The second-seeded redshirt senior falls in the semifinals at 174 pounds in the Big Ten championships.
Empey defended his 220-pound title at the WIAA Division 1 state tournament. Plus, Mount Horeb's Torin Hannah makes a college decision for basketball.
Brayden Sonnentag, Gavin Tegels and Lukas Simenson each earned pinfall victories for the Cadott wrestling team on Saturday in a 46-18 dual defeat to Coleman in the semifinals of the Division 3 team state tournament in Wausau.
The Galloping Ghosts, wrestling at home, take a 38-26 victory over the Vikings in the Division 1 championship match.
The Cadott wrestling team always expected a Division 3 state team wrestling tournament to happen and wanted to be ready for it. That approach helped the Hornets qualify for team state for the first time since 2007 as Cadott prepares to compete on Saturday in Wausau.
Trett Joles captured the third Division 3 state championship of his high school career on Saturday, rolling to the championship at 195 pounds in Wausau. Tyler Dormanen finished third at 160 to round out a strong day for the Bulldogs.
Baraboo's John Gunderson collects the area's other crown.
Poynette's Cash Stewart and Gunnar Hamre both earn third-place finishes in the Division 3 state tournament
Stanley-Boyd's Blaine Brenner capped a brilliant prep wrestling career by dominating his way to his third state championship, taking the title at 132 on Saturday at the Division 2 state individual tournament at Adams-Friendship High School.
Senior Brooks Empey and sophomore Griffin Empey continue their family's love affair with wrestling and Stoughton's tradition in the sport.
Area champs hoping to repeat are Nicolar Rivera and Brooks Empey of Stoughton in Division 1 and Cash Stewart of Poynette in D3
The Cadott wrestling team is heading to the Division 3 team state tournament for the first time since 2007 after securing a sectional championship on Saturday in Saint Croix Falls. The Hornets edged the host Saints by nine points for the title as Brayden Sonnentag, Gavin Tegels, Tristen Drier and Nelson Wahl earned top-two individual finishes.
“Young Rock” is both a chronicle of his early years and a "love letter to professional wrestling," Johnson says.
Tied 2-2 after three periods, Nebraska’s Christian Lance scored a takedown against UW’s Trent Hillger for the 4-2 victory, giving the host Cornhuskers a 21-15 victory.
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The Menomonie wrestling team crowned three Division 1 regional champions on Saturday afternoon while advancing another three competitors to next Saturday's sectionals in Wausau.
Cooper Porzondek punched his ticket to the WIAA Division 1 boys swimming state championships in two events for Chi-Hi on Saturday with strong performances at sectionals.
Prep wrestling programs have navigated through unique and changing circumstances with the goal in mind of being prepared for the postseason, which begins Saturday with statewide regional competition.
Brayten Casey, Zach Evenson, Kellan Aure, Blane Keyes, Brady Thompson, Cody Kwak and Girard Jones each were victorious in their two matches for the day to lead the Menomonie wrestling team at a triangular hosted by Chippewa Falls on Thursday.
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A young Chi-Hi wrestling team is making the most of its abbreviated mat time this year. The Cardinals improved to 2-0 in dual competition on Monday with a home victory over Rice Lake.
The Cadott wrestling team grinded out key victories early and late in a 45-18 nonconference dual victory over Boyceville on Tuesday to open the season.