Kearney High Bearcats Wrestling

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Bearcats Win John Higgins Invitational

Kearney High School won the John Higgins invitational over a tough field of highly rated teams.  The Bearcats finished with 199.5 points to win the championship.  Runner up Lincoln Southwest had 192.5 points and third place Hastings finished with 176 points.  

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Grapplers Shine in Front of a Packed Home Gym

Kearney Varsity and Junior Varsity wrestled head to head with North Platte at home Thursday.  The atmosphere was electric and featured over 100 students in singlets cheering on their Bearcat Wrestlers.  The evening started with the Junior Varsity winning 7 of the 11 matches, followed by the varsity capturing victories in 13 of the 14 bouts.  

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Bearcats Junior Varsity Wins SEM Invitational

Kearney JV wrestlers took the championship at the SEM invite competing against 16 teams and coming out on top with  183 team points to second place North Platte St. Pat’s 130 team points. The Bearcats claim the gold for the fourth consecutive year.

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Wrestlers of the Week


Damon Rodriguez

Varsity 01/25/2015
Damon won the 132 pound bracket at the John Higgins invitational. Rodriguez defeated two ranked wrestlers and was named the most outstanding wrestler of the tournament.

Johnnie McCann

Junior Varsity 01/25/2015
Johnnie went 3-0 and won the 132 pound Junior Varsity division at the John Higgins Invitational. McCann defeated two varsity wrestlers, one who was a state qualifier last season.

Dalton Hellman

Junior Varsity 01/25/2015
Dalton won the 152 pound Junior Varsity division at the John Higgins Invitational. He had 4 victories on the day including one by fall.

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