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Arch brothers lead Panthers into state tournament

PALMYRA, Mo. -- One Arch brother is making his long-awaited state debut. The other is looking to defend his title. Palmyra freshman Collin Arch and junior Ross Arch lead a group of eight Panthers preparing for the start of the Class 1 state wrestling...

Reversal of fortune: Blue Devils' Culp qualifies for second straight state tournament
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Reversal of fortune: Blue Devils' Culp qualifies for second straight state tournament

QUINCY -- Trailing 6-2 heading to the third period, Thomas Culp's mind naturally wandered back to last year. As a sophomore, Culp lost his sectional semifinal match and had to wrestle through the consolation bracket to qualify for his first state...

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Panthers, Pirates each net eight state qualifiers

Both the Hannibal and Palmyra wrestling teams will be well represented at next weekend's state tournament. The Panthers and Pirates each had one district champion Saturday and saw eight wrestlers qualify to wrestle at Mizzou Arena beginning Thursday...

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Boehler places third for Panthers, reaches state tournament

STANFORD, Ill. -- Central senior Clayton Boehler was on a mission. Boehler started day two of the Class 1A Stanford Olympia Sectional on the back side of the 160-pound bracket after suffering a loss to second-ranked Ty Baxter from LeRoy in the...

Blue Devils' Culp on precipice of state tournament return
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Blue Devils' Culp on precipice of state tournament return

QUINCY -- Thomas Culp entered the third period of his 182-pound sectional quarterfinals match trailing Moline's DeAnthony Parker 1-0. The Quincy High School junior wrestler defeated Parker 1-0 in the Western Big Six Conference tournament...

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Raiders' Schlegl wrestles way into sectional semifinals

STANFORD, Ill. -- Sam Schlegl is one victory away from qualifying for the Class 1A state wrestling tournament. The Quincy Notre Dame senior opened the Class 1A Stanford Olympia Sectional on Friday night with a 7-6 victory over Farmington freshman...

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QHS wrestlers take over Blue Devil Gym

QUINCY -- For the first time in the history of the program, the Quincy High School wrestling team will host a Class 3A sectional on Friday and Saturday. Four Blue Devils -- juniors Thomas Culp and Avery Bodi and seniors Blake Peter and Kaleb Vahle -- will..

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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...