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Author: K.J. Pilcher | March 31, 2013 | No comments

West Delaware state champions Adam Reth and Dean Broghammer have produced plenty of pins in their high school wrestling careers.They each added one more.Reth and Broghammer scored falls and were two of four West Delaware wrestlers to win during the 35th Annual North/South All-Star Classic ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 12, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - The pillow will feel a little softer, the bed cozier and the dreams more pleasant.They are a reward for a job well done, and Alburnett senior Grant Henderson earned it.Henderson scored three unanswered points to avenge a loss to West Delaware's Jake ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | December 19, 2012 | No comments

A Stormin' Pointer is taking the competition by storm.Center-Point Urbana's Brock Rathbun has produced an impressive start to his prep wrestling career.The 106-pound freshman is 10-0, climbing to No. 2 of The Predicament's Class 2A individual rankings on the heels of his second tournament title Saturday."He had ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | December 8, 2012 | 1 comment

CEDAR RAPIDS — West Delaware’s Sam Phillips recognized the hammers were about to take the mat.So, the junior 120-pounder prepared to try and play the role of final nail in the coffin.Phillips scored a 12-9 decision over Zack Fiser in the final bout, elevating West Delaware ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 25, 2012 | No comments

Matt Wempen, 113, So., Linn-Mar, Class 3A 106-pound state champion with 48-2 record.Hunter Washburn, 113, So., Alburnett, Class 1A 106-pound state champion, going 46-0.Max Thomsen, So., Union Community, Class 2A 113-pound state champion, posting 47-1 mark.Erik Lux, 170, Sr., South Tama, Class 2A 160-pound state champion ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 13, 2012 | No comments

Starting the state tournament with a zero in the loss column is a lot less than finishing with it.Four Tri-Rivers wrestlers will open the Class 1A state tournament Thursday at 7 p.m. without a loss. Hunter Washburn (106) of Alburnett, North Linn duo Logan Mulnix (138) ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 17, 2011 | No comments

DES MOINES - Coaching seems to be optional for J.C. Vercande.At least that was the case during his latest state tournament contest. Vercande ignored the strategy of his coaches and it working, pinning fourth-ranked Tre Rutz of Humboldt with 10 seconds remaining in their 130-pound quarterfinal match of the ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 16, 2011 | No comments

DES MOINES - Independence's Austin Evans paced and jumped around before making his state tournament debut.The Mustang junior harnessed the butterflies in his stomach, thought of the basics of wrestling and then used them to his advantage.“I just went out there and looked at it ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 27, 2011 | No comments

DEWITT - West Delaware wrestling coach Jeff Voss said he wants his team to peak for the postseason, but first they wanted to reach the peak of the Wamac.The Hawks secured its spot atop the Wamac Conference East Division with a dominant 52-12 win over ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 15, 2011 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - Waverly-Shell Rock Coach Rick Caldwell wasn't trying to be arrogant or boastful, even though he had every right.The Go-Hawks have rumbled with some of the best wrestling teams in the state and country, and after those tough tests Caldwell was glad to ...

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