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Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 23, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES – Solon’s Lance Evans made it look easy.He was dominant most of the tournament and didn’t surrender a point in his last match. The Spartans’ three-time state medalist showed the toughness that has marked his prep career.Evans said he battled mononucleosis the entire ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 19, 2014 | No comments

It seems fitting that when Carter Happel was in practice when being named one of the state’s best wrestlers.He received a text from his father, Dean, who was in Des Moines for the announcement, and turned his attention back to the honor that means most ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | December 11, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Some of the top wrestling programs and individuals in the state will take the mat in Cedar Rapids this weekend.Cedar Rapids Kennedy and Cedar Rapids Washington will host the 22nd annual Five Seasons Duals on Saturday. The bracketed dual tournament is scheduled ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 8, 2013 | No comments

Lance Evans disproved the prognosis.The Solon junior was originally told a leg injury would prevent him from wrestling this season. Evans did not take it to heart.The Spartans 195-pounder recovered from two preseason surgeries to repair torn femoral cartilage and debuted this year with a sectional ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 2, 2013 | No comments

TIFFIN - James Wenzel gave his best impression of a caged jaguar.The Mount Vernon senior paced back and forth, anxiously awaiting his turn to take the mat. He turned that nervous energy into a little revenge and a district berth.Wenzel avenged an earlier loss to Clear ...

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 ...

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