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  • Deon Davis looks to end his high school career on a high note. (Photo Credit: Chuck Mulligan) Omaha Central returns the bulk of their lineup this season and will look to compete for a state title. They will lean on the leadership of standout senior Deon Davis. He enters his senior year coming off a&...

  • Dylan Vodicka wins the 2020 state title. (Photo Credit: Dylan Vodicka Hudl) Dylan got into wrestling at a very young age. His cousin did wrestling and when he was in pre-school his parents took him up to the David City little kids meet. The following year, he joined David City and started wrestling ...

  • Next week Wrestle Like A Girl along with the Nebraska Girls Wrestling Task Force Committee will be hosting 3 Zoom meetings with very informative info. The meeting will be 3 separate days and touch on a number of different topics. Even though they are geared towards 3 different sets of people, It wou...

  • Tony Pray wins the 2020 Class A 195 pound State Champion for Creighton Prep. (Photo Credit: Rebecca Pray) Tony Pray entered the state finals last season for the second time in his High School Career. As a Sophomore, he fell to Kasten Grape in the 220 pound finals. As a Junior, He was able to…

  • Joel Adams competes at the Legends of Gold Duals. (Photo Credit: Jay Meneely) Many Nebraska Wrestlers have been competing the last couple weeks in tournaments in Oklahoma and South dakota MWC Middle School Freestyle and Greco teams both placed second at the Legends Of Gold Tournament in South Dakota...

  • Isaac Trumble gets his hand raised after a victory Monday. (Photo Credit: Jay Meneely) Three Nebraska teams competed at the Legends of Gold Freestyle duals on Monday. MWC Gold used a huge comeback in the seventh place match. Down 29-15 Cameron Cunningham (Gretna) started the comeback with a 12-2 tec...

  • Kael Lauridsen (Bennington) and Blaine Christo (Ashland) wrestle at Badger Duals. Both wrestlers will be competing at LOG Duals. Nebraska Titans and MWC are competing in South Dakota this week at the Legends Of Gold Duals in South Dakota. It is a week long tournament of Duals in Folkstyle, Freestyle...

  • After fifteen wrestling of calling Lincoln home, Jordan Burroughs will be heading to Pennsylvania to the Pennsylvania RTC after the Olympics in 2021. Burroughs was a three-time AA and 2x National Champion for the Huskers before winning four world titles and an Olympic Gold. He has his sights set on ...

  • Photo Courtest: Caleb Coyle After years of hard work and dedication, Coyle is starting to see the payoff. He has wrestled numerous tournaments in his career. Last summer he was a double All-American at Fargo. He finished 6th in Junior Freestyle and 5th in Junior Greco. He also finished 5th at UWW in...

  • Paul Garcia is heading West!
    from NEWrestle 06/19/20 12:28 AM

    Scottsbluff Senior, Paul Garcia has been busy in the last calendar year. Last summer he completed his Pilots License Program and received his license entering his Junior year of High School. In February, Garcia won his third straight state title to remain on course to become Nebraska’s 34th four-tim...

  • Photo Credit: Millard South Wrestling Conor Knopick has made his college decision. The Millard South / MWC Senior-to-be will be an Iowa State Cyclone. Conor was 4th as a freshman and 3rd as a sophomore before overcoming a neck injury and claiming a state title at A132 – arguably the toughest w...

  • 2020 was a difficult year. For many in this class, they didn’t get to have a proper good bye. It was just a gloomy March day when they were told they would no longer be coming back to school. Their achievements were not celebrated. They lost out on many memories. So as a final thank…

  • NSWCA Award Winners
    from NEWrestle 05/27/20 1:55 PM

    Here is a list of the NSWCA award winners for the 2020 season. NSWCA 2020 Special Award Categories Awards to be Presented at the 2020 NSWCA Hall of Fame Banquet Saturday Nov 21st at Ramada Hotel in Columbus, NE     Vern Ekfelt Coach of the Year: Class A – Nate Olson, Millard South Class…

  • On last Thursday the NSAA board of Directors voted to approve girls wrestling as an emerging sport. Nebraska Girls Wrestling made a video of the girls across the state thanking the NSAA for noticing the growth of their sport and adding it as an Emerging Sport. Check out the video out below.

  • Today was a big day for girls wrestling in Nebraska. Earlier this morning in a 7-1 vote the NSAA board passed girls wrestling as an emerging high school sport. This afternoon the NSAA District assembly voted against sanctioning the sport 28-23 in a vote that needed 31 to pass. While it is sad to see...

  • Tomorrow is a big day for Girls wresting in the state of Nebraska. Nebraska Gurls Wrestling took the time to put together the video below of girls across the state from all levels of wrestling to let there voices be heard. Let’s get behind them as a state and make there voices be heard. Contact&#823...

  • The debate has been going on for some time now in this state about “Should Women’s wrestling become a sanctioned sport?” It is one of the fastest growing sports across the country and is only getting bigger. Currently 23 states have it sanctioned including bordering states Colorado...

  • The National Wrestling Hall of Fame announces the winners of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award for each state. Nebraska’s recipient is Maxx Mayfield of Lincoln East. According to the press release, the award is given to someone who meets the following three criteria; success and st...

  • Gage Krolikowski finished his career as a four-time state champion. He is the 33rd wrestler in Nebraska history to accomplish that feat. In addition to Gage, this year’s first team has two 3x champions and five 2x champs. There are also two 2x Champs on the second team. Disclaimer: Aside from ...

  • Paul Garcia will look to become a four-time State Champion next season. 1st Team 106: Caden Svoboda (Aurora) 113: Caleb Coyle (Millard South) 120: Paul Garcia (Scottsbluff) 126: Dyson Kunz (Central City) 132: Conor Knopick (Millard South) 138: Nate Rocheleau (Gering) 145: Noah Talmadge (Ralston) 152...

  • Garrett Grice and Caden Arps are both on track for FOUR state titles. Both competed at 120 this season. 1st Team 106: Keith Smith (Lincoln East) 113: Brandon Baustert (Lincoln East) 120: Garrett Grice (Bellevue East) 126: Michael Mass (Ralston) 132: Trevor Reinke (Beatrice) 138: Tyler Antoniak (Mill...

  • Today the NCAA announced the cancellation of the NCAA tournament due to the COVID-19 virus and growing fears of it spreading across the country. Below is the official release from the NCAA. This applies to the NCAA Division I, II and III Wrestling Championships. “Today, NCAA President Mark...

  • Nebraska Seeds 125: #29 Alex (Edwin) Thomsen 133: #14 Ridge Lovett 141: #6 Chad (CJ) Red 149: #9 Colin Purinton 157: #13 Peyton Robb 165: #5 Isaiah White 174: #10 Mikey Labroila 184: #7 Taylor Venz 197: #3 Eric Shultz 285: #21 David Jensen

  • The 2020 NCAA Division II Wrestling Tournament goes down this weekend on March 13-14 at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, SD. Coached by Bennington, NE alum Steve Costanzo, St. Cloud State is looking for their fifth title in the last six years. They qualified nine out of ten wrestlers...

  • The Huskers had their highest finish EVER at the Big Ten Championships!

  • The two freshmen state champions this season: Kael Laurdisen (Bennington) and Ely Olberding (Fort Calhoun). 1st Team: 106: Kael Lauridsen (Bennington) 113: Braiden Kort (Adams Central) 120: Joel Adams (Millard South) 126: Landon Weidner (Hastings) 132: Michael Meyers (Westside) 138: Austin Rudolf (N...

  • The 2020 NJCAA National Tournament goes down Friday and Saturday 3/6-3/7 at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs. Iowa Western will be competing in their home city with 11 national qualifiers and a high national finish in sight. They have six Nebraskans on the roster. Brackets can be found on Fl...

  • Big Ten Tournament Pre-Seeds
    from NEWrestle 03/02/20 7:53 PM

    Photo Credit: Huskers.com Rutgers is set to host the 2020 Big Ten Conference Tournament at the RAC Center March 7th and 8th in Piscataway New Jersey. Today the Big Ten Conference released the pre-seeds for the championships. The Huskers currently have 8 wrestlers seeded high enough in their weight c...

  • Concordia: 125: Mario Ybarra (Scottsbluff) 133: #10 Alberto Garcia 141: Chris Kimball 157: Gabe Crawford 174: Blake Castillo 174: DeAndre Chery 184: Darrin Miller 285: #2 Tanner Farmer Doane: 141: #3 Baterdene Boldmaa Hastings: 141: Edrich Nortje 157: Taygen Smith York: 125: Harley Williamson 133: P...

  • The Midland College Women’s wrestling team competed in conference this weekend and took home second place. Esther Walker, a freshman from El Paso, Texas took home second place in the tournament at 101 pounds. Ashley Gooman, a freshman from Ewa, Hawaii, had two 10-0 tech falls to take home the ...

  • Photo Cred: @CamKramerPhoto The NCAA announced the automatic qualifier allocations for the 2020 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Each qualifying tournament was awarded automatic bids per weight class based on current years data. Each wrestler is measured on the foll...

  • 1. Millard South – 154 Bryce Jackson (So) – Qualifier @ 106 Caleb Coyle (Jr) – Champion @ 113 Joel Adams (Fr) – 4th @ 120 Aiden Robertson (Fr) – Qualifier @ 126 Conor Knopick (Jr) – Champion @ 132 Tyler Antoniak (So) – Champion @ 138 Antrell Taylor (So) &#82...

  • 1. Gering – 93.5 Marquel Maldonado (Fr) – Qualifier @ 106 Quinton Chavez (Jr) – Champion @ 113 Paul Ruff (Jr) – 2nd @ 120 Tyler Nagel (Jr) – 6th @ 126 Nate Rocheleau (Jr) – Champion @ 138 Jacob Awiszus (So) – 3rd @ 160 T2. Bennington – 70 Kael Lauridse...

  • These numbers are for the teams that participated in the Class D State Tournament in 2020. ** Indicates non-scoring wrestler 1. Plainview – 103 Eli Lanham (Jr) – 2nd @ 106 Ashton Dane (Fr) – 3rd @ 106** Scout Ashburn (So) – Champion @ 113 Keagan Mosel (Jr) – Qualifier @...

  • These numbers are for the teams that participated in the Class C State Tournament in 2020. As a note Central City, Arlington and O’Neill all appear to be headed down to C. Central City will return all 62 of their points from their 9th place team , Arlington returns 46 from their 5th place team...

  • Most Falls Least Time 1 Millard South 16 27:37 2 Hastings 14 33:21 3 Omaha Central 13 33:19 4 Grand Island 13 40:03 5 Howells-Dodge 12 28:07 6 Plainview 11 22:27 7 Lincoln East 11 26:16 8 Ord 11 30:14 9 David City 11 35:21 10 Omaha Burke 10 17:23 11 Omaha Skutt 10 18:47…

  • Isaac Trumble leads multiple individual categories. (Photo by Millard South Wrestling) Most Pins Least Time 1 Trumble, Isaac Millard South 4 2:53 2 Griess, Grady Northwest 4 3:55 3 Davis, Justin Omaha Central 4 6:48 4 Jones, Dylan Louisville 4 7:34 5 Throener, Carter Howells-Dodge 4 8:00 6 Arnold, D...

  • 1 Millard South 213.0 2 Lincoln East 143.0 3 Omaha Central 123.5 4 Grand Island 114.5 5 Columbus 111.5 6 Kearney 110.0 7 Omaha Burke 88.5 8 Papio South 84.5 9 Papillion-LaVista 80.0 10 North Platte 72.5

  • 1 Hastings 140.0 2 Omaha Skutt 115.5 3 Gering 107.5 4 Bennington 98.0 5 Arlington 90.0 6 Northwest 77.5 7 Ralston 70.0 8 Beatrice 66.5 9 Aurora 62.0 9 Central City 62.0 B106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Kael Lauridsen of Bennington 2nd Place – Caden Svoboda of Aurora 3rd Place – Z...

