In a statement posted on the Washington Interscholastic Activities Associtation's website, the 2019 boys and girls wrestling regionals have been canceled due to the poor weather expected in the Northwest.
The Granger High Boys Wrestling squad was named the 2016 'Team Of the Year" by the Yakima Valley Sports Commission at the 15th annual Yakima Valley Sports Awards Luncheon held earlier today at the Yakima Convention Center.
The ceremony honors high school teams, athletes and coaches in over 20 different sports. Winners are voted on by the Sports Department from the Yakima Herald Republic.
Before he went by his real name, Dwayne Johnson, he went by The Rock. Everyone knows that. But did you know that before he was The Rock, Johnson had two other wrestling names? In his earliest days, he was called “Flex Kavana,” and when he later debuted in the WWE, he went by “Rocky Maivia,” combining the names of his wrestler dad (Rocky Johnson) and grandfather (Peter Maivia). A little while later, Johnson adopted a bad guy persona and began referring to himself in third person as simply “The Rock.” And thus a legend was born, and thus that’s just one of the facts featured in the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies!
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has informed the mixed martial arts promotion that he is retired from competition.
The UFC confirmed Lesnar's decision Wednesday.
The decision doesn't affect Lesnar's professional wrestling career, where he has spent most of the past five years.
VEVEY, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of wrestling has imposed four-year doping bans on athletes from Iran and Azerbaijan.
United World Wrestling says a ban on Bashir Babajanzadeh took effect from Aug. 31. Two weeks earlier, the Iranian had competed at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, losing in the quarterfinals of the Greco-Roman 130-kilogram class...