Wrestling Clinic Held in Honor of Fallen Marine

Wrestling Clinic Held in Honor of Fallen Marine

Wrestlers and coaches came together at Woodstock High School to participate in a wrestling clinic honoring a fallen war veteran who loved the sport. Before Major Doug Zembiec was serving his country as a U.S. Marine, he was an unstoppable force on the wrestling mat....

WHS to Host Memorial Wrestling Clinic

Woodstock High School will host a one-day wrestling clinic in honor of a U.S. Marine killed in the line of duty. Jon Grell, who coaches wrestling at WHS, jumped at the chance to host the clinic in Woodstock. Kurt Kyle, a 1991 WHS graduate and former Blue Streak,...
5 Local Grapplers Wrestle Their Way to State

5 Local Grapplers Wrestle Their Way to State

Five wrestlers will represent Woodstock’s high schools in the IHSA Class 2A state finals at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Thursday to Sunday, Feb. 16 to 18. After an exciting sectional in Wauconda Feb. 10 and 11, wrestlers from Marian Central Catholic...
North Hosts Wrestling Regional

North Hosts Wrestling Regional

Wrestlers from all three Woodstock high schools competed in the IHSA Class 2A regional Feb. 3 at Woodstock North High School. The top three individuals in each weight class will advance to sectionals, hosted in Wauconda Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10 and 11. The Marian...

North Wrestlers Takedown Woodstock at Crosstown Meet

Both Woodstock and Woodstock North gave up forfeits in their crosstown wrestling meet at WHS Jan. 27, but WNHS came out on top, winning 51-24. The meet was the last of the regular season for both teams. “We knew going into four of our matches we had pretty good...

Wrestling Season Starts for Area High Schools

Wrestling is underway for area high schools, who all hit the mats last week to kick off the season.  Jon Grell returns as head coach for Woodstock High School.  Captains this year are Tanner Heidtke, junior, 160-pound weight class, and Paxson Dechant, senior, 152....

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