In what it called the most significant changes in weight classes in high school wrestling over the past 23 years, the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) announced Tuesday that there will be an... Full story
He's known as "The Calculator" because he knows exactly what he wants to do on the wrestling mat and precisely when to do it.
He's a technician, knows the rulebook front to back, a true student of the sport, according to his coach Cy Olsen.
Wheatla... Full story
The coaches screamed and jumped, as did Hunter Minton's teammates after he rolled his body at the last possible second.
It was the spark to the Huskies' senior night victory, and it came courtesy of a freshman.
Minton turned a reversal right before... Full story
Six different wrestlers took home medals and the Sutter High wrestling team finished third out of 34 teams at the King of the Mat Tournament this past weekend in Windsor.
In the heavyweight division, Bryce Melani clinched a first-place finish. Also ... Full story
LINCOLN — Not again, Trevor Mantz thought.
Five years and 14 second-place medals hanging on his bedroom wall led him to this point Saturday, one where he was sputtering, down late, and most importantly, falling short in a title match.
It's be... Full story
Two members of the Yuba College 49ers football team have been named to the All-State Team.
Freshman defensive end Juan Castillo and sophomore tight end Kyle Thompson were named to the Region III All-California First Team.
Despite only playing in se... Full story
Yuba City High's Roberto Saavedra finished undefeated in the 145-pound division and was named the most outstanding middleweight at the Hiram Johnson Wrestling Tournament in Sacramento on Wednesday.
Saavedra's strong performance on the mat led the Ho... Full story
Cast-off Colusa wrestlers taken under Sutter's wing
By Ryan Klocke/Appeal-Democrat
The final bell rings and Clinton Fouse sprints across campus to the parking lot, eager for his ride to the school everyone loves to hate. Sebastian Medina arrives minutes later, lets his teammate into the passenger seat of his 1994 GMC Sierra, and th... Full story
A new Mid-Valley holiday tradition kicked off on Wednesday, and judging by the looks of it, the event is here to stay.
In the first tournament comprised solely of local teams, seven of the eight Mid-Valley area high school wrestling programs took to... Full story
Seven local teams lock horns in Battle of the Buttes Invite
Local bragging rights will be on the line today as seven local high school wrestling teams take to the mat at River Valley High for the inaugural Dow Lewis Battle of the Buttes team duals.
The all-local, invitation-only team tournament will feature ... Full story
Yuba City, River Valley, Marysville and Sutter hit the mats
By Andy Arrenquin/Appeal-Democrat
When River Valley and Marysville Highs' wrestling teams took to the mat on Wednesday, the theme of the night could've easily been broken down to just a single word — inexperience.
Both the Falcons and the Indians came into Lesta Joubert Gymnas... Full story