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Boys wrestling state recap

Courtesy of Erik Lachel

Emma Gribbens

March 13, 2020

As the boys state wrestlers got ready for their upcoming team state meet, they held their heads high and kept a positive mindset about the upcoming match. The team was glad they were able to participate in the Illinois High School Association Team State competition in Bloomington. The last time the ...

Huntley’s wrestlers claim their victory over Dundee Crown

Huntley's wrestlers claim their victory over Dundee Crown

Maddie Meucci

December 8, 2019

Huntley High School’s wrestling team dominated Dundee Crown High School last night in a team meet. JV came close to winning, but lost to Crown by six points. The score was 48-42. Varsity effortlessly won their matches and the final score was 83-0. Overall, Huntley won the meet.  Huntley’s vars...

Raiders take charge in match against Dundee Crown

Senior Michael Ganshaw in match against Dundee Crown (A. Sanchez)

December 3, 2018

On Nov. 29 the Huntley Red Raiders took down the Dundee Crown Chargers in their second regular season match of the year 64 to 21. After a speedy takedown, senior Nikolas Wise (220) made the first pin of the night for Huntley. His successors followed suit earning Huntley points in a series of first-period...

HHS Wresting defeats Crystal Lake Central to become Fox Valley Conference Champions

HHS Wresting defeats Crystal Lake Central to become Fox Valley Conference Champions

Emma Kubelka

January 27, 2018

This Thursday in the East gym, the night started with the seniors of the boys wrestling team being recognized for their contributions to the team. The seniors lined up and handed a bouquet of flowers to their parents while head coach Benjamin Bertelsman said a few words. The night was moving quickly. Through the ce...

Huntley Wrestling Handles Hampshire

Photo taken by S. Iqbal


December 15, 2017

untley defeated Hampshire in convincing fashion Thursday night winning five out of six matches. It was the first home conference meet of the season and Huntley had momentum on their side throughout the night. Early on, Huntley was all over Hampshire, starting off with senior Jimmy Pellegrino getting...

Huntley wrestling buries Cary Grove, defeats them by 55 points

Huntley wrestling defeats Cary Grove  61-6 at home Friday night (F. Losbanes).

Faith Losbanes

December 11, 2016

Huntley wrestling took down Cary Grove one match after another on Friday, resulting in a blowout 61-6 win in a Fox Valley Conference Dual Meet. According to head wrestling coach Benjamin Bertelsman, the goal was to “win fast and get off the mat.” Despite having a younger line-up, Huntley was...

Red Raider wrestlers finish season at state

Sophomore Brad Zbilski wrestles at the Fox Valley Conference meet.

Joe Rizzo

February 26, 2016

fter a long wrestling season, four of your Huntley Red Raiders reached their goal of going to the IHSA State Finals. The journey began at the Fox Valley Conference meet, where Zach Spencer, Josh Stenger, Joey Armijo, Brad Zbilski, Juan Quiroz, Christian Olivera, Petros Mihalopoulos, and Dominic Swanson ...

Huntley falls to Jacobs on Senior Night

Sophomore Justin Allen grapples with his opponent.

Tyler Watkins

January 19, 2016

he Huntley Red Raiders’ wrestling team faced off against the Golden Eagles of Jacobs on Thursday night. The match was emotional for many of the Raiders, as it was Senior Night for Christian Olivera, Dominic Swanson, Jalen Blanchard, Petros Mihalopoulos, John Kitsis, and Kevin Landmeier. Sadly, the Raiders ...

Huntley dominates Cary on the mats

Huntley's wrestlers pose before their meet against Cary-Grove.

Joe Rizzo

December 7, 2015

On Thursday, Dec. 3, Huntley wrestling took on Cary at home. The Red Raiders won 54-17 with six pins. The night started with senior Jalen Blanchard getting a pin for Huntley, which got the boys fired up. The next match was 285-weight class, and senior Dominic Swanson was too much for Cary. He used all ...

Athlete of the month

Athlete of the month

Claire Filpi

April 3, 2015

ame: Josh Stenger Grade: Sophomore Sport(s) participating in: Wrestling Places from the 2015 season: First place at regionals, first place at sectionals, second place at the FVC, sixth place at granite city tournament, third place at the Sycamore Invitational, and placed top eight at IHSA S...

Senior Night ends with big win against Crystal Lake South

Senior Night ends with big win against Crystal Lake South

Palak Patel

January 25, 2015

enior Ricky Vigil takes a deep breath, his arms pumping forward and his eyes following his opponent’s every move. He came in with an aggressive mindset, ready to put years of practice into a single move. Darting on his feet, he looks for an opportunity to go in and take his opponent down. Vigil ig...

The return of the trophy: Raiders prevail over Dundee-Crown in a rivalry meet

The return of the trophy: Raiders prevail over Dundee-Crown in a rivalry meet

Jess Clavero

December 18, 2014

fter the first period ends, senior Chris Gamboa is ready to begin the next. What would leave others too tired and exhausted to carry on gives Gamboa more energy and enough adrenaline to continue wrestling to his best ability. The referee points at him, and he chooses to start the next period neutral, hi...