Prep Wrestling

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

Prep Wrestling

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

Prep Wrestling

Blue Devils wrestling falls

FORT MADISON, Iowa -- Hunter Carter pinned Mason Schau in 33 seconds for the Quincy High School wrestling team, but the Blue Devils lost 45-34 to Fort Madison Thursday. Matthew Peters, Kaleb Vahle, Hunter Yohn, JC Lackey, Blake Peter and Carter all won for

Prep Wrestling

Three Pirates win by pin in dual victory

WARRENTON, Mo. -- The Hannibal wrestling team defeated Warrenton 37-27 on Wednesday. The Pirates' Gavin Morawitz pinned Warrenton's Jake Trittler in 1 minute, 3 seconds at 138 pounds. while Hannibal's Kaleb Greening and Chase Kirby...

College Wrestling

Hawes has only pin for HLGU in loss

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal-LaGrange wrestling team lost to Missouri Baptist 30-13 on Tuesday. Nick Olejnik and Andrew Mahone recorded pins for Missouri Baptist, pinning Tramel Harrel and Harrison Vassel, respectively. At 184 pounds, Austin Hawes had the

Prep Baseball

Prep notebook: Unity may add trapshooting, Schultz to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Unity High School may be adding another school-sponsored sport. In a board meeting last week, a proposal introduced by Jim Fuhrman for the establishment of a trapshooting program was approved 5-0. The approval is contingent of obtaining a grant or private

College Wrestling

Trojans swept on the road

DECATUR, Ill. -- The Hannibal-LaGrange University wrestling team was swept 49-0 by Millikin University Thursday. Nigel Burnett fell to Millikin's Myron Hamilton in a 2-1 decision in the 285-pound weight class. HLGU's 174-pound wrestler Josh Culp fell to A

Hardly a beach bum: Peters finds new passion, success with beach wrestling
College Wrestling

Hardly a beach bum: Peters finds new passion, success with beach wrestling

QUINCY -- As dramatically different as beach wrestling and folkstyle wrestling are, Michael Peters believes he is a more complete wrestler by doing both. "They really play off each other," Peters said. "Beach wrestling is mainly on your feet...