  • 1 David City 127.0 2 Ord 98.5 3 Valentine 98.0 4 Aquinas Catholic 87.0 5 Archbishop Bergan 85.0 6 Milford 67.5 7 Amherst 65.0 7 Logan View 65.0 9 Broken Bow 62.5 10 Raymond Central 60.0 C106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Ely Olberding of Fort Calhoun 2nd Place – Aaron Ohnoutka of Bishop ...

  • After coming up short in the finals his freshman year, Tyler Antoniak was not going to let it happen again. He took home his first state championship Saturday.

  • Coach Boyer preached to his team all year long that even though they were the favorites all year long, nobody was just going to had them the state team title four the second time in as many years.

  • Christensen new he had to take too if he wanted to secure back to back state titles

  • The legend of Palmer Ruger Reimers loves close matches because they keep everyone excited, his Mom is not a fan though.

  • Wood felt likes there was more pressure to win that second state title

  • Marshall secures a last second takedown to become the Class D 120 pound State Champion

  • Scout Ashburn had great teammates to push him everyday in the room, they are a key part to his success.

  • Hunter Bennett makes adjustment from previous matches with Lanham to become the Class D State Champ at 106.

  • Marcus Cave uses motivation from last seasons bitter ending to avenge last season loss in this years state finals.

  • Clayton Hassett pushed himself all season for this state title.

  • Class D State Champion Team: Plainview Pirates Class D State Runner-Up Team: Mullen Broncos Class D Top 10 Team Scores D106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Hunter Bennett of Elkhorn Valley 2nd Place – Eli Lanham of Plainview 3rd Place – Ashton Dane of Plainview 4th Place – Tris...

  • Knopick wins first title.
    from NEWrestle 02/23/20 2:25 AM

    Knopick picked up a huge upset over Jakason Burks to bring home the Class A title at 132 pounds.

  • Cushing wins first title.
    from NEWrestle 02/23/20 2:15 AM

    Grand Island got a title from Blake Cushing. He will lead a talented Islanders team back next year. The Islanders return almost all of their starting line up.

  • Carl Mundt’s experience from previous matches with Pofahl helped him Capture a state title

  • Grice is 2 for 2!
    from NEWrestle 02/23/20 1:48 AM

    Sophomore Garrett Grice wins his second title and continues run toward becoming a four time champion!

  • After two runner up finishes, Caleb Coyle wins his first state title.

  • Mejia battled through close matches all state tournament, but came out the Champ!!!

  • Keith Smith wins first title.
    from NEWrestle 02/22/20 10:43 PM

    After spending last season on JV, Keith Smith wins title in first varsity season.

  • Pray wins first title.
    from NEWrestle 02/22/20 10:38 PM

    Tony Pray avenged last years loss to Kasten Grape with a victory in the Class A 195 pound finals.

  • Trumble wins second title.
    from NEWrestle 02/22/20 10:27 PM

    The future NC State Wrestler won his second title this season. He pinned his way through the state tournament.

  • Vasquez missed first part of season with broken hand. Comes back and wins state at 220 pounds.

  • The Nebraska-Kearney recruit wins title in his senior season.

  • Dawe gets redemption and wins the 182 Class D State Title

  • The North Platte Junior wins his first state title.

  • Mayfield wins third title.
    from NEWrestle 02/22/20 9:32 PM

    Maxx Mayfield from Lincoln East wins his third title. He was a four time finalist. He will wrestle for Northwestern in college.

  • Gauge McBride takes home the state title in his senior season.

  • Racicky has an ongoing battle with his brother of whose better, he now has the gold medal that he feels proves his point.

  • Millard South sophomore, Taylor reaches finals last season, but fell just short. He was able to get on the top spot of the podium this year.

  • Jeaven Scdoris State Champ
    from NEWrestle 02/22/20 9:01 PM

  • Colby has some special shoes this season. He fulfilled a promise to a close friend who was unable to compete.

  • Holthus Dropped to 145 late in the season, Now he’s a State Champion

  • Millard South Head Coach, Nate Olson talks about winning the team title.

  • It’s been more than fifteen years since Ogallala has had three or more medalist. Gage Stokey, Cameron Zink, and Brock Skinner changed that this year.

  • After making his decent plan, Sivels wrestled tough all season and finished with a third place medal.

  • Cooper Coons on third place.
    from NEWrestle 02/22/20 6:43 PM

    The senior talks about his relationship with his brother and finishing third.

  • The Amherst senior finished third after the school moved up to Class C this season.

  • The senior finished third this season after being behind Phillip Moomey last season.

  • The freshman got a third place medal and has helped Hastings to a first place finish.

  • 1 Hastings 119.0 2 Gering 87.5 3 Bennington 84.0 3 Omaha Skutt 84.0 5 Northwest 67.5 6 Arlington 65.0 7 Beatrice 51.5 8 York 49.0 9 Aurora 48.0 9 Ralston 48.0 B106 Semifinal – Caden Svoboda (Aurora) 45-3 won by fall over Zachary Ourada (Omaha Skutt) 34-7 (Fall 6:40) Semifinal – Kael Laur...

  • 1 Plainview 121.0 2 Mullen 88.0 3 Neligh-Oakdale 56.0 4 Howells-Dodge 50.0 5 Elkhorn Valley 47.0 6 Ansley-Litchfield 46.0 6 Burwell 46.0 8 Nebraska Christian 45.0 9 Maxwell 42.0 10 Twin Loup 41.0 10 Weeping Water 41.0 D106 Semifinal – Hunter Bennett (Elkhorn Valley) 32-3 won by major decision ...

  • 1 David City 118.0 2 Valentine 83.0 3 Aquinas Catholic 70.0 4 Ord 60.5 5 Raymond Central 60.0 6 Archbishop Bergan 59.0 7 Milford 57.5 8 Broken Bow 54.5 9 Amherst 53.0 10 Logan View 46.0 C106 Semifinal – Aaron Ohnoutka (Bishop Neumann) 45-4 won by decision over Trevin Edwards (Loomis/Bertrand) ...

  • 1 Millard South 178.0 2 Lincoln East 116.5 3 Columbus 109.5 4 Omaha Central 102.5 5 Grand Island 89.5 6 Kearney 81.0 7 Omaha Burke 63.5 7 Papillion-LaVista South 63.5 9 North Platte 59.5 10 Papillion-LaVista 59.0 A106 Semifinal – Keith Smith (Lincoln East) 36-4 won by decision over Julio Reyes...

  • He talks big win in semifinals, and the family history.

  • He talks about his semifinals win and his match up with Chris Williams.

  • Williams will for his third title. And be one step closer to becoming a four timer.

  • Knopick will face familiar for Jakason Burks in the finals.

  • Kunz will try to win his first state title.

  • Firmanik picked up a big win in the semifinals for Fairbury.

  • He will try to become Beatrice first state champion since 2014.

  • He will go for his fourth title and attempt to tie Class C pin record.

  • Soule advances to finals where he will go for his second gold medal this year. He helped lead High Plains to a football title in the fall.

  • Gauge McBride makes finals.
    from NEWrestle 02/22/20 4:10 AM

    McBride talks about the finals, and his rodeo life.

  • Dawe talks about making the finals.

  • His victory helped David City in the team race.

  • He he will try to continue the run of state champions in his family.

  • Anthony DeAnda gets revenge from last years semifinals. He is one of three Columbus wrestlers in finals

  • Caleb Coyle defeated Archer Heelan to make finals.

  • Jaylan Ruffin makes finals for North Platte.

  • Garrett Grice will go for his second straight title. He is just a sophomore.

  • Eli Lanham makes finals, and goes for second straight title.

  • Sophomore Keith Smith makes finals in his first season on varsity for Lincoln East.

  • Class A Team Scores 1 Millard South 96.0 2 Kearney 66.0 3 Lincoln East 63.0 4 Columbus 61.5 5 Omaha Central 59.5 6 Grand Island 58.5 7 Millard North 46.0 8 Omaha Burke 44.5 9 Papillion-LaVista 43.0 10 Norfolk 42.5 A106 Logan w. Edwards (Omaha Westside) 32-14 vs Ein Obermiller (Grand Island) 33-14 Ta...

  • Blake Racicky is trying to follow in his brothers footsteps by becoming at State Champion, but he still insists that he is the better of the two!!!

  • Nolan Osborn got 4th at districts, but now he is a Class D semifinalist at 106 pounds

  • Larson likes to put points on the board. Hear his mindset headed into tonight’s Semifinals

  • Class B Team Scores 1 Hastings 74.0 2 Omaha Skutt 50.0 3 Gering 48.5 4 Bennington 44.0 5 Northwest 39.5 6 Arlington 37.0 7 York 36.0 8 Aurora 35.0 9 Beatrice 34.5 10 Central City 32.0 B106 Cash Duncan (Seward) 26-12 vs Markus Miller (Hastings) 35-13  Blaine Christo (Ash-Greenwood) 35-8  vs Tristen O...

  • Jakason talks semifinals and becoming a leader at Omaha Burke.

  • Chase Pawloski talks about his upcoming semifinals match and having a brother that was a 4x State Champion

  • Paul Garcia is on pace to become a four time state champion. Last summer he spent his time a little differently then most high school kids.

  • Gretna Senior’s Jack Larchick and TJ Huber both made the semifinals. They talk about what it means for them to make it this far as seniors.

  • Chadron Junior, Paige Denke won her first round consolation match Friday morning. She also talked the importance of woman’s wrestling in Nebraska.

  • 1 Millard South 88.0 2 Kearney 57.5 3 Lincoln East 56.0 4 Columbus 53.5 5 Omaha Central 49.5 6 North Platte 35.5 7 Grand Island 33.0 8 Norfolk 31.0 8 Pap-LaVista 31.0 10 Omaha Burke 27.5 A106 Quarterfinal – Julio Reyes (Omaha Burke) 41-2 won by decision over Mohamud Abdi (Omaha Bryan) 39-7 (De...

  • 1 Plainview 60.0 2 Mullen 43.0 3 Neligh-Oakdale 35.0 4 Howells-Dodge 28.0 5 Weeping Water 25.0 6 Ansley-Litchfield 24.0 6 Burwell 24.0 6 Sand H./Thedford 24.0 9 High Plains 22.0 10 Winside 21.5   D106 Quarterfinal – Ashton Dane (Plainview) 38-4 won by fall over Lane Bohac (East Butler) 37...

  • Gavyn Brauer trailed most of his match, but he reached into the his bag of tricks and hit a cement mixer to pick up the fall in the third period and advance to semifinals.

  • Cody Niemiec won his quarterfinal and is a match away from reach his first state title!

  • Bryan Zutavern on his quarterfinal match and his big rematch in tomorrow nights semifinals

  • Reece Zutavern talks about his upset win over #1 ranked Gibson of Maxwell

  • Cyrus wells talks about a little feeling of redemption after last years state tournament

  • Connor Wells of Anselmo Merna avenges a loss from earlier this season on his way the the Semifinals

  • Nate Christensen of Plainview avenges a loss from earlier this season to make the Semifinals

  • Darian Diaz wins the battle of defending champions over Gabe Grice 10-0

  • Teammates Eli Lanham and Ashton Dane both become Semifinalist at the same what

  • Archer Heelan advances to the semifinals with a 1-0 victory over Juan Pedro Thursday night.

  • Milford’s Jeaven Scdoris advanced to the Semifinals at C145. (Photo Credit: Milford Wrestling) C106 Quarterfinal – Aaron Ohnoutka (Bishop Neumann) 44-4 won by decision over Zach Bongers (David City) 30-14 (Dec 4-1) Quarterfinal – Trevin Edwards (Loomis/Bertrand) 36-4 won by fall ov...

