There was plenty of adrenaline pumping inside the members of the Roseburg High School wrestling team on Wednesday.
If the 2020-21 school year had gone along like any other, Roseburg High School junior Nash Singleton might not have gotten the chance to become an All-American at the National High School Coaches Association championship wrestling tournament on Sunday in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
This usually marks the time of the year Steve Lander is ready to go full bore, getting his vaunted Roseburg High School wrestling program off and running toward another successful season.
After a four-year wrestling career at Roseburg High School, senior Tristin David has made the decision to continue grappling on the mat at the college level.
PORTLAND — Elkton junior Tayla Swearingen has been wrestling for roughly four months. Saturday night, she found herself on the verge of a state championship.
PORTLAND — There was plenty of local intrigue at this past weekend’s OSAA state wrestling championships at Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Here are some notes of interest from Douglas County and elsewhere around the state:
PORTLAND — Kaleb Oliver did it — and his Oakland Oakers teammates came oh so close.
PORTLAND — Nash Singleton and Darian Thacker nailed down individual championships, but Roseburg fell short of its seventh consecutive team title Saturday night at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
PORTLAND — Four Douglas County wrestlers advanced to the championship semifinals of the OSAA Class 3A state wrestling championships Friday at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
PORTLAND — Hunter Blix earned himself a good night’s sleep Friday night.
PORTLAND — All four Oakland qualifiers advanced to the championship semifinals Friday at the Class 2A/1A state wrestling championships at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Twelve Douglas County wrestlers will compete in the OSAA Class 3A Championships on Friday and Saturday at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland.
There’s a famous quote from American playwright David Mamet: “Old age and treachery will always beat youth and exuberance.”
OAKLAND — As a freshman 132-pounder, Austin VanHouten qualified for the Class 2A/1A state wrestling championships and got pinned twice.
SILVER LAKE — Heavyweight Shawn Scott of the Riddle/Days Creek cooperative and 113-pounder Tanner Seidel of Glendale both won district titles Saturday at the Class 2A/1A Special District 3 wrestling tournament at North Lake School.
The Roseburg High wrestling team crowned eight individual champions and claimed its 14th consecutive Southwest Conference championship Saturday at South Medford High School.
GLIDE — The last time the Oakland Oakers have had a wrestling season like this 2019-20 campaign was ...
WINCHESTER — Andrew Hill dug deep to claim the Class 3A Special District 3 wrestling title at 195 pounds on Saturday.
GLIDE — Ten wrestlers from host Glide and eight Oakland Oakers will be among the semifinalists Saturday at the Class 2A/1A Special District 2 championships at Glide.
Roseburg and Grants Pass both advanced 18 wrestlers to the championship semifinals during Day 1 action at the Southwest Conference championships Friday at South Medford High School.
WINCHESTER — Sutherlin took the lead in the team race following the first day of the Class 3A Special District 3 wrestling tournament on Friday at Umpqua Community College.
Roseburg scored nearly 550 points at the 2019 Southwest Conference wrestling championships, qualifying 25 wrestlers for the OSAA Class 6A state wrestling championships.
It’s district time as Douglas County’s small school wrestlers will compete in Class 3A and 2A/1A tournaments this weekend.
SPRINGFIELD — Douglas High School sophomore Zoey Smalley and Elkton junior Tayla Swearingen both wrestled their way to second-place finishes Saturday at the Oregon School Activities Association’s Girls South Region championships at Thurston High School.
CRESWELL — Pleasant Hill won three of five contested matches, but forfeits proved the difference as the South Umpqua Lancers beat the Billies 42-33 in a Class 3A Special District 3 wrestling dual meet Wednesday night.