OAKLAND — The Oakland Oakers have flown under the radar for the first two months of the high school wrestling season.
FLORENCE — Sutherlin's Kyler Wells, Oakland's Kaleb Oliver and Douglas' Jesse Brecht each won individual titles Saturday at the Nick Lutz Memorial wrestling tournament at Siuslaw High School.
REDMOND — The Newberg Tigers, ranked No. 1 in Class 6A by the Oregon Wrestling Forum, solidified that notion with a 51-21 thumping of Roseburg in the championship dual Saturday night at the Oregon Wrestling Classic.
TRI CITY — The South Umpqua wrestling team split a pair of Special District 3 dual meets against Harrisburg and Cascade Christian on Tuesday night.
The lights dimmed, AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck” filled the gym, and sophomore 106-pounder Cristian Martinez led the Roseburg Indians on to the wrestling mat.
SUTHERLIN — The Sutherlin Bulldogs crowned two individual champions and had a total of six top-three placers, wrestling to a second-place team finish at the Sutherlin Wrestling Classic Saturday at the Dog Pound.
FLORENCE — Sutherlin's wrestlers accounted for five pins as the Bulldogs scored a 39-31 victory over Siuslaw in a nonleague dual meet Wednesday night.
In a battle of two of the top high school wrestling programs in Oregon, it was a freshman who ultimately decided the outcome.
CLOVIS, Calif. — Four Roseburg wrestlers remained alive on the consolation side of the bracket after the first day of action Friday at the Doc Buchanan Invitational.
RIDDLE — Douglas County wrestlers claimed championships in 11 of the 14 weight classes and the Roseburg junior varsity ran away with the team title Saturday at the annual Shamrock Invitational at Riddle High School.
NORTH BEND — Cameron Cross won an individual championship and four other Roseburg wrestlers medaled as the Tribe placed third at the North Bend Coast Classic over the weekend.
As a freshman, Roseburg’s Nash Singleton reached the 113-pound semifinals of the Reno Tournament of Champions before falling into the consolation bracket and ultimately placing fifth.
NORTH BEND — Roseburg wrestling's second unit advanced seven wrestlers to today's quarterfinal round of the Coast Classic at North Bend High School.
RENO — Roseburg advanced four wrestlers to Saturday morning's quarterfinal round and sits seventh in the team standings after the first day of the Reno Tournament of Champions.
MURPHY — Jackson Markham and Caj Simmons won individual titles and South Umpqua had two additional place-winners as the Lancers took sixth as a team Saturday at the Dan Vidlak Invitational at Hidden Valley High School.
GLIDE — Roseburg High’s junior varsity had four individual champions and used the strength of 12 top-four placers to run away with the team championship Saturday at the Willie Wilkinson Memorial wrestling tournament at Glide High School.
HARRISBURG — Oakland sophomore Kaleb Oliver won the 132-pound title at the Deven Dawson Memorial wrestling tourbnament on Friday at Harrisburg High School.
Steve Lander brought up the word “team” quite a few times when addressing the audience about his 2019 state champion wrestling squad on Wednesday evening at Roseburg High School.
A community celebration for the Roseburg High School wrestling team, which won its sixth consecutive OSAA Class 6A championship, will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday in the RHS student center.
Sutherlin’s Bryce Anderson and Douglas’ Kadin Baker fell short in their championship matches at the Class 3A state wrestling tournament at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland on Saturday.