The Observer

Sutton is sixth freshman to win state championship

By Thomas Geenen, Staff Writer

March 21, 2011

Freshman Hunter Sutton became the state champion for the 119-pound weight class March 5 at the Cole Field House at the University of Maryland. “It feels really good to win states,” Sutton said. “The coaches are really hoping for more state titles in the future.” Sutton defeated Tuscarora...

Wrestling team bounces back after coaching scandal

By By Matthew Bothers- Sports Editor and Maddy Flax- Archives Manager

March 1, 2011

The wrestling team heads to the postseason tournament after starting strong, slipping toward the end of the season, and accumulating to an average regular season record, due in part to the firing of wrestling head coach Brandon Shapiro Jan. 6, who was then permitted to return to the team as a voluntary...

Wrestling relies on veterans to lead team this season

By By Maddy Flax- Archive Manager

December 22, 2010

The boys wrestling team looks forward to a solid season with the return of its strongest wrestlers. Although one of the team’s top returners, junior Jake Sutton, is unable to compete during the first half of the season due to  injury, seniors DJ Gagner and Wesley Deaver, and freshman Hunter Sutton,...

Wrestling sends top four to state tournament

By BY Joe Haynes: Arts Production Editor

March 2, 2010

After qualifying at the county meet Feb. 19-20, seniors Cody Egan and Saam Tashayyod, junior Wesley Deaver and sophomore Jake Sutton all attended the regional tournament Feb. 26 with goals of going to states. To prepare for regionals, the team practiced differently than they did all year. “The...

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