Kennedy Wrestling: Mat Experts Grapple with Loss of Players

By Isabella Wolfe, Sports Editor During the 2018-2019 season, the J.F. Kennedy Wrestling team got off to an unprecidented start. The wrestling season began with 28 wrestlers (boys) and 4 wrestlers (girls) on the team but  by early 2019 had dropped to only 5 boys and 1 girl.   Brian Ewing returned to the fold as head coach and guided the small team of grapplers through … Continue reading Kennedy Wrestling: Mat Experts Grapple with Loss of Players

Wrestlers Grapple Through Grinding Season

By Clarion Staff One of the most commonly used metaphors for a high school Wrestling season is referring to it as a “grind.” It’s a reference that goes way beyond the score.   It’s the grueling practices and hard fought matches.   It’s the inevitable injuries and heartbreaking losses.   Although those challenges occur in nearly every sport, few high school seasons deal with the mental and physical … Continue reading Wrestlers Grapple Through Grinding Season