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  • Pine Creek posts second-highest team score in winning Metro Wrestling Championships

    by BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    Pine Creek didn't have much to worry about heading into the final round of the 15th annual Colorado Springs Metro Wrestling Championships. A substantial lead and six wrestlers already locked into one of the gold-medal matches meant the Eagles had all but sealed their second...

  • Metro wrestling championships could see top 132-pound wrestlers to head to head

    by BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    If there's a wrestling stage too big and too daunting for Coronado's Jess Hankin and Discovery Canyon's Sam Turner, they certainly haven't heard of it. Regionals championships, state finals, national tournaments, they've won them all. Nothing though prepares them for what might...

  • Senior seeks 2nd title

    By JUSTIN SHAW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    It doesn't matter what weight he's competing at, Jess Hankin is one of the best wrestlers in the state. The Coronado senior proved that again when he won the Arvada West Invitational title at the 132-pound class. "He wrestled really well," Coronado coach Matt Brickell said of Hankin,...

  • Football foursome gives Coronado wrestlers a boost heading into crunch time

    By KEVIN CARMODY preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jan 7, 2015

    On the football field, Coronado's defensive foursome of seniors Evan Kay, Zeb Foster, Lotoni Afuhaamago and junior Ryan Strabala all could join forces to stop a runner or receiver in his tracks. On the wrestling mat, they take to their battles individually, but seem to have brought...

  • Rampart wrestling finding a place on mats

    by BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jan 4, 2015

    The first wrestling tournament coming out of the holiday break brought a much-more seasoned Rampart wrestling team than some might have expected. Sophomore Paul Deist had three pins on the day before he fell in a controversial decision in the finals, and the youthful Rams finished...

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