Pirates, Panthers combine to send 11 wrestlers to state tourney
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Pirates, Panthers combine to send 11 wrestlers to state tourney

Northeast Missouri's two wrestling programs are ensuring the region will be well represented at the state tournament. Hannibal had three wrestlers win district championships Saturday and four others advance to compete in the Class 3 event...

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Timbrook, King score two pins for Palmyra

HIGGINSVILLE, Mo. -- Peyton Timbrook and Weston King each scored two pins Friday to lead the Palmyra wrestling team at Friday's Class 1 District 3 meet at Lafayette County High School. Five Panthers advanced to Saturday's second round. Wrestling at 152 pou

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Seven Pirates reach semifinal round in Class 3 district

ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- Seven Hannibal wrestlers have advanced to Saturday's semifinals of the Class 3 District 2 tournament at St. Charles High School. Tyler Leonard picked up two pins on Friday to reach the semifinals at 132 pounds. He pinned McCluer's Davi

Five local wrestlers reach semifinals at Petersburg
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Five local wrestlers reach semifinals at Petersburg

PETERSBURG, Ill. -- Three wrestlers from Central and two from Pittsfield advanced on Friday to the semifinals in their respective weight classes at the Class 1A PORTA Sectional. At 113 pounds, Central's Zach Foote also received a first-round bye, then defe

Two Blue Devils reach sectional semifinals
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Two Blue Devils reach sectional semifinals

JOLIET, Ill. -- Two Quincy High School wrestlers advanced to the semifinals in their respective weight divisions at the Class 3A Joliet Central Sectional on Friday night. Hunter Yohn (40-2) earned a first-round bye, then pinned Noah Boles of Minooka in 1:3

All in the family: Blue Devils' Peters puts support from brother, coaches to good use
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All in the family: Blue Devils' Peters puts support from brother, coaches to good use

QUINCY -- Matthew Peters figures now might be the only time he will ever have an edge wrestling his older brother, Michael. "With the way his arm is, yeah, I could probably beat him," the Quincy High School senior wrestler said with a chuckle. As soon as M

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Area roundup: Palmyra wrestling splits dual matches

The Palmyra wrestling team split a pair of matches in the North Callaway Triangular Tuesday night. Palmyra defeated North Callaway 36-24, but fell to Southern Boone 43-24. Grayson Stevens won both of his matches at 132 pounds by pinning North Callaway's V

'Flyin' Hawaiian' one of six regional champs for Central
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'Flyin' Hawaiian' one of six regional champs for Central

MACOMB, Ill. -- Central wrestling coach Kasey Monroe figured his team should do well at the Class 1A Macomb Regional on Saturday, and the Panthers didn't disappoint. Four wrestlers who were the top seeds in their weight classes won titles, and No. 2 seed C

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Hannibal wins four duals at Eureka

EUREKA, Mo. -- The Hannibal wrestling teams earned four dual wins and only one loss on Saturday in a tournament hosted at Eureka High School. The Pirates defeated Eureka 37-30, Hazelwood East 60-18, McCluer North 48-27 and North Callaway 49-9, but they lo

Blue Devils send seven wrestlers to sectional
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Blue Devils send seven wrestlers to sectional

GRANITE CITY, Ill. -- Hunter Yohn and Thomas Culp did exactly what the Quincy High School wrestling coaching staff hoped they would. Lucas Bodi did more than anyone imagined. It means the Blue Devils will be sending a strong contingent...