Tag: Michael Taylor

Tiger Wrestlers Bring Home Lessons (and Medals) from State

Less than a week ago, Republic’s three state-qualifying wrestlers returned home from Columbia. In addition to the two medals they brought home, they also returned with lessons they learned from their experience. (See photo gallery of individual matches below. Photos by Jared Lankford.) For Jonathan O’Connell, his second-place state medal

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Repmo Wrestlers Still Alive at State

All three Republic wrestlers are still alive at the state tournament after the first day of competition. Two of them are in the winner’s bracket. Jonathan O’Connell and Wyatt George both won their opening matches in Columbia Thursday to advance to the second day. O’Connell (39-1) defeated Gavin Morawitz (29-14)

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Tiger Trio Advances to State: O’Connell Wins District Title

Three Republic wrestlers punched their tickets to the state tournament Saturday with medal-winning performances at the district tournament in Union. Jonathan O’Connell captured his first district championship, defeating Caden Lorenz of Branson in the title match of the 138-pound division. Jonathan O’Connell, 1st (138) O’Connell had finished second in the

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Snyder, Taylor Sign College Commitments

Two Republic athletes committed to continue their careers in college. Kaitlyn Snyder will play tennis for Eastern Illinois University, and Michael Taylor will wrestle at Hannibal LaGrange University. Snyder to Become a Panther Snyder becomes the first Republic tennis player to sign with a Division I program. She finished with

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O’Connell Takes COC Title; Taylor Runner-Up

Republic brought home two medals at the Central Ozark Conference championships Saturday in Ozark. Jonathan O’Connell won the conference championship at 138 pounds, while Michael Taylor finished second at 132. O’Connell opened the tournament with a pin against Phillip Leithauser of Carl Junction, then pinned Jackson Taylor of Webb City

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Photos & Results: Kinloch 2018 Day One

Michael Taylor and Jonathan O’Connell both finished the first day of the Kinloch Classic undefeated. Taylor won three matches in Friday competition, two by pin and one by forfeit. O’Connell pinned all four of the opponents he faced. Full results are printed below the photo gallery. See the full album

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Taylor leads Tigers at Zumwalt East

Republic senior Michael Taylor has his sights set on another trip to the state tournament at the end of this season. Getting there will require performances like he turned in over the weekend at Fort Zumwalt East in St. Louis. Taylor went undefeated, winning all six of his matches to

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Five Tigers Medal at Bolivar Tournament

(Medal stand photos courtesy Chris O’Connell) Corrected to include Connor Visio, who took fourth place at 220. The Republic wrestling team started its season with five medal-winning performances at the Bolivar Tournament Saturday, including one champion. As a team, Republic finished sixth out of ten. Bolivar, Camdenton, and Marshfield finished

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Sophomore Shines at State

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