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Kearney Squads Undefeated at Junior Varsity Duals

The JV wrestlers were back in action this weekend, hosting the invite on Saturday. The Bearcats were two deep at each weight class giving them the opportunity to compete with a Kearney 1 team and a Kearney 2 team. Joining the competition was North Platte, Hastings, Lincoln North Star, and Lexington.

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Ledesma Wins Council Bluffs Classic – Bearcats Finish 6th

The Council Bluffs Classic wrestling tournament was loaded with talent this year.  Kearney High School battled a tough field of 32 teams to finish 6th at the end of the two day tournament.  This tournament featured 5 different states as well as the number one overall rated wrestler in the country from Apple Valley Minnesota.

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Bearcats Win Home Invitational

It has been 8 years since the Kearney High wrestling team has won its home invite. The year the Bearcat wrestlers reclaimed the title. Kearney topped the Islanders of Grand Island by 9 points to win the 2014 Kearney High Invitational championship. Grand Island has won the tournament title the previous 8 seasons.

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Bearcats Finish 3rd at NSAA State Dual Championships

The Kearney High wrestling team finished third at the NSAA State Dual Championships hosted by the University of Nebraska at Kearney.  The Bearcats opened action with a win over Papillion LaVista before falling to eventual champion Grand Island in the semifinals.  Kearney High finished with a victory over last years dual championship team Omaha Burke to finish in third place.  

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Wrestlers of the Week


Gabe Ledesma

Varsity 12/14/2014
Gabe won the heavyweight division at the Council Bluffs Classic. Ledesma went 7-0 on the weekend and is now 10 - 0 on the season.

Bryce Bottorf

Junior Varsity 12/14/2014
Bryce pinned all of his opponents at the Kearney JV duals helping Kearney JV team 1 go 4-0 in dual competition. Bottorf is now 7-0 on the season.

Reece Nicol

Junior Varsity 12/14/2014
Reece went 4-0 with 4 pins to help the Kearney JV team 2 claim victory in all 4 of there duals at the Kearney JV dual tournament. Nicol now has a 6-1 record on the season.

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