CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Zach Haley figured if he had about 10 more seconds in the third period, he could have gotten two crucial points. "I thought I had takedown," Haley said. "It was a really close call that didn't go my way." It forced the Quincy Notre Dame
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Ross Arch simply got caught. With about 20 seconds remaining in the second period of Saturday's Class 1 138-pound wrestling championship match at Mizzou Arena, the Palmyra freshman got caught trying to turn Marceline's Clayton Stallo on hi
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Ross Arch let himself soak in the moment. With a four-point lead and in complete control of Gallatin's Drayton Harris late in the third period Friday night, the Palmyra freshman realized he'd be wrestling for a state championship.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Zach Haley's preparation begins with possibly the most important thing he needs before wrestling for a state championship. "A lot of sleep," the Quincy Notre Dame senior said. Once Haley gets enough of that, he will begin...
CHAMPAIGN -- Quincy Notre Dame's Zach Haley is two victories away from the goal he set one year ago. Haley advanced on Friday morning to the semifinals in the 145-pound bracket of the Illinois Class 1A state wrestling tournament at the State Farm Center. H
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Zach Haley took one step closer to reaching a wrestling state championship match for the second straight year. Haley, a Quincy Notre Dame senior wrestling at 145 pounds, opened his Class 1A state tournament Thursday at the State Farm Cen
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Two Hannibal wrestlers advanced to the second round, and a third kept his season alive in the Class 3 state tournament Thursday night at Mizzou Arena. Tyler Leonard opened his 126-pound bracket with a 9-5 victory over Smithville's Jared Th
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- More history was made in the Palmyra wrestling program Thursday afternoon. Palmyra freshman Ross Arch and sophomore Connor Roberts became the first Panthers to win matches in the Class 1 state tournament at Mizzou Arena, and both advanced
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Hannibal's Derek Greening has coached numerous wrestlers at Mizzou Arena for the state championships, but he will get to coach his son, Kaleb, for the first time. It also will be the final tournament of Kaleb's high school career. "All th
PALMYRA, Mo. -- Palmyra High School didn't even offer a wrestling program two years ago. Now four grapplers will be making the trip this weekend to the Class 1 state tournament at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, and that significance isn't lost on the Panthers w