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March 56th 2015 LHSAA State Wrestling Championships Editor, Camille Tyra, Josh Matthews, Peyton Matherne
March 23rd 2015 LA USA Wrestling Kids Folkstyle State Championships Coach Matt Pinero
March 20th 2015 LA USA Wrestling Freestyle and Greco-Roman Schedule Coach Matt Pinero
  Tragic accident cuts short the life of another Eagle wrestling member  

Volume III, No. 11, February, 2015

February 20th LHSAA State Wrestling Championships - Day One Editor
February 16th Ken Cole Final Article (Photos at least...) Editor
February 14th And some men have tardiness thrust upon them... Editor
February 9th...
"State Seeding Predictions" has been sacked as they will be available at 11:00 p.m. Monday night.  Many thanks to all who submitted their  recommendations, and the editor apologizes for being unable to finish what started off as a fun experiment.
Editor, James Ballantine
February 8th Weekend events puts seeding picture more in focus Editor
February 7th Division I seeding on the line in Baton Rouge and Covington Editor
February 4th Des Bordes goes out in style in his last match at Mandeville Editor
February 4th Host Holy Cross claims sixth Greater New Orleans Championship Editor
February 4th Jesuit takes 39th Ken Cole; a lot of seeds remain unclear for State Editor
February 2nd Middle School State Wrestling Tournament scheduled for February 7th at Brother Martin Editor

Volume III, No. 10, January, 2015

January 31st Pretty routine first day at the Ken Cole Editor
January 28th Hurricanes storm to John Curtis title Editor
January 25th USA Wrestling 2015 Folkstyle Schedule
(also reached via "2014-15 SCHEDULE" at left)
Matt Pinero
January 25th A lot to review... (Amended 2:00 p.m. on 01-25-2015) Editor
January 17th Crusaders' win at Holy Cross removes any doubt - they are the team to beat again Editor
January 16th Few upsets in first day of Louisiana Classic Editor
January 14th, 16th If I were seeding the Louisiana Classic...
(Amended - January 16th)
January 14th Crusaders defeat Tigers 37-20 - Louisiana Classic seeds can be finalized Editor
January 13th Crusaders and Tigers to clarify Louisiana Classic seeding Wednesday evening Editor
January 13th St. Amant adds the Jambalaya Cup to their trophy shelf Editor
January 11th Wrestling weekend in review Editor
January 9th Division II and Division III schools square off at pre-state championship "meet-and-greets" Editor
January 7th Crusaders cruise to second consecutive Deep South Bayou Duals title Editor
January 3rd Brother Martin and Catholic place second in out-of-state events (Klein stays undefeated);
Jones, Lococo, Walden and Salinas go undefeated for Airline in Texas
(Amended 01-04-15)
January 3rd Greater New Orleans has six Prep Slam VII semifinalists in Atlanta;
Catholic in second place at Hoover Invitational in Alabama

Almost 60 teams are competing this weekend at the 39th Ken Cole Memorial Tournament in Lafayette
St. Amant won the Jambalaya Cup against East Ascension and Dutchtown
The Crusaders captured their second consecutive DSBDs title and Yehia Riles was the Outstanding Wrestler in the higher weight classes at the 2014 DSBDs. 

