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Wrestling

Winter Sports Update

Winter Sports Update

Wrestling and swimming returned from state meets, and basketball teams finished their regular seasons.

 

Winter Sports Update

Winter Sports Update

The boys varsity basketball team ended a four-game losing streak, boys swimming qualified for 6A state and wrestling finished the Sunflower League Tournament with five podium finishes.

 

The Fresh Face

The Fresh Face

Ben Sutherlin brings a new style to the wrestling team in his first season as head coach.

 

Recap: Winter Sports

Recap: Winter Sports

View a recap of all the winter sports’ seasons, including the boys’ swim team’s second place finish at state.

 

Recap: State Wrestling Tournament

Recap: State Wrestling Tournament

The wrestling team sent six wrestlers to the state tournament this weekend. Senior Grant Hollingsworth placed third in the 126 lbs division, but East did not place overall.

 

Gallery: Wrestling Tournament vs. Paola

Gallery: Wrestling Tournament vs. Paola

The varsity wrestling team participated in an invitational meet on Sat., Jan. 25 against Paola High School. View a gallery here.

 

Featured Athlete: Drake Yost

Featured Athlete: Drake Yost

View our featured athlete, sophomore Drake Yost, as he talks about wrestling.

 

Wrestling Preview: Gardner-Edgerton Tournament

Wrestling Preview: Gardner-Edgerton Tournament

The Lancer wrestling team will participate in a tournament in Gardner-Edgerton High School this Saturday, Dec. 7 against multiple schools from across the midwest.

 

Athletes Practice in the Off-Season

Athletes Practice in the Off-Season

With winter sports coming around, athletes have to be prepared for the start of the season. Four athletes share how they train before the season starts.

 

East Alumn Wins NCAA II National Championship

East Alumn Wins NCAA II National Championship

2009 East graduate, Matt Baker, won Maryville wrestling’s first NCAA Division II national wrestling title in Birmingham, Alabama. Baker finished his Senior year as the No. 1 ranked wrestler in the country in the 197 lbs weight class.

 

Wrestling Season Wrap-Up

Wrestling Season Wrap-Up

The wrestling team qualified all 14 wrestlers for state this year, but sickness and injuries continued to plague the team into the post-season.

 

Winter Sports Update: Week 9

Winter Sports Update: Week 9

The boys’ basketball team is on a five game winning streak after Tuesday’s win against Olathe East, while the girls’ basketball team lost to Olathe East in a hard fought game. Wrestling placed 3rd in the Sunflower League Meet, and swimming prepares for state.