  • Fairbury’s Seth Firmanik avenged an early season loss to make the semifinals. (Photo Credit: Nathan Heuer – Fairbury Journal News) B106 Quarterfinal – Caden Svoboda (Aurora) 44-3 won by decision over Tristen Obermiller (Adams Central) 38-7 (Dec 11-4) Quarterfinal – Zachary Ou...

  • #1 Drew Arnold picked up a victory on his way to the semifinals. He wrestled two time defending state champion Paul Garcia.

  • Alfredo returned to wrestling after taking a year and a half and finds him self in semifinals

  • Canoyer back in Semifinals
    from NEWrestle 02/20/20 7:21 PM

    Evan Canoyer is back into the semifinals. He is on a revenge tour after a finals last year.

  • Pape picked up his 200th victory with a pin in the quarterfinals.

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  • #2 Noah Talmadge from Ralston defeated #1 Joey Orsi from Skutt 10-5 to advance to the Quarterfinals. He will wrestle #3 Brady Fargo from Lexington

  • Making History 2020
    from NEWrestle 02/19/20 10:33 PM

    Going for FOUR Gage Krolikowski (Valentine) Senior – C138 In 2020 there is just one wrestler going for a fourth state title, Nebraska-Kearney commit Gage Krolikowski. Krolikowski has been known as a pinner. His freshman year he pinned his way to a state title at 113 pounds. As a sophomore, he ...

  • Last year we watched Garrett Grice and Caden Arps win state titles as freshmen and begin their quest for four state titles while James Burks and Tyler Pawloski were crowned four-time state champions. While there are many amazing freshmen competing at the state tournament this year, we will spotlight...

  • (Photo Credit:Dana Dietz) Cole Stokebrand will make his final state tournament appearance for Amherst. We asked a bunch of seniors on their thoughts heading into their final state tournament. Some of these wrestlers are making their first appearance and some are making their fourth. “I am exci...

  •   (Information compiled by the NSAA) CLASS A A106, Julio Reyes, Omaha Burke, 10, 4/C106/19 A113, Solomon Allerheiligen, Millard North, 11, 6/A120/19 A113, Brandon Baustert, Lincoln East, 10, 4/A106/19 A113, Caleb Coyle, Millard South, 11, 2/A106/19, 2/A106/18 A113, Archer Heelan, Kearney, 10, 5...

  • CLASS A 132: Jakason Burks, Omaha Burke (44-0) 138: Tyler Antoniak, Millard South (48-0) 160: Maxx Mayfield, Lincoln East (52-0) 195: Tony Pray, Creighton Prep (45-0) 285: Isaac Trumble, Millard South (46-0) CLASS B 106: Kael Lauridsen, Bennington (38-0) 120: Ty Rainforth, O’Neill (38-0) 132: ...

  • Team Race Preview and Predictions Millard South has wrestled one of the best seasons in Class A history. They won the State Duals last weekend and will look to add individual championships this week. The Patriots qualified all 14 starters, led by district champions Caleb Coyle, Aiden Robertson, Cono...

  • 2020 State Tournament Class B Preview By Kevin Fries Team Race Preview and Prediction: When the season started many across the state thought this would be an unpredictable year in Class B, and it has lived up to the billing. Coming off last year’s state tournament which saw Northwest rebound from 11...

  • Team Race Preview and Predictions: It’s safe to say that things are now very interesting from a team perspective in Class C. Just a few points separate the top four teams. Valentine has just four predicted medalists compared to five for Ord/David City and six for Aquinas. Odds are that the tea...

  • Team Race Preview and Predictions Plainview has had an unbelivable season following last years state championship. They could put 5-6 guys in the finals pretty easily which right now projects them to score twice the amount of team points as anyone else. They very will could have the team title wrapp...

  • School, Head Coach, Qualifiers (Information compiled by the NSAA) CLASS A Bellevue East, Todd Porter, 8 Bellevue West, Curtis Gocke, 5 Columbus, Adam Keiswetter, 11 Creighton Preparatory School, Andrew Fisher, 5 Elkhorn, Jairin Potter, 3 Elkhorn South, Michael Bressler, 8 Fremont, Ben Wilcox, 5 Gran...

  • The 2019 Nebraska State Wrestling Officials pose for a photo with NSAA Assistant Director Ron Higdon As it is an honor for wrestlers to make the state tournament, the same could be said for officials around the state. Many of the NSAA wrestling officials spend weekends and evenings away from family ...

  • Photo Credit: PLHSwrestling on twitter. Coleton Haggin wins 3rd place at the A3 district. 106 #8 Logan Edwards (Westside) vs #6 Mohamud Abdi (Bryan) Bout #1002 Edwards has put together an impressive freshman campaign for the Warriors going 30-13 and finishing third in the A1 district. Abdi is also m...

  • 2020 Class B First Round Match-Ups to Watch   106:  #4 Drew Garfield (Central City) 44-6 vs. #6 Blaine Christo (Ashland-Greenwood) 33-7 After taking over the 106 spot for Central City in the second week of the season, Garfield has been on a tear accumulating a 44-6 record in his sophomore seaso...

  • Top matches to watch from round one of the 2020 NSAA State Tournament.

  • Class D First Round Matches to Watch

  • NEwrestle.com has you covered for all your 2020 Nebraska High School State Wrestling coverage. Refer to this post for updates throughout the week. 2020 NSAA State Tournament: Feb. 20-22 TWITTER | FACEBOOK | YOUTUBE | INSTAGRAM ARTICLES MAKING HISTORY | UNBEATEN WRESTLERS FRESHMEN...

  • 2020 Bracket Draws for State
    from NEWrestle 02/16/20 12:08 AM

  • 2020 B1 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:48 PM

    Team Scores 1 Bennington 187.0 2 Columbus Lakeview 168.0 3 Aurora 159.5 4 Omaha Skutt Catholic 152.5 5 Beatrice 149.5 6 Norris 97.0 7 Plattsmouth 88.0 8 Boys Town 58.0 9 Fairbury 46.0 10 Ashland-Greenwood 44.5 11 Auburn 32.0 12 Omaha Gross Catholic 24.0 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Kael L...

  • 2020 B2 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:47 PM

    Team Scores 1 Hastings 271.5 2 Blair 148.0 3 York 131.0 4 O`Neill 108.0 5 Adams Central 102.0 6 Platteview 99.5 7 Nebraska City 95.0 8 Waverly 81.0 9 Schuyler 44.0 10 Omaha Concordia 42.0 11 Omaha Roncalli Catholic 34.0 12 Crete 19.0   106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Tristen Obermiller ...

  • 2020 B3 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:46 PM

    Team Scores 1 Pierce 180.0 2 Northwest 162.0 3 Central City 135.0 4 Arlington 128.0 5 Wahoo 122.0 6 Wayne 96.0 7 Ralston 91.5 8 Seward 85.0 9 West Point-Beemer 55.5 10 Mount Michael Benedictine 51.5 11 Falls City 26.0 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Drew Garfield of Central City 2nd Place &#...

  • 2020 B4 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:44 PM

    Team Scores 1 Gering 166.0 2 Lexington 146.0 3 Sidney 135.0 4 Ogallala 89.5 5 Gothenburg 88.0 6 Holdrege 85.0 7 Alliance 84.0 8 Minden 81.0 9 McCook 79.0 10 Scottsbluff 77.0 11 Chadron 62.5 12 Cozad 50.0 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Daven Naylor of Lexington 2nd Place – Paige Denke ...

  • 2020 A4 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:37 PM

    Team Scores 1 Lincoln East 219.0 2 Kearney 209.0 3 Millard North 138.5 4 Elkhorn South 100.5 5 Lincoln Southeast 89.0 6 Lincoln Pius X 46.0 7 Lincoln High 37.0 8 Omaha South 31.0 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Keith Smith of Lincoln East 2nd Place – Perry Swarm of Kearney 3rd Place &#...

  • 2020 A3 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:32 PM

    Team Scores 1 Columbus 179.0 2 Papillion-LaVista 164.0 3 Omaha Central 154.5 4 Norfolk 148.0 5 Omaha Bryan 104.0 6 Millard West 76.0 7 Fremont 67.0 8 Omaha Northwest 16.0 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Adrian Bice of Columbus 2nd Place – Mohamud Abdi of Omaha Bryan 3rd Place – D...

  • 2020 A2 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:29 PM

    Team Scores 1 Grand Island 189.5 2 Omaha Burke 179.0 3 Gretna 141.0 4 North Platte 106.0 5 Omaha North 90.5 6 Lincoln Southwest 90.0 7 South Sioux City 67.0 8 Lincoln North Star 63.0 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Julio Reyes of Omaha Burke 2nd Place – Ein Obermiller of Grand Island 3...

  • 2020 A1 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:26 PM

    Team Scores 1 Millard South 277.5 2 Papillion-LaVista South 196.0 3 Bellevue East 146.0 4 Omaha Westside 124.0 5 Creighton Prep 78.0 6 Bellevue West 74.0 7 Elkhorn 48.0 8 Lincoln Northeast 39.0 9 Omaha Benson 16.0 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Tyler Durden of Papillion-LaVista South 2nd Pl...

  • 2020 D1 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:22 PM

    Team Scores 1 Plainview 230.5 2 Neligh-Oakdale 147.5 3 Burwell 124.0 4 Twin Loup 107.5 5 Thayer Central 96.0 6 Elkhorn Valley 95.0 7 Meridian 67.5 8 Arapahoe 62.0 9 Pender 61.0 10 Cambridge 52.0 11 Summerland 45.0 12 Brady 42.0 13 Creighton 38.0 14 Fullerton 28.0 15 Elgin Public/Pope John 22.0 16 Os...

  • 2020 D2 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:20 PM

    Team Scores 1 Howells-Dodge 136.0 2 Palmer 112.0 3 East Butler 91.5 4 Centennial 90.0 4 Southwest 90.0 6 North Central 89.5 7 Anselmo-Merna 86.0 8 Winside 82.0 9 Alma 60.5 10 Guardian Angels Central Catholic 58.0 11 Overton 45.0 12 Central Valley 44.0 13 Stanton 43.5 14 Freeman 34.0 15 Friend 33.0 1...

  • 2020 D3 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:18 PM

    Team Scores 1 Maxwell 128.0 2 Ansley-Litchfield 107.5 3 Weeping Water 102.5 4 Shelton 93.0 5 High Plains Community 89.0 6 Elm Creek 76.5 7 Axtell 75.0 7 Southern Valley 75.0 9 Nebraska Christian 63.0 10 West Holt 58.0 11 Southern 47.0 12 Kenesaw 41.0 13 Pleasanton 38.0 14 South Loup (Callaway/Arnold...

  • 2020 D4 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:16 PM

    Team Scores 1 Mullen 194.5 2 Hemingford 133.0 3 Sandhills/Thedford 92.5 4 Hitchcock County 85.0 5 Garden County 77.5 6 North Platte St. Patrick`s 69.0 7 Dundy County Stratton 60.0 8 Bayard 58.0 9 Sutherland 55.0 10 Kimball 54.0 11 Crawford 53.5 12 Morrill 43.0 13 Minatare 40.0 14 Medicine Valley 33....

  • 2020 C4 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:05 PM

    Team Scores 1 Valentine 171.5 2 Amherst 154.0 3 Broken Bow 139.5 4 Bridgeport 131.0 5 Ord 122.0 6 Mitchell 76.0 7 Kearney Catholic 74.0 8 Arcadia/Loup City 71.0 9 Loomis/Bertrand 70.5 10 Ravenna 65.0 11 Gordon-Rushville 64.0 12 Hi-Line 58.0 13 Hershey 46.0 14 Perkins County 42.0 15 Ainsworth 36.0 16...

