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  • Osceola coach wants more than state title

    Osceola coach wants more than state title
    KISSIMMEE — Calm. It's not the first word that comes to mind when thinking about a football team preparing for a state championship game. But as the sun sank closer to the treetops on one end of Osceola's practice field, a hawk glided around the...
  • No. 4 Penn State spoils Terps wrestling's home opener in competitive Big Ten

    No. 4 Penn State spoils Terps wrestling's home opener in competitive Big Ten
    Shyheim Brown raised his right arm in victory before slapping hands with Maryland wrestling coach Kerry McCoy as he walked off the mat inside Xfinity Center. McCoy and the Terps were disappointed with Thursday's outcome, a 38-3 loss to No. 4 Penn...
  • Bethlehem Catholic the favorite in expanded EPC wrestling

    Bethlehem Catholic the favorite in expanded EPC wrestling
    Nazareth has set the tone for its Jan. 14 home match against Bethlehem Catholic, designating it as a "Blue Out." It probably won't be the last time the teams wrestle this season. District 11's defending team champs are wrestling in the same class this...
  • NXT shines with simple but effective storytelling

    NXT shines with simple but effective storytelling
    Keep it simple, stupid. We've all heard that phrase before. And as shown by NXT: Takeover (R)Evolution this week, it's a phrase that can be particularly relevant to wrestling. The story that has swirled around Sami Zayn, really for the past year and a...
  • Thornwood's Kris Williams aiming for fourth straight state wrestling title

     Thornwood's Kris Williams aiming for fourth straight state wrestling title
    It’s not enough for Kris Williams to just defeat his opponents. Williams, a senior at Thornwood, is expected to dominate and finish them early — and that’s coming from some of the guys he’s beating. “Everyone wants to say...
  • Parkland's newcomers come through in wrestling win over Easton

    Parkland's newcomers come through in wrestling win over Easton
    Anthony Chidiac had been waiting for his first varsity match for seven years, so he was justifiably nervous Wednesday night. A home crowd, and wrestling against Easton, added to the anxiety. But the Parkland senior responded with one of the night's...
  • Saucon Valley ready to chase third consecutive Colonial League wrestling title

    Saucon Valley ready to chase third consecutive Colonial League wrestling title
    The Colonial League's most dominant wrestling team since 2012 returns six district medalists and three wrestlers who won at least 30 bouts. But that means little to Saucon Valley coach Chad Shirk. "The league is going to be very good this year, and we...
  • Area High School Wrestling Preview Capsules

    Preview capsules for area high school wrestling teams that responded to The Courant's request for information. CCC EAST RHAM-HEBRON Last year: 4-17 Coach: Ryan Fitch Top players: Grant Nichols, So., 108; Ryan Lindley, So., 120; Josh Paradie, So., 152...
  • Area Wrestlers To Watch

    Chidi Broderick, Sr., Xavier-Middletown: Class LL runner-up; fourth at State Open; All-SCC. Zach Bylykbashi, Sr., Southington: State Open finalist; third place in Class LL; All-CCC. Jacob Feldman, Sr., Simsbury: State Open finalist; third place in Class...
  • Johns Hopkins football coach Margraff earns AFCA coaching honors

    Johns Hopkins football coach Margraff earns AFCA coaching honors
    Johns Hopkins football coach Jim Margraff earned American Football Coaches Association Region 2 Coach of the Year honors after leading the Blue Jays to an 11-1 record, a Centennial Conference title and the second round of the NCAA Division III...
  • High School Wrestling Preview: Berlin Looks to Take Next Step

    High School Wrestling Preview: Berlin Looks to Take Next Step
    It's all about turning experience into results in Berlin this season. A year after a resurgence in the program's numbers, coach Jim Day wants to see the Redcoats take a step closer to returning to what they once were, one of the state's premier teams....