Female wrestlers in Illinois high schools will have an official state championship to chase beginning in the 2021-22 school year.
ALEDO, Ill. — For nearly 25 years, being a wrestling coach has been a big part of Jeremy Finch's life.
Tateum Park has never been afraid to be an outsider. She played football against the boys for several years growing up. She competed on the Da…
ALEDO — For more than two decades, Steve Speaker has devoted his time and energy to the Aledo and Mercer County wrestling programs.
This past winter saw the Riverdale wrestling squad re-establish itself as an area power, finishing third in the rugged Three Rivers Conference…
Wrestler of the year: Will Esmoil, West Liberty, sr.
DES MOINES — Will Esmoil talked in post-match interviews throughout the state wrestling tournament about opening up and being more offensive.
DES MOINES — Griffin Liddle sat alone in the tunnel underneath Wells Fargo Arena crying after his state championship match last February.
CHAMPAIGN — It’s difficult to encapsulate an entire season of hard work, sweat and dedication into one phrase, but for the Rockridge senior du…
CHAMPAIGN — Alleman freshman Charlie Jagusah isn’t your prototypical heavyweight.
DES MOINES — Seth Adrian has not always taken much pleasure in wrestling. There have been occasions where he has contemplated walking away from it.
DES MOINES — Damon Huston was oh-so-close to reaching the state finals last year, losing a semifinal match in a tiebreaker.
DES MOINES — Rewind to three years ago and Taven Rich was not in a good place.
CHAMPAIGN — The local area will have a lot to cheer for on Saturday evening as four wrestlers will compete for Class 1A titles at the IHSA Sta…
CHAMPAIGN — Moline junior DJ Parker showed his resolve on Friday in his quarterfinal victory in the IHSA State Wrestling Finals at State Farm Center.
DES MOINES — Griffin Liddle remembers the anguish he felt after last year’s setback in the state championship match.
DES MOINES — Togeh Deseh stood in the tunnel underneath Wells Fargo Arena and tried to collect his thoughts.