  • 2020 C3 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:03 PM

    Team Scores 1 Aquinas Catholic 232.0 2 Milford 148.5 3 Conestoga 144.0 4 Wilber-Clatonia 127.0 5 Raymond Central 98.0 6 Boone Central/Newman Grove 96.0 7 Oakland-Craig 70.0 8 Crofton/Bloomfield 62.5 9 Wisner-Pilger 61.0 10 Sutton 47.0 11 Quad County Northeast 44.0 12 Madison 30.0 13 Tekamah-Herman 2...

  • 2020 C2 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 11:01 PM

    Team Scores 1 David City 249.0 2 Logan View 184.5 3 Battle Creek 130.5 4 St. Paul 102.0 5 Twin River 96.0 6 Johnson County Central 75.0 7 Gibbon 65.0 7 Lincoln Christian 65.0 7 Louisville 65.0 10 Doniphan-Trumbull 61.0 11 North Bend Central 48.5 12 Columbus Scotus 34.0 13 Shelby-Rising City 27.0 14 ...

  • 2020 C1 District Final Results
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 10:59 PM

    Team Scores 1 Archbishop Bergan 164.5 2 Fillmore Central 130.0 3 Tri County 117.0 4 Bishop Neumann 115.0 5 Syracuse 106.0 6 Cross County/Osceola 105.0 7 Malcolm 101.0 8 Wood River 92.0 9 Yutan 85.0 10 Norfolk Catholic 76.0 11 Fort Calhoun 61.0 12 Hartington Cedar Catholic 57.0 13 Winnebago 36.0 14 P...

  • 2020 B1 Semifinal Matchups
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 4:38 AM

    Team Scores Columbus Lakeview 72 Bennington 59 Aurora 56 Beatrice 52 Norris 47 106: #2 Zach Ourada (Omaha Skutt) vs #7 Blaine Christo (Ashland-Greenwood) #3 Caden Svoboda (Aurora) vs #1 Kael Lauridsen (Bennington) 113: #5 AJ Parris (Bennington) vs Hayden Johnston (Columbus Lakeview) Bryce Karlin (Be...

  • 2020 B4 Semifinal Matchups
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 4:19 AM

    Team Scores Lexington 44 Gering 39 Sidney 34 Ogallala 32 Gothenburg 29 106 Daven Naylor (Lexington) vs Matt Janssen (Holdrege) John Stanley (Gothenburg) vs Paige Denke (Chadron) 113 #1 Quinton Chavez (Gering) Brayden Schmalz (Holdrege) #7 Austin Munier (Sidney) vs Ivan Lazo (Lexington) 120 #3 Paul R...

  • 2020 D4 Semifinal Matchups
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 4:08 AM

    Team Scores Mullen 52 Hitchcock County 36 Hemingford 31 Sandhills/Thedford 27 Medicine Valley 26 106 #5 Tristin Grooms (Mullen) vs Blake Devitt (Hitchcock County) Tayson Ernesti (Hemingford) vs Dutch Yates (Garden County) 113 Eli Paxton (Mullen) vs Gabe Kohel (Morrill) Kaleb Christofferson (Hitchcoc...

  • 2020 D1 Semifinal Matchups
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 3:11 AM

    Plainview 84.5 Burwell 53 Neligh-Oakdale 49 Twin Loup 49 Thayer Central 46 106: #1 Eli Lanham (Plainview) vs #3 Ashton Dane (Plainview) #4 Ashton Sinn (Thayer Central) vs #2 Hunter Bennett (Elkhorn Valley) 113: #1 Scout Ashburn (Plainview) vs Ethan Kipp (Twin Loup) #7 Zack Hartl (Elkhorn Valley) vs ...

  • 2020 B3 Semifinal Matchups
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 2:58 AM

    Pierce 51 Central City 47 Northwest 47 Wahoo 44 Seward 38 106: Cash Duncan (Seward) vs Caleb Alcorta (Northwest) Carter Cline (Mount Michael) vs #4 Drew Garfield (Central City) 113: #2 Grady Arends (Northwest) vs Jamison Evert (West Point-Beemer) Cole Kunz (Central City) vs #6 Brock Bolling (Pierce)...

  • 2020 C2 Semifinal Matchups
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 2:43 AM

    David City 72 Logan View 67 St. Paul 54 Battle Creek 48.5 Twin River 42 106: #7 Zach Bongers (David City) vs Jaxson Hassler (Battle Creek) Ashton Johnson (Twin River) vs #8 Jacob McGee (Logan View) 113: Jose Escandon (Gibbon) vs Isaac Wegrzyn (Lincoln Christian) Simon Schindler (David City) vs Owen ...

  • 2020 C1 Semifinal Matchups
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 2:14 AM

    Fillmore Central 59 Archbishop Bergan 53.5 Bishop Neumann 51 Yutan 48 Malcolm 46 Tri County 46 106: #3 Riley Waddington (Wood River) vs #6 Barret Brandt (Syracuse) #5 Aaron Ohnoutka (Bishop Neumann) vs #2 Ely Olberding (Fort Calhoun) 113: #8 Lance Olberding (Fort Calhoun) vs Antonio Robles (Winnebag...

  • 2020 C3 Semifinal Matchups
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 1:59 AM

    Aquinas 80 Milford 53 Wilber-Clatonia 51 Conestoga 46 Raymond Central 46 106: #1 Trenton Arlt (Oakland-Craig) vs Hudson Barger (Crofton/Bloomfield) Pedro Hernandez (Wilber-Clatonia) vs Dawson Hardesty (Conestoga) 113: #2 Konner Schluckebier (Milford) vs Miguel Jaimes (Wilber-Clatonia) Zander Kavan (...

  • 2020 C4 Semifinal Matchups
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 1:45 AM

    Valentine 74 Amherst 69 Bridgeport 50 Ord 42 Broken Bow 41.5 106: #4 Trevin Edwards (Loomis/Bertrand) vs Casey Miller (Valentine) Lane Russell (Broken Bow) vs Sam Luther (Kearney Catholic) 113: #1 Casey Benavides (Bridgeport) vs #7 Jacob Hilmer (Loomis/Bertrand) #5 Gage Musser (Hershey) vs #3 Zack D...

  • 2020 D3 Semifinal Matchups
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 1:38 AM

    Maxwell 56.5 Southern Valley 42 Ansley/Litchfield 31.5 Weeping Water 31.5 Shelton 31 106: Alex Spotanski (Shelton) vs Nate Nelson (West Holt) Wyatt Heessel (Maxwell) vs Ethan Norton (Maxwell) 113: #2 Jesse Sauceda (Shelton) vs Aiden Piel (Red Cloud/Blue Hill) #5 Jacob Fox (Axtell) vs #4 Logan Peters...

  • 2020 B2 Semifinal Matchups
    from NEWrestle 02/15/20 1:29 AM

    Hastings 83 Blair 64 Adams Central 48 York 47 Platteview 43.5 106: #5 Tristen Obermiller (Adams Central) vs Ivan Perez (Schuyler) vs #7 Markus Miller (Hastings) vs Jesse Loges (Blair) 113: #3 Braiden Kort (Adams Central) vs Hunter Anderson (Hastings) Evan Vertuli (Platteview) vs Carlos Prados (Nebra...

  • 2020 D2 Semifinal Matchups
    from NEWrestle 02/14/20 11:36 PM

    106: #7 Lane Bohac (East Butler) vs Jesse Duba (Friend) Carter Brandyberry (Alma) vs Reece Kocian (East Butler) 113: #3 Cayden Ellis (Winside) vs Jonah Reed (Freeman) Ben Klemesrud (North Central) vs #8 Brayden Brecka (East Butler) 120: #1 Cyrus Wells (Anselmo-Merna) vs Keenan Kosek (Centennial) #5 ...

  • Class A District Pre-seeds
    from NEWrestle 02/13/20 2:00 PM

    Class A Pre-seeds

  • Seedable wrestlers have records .500 or better. Trackwrestling assigns seed points to each seedable wrestler to determine the preseeds. These are subject to change in the coming days. Also, there are still seeding meetings prior to the district tournaments on Saturday where the coaches can override ...

  • Seedable wrestlers have records .500 or better. Trackwrestling assigns seed points to each seedable wrestler to determine the preseeds. These are subject to change in the coming days. Also, there are still seeding meetings prior to the district tournaments on Saturday where the coaches can override ...

  • Seedable wrestlers have records .500 or better. Trackwrestling assigns seed points to each seedable wrestler to determine the preseeds. There are still seeding meetings prior to the district tournaments on Saturday where the coaches can override the current seeds. C1 Preseeds 106 1. Riley Waddington...

  • Here is your one stop shop to every district you may be interested in. Click on the district you want to check out and it will take you directly to the Trackwrestling website to that district. We also have all of our district preview content linked on this page. Keep an eye on this page…

  •   B NEWrestle Team Rankings (indicates # of ranked wrestlers) 1 Skutt (6) 2 Hastings (7) 3 Arlington (4) 4 Bennington (5) 5 Northwest (4) 6 Wahoo (6) 7 Gering (5) 8 Beatrice (5) 9 Aurora (6) 10 Central City (3) 106 1 Kael Lauridsen Bennington Fr B1 2 Zach Ourada Skutt So B1 3…

  • Photo Credit: Clay County News Class C NEwrestle Tournament Team Rankings 1 Valentine (6) 2 Ord (5) 3 David City (6) 4 Aquinas (6) 5 Amherst (4) T6 Archbishop Bergan (4) T6 Broken Bow (5) 8 Bridgeport (3) 9 Logan View (6) T10 Milford (3) T10 Raymond Central (3) Class C NEwrestle Individual Rankings ...

  • D NEwrestle Tournament Team Rankings 1 Plainview (9) 2 Mullen (5) 3 Neligh Oakdale (5) 4 Burwell (5) 5 Howells Dodge (5) 6 Weeping Water (4) 7 Maxwell (4) 8 Elkhorn Valley (3) T9 Palmer (5) T9 Southwest (5) D NEwrestle Individual Rankings 106 1 Eli Lanham Plainview Jr. D1 2 Hunter Bennett Elkhorn Va...

  • 2020 Class B Week 10 Preview
    from NEWrestle 02/06/20 9:53 PM

    Teams from all four classes compete at Adams Central tomorrow. + Fairbury, Boys Town, Ron Severson Invite and MORE

  • CLASS A | Class A Preview | Brackets CLASS B | Class B Preview | Brackets CLASS C | Class C Preview | Brackets   CLASS D | Class D Preview | Brackets

  • We omitted the Week 8 Noteworthy Performances so this week we’ll double them up with Week 9! Week 8 Noteworthy Performances Class C Team of the Week Conestoga The Cougars had a busy week. They won the Syracuse Pin tournament on Tuesday and followed that up with runner-up finishes on Friday and...

  • The Teams: #1 Plainview Pirates (7-1) 106 #1 Eli Lanham / #3 Ashton Dane 113 #1 Scout Ashburn 120 Kyler or Jordan Mosel 126 #8 Tanner Frahm 132 Keagan Mosel 138 #2 Nate Christensen 145 Bode Wortman / Ayden Stewart 152 #3 Will Gunning 160 #5 Matt Christensen 170 #2 Alizae Mejia 182 Lucas Hammer&#8230...

  • Class A State Duals Preview
    from NEWrestle 02/05/20 3:29 PM

      Saturday will be the 8th NSAA State Dual Championships. Millard South is the defending Class A Champion. Last year was the Patriots fourth title, and this year they enter the state duals with the #1 seed after going 16-0 this season. This is the fifth appearance in state duals for Columbus. G...

  • Photo Credit: Badgerwrestling on Facebook Purchase Live Stream | Trackwrestling Link  This is a fantastic year for wrestling in Class C. Some incredible teams will take the mats in Kearney this weekend. The unpredictability of the state dual tournament makes things extremely exciting. Logan Vie...

  • 2019 was a year of change for the State Duals. For starters, the date of the State Duals was moved up in the season and now takes place prior to the District Tournaments and State Tournament. Secondly, the qualifying criteria was changed to a wildcard point system like what is used in other NSAA spo...