Volume III, No. 9, December 2014

December 31st Irish prevail at 2014 Jefferson Parish Championships Editor
December 31st January Houston-area tournaments available to Louisiana teams Editor, Lewis Dutel
December 31st Crusaders just plain smoke everybody Editor
December 29th New Orleans twice, Alabama and Oklahoma survive Monday at the Deep South Bayou Duals Editor
December 28th Deep South Bayou Duals Preview Editor
December 28th Brother Martin holds off stiff out-of-state competition to win another Trey Culotta Editor
December 24th Gators break the Zachary Big Horse for the second straight year Editor
December 22nd-23rd - Notes
Left Eagles win Flyer Open
Center Crusaders win Trey Culotta
Right Grace King wins Jefferson Parish Championship
December 22nd Crusaders lead Culotta after Monday's pools Editor
December 21st Weekend in Review: December 19th-20th (with stupid headlines) Editor
December 19th Tigers sitting pretty in third place after first day in Vegas Editor
December 18th Basile takes Eagle Open (amended 12-19-2014) Editor, Ben Pits | Photos provided by John Tademy
December 18th Crescent City, East Jefferson and Holy Rosary vie for experience (amended 12-19-2014) Editor, Nick Settoon, Nick Accardo
December 15th Crusaders dominate Blue Jays 43-17
Two state champs survive serious tests
December 15th DiGerolamo dominates twice in Alabama Nick DiGerolamo, Sr., Editor
December 15th Sulphur XMAS Camp - December 21st-23rd Coach Jean-Paul Duhon
December 14th Vestavia Hills, AL, ekes out the team title by 1/2 point over Springstead and Lake Highland Prep. at the South Walton Border Wars
Mateau, Patron, Jr., Francis and Carmello earn titles for Louisiana - Jesuit places fourth
December 8th Louisiana Weekend in review Editor
December 7th South Walton Border Wars: Brief Summary Editor
December 6th South Walton Border Wars: Championship Saturday preliminary information [Updated 4:46 p.m.] Editor
December 6th South Walton Border Wars: Available Friday Pools Information Editor
December 4th Friday's South Walton Border Wars Pools [Updated @ 1:30 p,m.] Editor
December 1st Louisiana youngsters place 1, 2 , 2 and 3 in Alabama Nick DiGerolamo, Sr., Editor
December 1st Second annual South Walton Border Wars to feature three Louisiana teams Editor
November 30th Tigers sweep eight finals matches in winning 2014 Spartan championship Editor, Guy Patron, Sr.
November 25th Spartan Open to crown at least 12 new champions Editor
November 25th Crusader starters dominate Griffin Open Editor
November 18th Irish nip Cavaliers 39-36 in pin-fest Editor
November 18th Holy Cross serves notice at Mandeville Open Editor
November 16th Weekend Wrestling Recap Editor
November 13th Early GNO preeminence at stake at Mandeville Open Editor
November 13th Westbank quad-meet provides early season experience Editor, Dean Tessitore, Michael Cronin
November 12th
9th Annual Warrior Open foreshadows battles to come
Editor, Guy Patron, Sr.
November 6th Metairie schools vie to start the 2014-15 season Editor, Michael Savage, Nick Settoon
November 6th Warrior Open to feature Division I's "Big Guns" Editor
Brother Martin had seven champions in claiming the Griffin Open title.
Jake Rando of Holy Cross scores what would be the match winning points by mere inches against former teammate Jake Rovira of Jesuit at the Mandeville Open.
Holy Cross champions at the Spartan Open were (L-R): Chris Zea, Beau Bush, Collin Guerra, Joey Foret, Jake Rando, George Benoit, Brice Duhe and Travis Gardner.  At right, OW winner Jacob Bernard of East Ascension.
Curtis vs. East Jefferson: Brendon Wilcox scores backpoints on his EJ opponent.
WARRIOR OPEN: Jesuit's Peyton Markey ties up Joseph David-Lucas of John Ehret (left); Brandon Wolfe of Jesuit scores two on Catholic's Tristan Williams (center); Catholic's Matthew Mire scores against Brandon Cowell of Dutchtown (right); Brusly's Jo'Vonte Williams exhibits the grind of early season six-minute matches (right).
Ehret vs. Belle Chasse: Wilbert Sauervin records his first win against Belle Chasse.
King @ DLS: Gebo (DLS) vs. Folger (GK)
October 8th Amite High School seeking coaching help for the upcoming season
[Amended 10-8-14]
September 18th Louisiana Wrestling Officials State Conference and Rules Clinic 2014 Announcement Paul Ulfers
September 1st 2014-15 Preview - not predictions! Editor
August 31st TrackWrestling logo on left menu links to Louisiana databases Editor
August 18th Dutchtown seeking Assistant Coach Editor, Charles Rader
August 13th John Ehret seeking an assistant coach Editor, Dean Tessitore

Volume III, No. 4, July, 2014

July 30th Fargo in Perspective Editor. Contributors - Archbishop Rummel and USAW Team Louisiana coach Jon Orillion, Doyline coach John Smith
July 19th-25th
Fargo update and schedule
Junior Freestyle Results:
Colt Olinde 1-2 @ 113; Zach Funderburk 1-2 @ 145; Brice Duhe 2-2 @ 170; Kirk Wilson 1-1
Cadet Freestyle Results:
Kayser 2-2 @ 126; Ramirez 2-2 @ 160; Patron 3-2 @ 182
Women's Team Duals Results:
Bates goes 3-2 for Team Texas Blue - Team Texas Blue captures 4th place
Women's Junior Freestyle Results:
Brittany Bates places fifth - garners 10th All-American status with fall in 3:32
Junior Greco-Roman Final LA Results:
Olinde 1-2 @ 113; Funderburk 0-2 @ 145; Duhe 1-2 @ 170; Wilson 0-2 @ 285
Cadet Greco-Roman Final LA Results:
Patron, Jr. finishes 3-2 @ 182; Kayser finishes 3-2 @ 126; Ramirez finishes 2-2 @ 152
Cadet Women's Freestyle Nationals
Doyline's Brittany Bates takes the silver medal, nets All-American #9.
Editor, Coach Kenny Whittle, Coach John Smith, Guy Patron, Sr., Camille Tyra
July 20th Second-grader takes national championship for Team Louisiana Editor, Kimberly Lanosga, Norman Drake
July 3rd Nationals at Fargo to include a balanced Louisiana attack Editor
Brittany Bates took 2nd in Cadet, 5th in Junior Freestyle competitions at the USAW Nationals in Fargo, ND.
(L) National Champion Spencer Lanosga;
(R) 4th place John Drake

