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UPDATED: Wed., July 8, 2020

‘Heartbreaking day’ – Stanford drops 11 sports, including wrestling, to cut costs

Stanford announced Wednesday that it is dropping 11 sports amid financial difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

UPDATED: Tue., July 7, 2020

North Idaho College wrestling season pushed to January

The lone college wrestling team in the region – North Idaho College – plans to have an upcoming season. It just won’t start at its usual time.

Providence Wrestling Inks Camacho

The University of Providence Stays Active On The Recruiting Trail.

UPDATED: Thu., March 12, 2020

Winter sports 2019-20 high school all-league teams

Winter sports 2019-20 high school all-league teams for Eastern Washington and North Idaho.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 29, 2020

Idaho state wrestling: Post Falls captures state title

For the third year in a row and fifth time in six years, Post Falls took home the state title in Idaho 5A State wrestling at the Ford Idaho Center …

Former Michigan wrestlers urge more victims to ‘speak up’

The whistleblower whose letter to University of Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel alleging sexual assault sparked an investigation into a former school doctor says he was inspired by the women …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 26, 2020

Wrestling: Gaje Caro earns West Valley’s first individual state title since 2016

Gaje Caro, a West Valley senior, earned a 9-1 major decision over Black Hills’ senior Julian Kennedy in the 182-pound weight class final at the Tacoma Dome on Saturday in …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

4A, 3A state wrestling: Mt. Spokane claims third straight team title with pair of champions

Mt. Spokane did it again, won the state 3A team wrestling championship for the third season in a row.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

2A, 1A, B, girls state wrestling: Chewelah’s Kaden Krouse claims third Mat Classic title

Kaden Krouse wasn’t yet in high school when the idea of being a multiyear state wrestling champion struck him.

State wrestling: Day one results from Mat Classic XXXII

Results from the first day of the 2020 Washington state wrestling meet in Tacoma.

2A, 1A, B, girls state wrestling: Lakeside, Liberty in trophy hunt after first day

There won’t be any four-time state champions crowned at Mat Classic XXXII, but ten wrestlers came in with a chance to become three-timers.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020

4A, 3A state wrestling: Gonzaga Prep freshman Q’Veli Quintanilla breezes into semifinals, Mt. Spokane battling for team title

Q’Veli Quintanilla jumped to the head of the class in 4A 126-pound wrestling as a Gonzaga Prep freshman, leapfrogging four returning state placers to rank first heading into Mat Classic …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 19, 2020

State wrestling preview: Behind senior Jarret Sharp, junior-heavy Mt. Spokane eyes Mat Classic three-peat

Top-ranked Mt. Spokane is eyeing a three-peat. Its standout 113-pounder wants to avoid a personal four-peat.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020

Wrestling regionals: Mt. Spokane, Deer Park, Liberty win titles

Defending State 3A champion and top-ranked Mt. Spokane did what it does.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 13, 2020

Prep wrestling: Regional tournaments have home flavor for area teams

Winter storms knocked out many of the 2019 state-qualifying tournaments hosted throughout western and central Washington, forcing the Mat Classic to expand.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 8, 2020

District wrestling: Mead, Mt. Spokane and Cheney win team titles

Mead rolled to another 4A Greater Spokane League district tournament title on Saturday at Central Valley High School, and several other local teams won titles in their respective classifications.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020

Prep wrestling: Postseason begins for Washington wrestlers with district tournaments

The Washington dual season is over, league champions have been crowned and area wrestlers are now aiming for spots at the annual Mat Classic at the Tacoma Dome.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 30, 2020

Wrestling: Middleweights lift Mt. Spokane past Mead for Greater Spokane League title

Mt. Spokane junior Casey Howerton put his index finger to his lips, an attempt to quiet Mead’s glow-stick waving student section even more following his match-deciding pin.

Prep wrestling notebook: West Valley standout Gaje Caro aiming for higher Mat Classic finish after 2019 injury

Gaje Caro has won eight straight since his most recent injury forfeit on Jan. 4, and is aiming to be West Valley’s first individual state champion since 2016.

AP Interview: Nenad Lalovic says wrestling strong heading to Tokyo

The head of the international governing body for wrestling tells The Associated Press the sport is thriving across the world and looking for more growth.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020

Prep wrestling: Former University standout Drew Roberts now shining at Coeur d’Alene

Coeur d’Alene High junior Drew Roberts has taken the Tri-State wrestler label quite literally.

Former wrestler giving back to sport as referee as sport struggles with shortage of officials

Conner Krouse finished his high school wrestling career in 2017 with his arm raised and his head held high.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020

Prep wrestling notebook: Mead senior Chase Randall healthy, ready for another state-title shot

Chase Randall believes Mead had the means to win a 4A team title at the 2019 Mat Classic.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020

Prep wrestling: Titles stacking up for Central Valley heavyweight Braxton Mikesell

The son of a former world-class powerlifter nicknamed “The Squat King,” it’s easy to see where Mikesell inherits his 6-foot-2, 265-pound frame and his affinity for throwing around heavy objects.

Prep wrestling: Isaac Jessen guides Post Falls to Tri-State title

Roundup of Saturday’s wrestling action from across Eastern Washington and North Idaho.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 18, 2019

Five local defending champions return to 49th annual Tri-State tournament

Mead took home the 2018 edition of the prestigious Tri-State wrestling tournament championship, but lost one of its best individuals in the process. Chase Randall dislocated his elbow in the …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

Prep wrestling preview: Coaches select Mead, Mt. Spokane as favorites in competitive Greater Spokane League

Mead, Mt. Spokane and everyone else. That’s been a common sentiment for the deep and talent-heavy Greater Spokane League, which has long produced state finalists and team trophy winners.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019

New University wrestling coach Ryan Montang has good grip on teaching sport he loves

Ryan Montang is well into his first season as the wrestling coach at University, where he takes over from Don Owen – recently elected to the Washington State Wrestling Coaches …

Wrestle Like a Girl

For years, high school girls who want to compete in wrestling have had to take on boys on the mats, but thanks to a push from small-town Montana, MSHA could …

College wrestling takes over Convention Center for Spokane Open

A potpourri of collegiate wrestling programs will compete in the Lilac City on Sunday.