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Tiger-Grizz: I.F.’s Kade Thompson tops friend for 100th win

By • Jan 27th, 2015 • Category: News, Wrestling

On the upside, Idaho Falls High School senior Kade Thompson got the 100th win of his wrestling career Saturday morning at the Tiger-Grizz Invitational. On the downside, he had to beat a lifetime friend to do it. That friend was Shelley 152-pounder Josh Calderwood. And when Calderwood lost, he was none too happy about it. [...]

Bittersweet victory: Bees win Tiger-Grizz despite losing seven title matches

By • Jan 25th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Wrestling

By PAUL LAMBERT The Bonneville Bees became the first District 6 school to win the Tiger-Grizz wrestling tournament this century on Saturday night, doing so in a most improbable fashion. Bonneville out-pointed Wyoming’s Green River 221.5 to 215.5 for the team title, but went 0-7 in championship bouts. The last local team to win [...]

Climbing the hill: Local wrestlers look to conclude Tiger-Grizz with titles today

By • Jan 24th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Wrestling

By PAUL LAMBERT Look at his wavy blonde hair and you may think Snake River junior Wyatt Volger is a surfer. Look at his moves in the circle and you may think he looks like a wrestler. Ask him about his method, however, and you will discover Volger is actually a chess master. “I [...]

3A underdogs deliver promising day one at Tiger-Grizz

By • Jan 24th, 2015 • Category: News, Wrestling

Last year’s Tiger-Grizz Invitational was a rough one for the Sugar-Salem and Shelley high school wrestling teams. Sugar finished in 27th place, while the Russets finished dead last at 30th. After the first day of this year’s tournament, each team surpassed, or came close to surpassing, their points from both days of the prestigious tournament. [...]

Road to 100 wins has been grueling for IFHS wrestling captains

By • Jan 23rd, 2015 • Category: Features, Lead Story, News, Wrestling

Idaho Falls High School senior wrestlers Brady Kenney, Bridger Carpenter and Kade Thompson aren’t team captains by accident. They’ve stockpiled victories and served as ideal examples for their younger teammates. The three have also suffered these ailments and injuries: a broken jaw, a panic attack, torn ligaments, a skin infection, black eyes, strep throat. Those [...]

Jan. 22 wrestling results

By • Jan 23rd, 2015 • Category: News, Wrestling

GREEN RIVER (Wyo.) 51, SKYLINE 27 98 pounds: Caleb Nathan (GR) by forfeit; 106: Cyro Montoya (GR) pin Lukas Hermann, 2:25; 113: Nathan McCann (GR) pin John Sambrano, 5:13; 120: Cole Verner (GR) tech fall Anton Lane, 16-0 (5:56); 126: Ryan Myers (Sky) pin Gage Byers, 1:43; 132: Chase O’Melia (GR) pin Terry Stevenson, 1:41; [...]

Jan. 21 wrestling results

By • Jan 22nd, 2015 • Category: News, Wrestling

BONNEVILLE 43, HIGHLAND 26 98 pounds: Derrick Stacey (BONN) dec. Gage Swanson, 6-4; 106: Dekker Anderson (HIGH) maj. dec. Treyton Holman, 9-0; 113: Scott Jolley (BONN) dec. Nate Labbee, 14-13; 120: Konnor Cordingley (HIGH) pin Bryson McGuire, 1:11; 126: James Findlay (HIGH) pin Justin Williams, 2:59; 132: Taite Martin (BONN) dec. Tanner Cordingley, 4-1; 138: [...]

Jan. 20 wrestling results

By • Jan 21st, 2015 • Category: News, Wrestling

SOUTH FREMONT 69, FIRTH 16 98 pounds: Spencer Angell (SF) by forfeit; 106: Konner Hiatt (SF) by forfeit; 113: Trenton Hackworth (SF) by forfeit; 120: Jace Hughes (SF) dec. Hudson McCowen, 7-1; 126: Dawson Klingler (SF) pin Zeke Ellefson, 1:36; 132: Caleb Bischoff (SF) pin Colton Clemens, 2:56; 138: Bubba Boots (SF) pin Gunner Vasquez, [...]

Going green: Bees claim seven of 15 brackets to win Madison Invitational

By • Jan 18th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, News, Wrestling

REXBURG — The 152-pound title bout at the Madison Invitational was as good as it gets. Such was the educated opinion of Rigby senior 160-pounder Luis Saldana, watching the bout from the stands. “Oh my gosh, dude,” Saldana said to teammates as Bonneville senior Chase Lemons battled Rigby senior Cutler Gneiting. “This is like a [...]

West J wins Magic Valley Classic, numerous local wrestlers win titles; Jan. 17 wrestling roundup

By • Jan 18th, 2015 • Category: News, Wrestling

It was a dominating weekend for East Idaho wrestlers at the annual Magic Valley Classic at Wendell High School. District 6 produced the team champion (West Jefferson), four of the top six team scores and eight individual champions against a 23-team field on 1A, 2A and 3A schools. The Panthers compiled 196.5 points and had [...]