The National Wrestling Hall of Fame selected South Fremont’s Sawyer Hobbs as the Idaho Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award winner earlier this month, making him the first South Fremont wrestler to win the award.

Kenneth Copley, one of the top athletes in a loaded Sugar-Salem senior class, signed a letter of intent to wrestle at NAIA Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona.

With a calm and efficient first round pin over Weiser's Rylee Willet at the Ford Idaho Center on February 29, Sawyer Hobbs cemented his legacy as one of the best prep wrestlers in eastern Idaho history.

Of the 24 District 6 wrestlers that made it all the way to the championship mat Saturday, nine came back to eastern Idaho with 2020 wrestling gold.

NAMPA — The Ririe Bulldogs matched the longest dynasty in Idaho wrestling history at the Ford Idaho Center on Saturday, winning their sixth-straight team championship in front of a packed house.

The state wrestling championships are Friday and Saturday as hundreds of competitors converge on the Idaho Center in Nampa. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at area athletes and teams.

The Tiger-Grizz wrestling tournament begins today and runs though Saturday with some of the top individuals in the state competing for coveted titles at Skyline High.

At Idaho Falls, Macey Larsen set the pace in the first quarter with a pair of 3-pointers and finished with 10 points in the fourth quarter to finish with 22 points and lead Hillcrest to a 49-40 win over Idaho Falls on Wednesday night.

Several area wrestlers competed for Idaho in a dual match against Utah this past weekend, with Utah coming out with a 30-29 victory. In the girls competition, Utah defeated Idaho 33-12, with Idaho Falls’ Brigid Shannon pinning her opponent in the 135-pound match.

POCATELLO — Following the final consolation round Saturday, Sugar-Salem head wrestling coach Keven Glider found Snake River head wrestling coach Jeff Gardner for a championship chat.