Opinion: Fans should check out wrestling

Here at Wabaunsee High, you may think that we are a very supportive community to all of the many activities offered here, but that is not the case. Some activities garner a large fan base, such as the volleyball team and the basketball teams, whereas some activities become altogether forgotten by the greater part of the student body and surrounding community — specifically the wrestling team. While the wrestling team may only boast six members, what they lack in numbers, they make up for in might. Just this past weekend, three of the six members qualified for the state tournament. The sad part of this joyous occasion was the fact that, aside from direct family members, there were no spectators in Wabaunsee’s fan club. This is a little concerning considering the fact that the regional tournament was held in Council Grove, which is a short drive compared to many of the trips that other athletic teams travel for postseason competitions.

Throwback Thursday: 2012 Wrestling

For this week's Throwback Thursday, we step back to 2012 and take a look at the Charger wrestling team, which wrestled at Council Grove for Regionals. Senior TJ Setter finished 2nd, qualifying to the state tournament. The current wrestlers also travel to Council Grove tomorrow to compete at Regionals, with hopes of going on to... Continue Reading →

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