MEEKER I The final tournament of the year didn’t end the way Joe LeBlanc or his teammates wanted, but in wrestling it’s hard to keep a good wrestler down. LeBlanc and five of his University of Wyoming teammates competed in the NCAA 2012 Division I Wrestling Championships in St. Louis, Mo., last weekend. They finished […]
MEEKER I Dubbed ‘the toughest tournament in the United States,’ the Reno Tournament of Champions gave University of Wyoming Cowboy wrestler Joe LeBlanc his first loss of his senior season.
MEEKER I In the second week of the season, the Cowboy wrestling team won its first tournament in several years last Saturday in Oak Creek.
RANGELY I Senior Rangely High School wrestler Patrick Brown remains undefeated for the season at 9-0 and was voted the outstanding wrestler last Friday at the Roosevelt, Utah, duals.
Former Meeker resident and wrestler Cody Pfau (wearing the red shirt) won the cadet women’s free style national title last weekend in Fargo, N.D.
MEEKER I High school wrestling coach J.C. Watt has invited three-time all-American Joe LeBlanc to hold a wrestling camp Friday, July 8 at the Meeker Elementary School.
MEEKER | Three-time all-American Joe LeBlanc will hold a camp Friday, July 8, at the new Meeker Elementary School, starting at 8 a.m. Wrestlers K-12 are invited, with a special K-6 session starting at 10 a.m. Cost is $10 for K-6 and $20 for incoming seventh-graders and older wrestlers. Lunch is included for all campers.
Head coach Mark Branch and the Cowboy coaching staff announced the Wyoming wrestling squad’s team awards during the program’s annual year-end gathering last Saturday in Laramie.
The Rangely Panther wrestling team was in Meeker this past weekend. Twenty-five Panther wrestlers competed in the Casey Turner Memorial tournament and 18 placed in the top four. The team has shown signs of improvement each week.
Former Meeker High School graduate Joe LeBlanc earned All-American honors with a sixth place finish in the 184-pound bracket at the NCAA Division I National Championships, held last week in Philadelphia, Penn.
T.J. Shelton, a seventh-grader at Barone Middle School won his seventh national title, since last November, in Denver last weekend, winning the 122-pound bracket of the Rocky Mountain Nationals.