  • 2020 D4 District Preview
    from NEWrestle 02/04/20 3:54 PM

    D4 @North Platte St. Pats Top 5 Teams: 1. #3 Mullen (10) 2. Hemingford (7) 3. Hitchcock County (6) 4. Sandhills/Thedford (4) 5. North Platte St. Patrick’s (4) Other Teams Competing: Banner County Bayard Crawford Dundy County Stratton Garden County Hay Springs Hyannis Kimball Leyton Medicine Va...

  • Purchase Live Stream | Trackwrestling Link  Class A: Class B: Class C: Class D:

  • 2020 C4 District Preview
    from NEWrestle 02/03/20 5:06 PM

    C4 @ Hershey Projected Top 5 Teams: 1. #1 Valentine T2. #9 Broken Bow T2. #5 Amherst T4. #2 Ord T4. #10 Bridgeport Other Teams Competing: Ainsworth Arcadia/Loup City Chase County Gordon-Rushville Hershey Hi-Line Kearney Catholic Loomis/Bertrand Mitchell Perkins County Ravenna The C4 district in rece...

  • On Saturday, Nebraska-Kearney will welcome Central Oklahoma in a hug dual between two TOP FIVE teams. Flowrestling currently has the Lopers entering the dual ranked fifth in the country and UCO enters at number four. The two teams met up previously at the NCWA National Duals earlier this month with ...

  • 2020 Class A week 9 preview.
    from NEWrestle 01/31/20 5:57 PM

    The season is winding down. This is the final weekend of tournaments with state duals next weekend then districts and state. Teams across the state are putting their final touches on the lineups and preparing for a big February. Week eight saw Kearney win the UNK Duals, Millard South win the Plattsm...

  • 2020 District D3 Preview
    from NEWrestle 01/31/20 2:28 PM

    D3 @ Southern Valley Top 5 Teams: 1. #7 Maxwell (9) 2. Axtell (6) 3. #8 Weeping Water (4) 4. Ansley Litchfield (5) 5. Elm Creek (5) Other Teams Competing: Franklin (1) Harvard (1) Hastings St. Cecilia High Plains Community (2) Kenesaw (2) #9 Nebraska Christian (2) Pleasanton (2) Red Cloud/Blue Hill ...

  • 2020 C3 District Preview
    from NEWrestle 01/31/20 1:39 AM

    C3 @ Oakland-Craig Top 5 Team Predictions: 1. #4 Aquinas (12) 2. Conestoga (8) 3. #10 Milford (6) 4. #7 Raymond Central (6) 5. Wilber-Clatonia (8) Other Teams Competing: BRLD Boone Central/Newman Grove Centura Crofton/Bloomfield Madison Oakland-Craig Quad County Northeast Sutton Tekamah-Herman Wakef...

  • 2020 Class B Week 9 Preview
    from NEWrestle 01/30/20 7:39 PM

    Photo credit: 93.1 The River Friday McCook Duals (Dual Rankings) Teams: Alliance, C#5 Amherst, Gothenburg, B#10 McCook, Ogallala, A#9 North Platte, Wray(CO) What to Watch: If North Platte and Amherst meet up #1 Frank vs #2 Diaz should be the top match to watch. 182 is a great weight with three wrest...

  • Thursday C#2 David City/North Bend/Malcolm 152: #1 Zoucha (MAL) vs #3 Mullaly (NB) 170: #1 Vodicka (DC) vs #3 Zoucha (MAL) 285: #3 Ingwersen (DC) vs #7 Nordmeyer (MAL) C#4 Logan View/Tekamah-Herman/Oakland-Craig 106: #1 Arlt (OC) vs #7 McGee (LV) 120: SM Mueller (LV) vs #8 Burt (TH) D#1 Plainview/C#...

  • 2020 D2 District Preview
    from NEWrestle 01/29/20 10:14 PM

    D2 @ Central Valley Top 5 Teams 1. Palmer (6) 2. #4 Howells-Dodge (5) 3. #10 Southwest (5) 4. Centennial (5) 5. East Butler (6) Other Teams Competing Alma (3) Anselmo-Merna (4) Cedar Bluffs (1) Central Valley (2) Dorchester (1) Freeman (1) Friend (1) Guardian Angels Central Catholic (2) North Centra...

  • 2020 C2 District Preview
    from NEWrestle 01/29/20 5:20 PM

    C2 @ St. Paul Top 5 Team Predictions: 1. #3 David City (9) 2. #6 Logan View (8) 3. Battle Creek (7) 4. Twin River (6) 5. St. Paul (5) Other Teams Competing: Columbus Scotus Doniphan-Trumbull Gibbon GICC Johnson County Lincoln Christian Louisville Lutheran High NE North Bend Central Shelby-Rising Cit...

  • 2020 Class A District Rankings
    from NEWrestle 01/28/20 10:08 PM

    Please send any suggestions, updates or corrections to [email protected] , NebraskaCody on Twitter, or simply comment on this post.  A1 @ Papillion-LaVista South A1 Top Three Teams: 1. Millard South (14) 2. Papillion-LaVista South (11) 3. Bellevue East (8) Other Teams Competing: Bellevue West ...

  • Please send any suggestions, updates or corrections to [email protected], kwfry on Twitter, or simply comment on this post.  B1 @ Bennington B1 Top Five Teams: 1. Bennington (9) 2. Columbus Lakeview (9) 3. Omaha Skutt (6) 4. Aurora (8) 5. Beatrice (7) Other Teams Competing: Ashland-Greenwood ...

  • 2020 D1 District Preview
    from NEWrestle 01/28/20 2:58 PM

    Top 5 Teams: 1. Plainview (12) 2. Neligh Oakdale (7) 3. Burwell (8) 4. Twin Loup (4) 5. Thayer Central (4) Other Teams Competing: Arapahoe Brady Cambridge Clarkson-Leigh Creighton Elgin Public/Pope John Elkhorn Valley Fullerton Meridian Niobrara/Verdigre Osmond Pender Scribner-Snyder St. Mary’...

  • 2020 C1 District Preview
    from NEWrestle 01/27/20 8:31 PM

    C1 @ Malcolm Top 5 Team Prediction: #8 Archbishop Bergan (5) Tri County (6) Fillmore Central (6) Bishop Neumann (5) Wood River (4) Other Teams Competing: Cross County/Osceola (4) Fort Calhoun (3) HTRS (1) Hartington Cedar (1) Lincoln Lutheran Malcolm (4) Norfolk Catholic (4) Ponca (2) Syracuse (6) W...

  • On Saturday February 1st history will be made in the state of Nebraska. The NSWCA is set to host the first ever girls wrestling state tournament at York High School. 111 girls representing 37 schools have entered the tournament and are set to compete on Saturday. Below you can see the brackets that ...

  • An incredible team race and some amazing individual matches made for an exciting day in Lexington at the John Higgins Invite. B#6 Bennington outlasted B#2 Hastings to capture the team title. At the marquee weight of 106 lbs, Freshman Kael Lauridsen (#3B) made his mark once again this year with a dom...

  • Ranked finals matches nearly across the board. #2 Larson over #1 Reimers at 132. #1 over #3 at 106, 138, 152. C#3 Dickau over D#1 Ashburn for second time this season at 113. 220 #3 Gale over #2 Hassett. C#3 Schutz over D#2 Racicky at 160. Fantastic Tournament! D#1 Plainview finishes 100 points ahead...

  • Ranked finals matches at 132, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220 and 285! 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Owen Bargen of Columbus Lakeview 2nd Place – Ashton Johnson of Twin River 3rd Place – Jacob McGee of Logan View 4th Place – Dawson Hardesty of Conestoga 5th Place – Hudson B...

  • 2020 Class A Week 8 Preview
    from NEWrestle 01/23/20 11:07 PM

    Last week we saw the majority of Class A in the Metro and Heartland conference tournaments. Millard South won the Metro with 250 points, nearly 90 points better than runner up Papillion LaVista. All 14 wrestlers placed with Caleb Coyle, Tyler Antoniak, Antrell Taylor and Isaac Trumble taking home ch...

  • Thanks to Lexington Wrestling for the graphic! By: Kevin Fries Twitter – @kwfry Email – [email protected] Class B – Week 8 Preview Where Can You Find Them? – NEwrestle Team Rankings 1. Skutt Catholic Fri – Glenwood/CBTJ (tri) 2. Hastings Thurs – at McCook (dual) Sat – John Higgin...

  • Week 7 Noteworthy Performances: Class C Team of the Week: Battle Creek The Braves continue to impress even after losing many wrestlers from last year’s team to graduation. They won their Thursday dual over Class B Wayne and then won their home invite by over 50 points over D#4 Howells-Dodge. C...

  • Tony Pray avenged his state finals loss from last season with a 14-5 win over Grape to move up to #1 at 195 lbs. Class A NEwrestle Tournament Team Rankings T1 Lincoln East (8) T1 Millard South (10) 3 Omaha Central (7) 4 Columbus (7) 5 Grand Island (7) 6 Kearney (8) 7 Papio South…

  • Northwest’s Grady Arends now occupies the top spot at 113 as the two prior #1’s are now at different weights. Photo Credit: Sgt Jiggy’s Photography B NEWrestle Team Rankings  (indicates # of ranked wrestlers)   1 Omaha Skutt (6)   2 Hastings (8)   3 Arlington (4)   4 Northwest (4) ...

  • Matt VanPelt takes of the top spot at 145 lbs D NEwrestle Tournament Team Rankings 1 Plainview (8) 2 Neligh-Oakdale (6) 3 Mullen (5) 4 Howells-Dodge (4) 5 Burwell (5) 6 Central Valley (2) 7 Maxwell (5) 8 Weeping Water (3) 9 Nebraska Christian (2) 10 Southwest (4) D NEwrestle Individual Rankings 106 ...

  • Gavin Zoucha: New #1 at 152 after beating previous top two wrestlers in the same week. Photo Credit: Ann Martin – Malcolm Public Schools Class C NEwrestle Tournament Team Rankings 1 Valentine (6) 2 Ord (5) 3 David City (6) 4 Aquinas (5) 5 Amherst (4) 6 Logan View (6) 7 Raymond Central (3) 8&#8...

  • Arlington Invite Final Results
    from NEWrestle 01/20/20 11:53 PM

    Photo Credit: Enterprise Pub Sports 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Aaron Ohnoutka of Bishop Neumann 2nd Place – Pedro Hernandez of Wilber-Clatonia 3rd Place – Cameron Shultz of Raymond Central 4th Place – Leini Poindexter of Boys Town 1st Place Match Aaron Ohnoutka (Bishop...

  • 106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Keith Smith of Lincoln East 2nd Place – Ein Obermiller of Grand Island 3rd Place – Perry Swarm of Kearney 4th Place – PAXTON MAYNARD of Lincoln North Star 5th Place – Tony Phillips of Lincoln Southwest 6th Place – Jack Reis of Lin...

  •   106 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Mohamud Abdi of Omaha Bryan 2nd Place – Dominic Martinez of Papillion-LaVista 3rd Place – Tyler Durden of Papio South 4th Place – Logan W. Edwards of Omaha Westside 5th Place – Tanner Clanton of Millard North 6th Place – Av...

  • Week 6 Noteworthy Performances: Class C Team of the Week: Logan View went 5-0 at the Wilber-Clatonia Dual Tournament and positioned themselves to qualify for the state dual tournament. Class D Team of the Week: Maxwell went 2-0 in dual action Thursday and scored 284 points to win the Dundy County-St...

  • 2020 Class A Week 7 Preview
    from NEWrestle 01/15/20 9:30 PM

    Week seven is upon us! We saw the return of a couple state finalists last week with Antrell Taylor from Millard South, Darian Diaz from North Platte and TJ Huber from Gretna all coming back. A couple other teams should be gaining missing pieces this week. Central will welcome back Markell Smith and ...

  • 2020 Class B Week 7 Preview
    from NEWrestle 01/15/20 6:59 PM

    By: Kevin Fries Twitter – @kwfry Email – [email protected] Class B – Week 7 Preview Here are the noteworthy performances from Week 6: Class B Wrestler of the Week – Week 7 Alfredo Valquier, Nebraska City – Valquier finished 6-0 at the EMC Duals, with three pins and a SV win over #7B Soukup f...

  • Metro Conference weekend kicks off on Friday at the Ralston Arena with the dual tournament, followed by the individual tournament on Saturday. Over half of the ranked wrestlers and teams from Class A will be competing. There are eight #1 ranked wrestlers in the field and if you count Antrell Taylor,...

  • Our very own Dru Kastler hoped over to IAwrestle and joined their Potentially Dangerous podcast to breakdown the upcoming dual between Nebraska and the top-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes.

  • Click here to view Wildcard Point Leaders Reminder the top eight teams from these point standings qualify for state duals as long as they have six or more duals and can fill ten (A,B,C) or eight (Class D) weight classes. Click here to view full qualifying criteria for the state duals. Class A Top Te...

  • Class C January 2020 Update
    from NEWrestle 01/13/20 10:17 PM

    Team Outlook: INDIVIDUAL TEAM RANKINGS | DUAL TEAM RANKINGS #1 Valentine and #2 David City clashed for the second time this season at the Norm Manstedt Invite. Both were missing key elements of their teams, but Valentine has come out on top both times they’ve seen each other. As far as in...

  • Team Scores: Brackets:

  • Thursday Duals and Tris – Dual Team Rankings #1 Hastings vs #5 Beatrice 132: #4 Bryce Brown (H) vs #3 Trevor Reinke (B) 152: #3 Mason Brumbaugh (H) vs #6 Jarret Koch (B) 182: #1 Damen Pape (H) vs #5 Dakota Adams (B) #6 Gering vs Ogallala Alliance vs Chadron Minden vs St. Paul Schuyler…

  • Class C Week 5 Team of the Week  Twin River Titans They finished runner-up at B#10 York at the 18 team Fillmore Central Invite. They followed that performance up with a dual win over previously unbeaten Battle Creek. Class D Week 5 Team of the Week Twin Loup They finished in third at the Pleasa...

  • Class A Week 6 preview
    from NEWrestle 01/09/20 4:27 PM

    Week 6 is among us! Many teams are starting to get to full health and set their final lineups as we head into conference season. Week 5 was on the lighter side as far as tournaments go but we still saw lots of dual action. #1 Millard South defeated Class B #2 Hastings. #3 Lincoln…

  • What: 2020 Norm Manstedt Invite When: 1/10 – 1/11 2020 Where: Central Community College – Columbus, NE Watch: TEAMS C#1 Valentine A#2 Lincoln East C#2 David City A#3 Columbus Adams Central Archbishop Bergan Battle Creek Boone Central/Newman Grove Centennial Columbus Scotus Creighton Prep...

  • Class A NEwrestle Tournament Team Rankings 1 Millard South (8) 2 Lincoln East (8) 3 Columbus (8) 4 Grand Island (8) 5 Kearney (7) 6 Omaha Central (6) 7 Omaha Burke (6) 8 Papio South (6) 9 Bellevue East (5) 10 Omaha Bryan (5) Class A NEwrestle Individual Rankings 106 1 Keith Smith Lincoln East…

  • Photo Credit: Sandhills Express D NEwrestle Tournament Team Rankings 1 Plainview (9) 2 Mullen (4) 3 Howells Dodge (5) 4 Maxwell (4) 5 Neligh Oakdale (5) 6 Burwell (6) 7 Central Valley (2) 8 Twin Loup (2) 9 Weeping Water (4) 10 Nebraska Christian (2) D NEwrestle Individual Rankings 106 1 Eli Lanham P...

  • Photo Credit: Kristi Arlt Class C NEwrestle Tournament Team Rankings 1 Valentine (6) 2 David City (8) 3 Aquinas (5) T4 Ord (5) T4 Amherst (4) 6 Raymond Central (4) 7 Logan View (6) 8 Broken Bow (6) 9 Milford (3) 10 Bridgeport (3) Class C NEwrestle Individual Rankings 106 1 Trenton Arlt Oakland-Craig...

  • Mid-Season Update: Nebraska
    from NEWrestle 01/07/20 12:30 AM

    Nebraska has been off to one of, if not, their best start in school History. The Huskers are ranked as high as #5 in the country and have been nothing short of spectacular. In dual ranking, they are #2 by Open Mat. The huskers won the Cliff Keen Invite in Las Vegas that featured 8…

  • Mid-Season Update: Doane
    from NEWrestle 01/06/20 11:32 PM

    Doane was in a bad place season. They could hardly fill a lineup and then lost their coach at the end of the season, and saw their best wrestler transfer out of the program. Insert Dana Vote, He has proven him self at Concordia and Midland and now looks to turn around the Doane program.…

  • Tyson Springer’s squad came into the season looking to build depth for the future and put together a starting lineup that could compete right now in the GPAC. Through the first part of the season he has found both. The Broncos are lead by #10 ranked Taygen Smith. They started the year off with...

  • York entered the season with a new coach this year. Chad Mattox left his position as York High School wrestling coach to lead York College. He is off to a good start this season. The Panthers are 2-3 in duals but are starting to find a groove as they get in to the meat of…

  • Chadron State brought in a big class of Nebraska wrestlers this season. They have helped add depth to an already young team and have impressed in opens. The Eagles returned two national qualifiers in Wade French and Chase Clasen. They have continued to impress this year. Both wrestlers have found th...

  • The 2020 AAU Winter Nationals took place at Ralston Arena this weekend. These are the Nebraska Placewinners. Schoolgirl 88-99 Shae Salinas-MWC 105-110 2nd Jolyn Pozehl-Ainsworth 105-110 4th Jazmine Haller-Norfolk Schoolboy 70 3rd-Cole Welte-MWC 70 5th Lee Kreiger-MWC 75 5th Ryan Stusse-Battle Creek ...

  • Mid-Season Update: Concordia
    from NEWrestle 01/05/20 10:00 PM

    Concordia tied for the league championship last year after going 7-1 in conference duals. This year has been no drop off. The Bulldogs are 5-2 in duals this year, and 3-0 in the conference. Coach Calhoun was high on his team before the season and he has had plenty to appreciate this year from his&#8...

  • Wesleyan is a young program on the rise. They’re in their fourth season since bringing the program back. Last year they had their first All American in Eron Haynes. The Sophomore has continued his dominance this season. He is currently ranked #10 in the country at 133 pounds. Wesleyan also add...

  • Mid-Season Update: UNK
    from NEWrestle 01/05/20 6:03 PM

    Nebraska-Kearney has been rolling since last season. They are currently 3-1 in duals and getting guys healthy and down to weight. The Lopers are currently ranked as high as fourth in the nation and have a number of wrestlers ranked in the country. Name (Flo/intermat/Open Mat) 125 Josh Portillo (1/2/...

  • Class A Week Three Review
    from NEWrestle 01/03/20 5:09 PM

    by Cody Mainquist and Rob Sanders 1. Millard South (1st at Flatwater Fracas) Dual Meet Scores: Millard South defeated Fairbury 76-6 Millard South defeated Blair 49-10 Millard South defeated Lincoln Southwest 70-3 Millard South defeated GINW 69-0 Millard South defeated Lincoln East 53-17 Millard Sout...

  • Class A Week 5 Preview
    from NEWrestle 01/03/20 4:43 PM

    After a few weeks off, Class A wrestling will resume this weekend. One team who did compete in week four was Omaha Bryan. The Bears took home the Central City Dual Invite title. This week should be the return of a couple guys from injury. Also it is the start of the the two pound…

  • Friday #3 David City / #9 Milford / Syracuse (Dual Team Rankings) What to Watch Perhaps the most anticipated match of the week in Class C between #1 Vodicka and #2 Brandt will go down on Friday. Brandt has split with B#1 Canoyer and Vodicka has knocked off some of the state’s best as well,&#82...

  • Class B Week 5 Preview
    from NEWrestle 01/02/20 8:12 PM

    By: Kevin Fries Twitter – @kwfry Email – [email protected] With the moratorium and just a few tournaments during Week 4, here are noteworthy performances from Week 3: Class B Wrestler of the Week – Week 3 Drew Arnold, Beatrice – Arnold finished with an 8-0 record at the Flatwater Fracas. He ...

  • Class A Top Ten 1. Millard South (10-0)2. Grand Island (8-1)3. Lincoln East (8-2)4. Kearney (5-3)5. Columbus (16-5)6. Norfolk (17-2)7. Omaha Burke (12-4)8. Papillion-LaVista South (11-4)9. North Platte (7-0)10. Millard North (7-0)Many of the top programs in Class A attended the Flatwater Fracas in G...

  • The last decade has been filled with top notch elite talent in Nebraska. NFL stars Shaquil Barrett, Andy Janovich, and Harison Phillips. Thomas Gilman made the USA Freestyle World Team and is competing for a spot in the 2020 Olympics. 17 wrestlers joined the 4 time champion plateau. There has been a...

  • TAKEDOWNS FALLS TECHNICAL FALLS MAJOR DECISIONS 2PT NEARFALL 3PT NEARFALL REVERSALS ESCAPES

  • Photo Credit: @patriotswrestle on Twitter Millard South impressed on Saturday, winning all of their duals by 13 or more points. Almost all of the teams, including Millard South, may not have their final lineups set just yet. Things could look a bit different by the time state duals come around. Howe...

  • FINAL POOL Teams: A#1 Millard South, A#2 Columbus, A#3 Lincoln East, A#6 Grand Island, A#8 Kearney 2019 Flatwater Fracas Champion Prediction: Millard South There was plenty of great action today, and when the dust settled the final five teams were as predicted in the Fracas preview. We saw some huge...

  • Millard South proved their dominance with a runner up finish at the the Council Bluffs Classic. Papillion LaVista South had a strong performance at the Riverside Invite in Riverside, Iowa. It boosted them up to a fifth place ranking this week. Lineups are beginning to fill out as guys get down to we...

  • Thursday Duals/Tris/Quads Battle Creek/Elkhorn Valley/O’Neill Boone Central/B#9 York C#10 Bridgeport/Hemingford/Gordon-Rushville Cenutra/Palmer/Hastings JV/GI JV Crofton-Bloomfield/Wakefield-Allen/Viborg, SD Cross County-Osceola/Centennial/C#7 Raymond Central C#2 David City/Central City/Columb...

  • By: Kevin Fries Twitter – @kwfry Email – [email protected] Class B – Week 3 Preview Where Can You Find Them? NEwrestle Team Rankings 1. Skutt Catholic Thurs – Plattsmouth (dual) Fri – Broken Bow (dual) at UNL 2. Hastings Fri & Sat – Flatwater Fracas 3. Arlington Sat – Kearney Catholic Du...

  • What: 2019 Flatwater Fracas When: 12/19-12/20 2019 Where: Pinnacle Bank Expo Center – Grand Island, NE Watch: Trackwrestling The Flatwater Fracas kicks off on Friday at the Pinnacle Bank Expo Center in Grand Island. Out of the 25 total teams competing, there are 15 ranked teams from three stat...

  • Class B Week Two Recap
    from NEWrestle 12/17/19 6:19 PM

    By: Kevin Fries Twitter – @kwfry Email – [email protected] Class B – Week 2 Recap Noteworthy Performances Class B Wrestler of the Week – Week 2 Grady Griess, Northwest – Griess took his talents on the road to arguably one of the toughest tournaments in the Walsh Ironman Tournament. Griess fi...

