History & Records

 

State Champions

1998

State Dual Champions

2018

State Runner-ups

1994

State Runner-ups

1997

State Runner-ups

1999

State Runner-ups

2000

State Runner-ups

2007

State Runner-ups

2008

State Runner-ups

2010

State Runner-ups

2011

State Runner-ups

2016

State Dual Runner-ups

2016

State Runner-ups

2017

State Dual Runner-ups

2017

State Runner-ups

2018

State Champions

 

Gauge McBride

2020 - 152 lbs.

Lee Herrington

2018 - 285 lbs.

2017 - 285 lbs.

Isaac Stansbury

2014 - 120 lbs.

Nick Rimpley

2009 - 152 lbs.

Taylor Foss

2007 - 285 lbs.

Jay Ingraham

2004 - 112 lbs.

Adam Keiswetter

2000 - 135 lbs.

David Miller

1998 - 145 lbs.

1997 - 140 lbs.

1996 - 125 lbs.

Mark Blaschko

1992 - 140 lbs.

Keven Anderson

1974 - 98 lbs.

1973 - 98 lbs.

Randy Fiddelke

1968 - 145 lbs.

Phillip Moomey

2019 - 132 lbs.

2018 - 126 lbs. 

2017 - 120 lbs.

Braydon Smith

2018 - 113 lbs.

Hunter Bamford

2013 - 126 lbs.

2011 - 103 lbs.

2010 - 103 lbs.

Warner Phipps

2008 - 160 lbs.

Daniel Rodriguez

2007 - 135 lbs.

Andrew Baumgartner

2002 - 125 lbs.

Mark Jacobson

1999 - 189 lbs.

Ryan Coe

1996 - 189 lbs.

1995 - 185 lbs.

Shad Carpenter

1982 - 119 lbs.

Dirk Nickel

1971 - 126 lbs.

Nick James

2019 - 145 lbs.

2018 - 138 lbs.

Dante Rodriguez

2014 - 132 lbs.

Tim Crocker

2009 - 125 lbs.

Justin Dekok

2008 - 152 lbs.

Shane Castillo

2005 - 112 lbs.

Brandon Brill

2002 - 135 lbs.

2001 - 112 lbs.

2000 - 103 lbs.

Lance Tolstedt

1999 - 275 lbs.

1998 - 275 lbs.

Jerry Thomas

1994 - 119 lbs.

1993 - 112 lbs.

1992 - 103 lbs.

Mark Weston

1980 - 98 lbs.

Gale Epp

1969 - 133 lbs.

State Medalists

 

