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Mr. Joel Allen demonstrates wrestling moves on Andrew Slaght, '24, during a S.A.C. class.

Self-defense kicks into high gear

May 25, 2021

  With today's world becoming more dangerous by the minute, numerous self-defense classes have started to teach average people how to protect themselves, including the new self-defense class started...

Rachel Eddy, '20, and Alana Duggan, '22, wrestle it out in

Girls pin it to win it

William Herbst, Reporter December 12, 2019

What started as an idea by girls and Mr. Joel Allen has turned into a real sport  at Wahlert. Girls’ wrestling is now a thing! So far it seems to be a success with the girls. Rachel Eddy, ‘20,...

Wahlert wrestling makes history with best season ever

Ben Meyer, Reporter February 5, 2015

By Ben Meyer Of The Gleaner The Wahlert Golden Eagles’ wrestling team has finished this season as the most successful team in school history with a record of 21-5. “We hit a few bumps and...

Wrestling Coach Joel Allen leaps into the air after freshman Blake Bradley pins his man and clinches the team's 35-32 win over Linn Mar.

Bradley heroics spur win

Wrestlers beat Linn Mar 35-32 in final match of the evening
January 16, 2015


READY TO WRESTLE  Tristan Birt finished last wrestling season as a state champion. Earlier this week, he signed a national letter of intent to wrestle for Upper Iowa University, where he hopes to continue his winning ways.

Birt to wrestle for Upper Iowa

State Champion to follow in his father's footsteps
Ruth Berning, Sports Editor November 14, 2014

Wrestling State Champion Tristan Birt, ’15, recently committed to wrestling at Upper Iowa University. He is following in his father’s footsteps. “My dad was runner-up and National Champion when he...

Wrestlers pin the win at state

Lauren Noel, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2014

The Wahlert wrestling team certainly made a statement at this year’s state tournament. All three qualifiers, Welsee Haynes, ‘14, Riley Hasken, ‘15, and Tristan Birt, ‘15, medaled at the state...

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