Wrestling – The Pagosa Springs SUN http://www.pagosasun.com The most trusted source for news and information about Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Thu, 23 Jan 2020 21:47:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.5 2019 YEAR IN REVIEW http://www.pagosasun.com/2019-year-in-review-4/ Thu, 23 Jan 2020 22:00:45 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195937 2019 was a busy and interesting year in Pagosa Country. There was no want for good news, bad news, controversial issues, and no lack of interesting news events to keep SUN readers focused on local events, situations and personalities.
The SUN is taking a look back at some of those events, selected by SUN staff writers. This week, we look back at October, November and December.

OCTOBER

• The Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) approved upon first reading a revised noise ordinance and adopted the Model Traffic Code upon second and final reading at the board’s regular meeting on Oct. 1.

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Bergdolt, Lucero snatch first place at Mel Smith Husky Invitational http://www.pagosasun.com/bergdolt-lucero-snatch-first-place-at-mel-smith-husky-invitational/ Thu, 23 Jan 2020 22:00:06 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195961

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Pirate wrestler Tay Barker jockeys for position during a match at the Mel Smith Husky Invitational last weekend. The Pirates finished second overall at the tournament.

By John Finefrock
Staff Writer

Pagosa Springs High School Pirates Brae Bergdolt and Cameron Lucero snatched first place finishes at the Mel Smith Husky Invitational in Florence.

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Pirate Erik Wyman uses his head to help guide his opponent to the mat at the Mel Smith Husky Invitational. Wyman came in fourth in his weight class at the event.

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Pirate wrestling nabs three victories in three days http://www.pagosasun.com/pirate-wrestling-nabs-three-victories-in-three-days/ Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:00:17 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195440

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Pirate Dylan Tressler puts a hold on Bloomfield’s Diego Snell-Martinez during the Rocky Mountain Dual on Friday. Tressler pinned Snell-Martinez in under two minutes to help propel the Pirates to a 46-27 victory.

Pagosa grapplers snatched victories in all three events they competed in last week.
The Pagosa Springs High School Pirate wrestling team crushed Bayfield in a dual 66-9 on Thursday, Jan. 9, beat Bloomfield 46-27 on Friday, Jan. 10, and won the Rocky Mountain Wrestling Invitational for the third year in a row on Saturday, Jan. 11.

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Pirate grapplers to host duals, tournament http://www.pagosasun.com/pirate-grapplers-to-host-duals-tournament/ Thu, 09 Jan 2020 22:00:14 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194575 The Pagosa Springs High School wrestling team is gearing up to host two events this weekend: the Rocky Mountain Duals tomorrow and the Rocky Mountain Wrestling Invitational on Saturday.

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2019 YEAR IN REVIEW http://www.pagosasun.com/2019-year-in-review/ Thu, 02 Jan 2020 22:00:42 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194166 2019 was a busy and interesting year in Pagosa Country. There was no want for good news, bad news, controversial issues, and no lack of interesting news events to keep SUN readers focused on local events, situations and personalities.
Over the next few weeks, The SUN will take a look back at some of those events, selected by SUN staff writers. This week, we look back at January, February and March.

January

• Beginning Jan. 5, the Pagosa Fire Protection District (PFPD) began 24/7 paid staffing for the first time in the department’s history.

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Pirate wrestling to face Bayfield Wolverines for first match of new year http://www.pagosasun.com/pirate-wrestling-to-face-bayfield-wolverines-for-first-match-of-new-year/ Thu, 02 Jan 2020 22:00:36 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=194183 The Pagosa Springs High School Pirate wrestling team is set to travel to Bayfield next week to take on the Wolverines for their first dual of the new year.

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Lucero takes first at Warrior Classic, Pirates tie for fourth http://www.pagosasun.com/lucero-takes-first-at-warrior-classic-pirates-tie-for-fourth/ Thu, 26 Dec 2019 22:00:55 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=193694

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Cameron Lucero (152-pound weight class) launches his opponent in the air at the Warrior Classic in Grand Junction on Dec. 20-21. Lucero went undefeated at the event, nabbing first place in his weight class.

Returning state champion Cameron Lucero snatched first place in the 152-pound weight class at the Warrior Classic last weekend in Grand Junction and the Pagosa High School Pirate wrestling team tied Alamosa for fourth place at the event.

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Wyman nabs first place at Columbine Invitational http://www.pagosasun.com/wyman-nabs-first-place-at-columbine-invitational/ Thu, 19 Dec 2019 22:00:21 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=193246

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Pirate Tay Barker gets underneath an opponent at the Columbine Invitational in Littleton on Saturday. The Pirates as a team finished in third place.

Erik Wyman nabbed a first-place finish at the Columbine Invitational on Saturday in the 126-pound weight class, and the Pagosa Springs High School Pirate wrestling team as a whole came in third at the tournament.

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Pirate E.J. Monterroso takes an advantageous position in his match at the Columbine Invitational. Monterroso won four out of five of his matches, garnering a fifth-place finish.

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Pirate wrestling falls to Piedra Vista, goes 3-2 at Demon Duals http://www.pagosasun.com/pirate-wrestling-falls-to-piedra-vista-goes-3-2-at-demon-duals/ Thu, 12 Dec 2019 22:00:25 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=192822

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Erik Wyman goes for a takedown against Piedra Vista’s Demetrio Archuleta in the season opener on Dec. 6. Coach Dan Janowsky stated that Wyman “controlled the match” after a slow start and ultimately lost a very close match. The Pirates lost the dual to Piedra Vista 42-30.

The Pagosa Springs High School Pirate wrestling team lost a close dual to Piedra Vista High School on Friday night and went 3-2 in five duals at the Buena Vista Demon Duals on Saturday.

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Pagosa’s Skyler Hill looks to the ref as he pins Piedra Vista’s Jacob Bartley. Hill pinned Bartley in the third minute of the match to earn six points for the Pirates in the 220-pound weight class.

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Pirate wrestling prepared for first match of the season http://www.pagosasun.com/pirate-wrestling-prepared-for-first-match-of-the-season/ Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:00:31 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=192419 The Pagosa Springs High School Pirate wrestling team is set to kick off the season on Friday, hosting the Piedra Vista High School Panthers before heading to the Buena Vista Tournament on Saturday.

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