2021

113 - Archer Heelan - 2nd

145 - Beau Hostler - 2nd

152 - Gage Ferguson - 4th

182 - Carter Abels - 5th

220 - Dario Rodriguez - 4th

2018

113 - Braydon Smith - 1st

126 - Phillip Moomey - 1st

138 - Nick James - 1st

145 - Teontae Wilson - 2nd

195 lbs. - Sean Jackson - 3rd

285 lbs. - Lee Herrington - 1st

2015

126 - Ashton Arrants - 5th

132 - Damon Rodriguez - 5th

145 - Trevar Bigelow - 5th

182 - Cameron Schlender - 5th

220 - Aaron Griffith - 3rd

285 - Gage Ledesma - 6th

2012

106 - Isaac Stansbury - 4th

113 - Hunter Bamford - 2nd

120 - Seth Nehls - 2nd

138 - Jacob Oertle - 6th

145 - Kalen Mazenkowski - 6th

2009

119 - Zach Rees - 3rd

125 - Tim Crocker - 1st

140 - Brandon Neujhar - 5th

152 - Nick Rimpley - 1st

171 - Jensen Foss - 3rd

189 - Sean Cherry - 6th

215 - Junior Chavez - 4th

2006

103 - Tim Crocker - 3rd

130 - Daniel Rodriguez - 3rd

135 - Jon Crocker - 6th

140 - Warner Phipps - 5th

152 - Marvin Peterson - 3rd

2003

103 - Jay Ingraham - 6th

130 - Brandon Brill - 2nd

140 - Reese Florang - 6th

275 - Justin Crist - 4th

2000

103 - Brandon Brill - 1st

135 - Adam Keiswetter - 1st

152 - Scott Kwiatkoski - 3rd

171 - Jesse Florang - 3rd

1997

125 - Josh Saldivar - 5th

130 - Brett Smith - 4th

140 - David Miller - 1st

152 - Jeff Coe - 4th

189 - Von Alavi - 4th

215 - Tony Rodriguez - 4th

275 - Lance Tolstedt - 2nd

1995

106 - David Miller - 2nd

126 - Rick McGee

134 - Tom Larson - 6th

160 - Scott Nachtigal

185 - Ryan Coe - 1st

215 - Joe Panowicz - 4th

1991

160 - Kurt Kuskie - 5th

1987

112 - Marc Bauer - 3rd

126 - Scott Blaschko - 6th

1982

138 - Shad Carpenter - 1st

167 - Kevin - Steinle - 6th

1979

98 - Greg Kantaras - 4th

112 - Keith Morse - 3rd

145 - Randy Heiliger - 6th

1978

112 - Jed Dobberstein - 3rd

119 - Dan Clement - 3rd

1972

119 - Rod Geisert - 2nd

1968

145 - Randy Fiddelke - 1st

1961

145 - Keith Smith - 2nd

154 - Mack Nickle - 2nd

2020

113 lbs. - Archer Heelan - 5th

126 lbs. - Rylie Steele - 3rd

138 lbs. - Brayden Smith - 3rd

145 lbs.  - Gage Ferguson - 3rd

152 lbs. - Gauge McBride - 1st

195 lbs. - Alex Hunt - 6th

2017

120 - Phillip Moomey - 1st

132 - Nick James - 2nd

160 - Trey Grube - 2nd

195 lbs. - Sean Jackson - 4th

285 lbs. - Lee Herrington - 1st

2014

120 - Isaac Stansbury - 1st

126 - Damon Rodriguez - 2nd

132 - Dante Rodriguez - 1st

285 - Gabe Ledesma - 6th

2011

103 - Hunter Bamford - 1st

112 - Ryan Bauer - 4th

119 - Asa Stansbury - 4th

130 - Jacob Oertle - 2nd

135 - Zach Rees - 2nd

140 - Noah Gable - 3rd

2008

112 - Time Crocker - 4th

119 - Jarek Patterson - 4th

125 - Collin Rees - 6th

130 - Brandon Rimpley - 3rd

145 - Nick Rimpley - 5th

152 - Justin Dekok - 1st

160 - Warner Phipps - 1st

189 - Michael Shafer - 5th

2005

112 - Shane Castillo - 1st

119 - Daniel Rodriguez - 3rd

140 - Reese Florang - 6th

2002

125 - Andrew Baumgartner - 1st

135 - Brandon Brill - 1st

140 - Tyler Krotz - 5th

275 - Josh Crist - 2nd

1999

11 - Kyle Stover - 6th

125 - Josh Bauer - 6th

130 - Adam Keiswetter - 3rd

145 - Scott Kwiatkoski - 5th

171 - Jesse Florang - 4th

189 - Mark Jacobson - 1st

215 - Paul Hanich - 3rd

275 - Lance Tolstedt - 1st

1996

125 - David Miller - 1st

145 - Jeff Coe - 3rd

189 - Ryan Coe - 1st

1993

112 - Jerry Thomas - 1st

119 - Andy Bishop - 5th

140 - Ben Day - 5th

275 - Brad Gilliming - 4th

1989

112 - Andrew Bauer - 2nd

119 - Jerry Hill - 2nd

145 - Kevin Cleary - 4th

1984

155 - Shawn Steinle - 2nd

1981

112 - Mark Weston - 2nd

138 - Shad Carpenter - 3rd

1978

