

Garret Belgarde started his freshman wrestling season last year at Sandpoint High School ranked No. 1 in the 4A poll at 103 pounds. He fell one win short of placing …


Mead drops East Valley

The dream lives for the Mead Panthers, whose 42-29 wrestling triumph Thursday night at East Valley maintained hope of a Greater Spokane League title. Not so for the Knights (6-2), …


EV, Mead win to set up showdown

East Valley and Mead won Wednesday preliminaries before tonight’s match between once-beaten Greater Spokane League wrestling teams. The Knights (6-1) swept past Shadle Park (3-4) 54-10 and Panthers (5-1) defeated …


U-Hi third in Missoula

University High School picked up an individual title from Ryan Zumwalt at 145 pounds and placed eight other wrestlers in posting an impressive third-place finish in Saturday’s Jug Beck Rocky …


NIC’s Klose wins at Clackamas

Drakkar Klose was the lone wrestler to pick up a championship for North Idaho College at the Clackamas Open at Oregon City, Ore., on Saturday – and he had to …


Then & Now: Wrestler cleaning up Hanford

Wrestlers being wrestlers can at times live life on the edge. It seems appropriate that one of them, Mike Reed, would find his calling in a hazardous business. For the …


Orth Twins 2nd, 6th In Naia

1. Bart Orth 2. Ben Orth


Minnesota Wins Duals Title

Heavyweight Shelton Benjamin pinned Iowa’s Wes Hand as top-seeded Minnesota rallied to beat the second-seeded Hawkeyes in the championship match of the Cliff Keen NWCA National Duals. Lee Fullhart, ranked …


CV Grappler Savors Tri-State Victory

When Central Valley’s John Reese won the 119-pound weight class at last weekend’s prestigious Tri-State Tournament, the Bear senior was not surprised. “I knew I could do it,” he said. …


Lakeside Carries A Slim Lead Into Tri-State’s Second Day

G-Prep’s Chris Montgomery prepares to pin CV’s Shawn Conlon. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review


Fda Ponders Link Between Dead Wrestlers And Dietary Aids

The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it is investigating whether the deaths of three college wrestlers within six weeks might be related to dietary supplements they were taking. FDA …


Gnl Strength Seems Weighted At Lakeside

When the defending state champion returns most of its starting lineup, the conclusion is clear. “It’s going to be tough pickings to take the state title away from Lakeside,” said …