Posts Tagged: Wrestling

Caballa extends 20-match win streak, ranks No. 4 in NAIA

January 11, 2019

Eastern Oregon University wrestler Mhar Caballa of Kodiak is on a serious tear. The 125-pound senior has won 20 straight matches and 33 of 37 overall this season. He owns two tournament titles and is ranked No. 4 nationally in the NAIA. Caballa, of Kodiak High fame, picked up his second tournament championship and scored… Read more »

Hopkins wins conso final at F&M Open, leads NCAA w/ 12 pins

January 8, 2019

Campbell University wrestler Caleb Hopkins of Palmer won the consolation final to place fifth at the Franklin & Marshall Open in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The 174-pound freshman won his final match 8-4 to cap a 5-1 showing in the NCAA D1 tournament. Hopkins, of Colony High fame, leads Campbell in wins (18) and is tied for… Read more »

Treder ranks No. 1 nationally in NAIA for wrestling weight class

January 3, 2019

University of Providence wrestler Dajan Treder of Anchorage is the NAIA’s No. 1-ranked woman at 123 pounds. The graduate transfer from Jamestown University has won 17 of 18 matches this season and captured three tournament titles for the Argonauts. Treder, of West High fame, won her weight class at the Battle of the Rockies, Spokane… Read more »

Led by Amico, Alaska wrestlers combine for 19 wins for Air Force

December 19, 2018

There are four Alaska men wrestling for the Air Force Academy, and one of them leads the team in victories. Anchorage’s Marcus Amico has posted a 10-4 record, which makes him the first wrestler this season to reach double figures in wins. Amico, of Eagle River High fame, has wrestled at both the 157-pound and… Read more »

Colony champ Hopkins to wrestle for D1 Campbell Camels

May 28, 2018

Shortly after winning a state title in Alaska, wrestler Caleb Hopkins of Palmer didn’t look to chill on easy street. He looked for more championships. Hopkins, of Colony High fame, traveled to the Gut Check Tournament in Seattle, Washington, where he posted a 5-0 record to win the 182-pound weight class. A few months later… Read more »

After a few years off, Erikson to wrestle for Dickinson State

April 26, 2018

Time away from the sport he loves drove Nome’s Leif Erikson back to the wrestling mat. And ultimately to Dickinson State University. Two years after graduating high school, the two-time Alaska state champion will come back and compete for the NAIA school in North Dakota. “Leif is a great person and a very dedicated athlete,”… Read more »

Andrews, Magnuson highlight Team Alaska at Columbia Cup

March 10, 2018

Triple-crown winners Agatha Andrew of Akiak and Sterling Magnuson of McGrath highlighted the Team Alaska contingent of wrestlers at the Women’s Columbia Cup in Richland, Washington. The one-day USA Wrestling sanctioned tournament featured folkstyle, Greco-Roman and freestyle disciplines. Andrew and Magnuson swept all three titles in their division. Other champions from Team Alaska included Anchorage’s… Read more »

Fan named Cascade Collegiate Conference Wrestler of the Week

November 1, 2017

An undefeated weekend propelled Eastern Oregon University senior Eric Fan of Wasilla to Cascade Collegiate Conference Wrestler of the Week. He was so good that no other wrestler was even nominated. Fan, of Colony High fame, went 3-0 at the Lassen CC Duals in Susanville, California, helping lead the Mountaineers to a 3-0 record as… Read more »

Magnuson wins 5 wrestling matches, 4 by pin, in Oklahoma City

October 31, 2017

Warner Pacific College’s Sterling Magnuson of McGrath turned the page to the next chapter of her wrestling career. Turns out it’s the same success story. The freshman won five matches and advanced to the bronze-medal match at the annual Blue Chip Open in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Magnuson, of Mt. Edgecumbe High fame, finished fourth in… Read more »

After rekindling love for wrestling, Haan to compete for USCG

June 21, 2017

Colony’s Robert Haan collected 145 career wrestling wins in high school. Then he lost his final match as a senior, a defeat that left him devastated and dejected. For the first time in his life, he no longer wanted to wrestle. “For a long time, it was something I wanted to do; then for a… Read more »