Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Egan placed third in his weight class at a sectional tournament at Barrington High School on Feb. 9.
Tuesday, February 12
Buffalo Grove High School's Brian Egan qualified for the state wrestling tournament this weekend after placing third in his weight class at the Barrington sectional meet, according to IHSA results. At 132 pounds, the Buffalo Grove High School senior will now compete at the state tournament, which will be held Feb. 14 to 16 at Assembly Hall in Champaign.
Friday, February 1, 2013
The teams will take on Barrington, Cary-Grove, Deerfield, Highland Park, Lake Forest, Lake Zurich and Palatine.
Friday, February 1
The Buffalo Grove and Stevenson High School wrestling squads will compete in a very important meet at Lake Zurich on Saturday, Feb. 2. The top three individuals will advance into sectionals at Barrington next weekend, and the team champion will head to the dual-team sectional, the Daily Herald reports. The high schools will face off against Barrington, Cary-Grove, Deerfield, Highland Park, Lake Forest, Lake Zurich and Palatine. The Daily Herald reports Brian Egan and Christian Durant are two Buffalo Grove wrestlers to watch. The state individual tournament will be held Feb. 14-16 in Champaign, while the dual-team state tournament is scheduled for Feb. 23 in Bloomington. The Feb. 2 meet starts at 9 a.m.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Seven athletes will move on to sectional competition.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Coached by teachers Adam Greenberg and Larry Simonis, Twin Groves Middle School wrestlers claimed another Patriot Athletic Conference Championship, outscoring their opponents by more than 200 points. The team then participated on Feb. 25 in their first-ever IESA state regional tournament, where seven Twin Groves wrestlers qualified for sectional competition. Second-place finishers in stiff regional competition included Gabe Oriatti and Benjie Woods. Wrestlers Ben Ruksakiati, Byron Colindres, Jeremy Warren, Jeremy Klaber and Josh Dahl finished fourth. These athletes will represent Twin Groves at sectionals at Lake Zurich South. — Submitted by School District 96
Monday, February 20, 2012
Other Buffalo Grove, Stevenson wrestlers competed in Saturday's tournament.
Bison Jordan Rathje was the dean of the area wrestlers with a fifth-place finish in the 145-pound weight class at Saturday's state tournament. Running through his first two matches, Rathje blanked Colin Griffin of Oswego East, 8-0, and edged Rico Zayas of Maine West, 5-4, to reach the semifinals before losing to Bryce Brill of Mt. Carmel, 14-4. Once in the consolation round, Rathje dropped the semifinal round to Corbett Oughton of Minooka, 4-0, before registering a 6-2 victory over Coord Wiseman of Barrington for the fifth place medal. Ratje’s teammate, Brian Eagan, won his opening round match at 132, 5-1, over Troy Valdez of York before falling in the quarterfinals to Robbie Mikenis of Lincoln Way Central, 5-2, and then dropping his first…
Friday, October 21, 2011
Program is open to students in first through eighth grades.
The Junior Patriots Wrestling Club, a feeder program for Stevenson High School, will begin its season in November. The club is open to children in grades 1-8, and does not have a tryout process. This program teaches wrestling fundamentals and instills values of hard work, self-discipline, and the importance of goal-setting. The season will begin Nov. 14 and end in March. Practices will be held two to three times per week for one or two hours each. The team will compete in five to seven tournaments and wrestle against other clubs in head-t0-head dual meets. No prior experience is necessary. At the conclusion of the season, wrestlers will compete in the 2012 IKWF state tournament series. The cost to join the club is $275, which includes …
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
The best area wrestlers converged at Conant on Saturday to decide the MSL Championship.
The Bison may have only finished with 78 team points (good for 9th place) Saturday at the MSL Conference Championships, but Bison coach Dave Durlacher was only seeing positives. "Last year we had zero wrestlers in the finals," Durlacher said of the competition that showcases the most skilled and toughest area wrestlers. "This year we have two; it's not exactly what we wanted, but it's an improvement." With some of the area's toughest kids wrestling in his 112-pound division, it is still difficult to find a wrestler that is ranked higher in the state than Eugene Blackmon who is currently 11th; yet, he would still need to battle just to get the chance to face his opponent in the championship round where he would face the second-ranked …