Class A Week Three Review

by Cody Mainquist and Rob Sanders 1. Millard South (1st at Flatwater Fracas) Dual Meet Scores: Millard South defeated Fairbury 76-6 Millard South defeated Blair 49-10 Millard South defeated Lincoln Southwest 70-3 Millard South defeated GINW 69-0 Millard South defeated Lincoln East 53-17 Millard South defeated Columbus 44-30 Millard South defeated Kearney 37-24 Millard South…

NEwrestle Class A Rankings 12/16/19

Photo Credit: PAUL TURMAN Class A NEwrestle Tournament Team Rankings 1 Millard South (8) 2 Columbus (8) 3 Lincoln East (5) 4 Omaha Burke (7) 5 Papio South (7) T6 Grand Island (7) T6 Omaha Central (6) 8 Kearney (7) 9 Bellevue East (5) 10 Omaha Westside (4) Class A NEwrestle Individual Rankings 106 1…

Class A Week One Review

#1 Millard South (1st at Sergeant Bluff-Luton Tournament) The Patriots amassed 248 points to outscore the runner-up team by 60 points. Tournament champions Caleb Coyle (113), Conor Knopick (132), Tyler Antoniak (138) and Isaac Trumble (220) each scored bonus points in all of their wins, combining for 10 falls and 3 tech falls. Joel Adams…

2019-2020 Class A Season Preview

by Cody Mainquist and Rob Sanders Team Race: Head here to check out the Class A rankings The Millard South Patriots are the favorites to win the the Class A title by a landslide, even though they only have 1 returning state champion. They do return three second place finishers, in Caleb Coyle, Tyler Antoniak, and…

NEwrestle Class A Rankings 11/29/19

By: Cody Mainquist and Rob Sanders Twitter – @NebraskaCody & @huskergrappler Email – cody@plainswrestling.com & sandersrobert149@gmail.com Many wrestlers are still on their way down to weight or recovering from fall sports injuries, but here is a look at the pre-season rankings.  Please note some of the weights may not be accurate as we based much…

First Day Coach Reactions

Class A Curtis Gocke – Bellevue West “First day was great, tons of young kids in the room. We’ll get a lot of work done before Dec 4th when our football players will start practice. We talked about getting quality reps and that anyone can be a leader.” Keenan McCurdy/Jeff Rutledge – Lincoln East Good…

Josh Batenhorst Named New Wakefield-Allen Head Coach

Josh Batenhorst (assistant coach at West Point-Beemer this season) has recently been named the Wakefield-Allen High School Head Wrestling Coach.  He wrestled at West Point-Beemer under coaches Ray Maxwell and Jason Redmond.  His coaching career began right after high school, as he attended UNL and drove home every weekend to help coach because he wanted…

Eric Dolezal Named New Waverly Head Coach

Eric Dolezal (assistant coach at Blair High School this season) has recently been named the Waverly High School Head Wrestling Coach.  Before we get into the interview with him, we have a statement from current Blair High School Head Wrestling Coach Erich Warner: “Eric Dolezal wrestled for the Bryan Wrestling Club, then Platteview High School,…

Dana Vote Named Doane University Head Coach

Less than 2 weeks removed from coaching Joe Berg to a NAIA National Title for Midland University, Dana Vote has been named the new head coach at Doane University in Crete, NE. This past season, Vote led the Warriors to a 3rd place finish at the GPAC, and sent 5 wrestlers to the NAIA national…