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At State, wrestlers don’t fair well in matches

Published: February 23, 2009

The Knights took seven wrestlers to State. Five of the seven lost Friday night, three of those five (seniors Alex Cassetta, Tyler Lotz, and sophomore Jason Shell) lost in “do or die” matches in which a win would have thrown their name into the brackets of a medal round. Read More »...

From Russia to St. Charles, brothers stand together

Published: February 10, 2009

Five thousand, two hundred thirty-six miles away from St. Charles is a place brothers Alex and Valery Cassetta once called home. Russia. The place where the two grew up until their early teens. The 18-year-old boys came to America when they were 13 years old after being adopted from their foster home in Bechory, Russia. Now, as seniors, the brothers r...

At GACs, wrestlers do well, set higher expectations

Published: February 10, 2009

On Saturday, Feb. 7, the JV wrestlers had a big task ahead of them: wrestling at GACs. The Knights pushed through the pressure and had many wins which led to Zach Kneemiller taking first, Kevin Griffin and Brandon Goggin placing third, and Clint Boehle coming in fourth. Read More »...

Knights fight for chances at state

Published: February 9, 2009

Hearts pumping, breathing heavy. This is a six-minute fight for a chance to wrestle in the climax of all that is high school sports; a chance to wrestle at State. Read More »...

With few wrestlers, Knights look to overcome

Published: February 5, 2009

On Saturday, Feb. 7, there will be a JV GAC tournament at Wentzville-Holt. There will be multiple teams competing to be on top and win some medals. Read More »...

Wrestling meets combined due to snow days

Published: February 2, 2009

Thursday Jan. 29 there was a duel held at North against CBC and Hazelwood East. Originally the JV wrestlers had two duels to look forward to that were supposed to be held on Wed. and Thurs., but the two snow days pushed everything back to only one day. Read More »...

Cassetta brothers prepare to return to the mats

Published: January 23, 2009

Thursday, Jan. 22, the Knights hosted their second tri-meet of the year, against the Troy Trojans and St. Charles West Warriors. Unfortunately, the Knights lost to Troy by a score of 36-18 and lost to SCW by a score of 39-31. Read More »...

JV wrestlers fair well at Jeff. City tourney

Published: January 21, 2009

This weekend at Jeff. City there was a JV tournament held. Overall the JV team did pretty well, stepping up from their previous loses. “I could have done better,” Zach Kneemiller said. “But I thought I did pretty good.” Read More »...

Wrestlers ‘step up’ at Zumwalt East

Published: January 15, 2009

On Jan. 10 the Knights wrestling team traveled to Fort Zumwalt East for the GAC tournament. Once again, the Knights wrestled well but due to a many openings in their roster, they placed fifth out of seven teams. Six of the Knights' 10 wrestlers placed. Read More »...

Becoming a legacy

Published: January 13, 2009

Standing in the ring, in front of thousands of people, holding the World Heavyweight Title proudly over his head, WWE superstar Randy Orton has become the youngest champion at the age of 24.It all started when he was a child watching his grandfather and father wrestle, Read More »...

Wrestlers evaluate past, look toward GACs

Published: January 7, 2009

Although winter break is a time to relax and have fun for many, the wrestling team continued to prepare for their next big tournament: the GAC tournament. The GACs took place Jan. 10 at Fort Zumwalt East. The Knights have used numerous tournaments and duals to prepare. “The team's looking good,” senior Eric Voyles said. “Practice is pretty focused; everyone stays on ...

Team continues to grow as two wrestlers place

Published: December 17, 2008

Saturday, Dec. 13 there was a wrestling tournament held at North. Though the JV wrestlers were looking to do better than they have done in the rest of their matches, they still came up short. “There were a lot of matches we should have won that we didn’t,” coach Chris Brown said. Read More »...