Posts Tagged: Wrestling

Byers wins first match, then loses in quarters at Olympic Trials

April 10, 2016

Former NCAA All-American Cayle Byers of Peters Creek had a great start before running out of steam at the USA Wrestling Olympic Trials, which wrapped up today in Iowa City, Iowa. The 213-pounder was the only Alaska man at the Trials as he continues his post-collegiate career with the Titan Mercury Wrestling Club. Byers, of… Read more »

Treder earns All-American, Scholar-Athlete honors at Jamestown

March 8, 2016

Anchorage’s Dajan Treder got the best of both worlds with the University of Jamestown women’s wrestling team. The junior 116-pounder earned WCWA All-American honors on the mat and earned Scholar-Athlete Award in the classrom. Treder, of West High fame, finished seventh in her weight class at the WCWA College Nationals in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She… Read more »

Byers wins tight match to secure Olympic Trials berth

January 31, 2016

Cayle Byers of Peters Creek won a dramatic match to secure a berth to the Olympic Trials in wrestling. The former NCAA All-American now wrestling with Titan Mercury captured his third-place match at 213 pounds with a 2-1 victory over David Zabriskie of Lehigh Valley at the Dave Schultz Memorial International in Colorado Springs. He… Read more »

Treder wrestles to first championship in Jamestown career

December 1, 2015

Anchorage’s Dajan Treder collected her first tournament championship for the Jamestown University women’s wrestling team. It’s just been one of the highlights to her junior season. Treder, of West High fame, won the Can/Am Open tournament on her school’s campus in North Dakota. She won by pin in the final. Overall this year the 116-pounder… Read more »

Former All-American Byers headed back to World Team Trials

June 11, 2015

Chugiak’s Cayle Byers will return to the World Team Trials this weekend in Madison, Wisconsin, for the second consecutive year. This time he’s competing for a spot on Team USA. The former NCAA All-American out of Oklahoma State University will compete in the 213-pound bracket after finishing fifth at this year’s US Open to qualify… Read more »

Byers wins weight class at Dave Schultz Invitational

January 31, 2015

One of the greatest wrestlers in Alaska history added another awesome accomplishment to his remarkable resume. Chugiak’s Cayle Byers won the 213-pound bracket at the prestigious Dave Schultz Memorial Invitational at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado. “It was good,” he told “I tried to start fast and score early. It wasn’t always the… Read more »

With mental fortitude, Miller wins before matches start

January 20, 2015

He has won more than 100 wrestling matches at the college level and Jared Miller of Kotzebue believes more than half were decided before he stepped foot on the mat. Confidence is a beautiful thing. The 23-year-old NAIA All-American at Montana State University-Northern approaches every match believing he will win because he prepares to win… Read more »

Antesberger has perfect weekend on wrestling mat

January 19, 2015

West Liberty State College wrestler Eric Antesberger of North Pole picked up a pair of victories over the weekend in West Virginia. The 174-pounder gave up a total of just two points in two matches, first beating Dan Ingulli of East Stroudsburg 4-1 and then Austin Antill of Ohio Valley 3-1. Last month, Antesberger finished… Read more »

Creed helps Warner Pacific make women’s wrestling history

December 23, 2014

Kotzebue’s Deirdra Creed helped usher in a new era of Warner Pacific College athletics. The NAIA Knights hosted their first women’s wrestling event in school history and Creed was the first one on the mat. The freshman from Alaska dropped an 11-10 heartbreaker at 109 pounds to Yolanda Lawes of Southwestern Oregon Community College. “We… Read more »

Miller medals at Battle of Rockies for fourth time

December 14, 2014

There’s something about the Battle of Rockies tournament in Montana that brings out the best in Montana State University-Northern wrestler Jared Miller of Kotzebue. It’s not cupcake city, either; the competition is fierce as top NAIA powers and NCAA D1 teams like Boise State and Wyoming participate annually. Bring it, says Miller. The 174-pound senior… Read more »