The Neosho wrestling team enters the state tournament this weekend seeking its third-straight state championship, and fifth in the last six years. The Wildcat wrestling dynasty has been built on a well-established program that focuses everything on the team.
Logan-Rogersville’s Joe Zimmer capped off his standout prep career with his second-straight undefeated state championship season on the mat. Zimmer also co-captained the state champion Wildcats on the gridiron
Reeds Spring senior wrestler Tyler White is seeking a second-straight state championship this month after capping an unbeaten 39-0 season last year with a Class 2 state title.
Bolivar head wrestling coach Mel Hughes has been attending the MSHSAA State Wrestling Championships since 1975, and tries to convey the excitement and pageantry of the annual three-day event.
The Ozark wrestling program has established itself as one of the best in the Ozarks. The unquestioned architect of this tradition is Mike Jackson, the only coach the program has ever known.