  • Overtime with Grady Griess
    from NEWrestle 12/17/19 2:43 PM

    Photo Credit: Grand Island Independent Fresh off a 5th place finish at the Walsh Ironman in Ohio, one of the toughest high school tournaments in the country, hear from Northwest’s Grady Griess. He talks about his experience at Ironman, team goals for the season, his college commitment and more...

  • Photo Credit: PAUL TURMAN Class A NEwrestle Tournament Team Rankings 1 Millard South (8) 2 Columbus (8) 3 Lincoln East (5) 4 Omaha Burke (7) 5 Papio South (7) T6 Grand Island (7) T6 Omaha Central (6) 8 Kearney (7) 9 Bellevue East (5) 10 Omaha Westside (4) Class A NEwrestle Individual Rankings 106 1&...

  • Photo Credit: Star Herald B NEWrestle Team Rankings  (indicates # of ranked wrestlers)   1 Skutt (7)   2 Hastings (7)   3 Arlington (4)   4 Northwest (5)   5 Bennington (6)   T6 Beatrice (5)   T6 Gering (5)   8 Waverly (4)   9 York (5)   10...

  • Class C NEwrestle Tournament Team Rankings 1 Valentine (6) 2 David City (8) 3 Aquinas (7) 4 Broken Bow (7) 5 Archbishop Bergan (4) 6 Logan View (7) T7 Ord (5) T7 Raymond Central (3) 9 Amherst (3) T10 Bridgeport (3) T10 Milford (3) Class C NEwrestle Individual Rankings 106 1 Ely Olberding Fort Calhou...

  • D NEwrestle Tournament Team Rankings 1 Plainview (10) 2 Mullen (5) 3 Howells Dodge (6) 4 Maxwell (4) 5 Winside (5) 6 Burwell (6) 7 Neligh Oakdale (5) 8 Thayer Central (4) T10 Twin Loup (2) T10 Nebraska Christian (2) T10 Central Valley (2) D NEwrestle Individual Rankings 106 1 Eli Lanham Plainview Jr...

  • Team Scores 1 Liberty (Liberty) 565.5 2 Millard South 480.5 3 Fort Dodge 468.0 4 Blue Valley Southwest 365.0 5 Lincoln East 362.0 6 Waukee 348.0 7 Kearney 331.0 8 Underwood 323.5 9 Mill Valley HS 275.0 10 Iowa City West 262.5 11 Grand Island 258.0 12 North Scott 244.5 13 Totino-Grace 239.5 14 Sergea...

  • What: 2019 CB Classic When: 12/13-12/14 2019 Where: Mid America Center – Council Bluffs, IA Watch: LIVE + ARCHIVED video on Trackwrestling via IAwrestle Quarters & 1st WB 106 Quarterfinal – Keith Smith (Lincoln East) 4-0 won by fall over Tanner Barrett (Blue Valley Southwest) 9-1 (Fall 0:30...

  • Council Bluffs Classic quarterfinal matches plus an update on Grady Griess.

  • Class A – Week Two Preview
    from NEWrestle 12/12/19 9:35 PM

    Week one is in the books, and there weren’t many upsets. We have started to see some freshmen emerge.  Tonight there are two duals to keep an eye on. A#2 Columbus heads to B#2 Hastings and A#9 North Platte heads to C#5 Broken Bow. Many wrestlers are still on the descent to where they will&#823...

  • Thursday: C#1 Valentine/Chadron/Gordon-Rushville D#1 Plainview/Crofton-Bloomfield/Madison C#4 Archbishop Bergan vs Columbus Scotus C#5 Broken Bow vs North Platte D#6 Howells-Dodge/Pender/Scribner-Snyder C#7 Milford/Seward/Centennial D#7 Burwell/Ainsworth/West Holt C#10 Bridgeport/Mitchell/Bayard Bis...

  • Class A Week One Review
    from NEWrestle 12/12/19 2:56 PM

    #1 Millard South (1st at Sergeant Bluff-Luton Tournament) The Patriots amassed 248 points to outscore the runner-up team by 60 points. Tournament champions Caleb Coyle (113), Conor Knopick (132), Tyler Antoniak (138) and Isaac Trumble (220) each scored bonus points in all of their wins, combining fo...

  • Class B – Week Two Preview
    from NEWrestle 12/11/19 8:17 PM

    Photo courtesy of: Washington County Pilot Tribune By: Kevin Fries Twitter – @kwfry Email – [email protected] Class B – Week 2 Preview After an amazing Week 1, the schedule doesn’t slow down much in Week 2.  At this point in the season there are still a TON of unknows as it relates to t...

  • Class D Week One Review
    from NEWrestle 12/10/19 9:57 PM

    Top 5 Individual Performances from Week One: 5. #1 at 160 Derek Gibson went 9-0 this weekend with 8 falls while winning the Maxwell and Hi-Line Invites. 4. Coming into the the weekend unranked, Matt VanPelt of Southwest had a tech fall win over #5 at 138 Xavier Perez of Elm Creek in the semifinals&#...

  • Class C Week One Review
    from NEWrestle 12/09/19 10:00 PM

    Top Individual Performances from week one: 5. 120: #8 Matt Bruns (Hershey) over D#3 Smith in OT. 6-4 – Bruns won his semifinal over #4 @ 113 Hilmer as well. The sophomore is off to a hot start this year. 4. 126: #3 @ 132 Isaiah Shields (Amherst) over D#1 Wood 3-1. – Wood and…

  • What: 2019 CB Classic When: 12/13-12/14 2019 Where: Mid America Center – Council Bluffs, IA Watch: LIVE + ARCHIVED video on Trackwrestling via IAwrestle Who: #1 (A) Millard South, NE (#30 Nationally) #1 (B) Omaha Skutt, NE #1 (4A) Liberty, Mo (#25 Nationally) #3 (A) Lincoln East, NE #3 (3A) Fo...

  • Class B Week One Review
    from NEWrestle 12/09/19 4:21 PM

    By: Kevin Fries Twitter – @kwfry Email – [email protected] Class B – Week 1 Recap How Did They Fare? – NEwrestle Top Ten Teams 1. Skutt Catholic Thur – Nebraska City (Dual) L 35-39 Sat – Gardner Edgerton (KS) 14th Place 2. Hastings Sat – Kearney Invite 2nd Place 3. Arlington Fri – Blai...

  • Overtime with Isaac Trumble
    from NEWrestle 12/08/19 7:31 PM

    Isaac talks with NEwrestle contributor Matt Dyer about his productive offseason, his dream wrestling matchup and does a little word association to describe some wrestlers from around the state and his coaches.

  • Nebraska pre-seeds for CKLV
    from NEWrestle 12/06/19 2:27 AM

    The pre-seeds for the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational have been released. Nebraska has nine seeded wrestlers, led by Isaiah White, who is the top seed at 165. White was Nebraska’s lone champion from this event last year. Known to be one of the toughest individual tournaments in the NCAA seas...

  • Finally, the season has arrived. Competition officially starts today, with a number of duals getting underway. Then we head to a loaded weekend of wrestling next weekend. It will be our first time seeing a lot of guys at new weights, plus varsity debuts for many wrestlers. On Saturday, we will see t...

  • Class C/D Week 1 Preview NEwrestle Top Ten Teams – Where Can You Find Them? Class C #1 Valentine – O’Neill Invite #2 David City – Sidney Montana Invite #3 Aquinas – Thursday dual, Bennington Invite #4 Bergan – Howells-Dodge Invite #5 Broken Bow – Thursday tri, Broken Bow Invite #6 Logan View –...

  • Photo Credit: Hastings Tribune By: Kevin Fries Twitter – @kwfry Email – [email protected] Class B – Week 1 Preview NEwrestle Top Ten Teams – Where Can You Find Them? 1. Skutt Catholic 12/5- Nebraska City (Dual) 12/7 – Gardner Edgerton Invite (KS) 2. Hastings 12/7 – Kearney Invite 3. Ar...

  • Class D Preview The landscape of Class D looks a little different this year. Defending State Runner-Up Archbishop Bergan and fourth place team Amherst both move up to C. 10 new teams enter Class D this year, some coming to Class D for the first time and others coming back after short stints in Class...

  • by Cody Mainquist and Rob Sanders Team Race: Head here to check out the Class A rankings The Millard South Patriots are the favorites to win the the Class A title by a landslide, even though they only have 1 returning state champion. They do return three second place finishers, in Caleb Coyle, Tyler...

  • Class C looks quite a bit different this year with the addition of 13 new teams, which is roughly 20% of the 64 teams. Class D State Runners-Up, the Archbishop Bergan Knights, along with 4th place Amherst Broncos will bring a lot of added depth in what could be considered one of the deepest years&#8...

  • Note: Thank you to the coaches who took the time to send in their preseason information! For the teams/wrestlers we didn’t receive previews on, we did our best with the information at hand to place them in the correct weight. In most cases, if two weights were given, the wrestlers were placed ...

  • By: Cody Mainquist and Rob Sanders Twitter – @NebraskaCody & @huskergrappler Email – [email protected] Many wrestlers are still on their way down to weight or recovering from fall sports injuries, but here is a look at the pre-season rankings.  Please note some of the weights m...

  • Note: We received previews from 54 out of 64 Class C teams! For the teams/wrestlers we didn’t receive previews on, we did our best with the information at hand to place them in the correct weight. In most cases, if two weights were given, the wrestlers were placed into the higher weight given ...

  • By: Kevin Fries Twitter – @kwfry Email – [email protected] Class B The 2019-20 season is finally upon us!  Last year proved to be another great year in Class B that saw two teams other than Skutt Catholic at the top of the podiums.  Both Blair and Northwest took home their first ever state w...

  • Nebraska was again well represented in a collegiate open, this time at the UNK Younes Hospitality Open. There were two divisions in the event, an amateur division for younger wrestlers, as well as an elite division. State colleges and universities UNK, UNL, Chadron State, Concordia, Hastings, York, ...

  • First Day Coach Reactions
    from NEWrestle 11/20/19 12:19 AM

    Class A Curtis Gocke – Bellevue West “First day was great, tons of young kids in the room. We’ll get a lot of work done before Dec 4th when our football players will start practice. We talked about getting quality reps and that anyone can be a leader.” Keenan McCurdy/Jeff Rut...

  • Season Preview: Nebraska
    from NEWrestle 11/16/19 6:11 PM

    Nebraska looks to build off last seasons 9th place finish at the NCAA tournament.

  • Season Preview: Concordia
    from NEWrestle 11/08/19 12:00 AM

    Concordia will be looking to repeat as season champions in the GPAC this season. Learn more about there team!

  • See how the Nebraska Schools fared this weekend in action!

  • Season Preview: Doane
    from NEWrestle 10/30/19 11:49 PM

    Doane has a new coach and a bunch of new faces. Learn about Coach Vote's squad.

  • UNK will be having wrestleoffs tomorrow at 2pm. Learn about this years team with the Nebraska-Kearney season preview.

  • Season Preview: Chadron State.

  • Nebraska commit: Lenny Pinto
    from NEWrestle 10/24/19 4:23 AM

    Meet Nebraska commit, Lenny Pinto.

  • Season preview: Hastings College.

  • Meet Nebraska commit Jagger Condomitti.

  • The Millard South duo have already put together impressive off seasons. Now they are being rewarded for their hard work and dedication. Knopick a Junior and Trumble a Senior will head to Ames this weekend to see what Coach Dresser and the Cyclone program is all about. Conor Knopick is coming off a f...

  • Hastings College has announced the addition of Women’s Wrestling along with men’s volleyball starting for 2020-21 school year. The coaching search is underway. Below is an excerpt from the press release – view the full release here: “Women’s wrestling is a fast growing sport in int...

  • As the season approaches shortly, many wrestlers have started to enter open tournaments. We have seen Jakason Burks at Who’s Number One. We saw Isaac Trumble, Conor Knopick, and Garrett Grice at Super 32. Late September quite a few wrestlers entered the Cosmic Clash in Denver. Today was no dif...

  • Nebraska will be sending plenty of representation this weekend at Fall Brawl. The tournament is held in Kansas City, Missouri. It is one of the premier pre season tournaments in the Midwest. Here is the middle school division wrestlers. 80 pounds Christopher Gamino-Gering Wrestling Org. 85 Pounds Al...

  • Photo: Nic Ryder The Husker wrestling team will enter the season ranked 3rd by Trackwrestling, their highest ranking out of all of the wrestling publications. They are a distant third behind Penn State and Iowa who are the clear cut top-two teams entering the season. There are also six teams within ...

  • The senior from Grand Island Northwest has put together a solid career. He is already the school career pins leader with 120, and the Nebraska all class record holder with 51 pins in a season. Griess has put together a 145-16 record in high school, and is close to topping Grayson Fries for the GI&#8...

  • Mayfield visiting Lincoln.
    from NEWrestle 09/28/19 6:29 PM

    One of the top wrestlers from Nebraska will be taking his official visit to Nebraska this weekend. Maxx Mayfield, a Senior from Lincoln East will be checking out what the university has to offer. Mayfield is currently the #9 wrestler at 145 pounds. He also checks in as the #90 wrestler on Flo Wrestl...

  • Husker football will not be the only sport with a big recruiting weekend. It has been well advertised Nebraska has a lot going on this weekend. This afternoon the university announced a monster $155 million dollar facility that will be used across all Nebraska athletics. It will include a new traini...

  • 2019-2020 Wrestling District Assignments via NSAA District A-1: Dates: Feb 14, Feb 15, 2020 Site: Papillion LaVista South Host School: Papillion-La Vista South Director: Jeremy VanAckeren/Brent Gehring Schools Assigned: Bellevue East Bellevue West Creighton Preparatory School Elkhorn Lincoln Northea...

  • Photo Credit: Tony Rotundo Excerpt from the FULL PRESS RELEASE via lopers.com: Tervel Dlagnev is one of the best stories in UNK Athletics history, going from a walk on to an Olympic medal winner. Born in Bulgaria and picking up wrestling in high school, Dlagnev not only was a two-time national ...

  • 2019-2020 Classifications
    from NEWrestle 09/06/19 3:16 AM

    Via NSAA

  • This podcast was produced by our partner site, IAwrestle. Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college, and international wrestling. Potentially Dangerous Podcast this week is hosted by Ross Bartachek. Joining Ross is a special guest, Alex Thomsen. A former prep wrestler for Underwood high sc...

  • Photo Credit Huskers.com — Earlier today, Nebraska head coach Mark Manning announced the hiring of two former wrestlers to the coaching staff. Robert Kokesh has been hired as an assistant coach while Tyler Berger will be a volunteer assistant. Kokesh, a Wagner, South Dakota native, wrestled for the ...

  • Matt Atwood was promoted this season to head coach of the Midland woman’s wrestling program. He spent last season as the assistant coach before being promoted. He also has prior stints at Colby Community College in Kansas and Concordia University in Seward. Atwood’s college career saw hi...

  • Nebraska roster for Fargo.
    from NEWrestle 07/07/19 7:40 PM

    Nebraska will be sending a loaded roster of talent to Fargo for Junior and 16U nationals on July 12th through July 19th. Today, Themat.com released the tentative Nebraska roster heading to Fargo. Junior Freestyle 106 Caleb Coyle 113 Nate Rubino, Nate Hartman 120 Jackson Nielsen, Jakason Burks, Dyson...

  • A little over a month ago, on May 17th, Midland University announced Larry Nugent as the new coach to lead the Midland wrestling program. Nugent will step in after former coach Dana Vote took the same position at Doane College in March. Nugent comes in to Midland with tons of wrestling and coaching ...

  • When it comes to the class of 2020, you will be hard pressed to find a bigger name in wrestling than AJ Ferrari, He is being recruited by every program in the county Including: Penn State, Ohio State, Rutgers, Oklahoma State, and Nebraska among them. He has already taken a visit to Rutgers, and this...

  • Former 2x Nebraska State Champions Isaiah Alford (Silver) and Lee Herrington (Gold) both earned medals at the Junior Pan Am Championships in Guatemala. They both made the team after finishing runner-up at the UWW Junior Greco World Team Trials in late April. Alford made quick work of his first three...

  • Photo: York College Athletics Chad Mattox has been announced as the next head wrestling coach for NAIA York College. Mattox will move on from York High School where he has coached the past nine seasons. He has been part of the Nebraska wrestling community for several additional years on top of that ...

  • The US Open, UWW Junior Nationals and Western Regional all go down in Vegas this weekend. Nebraska has TONS of entries and should be competitive at several weights. The UWW Greco Tournament is also the World Team Trials. The winner from each will weight will be the USA Greco World Team Member. In Fr...

  • Some huge matches should be in store this weekend at the US Open in Las Vegas, NV. Nebraska will be well represented in the event. Former Nebraska 4x State Champ Thomas Gilman will be the top seed at 57kg. The former Iowa Hawkeye 3x All-American has been the representative for the USA the last two&#...

  • Josh Batenhorst (assistant coach at West Point-Beemer this season) has recently been named the Wakefield-Allen High School Head Wrestling Coach.  He wrestled at West Point-Beemer under coaches Ray Maxwell and Jason Redmond.  His coaching career began right after high school, as he attended UNL and d...

  • Ashland, NE (4/18/19) Jake Nichelson has officially accepted the wrestling head coaching position at Ashland-Greenwood.  Nichelson teaches fourth grade and is in his third year at AG.  Nichelson is a former 3-time medalist and state champion for the Bluejays and has been an assistant coach since 201...

  • Eric Dolezal (assistant coach at Blair High School this season) has recently been named the Waverly High School Head Wrestling Coach.  Before we get into the interview with him, we have a statement from current Blair High School Head Wrestling Coach Erich Warner: “Eric Dolezal wrestled for the...

  • The 2019 Heartland USA National Duals go down this weekend at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs. Nebraska USA Wrestling is the tournament host. The event is continuing to grow. It will be held on nearly 40 mats and consist of three divisions: Elementary Boys, Middle School and a Girls Divisio...

  • Tyler Berger wrestles Steve Bleise from Minnesota.Nebraska senior Tyler Berger finished the 2019 NCAA Tournament as a national runner-up. He finished his tremendous career with a 116-32 record which puts him in ninth all-time in the Nebraska record books.Berger was a four-time national qualifier and...

  • United World Wrestling U15 World Team members will be determined this weekend at Papillion Landing in both Greco Roman and Freestyle. The winner of each weight will represent the United States in the inaugural U15 World Championships held in Budapest, Hungary June 18th – 20th. This event will ...

  • AAU Dual Teams
    from NEWrestle 03/28/19 7:29 PM

    Nebraska is bringing a total of 7 teams to HyVee Hall in Des Moines for the AAU Duals. The event is broken up into mulitple divisions. Nebraska is bringing teams in the girls division, 9th and 10th boys division and the middle school division. AAU Twin Rivers Girls Duals Team Nebraska is the defendi...

  • Seeds have been released for NHSCA Nationals at Virginia Beach, VA. Nebraska is sending some of the toughest wrestlers the state has to offer, with 9 out of 16 wrestlers grabbing a seed. Weigh ins are today and the tournament will be held March 29th through March 31st. All four age divisions will be...

  • 2019 NCAA Division I Championships Results for Wrestlers with Nebraska Ties 125 Zeke Moisey (13-12) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points. Champ. Round 1 – Elijah Oliver (Indiana) 29-18 won by decision over Zeke Moisey (Nebraska) 13-12 (Dec 11-4) Cons. Round 1 – Korbin Meink (Campb...

  • 125 Zeke Moisey (13-11) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points. Champ. Round 1 – Elijah Oliver (Indiana) 29-16 won by decision over Zeke Moisey (Nebraska) 13-11 (Dec 11-4) 141 Chad Red (19-11) place is unknown and scored 3.0 team points. Champ. Round 1 – Chad Red (Nebraska) 19-11 wo...

  • Nebraska will be heading to Pittsburgh this week to compete in the NCAA Championships. They will be looking to improve on last years ninth place finish. Last year, they had three All-Americans in Chad Red, Tyler Berger, and Taylor Venz. This year the huskers will be bringing eight wrestlers to natio...

  • 106 Logan Russell (High Plains) 2nd D 113 Jace Russman (Cozad) 2nd B 120 Jackson Nielsen (Blair) 1st B Caydon McCracken (Battle Creek) 1st C 126 Camden Russell (Millard West) 1st A 132 Phillip Moomey (Kearney) 1st A Tyler Pawloski (Pleasanton) 1st D 138 Joel Ostrom (Burwell) 1st D 145 Nick James (Ke...

  • The NEwrestle crew will be putting together a NCAA Wrestling Tournament Pool this year. It’s completely free to enter and open to everyone. Results and standings will be posted at the completion of Day 1, 2 and at the end of the tournament. Password for the pool is huskers1 JOIN OUR WRESTLESTAT POOL...

  • Less than 2 weeks removed from coaching Joe Berg to a NAIA National Title for Midland University, Dana Vote has been named the new head coach at Doane University in Crete, NE. This past season, Vote led the Warriors to a 3rd place finish at the GPAC, and sent 5 wrestlers to the NAIA national…

  • Two Nebraska natives advanced from their conference tournaments to make the NCAA championships this weekend. Korbin Meink came out of the Southern Conference, where he finished conference champion at 125 pounds. Will Schany wrestled in the Atlantic Coast Conference where he finished in fifth place a...

  • Via NCAA 125 POUNDS Name School Record Conference At Large Alonzo Allen Chattanooga 22-9 SoCon At Large Zeke Moisey Nebraska 13-10 Big Ten At Large Rico Montoya Northern Colo. 16-9 Big 12 At Large Cole Verner Wyoming 22-13 Big 12 Vitali Arujau Cornell 26-2 EIWA Ronnie Bresser Oregon St. 23-1 Pac 12 ...

  • Nebraska scored 96.5 points over the course of the weekend. It was enough to put them in fifth place. Penn State ran away with the conference title with 157.5 points. They won four individual titles. Ohio state was the runner up with 122.5 points, getting titles from Joey McKenna and Miles Martin. I...

  • Nebraska matches for finals.
    from NEWrestle 03/10/19 7:23 PM

    Nebraska will have seven wrestlers competing in the final session of the Big Ten tournament Sunday. They have two in finals, three in third place matches and two in fifth place matches 141 pound Championship. (8) Chad Red-Nebraska vs (3) Joey McKenna-Ohio State 157 pound Championship. (2) Tyler Berg...

  • Saturday afternoon results.
    from NEWrestle 03/09/19 11:36 PM

    Many wrestlers with Nebraska ties were in action Saturday afternoon. Across all three division, there was 12 wrestlers in DI, five in DII, and one in DIII. Nebraska is currently tied for fourth with Michigan at 45 points after quarterfinals in the Big Ten. In DII nationals Kearney is currently in fi...

  • 13 wrestlers with Nebraska ties wrestled on Friday. They competed for Nebraska-Kearney, Chadron State, Nebraska Wesleyan, Maryville(MO), St. Cloud State, and Central Missouri. After day one in DII, Kearney is currently sitting in sixth place with 37.5 points. They have four wrestlers remaining, and ...

  • Nebraska Big Ten preview
    from NEWrestle 03/08/19 9:30 PM

    By: Cody Mainquist and Brennan Stessman. This weekend Nebraska will head off to Minneapolis, MN to compete in the Big Ten Conference wrestling tournament. The Huskers will be looking to improve on last year’s 5th place finish. The Huskers will have ten wrestlers competing with nine wrestlers already...