Wrestling

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Peewee wrestlers tussle in Dolores tournament

About 300 young wrestlers faced off at Dolores High School on Saturday in a two-part tournament. Members of the Dolores Peewee Wrestling Club faced off against competitors from Dove Creek,...

DATE: March 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Peewee tournament draws 479 wrestlers to Montezuma-Cortez High

Standing in the center of the Montezuma-Cortez High School gymnasium on Saturday, Cortez Wrestling Club head coach Eddie Abeyta stood for a moment and took in the sight of his team’s annual...

DATE: March 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Eight peewee wrestlers win gold in Blanding

Fourteen local wrestlers finished in first place during their second tournament in Blanding, Utah, on March 11, according to Eileen Eichner, of the Dolores Pee-Wee Wrestling club. Following are...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Cortez first-grader goes for national wrestling title

Zaiden Yake, 7, is seeking a national championship for wrestling. The first-grader at Mesa Elementary has a record of 51-9 and has maintained the No. 1 spot for most the Rocky Mountain Nationals...

DATE: March 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Wrestlers Ramos, Higgins surprise experts at state tournament

There weren’t any Montezuma-Cortez Panthers listed on Tim Yount’s On The Mat picks for state placers heading into the 2017 State Championships last week.And while Yount correctly predicted 84.8...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Ward wins third, Martinez wins fifth in state wrestling

They may not have been the ones the had been hoping for, but Brandon Ward and Richard Martinez still had the grit to finish with medals at the Pepsi Center last weekend. Martinez – a senior at...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Eight local wrestlers head to state tournament

Eight area wrestlers punched their tickets to the Colorado State Championships this weekend – and there’s a chance that two of them could go No. 1 and No. 2 in the same division. On the Mat’s...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Montezuma-Cortez’s state wrestlers will get an escort out of town

Montezuma-Cortez High School wrestlers who are headed to the 2017 Colorado championships will get an escort out of town at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday. The escort begins at the high school, at South Sligo...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Panthers wrestlers pick up steam for regionals

After finishing the regular season with a dual against Monte Vista and a tournament in Nucla, the Montezuma-Cortez wrestling team has a head of steam entering the Class 3A Region 1 Tournament this...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Mancos, Dolores wrestlers combine for 3 titles

The Mancos Blue Jays and Dolores Bears combined for three individual league titles at the San Juan Basin League Duals in Norwood last Thursday. Mancos senior Richard Martinez, freshman Breccen...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Broughton, Higgins go 5-0 in Butch Melton Invitational

After their home dual against Pagosa Springs last Thursday – in which Shawn Higgins, Stevie Fuentes, Matthew Broughton, Josh Ramos and Kerwin Tom all picked up wins – the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports