Posts With Keyword ‘wrestling’

Local Reaction to Olympic Committee Decision

Posted: Thursday, February 14th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Earlier this week the governing body of the Olympic games, the International Olympic Committee, made the decision to drop wrestling from its list of events for the 2020 games and beyond.

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Governor Honors Wrestling Great Dan Gable

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012 at 6:20 am

In honor of wrestling great Dan Gable, Governor Terry Branstad has declared this Dan Gable Day.

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SEC All-Conference Wrestlers

Posted: Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 at 8:48 am

The top wrestlers in each weight class in the Southeast Conference was released and while the Demons finished second in the conference standings (3-1) they had just one wrestler garner All-Conference honors while two sophomores were named to the second team.

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Seven Area Wrestlers Qualify For State

Posted: Saturday, February 11th, 2012 at 9:40 pm

In class 2A, the Washington Demons will send three team members to represent the Demons at the state tournament starting this Thursday. Sophomore Fletcher Green won his 40th match to clinch the championship at 106 pounds, beating out Columbus Community senior Ray Quiroz, the lone state qualifier for the Wildcats with his runner-up finish. Washington’s Mitchell Hora improved his record to 27-7 as he clinched the championship at 132 pounds. Demon senior Parker Turner finished runner-up at 145 pounds, qualifying for the state tournament as well.

In class 1A at Eddyville-Blakesburg, Sigourney-Keota senior Steven Clubb took home the championship at 220 pounds to move on to the state tournament while in Tipton, Highland had two wrestlers qualify as sophomore Travis Cole finished runner-up finish at 113 pounds, joined by senior Jess Hahn, the runner-up at 132.

Mid-Prairie High School Mourns Tragedy

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 2:10 pm

Parents of a Mid-Prairie wrestler died, and a sister was injured, in a single car accident en-route to the regional wrestling match at Clear Creak-Amana Saturday.

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Sectional Wrestling Recaps

Posted: Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 9:34 am

Area teams took place in sectional meets over the weekend.

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Demons Wrestling Wins Two; Ready for Sectionals

Posted: Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 at 9:36 am

The Washington wrestling team scored two wins in their double-dual Tuesday against Sigourney and Pella, winning both duals by a count of 52-21.

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Mid-Prairie Finishes 6th at CVC Tournament

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 at 7:57 am

The Mid-Prairie wrestling team finished sixth in the Cedar Valley Conference Tournament over the weekend. 

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On The Mats Tonight

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2012 at 8:09 am

Several area teams wrap up the regular season tonight as they get set for conference tournament weekend.

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Demon Wrestling Goes 3-2 At East Marshall Inv.

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 9:24 am

The Demon wrestling team traveled to the East Marshall Invitational over the weekend and finished Saturday with a 3-2 record, raising their season record to 18-3. 

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Mid-Prairie Can’t Add to Record Win Total

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 9:19 am

Mid-Prairie, who set the school single-season dual win record last week with their eighth win, traveled to the Center Point-Urbana Dual Tournament on Saturday. 

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Highland Wrestling Drops Four Over Weekend

Posted: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 9:07 am

Highland took part in the Dave Steinkamp Duals this weekend but struggled in their four matches. 

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Washington and Mid-Prairie Meet Tonight

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2012 at 7:53 am

Washington and Mid-Prairie wrestle at BGM tonight. 

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Golden Hawk Wrestling Falls in Double-Dual

Posted: Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 at 8:19 am

It was a tough night on the mats for Mid Prairie yesterday as they made up the double-dual that was snowed out last week against West Branch and Wilton, two of the tougher opponents in the area.

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WACO Invitational Results

Posted: Monday, January 16th, 2012 at 8:00 am

Wayland, IA - There was quite a bit of wrestling going on Saturday, including the Waco Invitational where 13 teams competed, with Mt. Pleasant leaving as the champion with 205.5 points on the day. 

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Washington Wrestling Faces Mount Pleasant

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 8:30 am

***Meet is postponed due to inclement weather… rescheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 24th @ 6:30***

Washington, IA – The Washington Demons travel to Mount Pleasant tonight for a dual that should be a close one on paper and every point will be hard fought. 

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Mid Prairie Wrestling Goes for School Record Tonight

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at 8:25 am

***Postponed due to inclement weather… rescheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 17th @ 6:00***

Wellman, IA – Mid Prairie faces two tough conference opponents as they look to make history on the mats tonight.

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Demons Dominate Quad

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 10:34 am

Washington, IA - The Washington Demons dominated their quad last night, defeating English Valleys 72-6, Tipton 76-3, and Lone Tree 65-12.

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Mid Prairie Wins 2-of-3 @ Regina

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 9:36 am

Iowa City, IA - Mid Prairie won 2-of-3 matches, winning 43-42 over Highland and defeating Regina 47-24.

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Gary Curtis Invitational Recap

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 8:43 am

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Riverside, IA – Four area teams wrestled Saturday in the Gary Curtis Invitational hosted by Highland. 

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