112 - Waco Carpenter - 5th

126 - Bob Turner - 2nd

1974

98 - Kevin Andreson - 1st

HWT - Henery Harmony - 2nd

1971

126 - Dirk Nickel - 1st

145 - Dan Christensen - 4th

1965

HWT - Herb Compton - 4th

1960

HWT - Sam Cowan - 3rd

2019

106 lbs. - Archer Heelan - 5th

113 lbs. - Hunter Nagatani

120 lbs. - Rylie Steele - 3rd

132 lbs. - Phillip Moomey - 1st

145 lbs. - Nick James - 1st

138 lbs. - Gauge McBride - 3rd

160 lbs. - Carter Abels - 5th

2016

113 - Phillip Moomey - 5th

132 - Nick James - 3rd

138 - Ashton Arrants - 3rd

152 - Trevar Bigelow - 3rd

160 - Trey Grube - 4th

182 - Leo Palamo - 4th

195 - Andy Mason - 6th

285 - Lee Herrington - 5th

2013

113 - Isaac Stansbury - 3rd

126 - Hunter Bamford - 1st

132 - Austin Marshall - 2nd

152 - Kalen Mazenkowski - 2nd

182 - Trey Schlender - 3rd

220 - Quinton Ross - 5th

2010

103 - Hunter Bamford - 1st

112 - Asa Stansbury - 4th

119 - Andrew Smith - 6th

125 - Zach Rees - 4th

135 - Noah Gable - 4th

152 - Nick Rimpley 4th

160 - Brandon Neujahr - 3rd

171 - Jensen Foss - 3rd

189 - Sean Cherry - 5th

215 - Junior Chavez - 6th

2007

112 - Tim Crocker - 3rd

119 - Jarek Patterson - 4th

130 - Islam Abitov - 4th

135 - Daniel Rodriguez - 1st

145 - Warner Phipps -2nd

152 - Justin Dekok - 5th

160 - Jon Pearson - 3rd

285 - Taylor Foss - 1st

2004

112 - Jay Ingraham - 1st

119 - Shane Castillo - 5th

145 - Andrew Baumgartner - 2nd

160 - Ross McMullen - 5th

171 - Andy Walters - 6th

2001

112 - Brandon Brill - 1st

119 - Isaac Robinson - 4th

152 - Scott Kwiatkoski - 5th

1998

112 - Josh Robinson - 2nd

119 - Rob Bishop - 3rd

135 - Brett Smith - 4th

145 - David Miller - 1st

160 - Frank Kuchera - 3rd

171 - Jeff Coe - 2nd

189 - Mark Jacobson - 3rd

215 - Tony Rodriguez - 2nd

285 - Lance Tolstedt - 1st

1992

103 - Jerry Thomas - 1st

130 - Dean Chamberlin - 5th

140 - Mark Blaschko - 1st

160 - Ryan Panowicz - 2nd

1994

119 - Jerry Thomas - 1st

125 - Andy Bishop - 6th

140 - Jasson Hemmerling - 5th

145 - Kenton Jurgenson - 4th

152 - Chad Frink - 4th

160 - Scott Nachtigal - 3rd

189 - Ryan Coe - 2nd

275 - Brad Gilliming - 5th

1988

103 - Andrew Bauer - 2nd

119 - Marc Bauer - 2nd

1983

145 - Shawn Steinle - 2nd

167 - Rich Tondraeu - 6th

1980

98 - Mark Weston - 1st

105 - Ken Seeger - 4th

126 - Waco Carpenter - 3rd

185 - Terry Fiala - 2nd

1973

98 - Keven Anderson - 1st

1978

112 - Jed Dobberstein - 3rd

119 - Dan Clement - 3rd

1969

120 - Ron Eilers - 2nd

133 - Gale Epp - 1st

1962

138 - Royal Van Horn - 4th

154 - Doug Marlatt - 4th

1959

138 - Ed Sheen - 4th

180 - Don Hather - 3rd

High School All-Americans

 

College All-Americans

 
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University of Neb.-Kearney

Nick James

2021 – NCAA D2 - 7th

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University of Neb.-Kearney

Adam Keiswetter

2005 – NCAA D2 - 3rd

2004 – NCAA D2 - 5th

University of Neb.-Kearney

Mark Blaschko

1998 – NCAA D2 - 6th

1996 – NCAA D2 - 8th

University of Neb.-Omaha

Mark Weston

1985 – NCAA D2 - 2nd

19984 – NCAA D2 - 5th

McCook Community College

Gale Epp

1971 – NJCAA - National Champion

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University of Neb.-Kearney

Lee Herrington

2021 – NCAA D2 - 4th

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University of Neb.-Kearney

Frank Kuchera

2003 – NCAA D2 - National Champion

2002 – NCAA D2 - 5th

University of Neb.-Omaha

Marc Bauer

1993 – NCAA D2 - 3rd

1992 – NCAA D2 - 6th

1991 – NCAA D2 - 7th

Kearney High School Records

 

