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Student Athlete of the Week with Olivia Turner

February 19, 2018

This week, our athlete is junior Dunbar wrestler Jack Burton.

Wrestling City Tournament

Wrestling City Tournament

February 9, 2018

The City Tournament was held at Henry Clay on Feb. 3. Dunbar had six competitors place in the top four.

Sports Boys Practice with Dunbar Wrestling

February 6, 2018

WPLD's Sports Boys, Josh Szydlik and Jake Heil, decided to try out a practice with Dunbar's wrestling team. Check it out!

JV Wrestling Region

JV Wrestling Region

January 30, 2018

The Dunbar wrestling team held the JV Region on Jan. 25 at Dunbar. Freshman, Alex Klement, and eighth grader, Holden Egner, placed second place in weight class 132 and 113 respectively. The Dunbar wrestling team will be heading to their city tournament on Feb. 3.

PLD Wrestling Compete in Tournament

December 8, 2017

PLD wrestling had matches against Madison Southern, Western Hills, and Montgomery County on Dec. 6.

Wrestler Andres Calleja to Represent Dunbar at State

February 13, 2017

Wrestling is a highly intensive sport, but senior captain Andres Calleja excels at his incredibly difficult regimen for PLD wrestling. Calleja, who has a record of 25-10, is the only Dunbar wrestler who qualified to compete in the wrestling state tournament at Alltech Arena on Feb. 17-18. “I’m not trying to sound cliche,” said Calleja, “but [wrestling] means everything to me.” His...

Dunbar’s Wrestling Team Wraps Up Their Season

Dunbar’s Wrestling Team Wraps Up Their Season

March 11, 2015

Blood pulsing, muscles straining, sweat circles the air as you stare at the ground.                 The weight of your opponent seems to be crushing you further and further into the mat.                 The pressure to win and the urge to attack seem to be your only instincts.                 Determination and pure frustration are pushed to the limits when wrestlers step into their personal a...

Dunbar Wrestles the Devils

Dunbar Wrestles the Devils

January 29, 2015

The Dunbar Bulldogs wrestle at home against Henry Clay on Jan 28, 2015.

Dunbar Wrestling Team

Connor Clifford, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2013

Filed under New in Sports

The wrestling team has gained a few new wrestlers for the upcoming 2013-2014 season. Several new seniors have joined the team and experienced players are adjusting well to their arrival. The veterans are working to help the new wrestlers learn the moves to get them ready for the upcoming season by using their experience and long-term knowledge to teach and mentor the rookies.  The captains, such as career wrestler junior Alex Mattingly, have been exceptionally helpful in assisting the new players with the struggles they face. The team has been preparing both physically and mentally to achieve Bulldog quality performance...

Student Athlete of the Week: Alex Mattingly

Asir Chishti, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2013

Filed under Student Athlete of the Week

Wrestling plays a big part in junior Alex Mattingly’s life. He said he started wrestling in the seventh grade and took a liking to the competitive nature of the sport. Now, he is a co-captain for the Dunbar wrestling team. “I like the competition, and my uncle wrestled and was ranked number one in the state. He’s my inspiration,” said Mattingly. Mattingly says wrestling is one of the hardest sports out there. He practices five times a week for two hours each day. During a typical practice, he goes through five strength building exercises, practices multiple different wrestling moves and techniques and ends...