KEARNEY — Kearney junior Eli Ashcroft keeps piling up victories as the two-time wrestling state champion picked up his 100th varsity win this weekend.
LIBERTY — Liberty North boys wrestling took first place in the Bronco Invitational Saturday, Dec. 12 at Lee’s Summit North.
SMITHVILLE — Smithville boys and girls wrestling teams did not take home any first-place team trophies this week, but both groups had some individual performers who stood out in tournament action.
LIBERTY — The Liberty North wrestling teams had a strong first week of action as the boys and girls teams went undefeated in dual competitions and the boys took runner-up in their first tournament.
LIBERTY — The Liberty Blue Jays wrestling teams got the season started with a few dual wins before they went on the dominate at the Leavenworth Challenger tournament in Leavenworth, Kansas.
KEARNEY — Kearney girls wrestling has already made waves in its first two years of having a separate sport from the boys in the state of Missouri.
SMITHVILLE — The Smithville boys wrestling team viewed last year as its rare underdog season as the team was led by largely underclassmen.
LIBERTY — Liberty wrestling’s “Wolfpack” is fewer in numbers after the boys team won the state championship in dominant fashion last February.
LIBERTY — Liberty North boys wrestling enters the second season of a five-year rebuilding project under second-year head coach Lance Moore.
KEARNEY — The Bulldogs wrestling program announced it selected Nick Ward as Kearney’s first girls wrestling head coach.
LIBERTY — The Blue Jays continue to collect hardware after completing one of the most impressive seasons in Missouri wrestling history.
SMITHVILLE — Smithville wrestler Devan Lewis announced his commitment to continue his career on the mat at McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois.
Area wrestlers will compete in the 28th annual Kansas City Metro Classic Tuesday, March 10. The KC Metro Classic pits top seniors from Missouri and Kansas against each other in a folkstyle dual tournament.
Three area wrestlers advanced past the first round of the Missouri State High School Activities Association Girls Wrestling State Championships in Columbia, with one more able to pick up a victory in the backside of the bracket.
KANSAS CITY — Liberty has climbed up the leaderboard of the Class 4 District 4 boys wrestling meet every season since Dustin Brewer became head coach in 2016. It seemed like the Blue Jays had nowhere left to climb after winning the district team title last season.
BELTON — Coby Aebersold knew he could walk into the Missouri Class 3 District 4 tournament this past weekend at Belton High School and take care of business. He had already done so last year as the 160-pound district champion before capping his season off with an individual state title.
LIBERTY — Lance Moore accepted the job of Liberty North head wrestling coach this fall fully prepared to initiate a five-year rebuilding project. The Eagles had two returning seniors who qualified for state last year and a wealth of talented, but mostly inexperienced, underclassmen.
KANSAS CITY — Over the past two high school wrestling seasons, Liberty has won each and every tournament it has entered except for one. The Blue Jays have their revenge.
KEARNEY — Kearney High School junior Jacob Jackson is a junior varsity grappler with a mix of fierceness and thoughtfulness.
LIBERTY — Vincent Restivo and Andrew Stephenson return as state qualifiers to lead a Liberty North wrestling team under new direction.
LIBERTY — The Liberty Blue Jays wrestling team was ranked as high as 13th in a national rankings list during an historic 2018 campaign.
KEARNEY — Lexie Cole of Kearney High School has been ranked sixth in a national preseason wrestling poll.
LIBERTY — Liberty High School wrestler Greyden Penner announced his commitment to the University of Oklahoma Sooners.
LIBERTY — Liberty High School’s wrestling program produced a record-showing performance at a national event last week.