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Sierra's CJ Jennings puts on show in win over TCA

Thu, Jan 19, 2017 - 10:51 PM

Sierra's CJ Jennings put on a show that even The Classical Academy fans could enjoy. Jennings scored 25 in less than three quarters on Thursday night,...

Thursday's prep roundup: Air Academy beats Discovery Canyon on final pin

By: Katie OKeefe - 15 hr ago

Highlights from Thursday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. WRESTLING Air Academy 37, Discovery Canyon 34 At Air Academy:...

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Increasing numbers has Doherty wrestling surging headed into CS Metros

Wed, Jan 18, 2017 - 9:05 PM

Maverick Keigher stood huffing and puffing on the side of the mat. He'd just rolled through five or six teammates, taking all of them down to the mat in...

Peak Performers

The Gazette Preps Peak Performer of the Week: KJ Kearns, Coronado wrestling

Mon, Jan 16, 2017 - 6:14 PM

The best wrestlers not only put in more gym time to be the strongest physically, but they also gain a psychological advantage over their opponents.

Coronado's KJ Kearns has shown that he has the skills to be one of the best wrestlers in the state at 138 pounds, and he's doing it with a style that is leaving both opponents and practice partners scratching their heads.

Kearns won his weight class at the Arvada West Invitational, one of the toughest regular-season meets of the season.

"I would describe my style as 'funky,'" Kearns said. "I can pull a move out of nowhere and make it work for me, even if it's something that nobody else would try. I wrestled my style and didn't let my opponents do what they wanted.

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