Category: Wrestling

Republic Tiger Sports – February 2020

As promised, here is a free electronic version of the February 2020 issue of Republic Tiger Sports magazine — a recap of the last ten years of Republic athletics. Over the next few weeks, I’ll gather some multimedia elements and re-release individual pages with links to audio, video, photo galleries,

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Tiger Duo Makes a Mark in Class 4

Republic’s all-time leader in match wins brought home a third state medal to cap off the team’s season in Columbia. Jonathan O’Connell finished fourth at 145 after earning medals in Class 3 in 2018 and 2019. Wyatt George fell just short of earning a medal at 106, losing by one

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State Wrestling: O’Connell Still Alive in Wrestlebacks

Republic’s wrestling medal hopes are down to Jonathan O’Connell after day two of the state tournament in Columbia. O’Connell won two matches in wrestlebacks after suffering his first loss of the season in the quarterfinals, ending his hope of a state championship. Wyatt George also rebounded for one win after

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Tiger Wrestlers Open State with Wins

Both Wyatt George and Jonathan O’Connell opened the state tournament with a win, moving into the quarterfinals of their respective brackets on the first day of action in Columbia. George (47-4) won a major decision over Keegan Emrick of Fort Osage (34-11), 16-4. George will face Colton King of DeSmet

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Who’s Hot? February 16, 2020

Between them, Jonathan O’Connell and Wyatt George have won 95 matches this season. They have one more tournament to go over 100. O’Connell is 49-0 after winning the district championship this weekend. George is 46-4 after taking second. Both will be trying to improve on last year’s state performances when

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Wrestlers O’Connell, George Advance to State

Two Tiger wrestlers kept their seasons alive at Saturday’s district tournament in Jefferson City. Two more fell one win short, losing in the so-called “bubble match” – the win-or-go-home consolation semifinal round. Jonathan O’Connell (49-0) captured his second straight district championship and kept his undefeated season alive by sweeping the

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Tiger Wrestlers Claim Three COC Medals

Three Republic wrestlers won medals at the Central Ozark Conference meet Saturday. Two of them are COC champs. Jonathan O’Connell stayed unbeaten for the season with a championship at 145 pounds. He beat Ryder Heimbach of Willard by tech fall in the championship match. Freshman Connor Sandridge won a championship

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Photos & Results: Wrestling vs Carl Junction

Republic dropped two home duals Tuesday to Carl Junction and Marshfield. Against the Bulldogs in the first dual of the night, open weights made the difference in a 42-34 decision in Carl Junction’s favor. Republic winners were Gabe Hesington, Isaiah Madson, Jonathan O’Connell, Isaac Collyott, and Wyatt George. Marshfield beat

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