Victories - Season

2018 - Phillip Moomey - 48 Wins

2014 - Dante Rodriguez - 48 Wins

Falls - Season

2018 - Lee Herrington - 37 Pins

2008 - Warner Phipps - 37 Pins

Victories - Season

2018 - Phillip Moomey - 48 Wins

2014 - Dante Rodriguez - 48 Wins

Fast Fall

1999 - Adam Keiswetter - 7 Sec.

Team Points - Season

2014 - Dante Rodriguez - 332.5 Pts.

Team

Falls - Season

2008 - 272 Pins

Victories - Career

2016-19 - Phillp Moomey - 181 Wins

2016-19 - Nick James - 181 Wins

Falls - Career

2016-19 - Phillip Moomey - 134 Pins

Victories - Season

2018 - Phillip Moomey - 48 Wins

2014 - Dante Rodriguez - 48 Wins

Takedowns - Season

2019 - Nick James - 196 Takedowns

Team

Dual Wins - Season

2008 - 22 Dual Wins

Team

Takedowns - Season

2019 - 1067 Takedowns

Consecutive Victories

1996-1998 - David Miller - 100 Wins

Consecutive Falls

1996-98 - David Miller - 41 Pins

Victories - Season

2018 - Phillip Moomey - 48 Wins

2014 - Dante Rodriguez - 48 Wins

Takedowns - Career

2016-19 - Nick James - 507 Takedowns

Team

Falls - Tournament

2017 & 2019

47 Falls - Flatwater Fracas

State Tournament Team Points

1998 - 196 Points

Top 10 Career Wins

1.

Phillip Moomey - 2019

Nick James - 2019

181

Wins

3.

Gage Ferguson - 2021

151

Wins

5.

David Miller - 1998

141

Wins

7.

Gauge McBride

132

Wins

9.

Daniel Rodriguez - 2007

123

Wins

2.

Hunter Bamford - 2013

156

Wins

4.

Tim Crocker - 2009

149

Wins

6.

Warner Phipps - 2008

136

Wins

8.

Brandon Brill - 2003

124

Wins

10.

Jerry Thomas - 1994

Asa Stansbury - 2011

Brayden Smith - 2020

122

Wins

Dual Records

 

Coach Ty Swarm

(133-32)

2021 - 9-6

2020 - 12-7

2019 - 17-1

2018 - 20-1 *State Dual Champions

2017 - 16-3

2016 - 17-3

2015 - 16-1

2014 - 14-4

2013 - 12-6

Coach Jack Ramey (21-7)

1967 - 7-1

1966 - 8-0

1965 - 6-6

Coach Tom McCann

(354-118-3)

2012 - 16-4

2011 - 19-2

2010 - 18-2

2009 - 14-3

2008 - 22-0

2007 - 14-2

2006 - 11-0

2005 - 5-4

2004 - 7-2

2003 - 6-2

2002 - 7-2

2001 - 10-2

2000 - 7-2

1999 - 8-1

1998 - 8-0

1997 - 8-1

1996 - 9-2

1995 - 11-1

1994 - 10-0

1993 - 9-2

1992 - 11-1

1991 - 7-4

1990 - 4-6

1989 - 3-6

1988 - 3-5-1

1987 - 6-2-1

1986 - 9-3

1985 - 4-6

1984 - 4-4

1983 - 4-7

1982 - 5-4

1981 - 7-1

1980 - 8-1

1979 - 5-3

1978 - 4-3

1977 - 6-3

1976 - 5-2

1975 - 3-5

1974 - 3-6

1973 - 9-1

1972 - 8-0

1971 - 7-0

Coach Marion Morrow (41-27-1)

1964 - 2-9-1

1963 - 3-6

1962 - 9-2

1961 - 9-1

1960 - 6-2

1959 - 6-4

1958 - 3-2

1957 - 3-1

Coach John Perry (16-4)

1970 - 6-1

1969 - 4-2

1968 - 6-1

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