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03/16/2019 - 11:59pm
Savanna Stone has a mantra when it comes to wrestling, "You can't break stone." When it comes to other things in life outside of wrestling, stone may crack and break, but never entirely. For her, this strikes a chord. In the last few weeks, professional wrestling has been put in the limelight due to a couple incidents that included alleged sexual allegations. Those allegations...
02/28/2019 - 9:41am
Buzzer beating shots can either be a cause for celebration or they can lead to devastation and disbelief. For the Pekin Panthers it was the latter, as they saw their season end in a matter of three seconds, combined with a ball dropping through the net. The Panthers had their opportunities late when they hosted Waco on February 19, but the...
02/21/2019 - 3:46pm
Mason Dye was the lone wrestler wearing a Sigourney singlet at the State wrestling tournament in Des Moines which began February 14 and wrapped up February 16. He came in with one goal in mind, finish atop the podium. He was on his way to achieving that accomplishment before getting derailed in the semifinal round, then bounced back to win one of...
02/21/2019 - 3:42pm
English Valleys sent a trio of wrestlers to the State tournament February 14 through February 16 with Cooper Andreassen, Caleb Peach and John Fisher having qualified with their runners-up finishes at the Montezuma District meet the weekend prior. Andreassen wound up finishing in fifth place at 152 lbs. and Fisher took ninth at 195 lbs. with all...
02/21/2019 - 3:40pm
For one Panther, it was the culmination of four years of top tier wrestling, and for the other, it was his first experience in the State tournament, which will benefit the team going forward. While neither Zach Hammes or Cael Baker managed to place at the State wrestling tournament, which ran from February 14-16, they capped off their seasons...
02/21/2019 - 3:37pm
The Sigourney Savages entered postseason play on one of their hottest streaks, having won four of their last five games, all by double-digits. Their run came to an end when they traveled to Montezuma to play Baxter in the first round of the postseason but got edged out 53-52 in overtime. The Bolts doubled up Sigourney in a sluggish first quarter...
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