| Jan 24, 2015
| 4:06 PM
In an attempt to attack the stigma that exists between wrestling and the adolescent women who enjoy competing in it, McArthur High held the South Florida Girls Wrestling Championships on Saturday. The tournament is the very first of is type to take...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:19 PM
Back in November, Marshall Peppelman and Silvio Martinez squared off in Lehigh's wrestle-offs for the 165-pound spot in the lineup.
Martinez won the match 3-1 on three stall points and the job, pushing Peppelman up to 174.
The two transfers, both...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 5:26 PM
East Catholic heavyweight Jack Desautels improved to 15-4 on the season with 14 pins after getting three pins on his way to a third-place finish in last weekend's Eagle Classic.
Desautels, a junior captain, has been wrestling for just over a year. As a...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:43 PM
HAMPTON — The 35th Virginia Duals started Friday at Hampton Coliseum, and several local high school and college teams showed off their wrestling skills against some of the best teams in the nation. In all, grapplers from three high school and two...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 4:01 AM
Andrew Dunn has come a long way in his four seasons as a wrestler at Bethlehem Catholic.
As a freshman, he finished 21-14 and did not place at the District 11 Class 2A tournament. As a senior so far, he's 15-0 with a national ranking and a scholarship...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 12:55 PM
The academy announced Thursday that Robert Duvall ("The Judge"), Ethan Hawke ("Boyhood"), Edward Norton ("Birdman"), Mark Ruffalo ("Foxcatcher") and J.K. Simmons ("Whiplash") are the 2015 Oscar nominees for supporting actor.
Simmons, considered a front-...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 7:38 PM
Highland Park’s Hallvard Lundevall proves he’s ready to control paint
HIGHLAND PARK — Highland Park’s boys basketball team prefers to win games with defense. So much so, it has a ceiling on points from the...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Before Chicago’s urban sprawl connected and defined individual suburbs in Lake County, Libertyville Township High School educated generation after generation of factory and government workers.
As the former school — known as the Brainerd...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:18 PM
Peter Vlahakis is well aware of the pressure that comes with his new job title. Vlahakis is taking over as the head wrestling coach at Simsbury, replacing Ernie Goodwin.
Goodwin spent eight years in Simsbury, leading the Trojans to eight winning seasons,...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 2:55 AM
SKOKIE — Niles West had several November and December dual meets in which it spotted its opponent up to 24 points due to forfeits.
That wasn't the case on Thursday night, however. The Wolves wrestling team had a full lineup for the first time all...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:15 PM
A wrestling room can be a disorganized place before a practice session. Vernon Hills senior Peter VanderBloomer is charged with keeping order.
“I control the tone of the room and get us motivated,” said VanderBloomer, a 145-pounder. “...