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Blue Devils send four wrestlers to sectionals

GRANITE CITY, Ill. -- The Quincy High School wrestling is bringing four wrestlers home for the sectional. The Blue Devils had two wrestlers place second and two place third in their respective weight classes in Saturday's Class 3A Granite City Regional.

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Panthers push two champions, four wrestlers total into sectional

PETERSBURG, Ill. -- The Central wrestling program had two grapplers crowned regional champions and finish third as a team Saturday in the Class 1A Petersburg PORTA Regional. The Panthers advanced four wrestlers to next week's sectional.

Hannibal's Wilson, Palmyra's King win titles at QND tournament
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Hannibal's Wilson, Palmyra's King win titles at QND tournament

QUINCY -- The Hannibal and Palmyra wrestling teams charted unfamiliar territory on Saturday. The two Missouri schools crossed the Mississippi River to compete in the 29th annual Quincy Notre Dame wrestling tournament, and both headed back to the Show-Me...

Panthers finish as runners-up in QND tourney
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Panthers finish as runners-up in QND tourney

QUINCY -- A strong field of wrestlers gathered at the Pit on Saturday morning for the 29th annual Quincy Notre Dame wrestling tournament. For the Illinois schools in attendance, this would be the final chance to work on things and gain some momentum...

WB6 debuts new conference wrestling tournament
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WB6 debuts new conference wrestling tournament

The Western Big Six Conference is changing things up for its wrestling season finale. For the first time in WB6 history, individuals will compete for a conference crown in a traditional tournament format. In years past, the six schools wrestled a...

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Prep wrestling roundup: Pirates fall in final home triangular

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal wrestling team hosted Fort Zumwalt North and Centralia on Thursday for its final home triangular of the season. The Pirates first match was against Fort Zumwalt North, which defeated Hannibal 53-22. Four of Fort Zumwalt's...

Blue Devils stomp Silver Streaks in home finale
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Blue Devils stomp Silver Streaks in home finale

QUINCY -- After the Quincy High School wrestling team was robbed of its home tournament two weeks ago for a second straight year due to weather, the Blue Devils had one last chance to show out in front of their home crowd on Tuesday night. And they...

Hannibal wrestling sweeps home triangular
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Hannibal wrestling sweeps home triangular

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal wrestling team came away with two wins in its home triangular on Wednesday, defeating Macon 51-24 and Mexico 44-34. Pirates coach Jake Borgmeyer said his team put on a show for the home crowd. "I truly believe this is the most

'Intrinsic motivation': Push from within drives Blue Devils' Peter
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'Intrinsic motivation': Push from within drives Blue Devils' Peter

QUINCY -- Blake Peter's approach to wrestling is going to have major carryover to his college courses and post-academic career. He will need to remain surgical and precise. The Quincy High School senior plans to study pre-medicine at Quincy University...

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Prep wrestling roundup: Palmyra's Arch hits 100-victory milestone

PALMYRA, Mo. -- Ross Arch is setting the standard for future Palmyra wrestlers awfully high. Not only did the reigning Class 1 state champion at 145 pounds become the program's first titleist last season, but with a first-period pin against Brookfield...