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Pins help Centennial top St. Thomas More

CHAMPAIGN – Douglas Lindsey (125), Cam Pickett (140), Lucas McCarty (152) and Shain Andel (160) recorded pins as Centennial tuned up for the Big 12 wrestling meet with a 54-17 win against St. Thomas More on Thursday.

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FITHIAN – Oakwood/Armstrong-Potomac's wrestling team will try to clinch its 10th Vermilion County title tonight with a regular season-ending dual meet at Bismarck-Henning. Neither school has lost a match to a county opponent, so the undisputed team title is at stake.

Gilenson seeking third straight Big 12 Conference title

CHAMPAIGN – Aryn Gilenson says he remembers virtually nothing about his first Big 12 Conference wrestling title in 2007.

When it comes to truly forgettable league meets, however, the Champaign Central senior has an all-too vivid memory of his Big 12 tournament baptism one year earlier.

N-G Top 10: Wrestling

Each week, The News-Gazette ranks the top 10 teams in a winter sport. This week's topic: wrestling

Minton, Weaver lead rout

ARCOLA – Drew Minton (23 points) and Tim Weaver (21) sparked Cerro Gordo to a 67-37 victory against Atwood-Hammond in the first round of the Little Okaw Valley boys' basketball tournament Tuesday night. Randy Crist scored a team-high 20 points for the Rajahs.

Congdon, Cliffe reach milestones

Congdon (100 wins), Cliffe (200 wins at Prairie Central) reach milestones

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Centennial awaits Big 12 bout

CHAMPAIGN – With a little more than five weeks left in the Big 12 Conference boys' basketball race, three teams have one or fewer league losses. Two will meet Friday at Centennial in a game with major title implications.

Late LeRoy wrestling coach remembered

LeROY – The Bowman Wrestling Invitational will take place Saturday at LeRoy High School, but its namesake will not be present for the 47th annual tournament.

Randy Bowman, 72, died nine days ago, aware that the annual meet was being renamed in his honor this year. His son, Dan, will accept the award.

Gilenson's momentum still building

MAHOMET – Aryn Gilenson wants to win a state championship.

Weight's over for Blaney

URBANA – Now that Caleb Blaney is back where he belongs, plenty of heavyweight wrestlers have reason to say good riddance.

After going 17-0 against the biggest boys on the mat to open this season – with 14 of those victories by pin and the others by forfeit – the Urbana senior once again is competing at his weight class of the previous two years.