LIBERTY — The Liberty wrestling team completed their season in outstanding fashion. The Blue Jays finished in third place in the Class 2 State Championship on Saturday, Feb. 25. Liberty scored 97 points, just 37.5 points off of team champion Lebanon.
Thursday, March 02, 2023
Wednesday, March 01, 2023
SMITHVILLE — The Warriors finished their season in the Class 3 State Championship on Saturday, Feb. 25. Smithville finished in 13th place with 44 total points out of the 47 teams that competed. Smithville qualified four wrestlers for the end-of-the-season tournament and two of them reached t…
KEARNEY — Kearney’s Ryder Shelton continues to be a dominate force in the state. The sophomore standout wrestler won the Class 3 113-pound State Championship on Saturday, Feb. 25. He is a back-to-back state champ as he won 106-pound division last year.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
LIBERTY — It was a battle for the ages between the crosstown rivals in the Class 4 State Championship on Saturday, Feb. 25. Liberty’s Trenton Bindle and Liberty North’s Motie Williams faced off for the individual title in the 285-pound weight division.
SMITHVILLE — During her formative years, Ellie Pickett would often find herself wrestling her siblings in the living room. The thought of becoming a medal winner was not in the forefront of the Smithville junior’s mind when she went out for organized wrestling for the first time in her caree…
KEARNEY — A simple sentence by an elementary student was said during the victory parade for Kearney’s girls wrestling team Friday, Feb. 24.
Monday, February 27, 2023
Some things change, but others stay the same. When it comes to the mats of Class 4, Liberty remains the top team in the state. The Blue Jays won their fourth straight state championship on Saturday, Feb. 25. Liberty destroyed the competition as they scored 218 points. Second-place Francis Ho…
Thursday, February 23, 2023
COLUMBIA — For the first time in Kearney history, the girls wrestling program are state champions. The Bulldogs won the Class 1 State Championship on Thursday, Feb. 23. Kearney scored 75.5 points as Brookfield came in second place with 75 points. The Bulldogs won by an amazing .5 point.
BELTON — Kearney wrestling finished in sixth place in the Class 3 District 4 Championship on Saturday, Feb. 18. The Bulldogs scored 112 points as tournament hosts Belton won the team title with 211 points. Kearney qualified three wrestlers for the state tournament following districts.
BELTON — The Warriors will be sending four wrestlers to the Class 3 State Championship this year after a successful district tournament. Smithville finished the Class 3 District 4 Championship in ninth place out of 15 teams.
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
LIBERTY — Liberty North made history once again. The Eagles will be sending the most wrestlers to the state championship in school history. Liberty North finished in third place in the Class 4 District 4 Championship on Saturday, Feb. 18. They finished with 149.5 points in the district tournament.
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
LIBERTY — The Blue Jays continued to show their dominance by winning their fifth straight district championship on Saturday, Feb. 18. Liberty scored 268.5 points to take the team title as they topped Staley. Along with the district title, Liberty will be sending 12 wrestlers to the Class 4 S…
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
KEARNEY — Smithville had a strong showing in the Class 1 District 4 Championship on Saturday, Feb. 11. The two-day tournament was held in Kearney, where the top four finishers in each weight class qualified for state. The Warriors finished in third place with 120.5 points and sent five wrest…
PLATTE CITY — Liberty North will send three girls wrestlers to the Class 2 State Championship this year. The Eagles finished in 10th place with 60 points in the Class 2 District 4 Championship hosted by Platte County on Saturday, Feb. 11.
Monday, February 13, 2023
PLATTE CITY — The Blue Jays girls made history as they qualified the most wrestlers for the state championship in school history. Liberty qualified seven wrestlers at the Class 2 District 4 Championship on Saturday, Feb. 11. Liberty also earned the district title for the first time in progra…
Thursday, February 09, 2023
Postseason wrestling begins this weekend for local girls teams. District championships start Friday, Feb. 10 and finish the following day.
Thursday, February 02, 2023
LIBERTY — It was another busy week of wrestling for Liberty North as they produced some great victories and even broke a record. On Jan. 24, the Eagles’ boys team defeated Blue Springs South 66-12 to win the first-ever conference championship in program history. Liberty North are the 2023 Su…
Wednesday, February 01, 2023
LIBERTY — The Kearney wrestling program competed in the 21st Annual George Hoover Invitational hosted by Liberty High School on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27 and 28.
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
SMITHVILLE — The Warriors finished in ninth place in the Platte County Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 21.
KEARNEY — The Bulldogs’ latest competition came at the Winnetonka Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 21. Kearney finished in 16th place out of the 22 teams that competed. Kearney scored 84 points at the two-day tournament.
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