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Pittsfield wrestling team captures three medals

PETERSBURG, Ill. -- The Pittsfield wrestling team had a third-place finish and two fourth places during the 25-team Rex Avery Invitational Saturday.. The Saukees placed 11th in the team standings with 76 points, while West Hancock was 23rd with 19 points.

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Hannibal takes second at Wentzville Liberty Tournament

WENTZVILLE, Mo. -- The Hannibal wrestling team took second place in a 15-team Wentzville Liberty Tournament Saturday. The Pirates finished only behind Liberty. Hannibal's Tyler Leonard and Austin Carroll were both won their weight class titles at 126 and 1

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QHS falls on the road to Granite City

GRANITE CITY, Mo. -- The Quincy High School wrestling team won five matches, but lost to Granite City 50-27 Friday night. At 106 pounds, Quincy's Blake Peter defeated Chris Santiago 13-7. Matthew Peters won his 138-pound match against Josh Harsh by pinning

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Central sweeps matches at Benton Invitational

BENTON, Ill. -- The Central wrestling team went undefeated at the Benton Invitational on Friday and Saturday. Central defeated Benton 48-30 and Harrisburg 46-24 Friday. The Panthers followed by beating Sparta 54-27, Pickneyville 48-32, West Frankfort 51-28

Rivalry Renewal: Lackey's victory helps Blue Devils edge Pirates
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Rivalry Renewal: Lackey's victory helps Blue Devils edge Pirates

QUINCY -- Quincy High School wrestling coach Phil Neally and Hannibal coach Derek Greening had a chance encounter at an open event last summer at Maryville University in St. Louis. "We were at the Maryville open match. Quincy was there, we were there," Gre

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Harell only winner for HLGU in home match

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal-LaGrange University wrestling team fell to Williams Baptist 37-4 Tuesday night. The Trojans' lone victory came from Tramell Harell, who defeated C.J. Cara 14-6 in the 165-pound weight class. HLGU's Joshua Nidever lost 11-9 to

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Four QND wrestlers go 3-1

TOLEDO, Ill. -- Four Quincy Notre Dame wrestlers went 3-1 but the Raiders dropped four matches in the Cumberland Super Duals Saturday. Going 3-1 were Catherine Steinkamp at 106 pounds, Zach Finley (113), Jack Deters (170) and Aaron Hea (220). Zach Haley we

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HLGU wrestling finishes 11th of 12 teams

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. -- The Hannibal-LaGrange wrestling team finished 11th out of 12 teams in the Milwaukee School of Engingeering Invitational Saturday afternoon. The Trojans had two wrestlers score points. Nigel Burnett finished sixth at 285 pounds after fal

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QHS wrestling finishes eighth in 16-team tournament

ARNOLD, Mo. -- The Quincy High School wrestling team finished in eighth place in a 16-team dual tournament in the Ron Sauer Invitational Saturday. At the 106-pound weight class, Blake Peters finished the afternoon at 6-1 to take second place. Thomas Culp

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Two Pirates win weight class titles

O'FALLON, Mo. -- Tyler Leonard and Austin Carroll won their respective weight classes for the Hannibal wrestling team at the Fort Zumwalt North Tournament Saturday. Leonard went 3-0 at 126 pounds to win his weight class. Carroll also went 3-0 to win at 170