Young wrestler Krue Melchor found himself outnumbered last weekend. The lone Douglas grappler walked into the Montana Open tournament in Billings and ran into a wall of 2,400 young wrestlers from all over the nation.
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Kyle Logar paced nervously along the edge of the mat. His coaches sat pensively in their assigned chairs, quietly reflecting and waiting for the start of the final match of the 3A state championships Saturday night.
Weeks of wrestling are slowly leading up to the state tournament and the Douglas Bearcats continue to wrestle their way to the top.
After a big weekend of wrestling, the Douglas Wrestling Club made big strides at the Rocky Mountain Nationals Wild West tournament on Jan. 22.
A weekend of wrestling, wrestling and more wrestling that can only be described in broad terms as a wild prelude to the state tournament culminated Saturday with three Douglas wrestlers – Tanner Johnson, Keltan Ewing and Lane Ewing – picking up top spots and a host of other Bearcats piling o…
Five members of the Douglas Wrestling Club placed first at the Laramie Wrestling Club Invite last weekend, continuing a strong season for the youth group.
After a full 10-hour day of dozens of hard-won matches, the top honors just barely eluded the Bearcats, who placed second at the 3A state wrestling championship at Casper Feb. 26.
Twenty-one Bearcat wrestlers – roughly two-thirds of the team – will advance to the state championship in Casper on Feb. 26, after the team placed first in the 3A regional tournament last weekend in front of a hometown crowd.
Varsity and junior varsity members of the Douglas Bearcat wrestling squad sunk their claws into Buffalo and Glenrock wrestlers on Dec. 10, handily defeating both teams in their first match of the season.
Wrestlers grappled their opponents to the mat with aggression and parents yelled with excitement from the stands. A few feet off the mats, teammates and coaches shared words of encouragement as spectators filled the stands for the annual Douglas Middle School Invitational.
It was a dream season for the middle school wrestlers this year, finishing undefeated in duals and tournaments. The young grapplers are proving to be a powerhouse on the mat.