The Nebraska wrestling team earned one of its biggest in-state recruiting victories in quite some time.
A full list of student-athletes known to have signed, or will be signing, during the spring signing period.
The induction ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. Sept. 25 at Lincoln East High School.
Yet another school has added girls wrestling and varsity bowling. What about Lincoln?
Led by honorary captain Keith Smith, Lincoln East has a big part in this season's all-city wrestling team.
The Lincoln Southeast wrestling program has a new leader.
Smith recently completed his 50th year officiating high school wrestling in Nebraska. “Two kids came up to me saying, ‘My grandpa said you used to referee him in high school.’ I’ve actually had that happen several times.”
OMAHA — Lincoln East and its "murderers' row" of wrestlers made it together all the way to the final day of the high school season.
"It's just really been a sad, tough year emotionally, but with Boyer back it put us all back on our feet."
A look at results from the final day of the state tournament.
The state wrestling tournament wrapped up Saturday at CHI Health Center Omaha. Here's a look at who had a spot on the podium.
Moments after he pinned the No. 1 wrestler in the state in his weight class, White pointed to the tattoo he has to honor his late sister.
"I was sitting up in the stands watching the heavyweight match and it made me pretty pissed off," he said of his sophomore season.
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On top of that, Aquinas ran away for the Class C state championship, ousting the team that topped the Monarchs last season.
It's not every day you see everyone on a state wrestling podium wearing a smile. But who could blame these history-making girls?
Champions were crowned — boys and girls — at the state wrestling tournament Saturday at CHI Health Center Omaha. Journal Star photos by Jaiden Tripi and Savannah Hamm
Grice's coach, Todd Porter, put off retirement one year to coach Grice's senior season: “You don’t get many chances to coach a wrestler (like him)."
Welcome to the Journal Star's live coverage of the state wrestling meet at CHI Health Center Omaha. Follow along for updates from the action.
There was a loud ovation from the crowd of more than 12,000 spectators when qualifiers in the first-ever NSAA girls wrestling meet took the mat.
Baustert is typically at a disadvantage when he steps onto the mat this year, but it certainly hasn't looked like it this week in Omaha.
Yeah, the action at the state wrestling tournament can be a bit overwhelming. We've rounded up how all area athletes are performing.
There was blood, there was a tumble into the scoreboard and in the end, there was a milestone victory for the Warrior senior.
One can't-miss final Saturday pins Beatrice's Deegan Nelson against Gering's Jacob Awiszus. Those two are a combined 82-2 this season.
No. 1 Gavin Zoucha (Malcolm) vs. No. 2 Conner Kreikemeier (Raymond Central) in the 170-pound title match. Yeah, that'll be a good one.
Plainview's Scout Ashburn moved on to the finals, where he seeks his fourth state medal and third gold. Can he pull it off?