Luxemburg-Casco avenges last season with narrow victory over Ellsworth for D2 team wrestling title

Originally appeared on WisSports.net 3/4/18

Over the last two seasons, it has become clear the Luxemburg-Casco and Ellsworth teams are just about as evenly matched as two teams can be.

Ellsworth topped L-C by one point in last year’s Division 2 state championship match.

The two met in another thriller Saturday evening. Continue reading “Luxemburg-Casco avenges last season with narrow victory over Ellsworth for D2 team wrestling title”

50 years after its first team wrestling title, Stoughton is golden once again

Originally appeared on WisSports.net on 3/4/18

A pursuit decades in the making finally came to an end Saturday evening at the UW Field House.

A 31-29 win over Holmen in the Division 1 championship match gave Stoughton its first ever dual meet state title and first team state championship since 1988. Continue reading “50 years after its first team wrestling title, Stoughton is golden once again”

Projected lineups and information for WIAA Team State Wrestling Championships

Originally appeared on WisSports.net 3/1/18

The WIAA Team State Wrestling Tournament begins Friday evening at the University of Wisconsin Field House in Madison.

Division 1 quarterfinals and semifinals take place Friday. Division 2 and 3 semifinals are wrestled Saturday morning with all championship duals taking place at 3 p.m Saturday. Continue reading “Projected lineups and information for WIAA Team State Wrestling Championships”

Stratford’s Jeremy Schoenherr and Ellsworth’s Sam Stuhl join elite company as four-time state champs

Originally appeared on WisSports.net 2/24/18

One of the WIAA’s most exclusive groups welcomed two new members Saturday night.

Stratford’s Jeremy Schoenherr and Ellsworth’s Sam Stuhl each won their fourth consecutive individual state wrestling championships at the Kohl Center. Continue reading “Stratford’s Jeremy Schoenherr and Ellsworth’s Sam Stuhl join elite company as four-time state champs”

Indivdual State Wrestling Saturday afternoon medal round notes and observations

Originally appeared on WisSports.net 2/24/18

The journey to every state tournament medal is unique.

Every one involves some level of hard work and sacrifice, the usual clichés. But each podium finish means something different to its respective place winner. Continue reading “Indivdual State Wrestling Saturday afternoon medal round notes and observations”

Individual State Wrestling semifinal pairings set

Originally appeared on WisSports.net 2/23/18

The semi-finals are set for all divisions of the state individual wrestling tournament, with action set to begin at the Kohl Center this evening at 7 pm. WSN wrestling writer Nate Woelfel has put together an easy to follow schedule of the match-ups. Continue reading “Individual State Wrestling semifinal pairings set”

Individual State Wrestling Day 1 notes

Originally appeared on WisSports.net 2/22/18

The 75th annual WIAA Individual Wrestling State Tournament got underway at the Kohl Center Thursday afternoon.

Session 1 began with Division 1 preliminary and quarterfinal matches and concluded with D2 and D3 preliminary bouts. Continue reading “Individual State Wrestling Day 1 notes”

AUDIO: Nate Woelfel previews the Individual Wrestling State Tournament with The Big 1070’s Jimmie Kaska

Originally appeared on Prep Report 2/21/18

WSN wrestling writer Nate Woelfel joined The Big 1070‘s Jimmie Kaska to preview the 75th Annual WIAA Individual Wrestling State Tournament on the station’s Prep Report show. The full 20-minute interview is available here.