Wrestling

Best of the best on display

Some of the top wrestlers in the state took the mat for one last match Friday night in Topeka.

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HOA Catch-All: Winter Week 11

A trio of HOA wrestlers had successful runs through the Class 3-2-1A State Tournament in Hays over the weekend. Marion’s Kyle Palic returned a state champion.

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Brandon Ball becomes 4-time champion

The most anticipated Class 3-2-1A finals match came at 138 pounds between Hoisington senior Brandon Ball and Tribune-Greeley County senior Caleb Austin. Austin defeated Ball, 8-2, at the Feb. 7 Panther Classic championship in Phillipsburg…

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Porsch, Hileman highlight 3-2-1A individual efforts

In the Class 3-2-1A 126-pound championship, Smith Center sophomore David Hileman, ranked fourth, faced top-ranked Alma-Wabaunsee freshman Riley Tubbs on Saturday night at Fort Hays State University's Gross Memorial Coliseum. Hileman…

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Goddard is king of the mountain once again

It wasn’t all that long ago when teams showing up to 6A wrestling were all competing for second and just trying to stay out of Goddard’s way. Now in the 5A ranks, the 2015 state tournament felt oddly familiar with the Lions roaring through…

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Norton takes 3-2-1A again

Norton junior 195-pounder Jordan Dole started wrestling two years ago, was a backup last winter and suffered three losses by fall at the league tournament. Bluejay junior 182-pounder Gavin Lively missed most of 2013-14, including state,…

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Greeley Co.'s Austin going for perfection

Tribune-Greeley County senior Caleb Austin defeated Beloit's Carter Wessling at the J.R. Durham Invitational in Norton on Jan. 10. The match was tied at one when Austin delivered a takedown with two seconds left for a 3-1 win. On Feb. 7,…

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Goddard leads 5A after Day 1

The front side of the 5A state wrestling bracket has been filled out, with two wrestlers in each weight still alive for hopes of a championship. The other 14 wrestlers in each weight class will go after valuable team points on the back…

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Local wrestlers show up big at 4A

Semifinals have wrapped up at 4A in Salina and here are the top stories from day one.

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Hoisington leads after day one at Class 3-2-1A

Hoisington's Dan Schmidt was one of the last coaches to leave Fort Hays State University's Gross Memorial Coliseum after Friday's Day 1 of the Class 3-2-1A wrestling tournament. The Cardinals qualified three for championship matches,…

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Hoisington ready for state wrestling

Hoisington set a school record with 10 qualifiers to this weekend's
Class 3-2-1A state tournament at Fort Hays State University's Gross
Memorial Coliseum. Coach Dan Schmidt hopes it yields the Cardinals'
first team title.

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Powers gives back to Kapaun wrestling in a big way

A little over a year ago, then Kapaun Mt. Carmel junior Bennett Powers was looking forward to watching the state wrestling tournament. He couldn’t wait to have a front row seat to watch the spectacle. But when he voiced his excitement to…

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Ellis looking to create wrestling powerhouse

Ellis wrestling, under veteran head coach Casey Dinkel and assistant Brandon Pfeifer, both former Railroader state placers, has developed a strong trend in the last several years at the Class 3-2-1A state tournament. Virtually every Railer…

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State Wrestling: What to watch for

With the 86th Kansas state wrestling tournament just a day away, here are a few names and potential storylines to keep your eyes on.

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State wrestling pairings released

KSHSAA has released the pairings for the wrestling state tournament. Matches officially start at 10 a.m. this Friday, Feb. 27. 

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State Wrestling Preview: 4A Bicentennial Center

Hundreds of wrestlers will converge on Salina’s Bicentennial Center this year for the 4A state wrestling tournament. This is the tournament every wrestler prepares for, the tournament they spend so much time cutting weight and sparring for.

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State Wrestling Preview: 6A-5A Hartman Arena

One of the great early spectacles every February is at the state wrestling tournament at Hartman Arena. This time will be no different with plenty to look out for in the 6A and 5A ranks.

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HOPL Catch-All: Winter Week 10

A pair of HOPL wrestlers are headed to state. On the basketball court, Central Christian’s Noah Starkey recorded a rare triple-double on Friday. The No. 2 Cunningham girls upped their record to 17-2.

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HOA Catch-All: Winter Week 10

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Marion and Bennington had big weekends at their respective wrestling regionals over the weekend. On the basketball court, the Moundridge programs continue to roll into the final week of the regular season.

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Mid-Continent League Catch-All: Winter Week 10

Nine of the 10 MCL schools will send wrestlers to state. Most of the schools were in action at the Class 3-2-1A regional in Norton on Friday and Saturday. Norton and Smith Center brought home the team hardware from that tournament.

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Central Prairie League Catch-All: Winter Week 10

The CPL’s top teams had big weeks. The Central Plains teams posted 3-0 marks, and the St. John boys and Ellinwood girls each went 2-0. St. John won its 50th-straight game with a big win on Friday.

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Hoisington wins 3-2-1A Russell regional

Hoisington coach Dan Schmidt was proud of his entire roster after the Class 3-2-1A Russell Regional on Saturday. The Cardinals filled all 14 weight classes, a rarity for a 3-2-1A program, and everyone scored points at Russell. As well,…

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Best wrestlers arise from Ark City regional

It took more than eleven hours to get it done, but 56 wrestlers finally clinched their ticket to state after the 5A regional in Arkansas City had finished. Goddard led the way with thirteen qualifiers, including seven first place…

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Abilene wins 4A Regional at Hays

One point separated Abilene and Colby after the first day of the 4A Regional at Hays, with the Eagles up by one. By the end of day two, the Cowboys turned that one point deficit into an 11 lead and a Regional Championship.

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State wrestling field from 4A Pratt regional set

The No. 9 El Dorado Wildcats will send seven wrestlers to state and wear the badge of the Pratt regional champions. With 149.5 team points, El Dorado edged host Pratt. The Greenbacks finished with 142.5 team points for second place, and…

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Dodge: Baker stays, Buffs sign, Liberal vs. GC Soccer, DC3 vs. GC3 Baseball

Previous State Champions

Year
6A
5A
4A
3-1A
2012
Manhattan
Arkansas City
Andale
Scott City
2011
Wichita Heights
Andover Central
Andale
Norton Community
2010
Goddard
Emporia
Clay Center
Norton Community
2009
Goddard
Emporia
Colby
Smith Center
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