• Keota's inside game too much for Warhawks

    Keota has nearly cruised through the South Iowa Cedar League and continued that run on the Class 1A regional tournament Friday. 

    February 24, 2014

  • Rockets claim 4 state titles; earn team crown

    Saturday night was a perfect night for the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont wrestling team.

    The Rockets had four wrestlers going for a state title and all of them came through in a big way.

    Jeren Glosser (138 pounds), Blake Marolf (145), Tucker Black (152) and Tyler Foubert (160) wrestled their way to state titles to help Coach Brett Little claim Class 1A Coach of the Year honors.

    Foubert recorded a reversal and a three-point near-fall in the final 23 seconds to get a major decision in his match with Kallan Schmelzer of Southwest Valley thata gave the Rockets a 5-point lead on Alburnett for the team title..

    Alburnett's Dylan Windfield was pinned by Dale Hilleman of West Marshall, thus awaerding the state title to the Rockets.

    Here's how The Herald area wrestlers fared Saturday

    Class 3A

    120 — Kyle Briggs, Cedar Rapids Jeferson, dec. Skylar DeJong, Oskaloosa, 5-3, in seventh-place match. Finished 34-11 and in eighth place.

    182 — Sam Cook, Fort Dodge, dec. Mason Wisse, Oskaloosa, 4-0, in consolation semifinal Saturday. Wisse pinned Calvin Buchanan, Sioux City East :37 in fifth-place match. Finished 39-4 and in fifth place.

    Class 1A

    138 — Jeren Glosser, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont dec. Travis Cole, Highland Riverside, 6-2 in final. Finished 49-1 and is state champion.

    145 — Blake Marolf, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, dec. Bryce Paul, Alburnett, 7-1 in final. Finished 38-2 and is state champion

    152 — Tucker Black, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, dec. Noah Irons, Lake Mills, 4-2 in final Saturday. Finished 44-3 and is state champion.

    160 — Tyler Foubert, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, maj. dec. Kailan Schmelzer, Southwest Valley, 14-3 in final. Finished 42-4 and is state champion

    170 — Gavin Gremmel, Clarinda Academy, maj. dec. Dillon Pigsley, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, 14-2 in consolation semifinal; Ryan Hageman, South Winneshiek, dec. Pigsley, 4-3 in fifth-place match. Finished 37-9 and in sixth place.

    February 22, 2014

  • Wisse collects fifth-place finish; DeJong eighth at state tourney

    Oskaloosa's Mason Wisse and Skylar DeJong earned podium finishes as did Dillon Pigsley Saturday at the state wrestling tournament.

    February 22, 2014

  • Rockets send four wrestlers to 1A finals

    Four Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont will be going for state titles Saturday night at the state wrestling tournament.

    February 21, 2014

  • Rockets advance five to semifinals

    Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont will have five wrestlers in Friday night's Class 1A semifinals at the state wrestling tournament.


    February 21, 2014

  • DeJong, Wisse remain alive for podium spots

    The Oskaloosa duo of Skylar DeJong and Mason Wisse are guaranteed spots on the podium.

    February 21, 2014

  • Indians, Rockets have successful day at state wrestling tourney

    Oskaloosa and Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont send all but one wrestler to second day of state wrestling tournament.

    February 20, 2014

  • Four grapplers advance for Osky at state tourney

    Oskaloosa advanced all four wrestlers to the second round of the state wrestling tournament Thursday.

    February 20, 2014

  • Current area results from state wrestling tournament

    The 2014 Iowa State Wrestling Tournament for under way on Thursday.

    February 20, 2014

  • Rocketsfinishes fourth at state dual team tourney

    The top two teams in Class 1A were expected to wrestle for the top prize at the State Dual Team Tournament Wednesday night. Second-ranked Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont did meet top-ranked Alburnett in the final match of the night, but it was for third place.

    February 20, 2014

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