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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...
01/30/2019 - 5:15pm
The Sigourney Savages had a sub-par showing against Pekin on January 21 and needed to improve before their next competition, the SICL tournament on January 26 hosted by Tri-County. Not having school, the rest of the week meant no practices either, so things were uncertain going into such an important competition. The Savages came through, with...
01/30/2019 - 4:36pm
The Panthers picked up most of their points via forfeits, including being awarded the first 24 points of their dual against the Savages when the two met up at Sigourney on January 21. They kept their energy flowing by winning five of the last seven matches in addition to one more forfeit to finish out with a dominant 56-12 win. Maddie Black (106...
01/30/2019 - 4:33pm
Sigourney was in for a test when they hosted Pekin for their annual duals on January 21 with Pekin gaining momentum as of late and the Savages having to wrestle without Mason Dye, one of their leaders and best wrestlers. The Savages gave up some points early due to forfeits and won two of the last three matches en route to a 56-12 loss. Trent...
01/23/2019 - 3:57pm
With both teams enjoying win streaks (Keota winning three of their last five and Sigourney winning four of their last five) the matchup between the Lady Eagles and Lady Savages on Jan. 15 was anticipated to be close. The two teams had met up in week two in which Sigourney won by seven. The Lady Savages kept Keota off the scoreboard in the third...
01/23/2019 - 3:55pm
More than 80 girls from around the state braved the wintry conditions and came together for Iowa’s Inaugural Girls’ State Wrestling Tournament on January 19. Of those who competed, Nevaeh Briggs made the list, representing the English-Valleys/Tri-County program. Briggs (138 lbs.) was given a bye in the first round of the tournament...
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