Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestlers Anthony Philipson, Justin Mackenthun and Jared Adkins each won one of three matches in individual competition at the Class AA state tournament on Friday and Saturday, Feb.
Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew seniors Anthony Philipson (106 pounds) and Justin Mackenthun (182) each won titles while Jared Adkins (285) was second at the Section 8AA individual wrestling tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22, at Perham.
Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew, 15-4 overall, will next compete at the Section 8AA team tournament on Saturday, Feb. 15, in Thief River Falls. Section individual competition will be Saturday, Feb. 22.
On Feb. 9, four young men from Liverpool, England, landed on the shores of America - on the stage of the "Ed Sullivan Show" - and the United States and the world have never been the same.
They not only changed our music, but they changed our culture.
The Road Crew middle level wrestlers went to Brainerd to match up with 21 other schools on Sunday, Feb. 2. The Road Crew placed ahead of schools much larger schools such as Brainerd, Bemidji, Little Falls and St. Cloud Tech. Foley was first with 316.
The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestlers split a Mid-State Conference triangular against Wadena-Deer Creek and Detroit Lakes on Friday, Jan. 31. The Road Crew dominated the Wolverines 72-4, but was edged by Detroit Lakes 40-22.
Jared Adkins earned his 75th career win on a pin at 285 pounds as the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew defeated Sauk Centre/Melrose 57-13 and Dassel-Cokato 39-25 in wrestling dual meets on Friday, Jan. 17.
The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestling team won two of three matches at Osakis on Friday, Jan. 10. The Road Crew defeated Kimball 45-27 and beat Ottertail Central 54-18 before losing to Class A No.
The Pequot Lakes-Pine River-Backus Road Crew finished sixth out of 33 teams at the Big Bear tournament on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 20-21, in Cass Lake.
Brandon Mager had the Road Crew's top finish as he placed second at 126 pounds.
The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestling team defeated Osakis 49-25 and Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale 38-30 on Tuesday, Dec. 10, in a pair of makeup matches that had been postponed because of inclement weather.
The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew wrestling team finished 10th at the Paul Bunyan Invitational at Brainerd High School on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14.
The Road Crew, who was scheduled to host Crosby-Ironton and Royalton on Tuesday, Dec.
The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew junior varsity wrestling team opened the season with two individual tournaments.
At Aitkin, Tim Ryan lost his first match, but came back to win with pins in 4:19 and 2:44.