Volume III, No. 3, June, 2014

June 28th All LA wrestlers garner wins at the USAW Junior Duals Editor
June 26th
Editor, Kelly Giewat, Lance Nicholl, Robert Dauterive, Amy Larriviere, Coach John Johnson (Mater Dei, IN), Coach Carl Valley (Team Valley, IA), Coach Tom Beuglas (Archer, GA)
June 22nd Who are those guys?  (Day one of the Jazz Town Duals) Editor
June 21st The last Jazz Town Duals piece was just for practice... Editor
June 20th Belay the below article Editor
June 19th Jazz Town Duals pool match-ups, general updates Editor
June 14th Numbers manipulation gives Louisiana a victory at USAW Cadet Duals Editor
June 13th Stiff national competition at the USAW Cadet Duals Editor
June 10th Jazz Town Duals teams and new location
[2013 Jazz Town Duals articles: Saturday   Sunday]
June 1st
2014 Jazz Town Duals fraught with out-of-state trouble
Contributors: Carl Valley - Team Valley, Iowa; Chris Pickren - South Walton H. S.
Brother Martin placed 4th at the 2014 Jazz Town Duals against stellar out-of-state competition MVW Will Egli of Mater Dei
2014 Jazz Town Duals
Place Winners
1st - Archer, GA
2nd - Team Valley, PA
3rd - Mater Dei, IN
8th - Jesuit

Volume III, No. 2, May, 2014

May 25th
Patron, Jr. strikes gold twice in Atlanta's Southeast Regionals
[May 27th - Amended with NOWC photos; May 26th - amended to include: photos of young Titans;
results for Sidney Mitchell and Tristan Norwood.]
Editor. Contributors: Gary Giewat, Steve Rando, Graham Karwath, Cody Hesser, Gretchen Soniat, Guy Patron
May 11th
Louisiana Wrestling News'
Best of 2013-14
  Brittany Bates wins Texas Cadet freestyle state championship; runner-up at USGWA Girls Folkstyle; 6th at USAW Jr. Women's Folkstyle Nationals; 6th at USAW Cadet Women's Folkstyle Nationals
Young Titans Owen Soniat, Peyton Ward, Gavin Soniat and Nathan Ward garnered medals at the SE Regionals Guy Patron, Jr.  won freestyle and Greco-Roman events at the SE Regionals; Efosa Eboigbe took a 2nd and Colt Olinde took a 3rd.

April 28th
Jefferson Open initiates the 2014 "Of or Like Wrestling" season
April 24th
Louisiana All-Americans ranks are growing - some on a daily basis
Editor. Contributors: Nicholas DiGerolamo, Camille Tyra, John Smith
April 14th
Marines improvise, adapt and overcome at the 2014 Masters Tournament
April 14th
Louisiana wrestlers garner four Brute Nationals titles
UPDATED 04-16-14
Editor. Contributors: Coach Dustin Burton, Joey Burton, Raymond Bushnell, Rodrigo Diaz
April 12th Brute Nationals attracts wrestlers of all ages Editor
April 11th
Nepotism notwithstanding, LHSWA Website tops 1,000,000 hits
April 6th
Updated USAW/Cliff Keen results:
 Cadets & Juniors - Photos
Bantam, Intermediate, Novice & Schoolboy
Editor. Contributors: Stephanie Larriviere, Guy Patron, Sr.
April 6th Louisiana kids test their skills against the rest of the nation Editor
April 5th Patron, Jr., Fairchild and Jones place in Top-8 at Cliff Keen Nationals; Rando has good Friday Editor
April 5th Louisiana grapplers test national waters in Iowa Editor
April 5th Opponent information corrected re Virginia Beach NHSCA Nationals Editor. Contributors: Kenny Whittle, Robert Dauterive

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