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Welcome to Edwardsville Wrestling!

Welcome to the new and improved Edwardsville Wrestling webpage! You can navigate to each of the Edwardsville School’s wrestling team websites by clicking on the corresponding logo above. Here you will find everything you need to keep up-to-date on everything happening in the world of wrestling in Edwardsville!

“Once you have
Wrestled, everything
else in life is easy.”
                                             Dan Gable

EHS Wrestling – End of Season News

Tanner Ambry Wrestles in East vs. West All Star Meet

Tanny Ambry, 2015 East-West DualsEHS Senior, Tanner Ambry, wrestled his last match on Sunday, March 15, 2015, with a 6-4 victory in the East vs. West All Star Meet at Christian Brothers College High School in St. Louis, MO. Tanner Ambry pictured above with EHS Varsity Coach Jon Wagner.


Rafael Roman Wins IWCOA State Championship!

IMG_5554 Rafael Roman, sophomore at EHS, won the IWCOA Fresh/Soph State Championship for the 145 lbs. weight class. Guy Brown won 3rd place at 160 lbs. Andrew Holderer won 5th place at 170 lbs. Devion Yancey won 6th place at 126 lbs. Ben Schlueter won 7th place at 120 lbs. Other state qualifiers were Jaleen Yancey, Franky Romano, Baylor Montgomery, and Deonte Yancey.


EHS Has 9 IWCOA Fresh/Soph State Qualifiers
for the 2014-2015 Wrestling Season!

IMG_5555Nine of our Fresh/Soph EHS Wrestlers headed to the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, IL, on Saturday and Sunday, March 14-15, 2015, to compete in the Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association (IWCOA) State Championship. Pictured are our IWCOA Fresh/Soph State Qualifiers (L-to-R: Guy Brown (Soph), Deonte Yancey (Soph), Rafael Roman (Soph), Jaleen Yancey (Fr), Baylor Montgomery (Soph), Ben Schleuter (Soph), Andrew Holderer (Soph), Devion Yancey (Soph), Francesco Romano (Fr)).


EHS Varsity has 4 IHSA State Qualifiers for 2014-2015 Season!

IMG_5560Pictured above are our EHS Wrestlers who are IHSA State Qualifiers (L-to-R: Tanner Ambry, Chris Prosser, James Zeigler, James Watters).


Our EHS 2015 All Star Team

2015 All Star TeamLast Tiger match of the 2014-2015 EHS Wrestling Season, coached by Coach Jon Wagner and Coach AJ Ciccarelli.

Four EHS Wrestlers advancing to IHSA State!!!

Click to go to 2015 IHSA Varsity SECTIONAL Results and click on Sectionals – Normal (Community).

On Saturday, February 14, 2015, our EHS Varsity SECTIONAL qualifiers wrestled in Normal, IL and four of our wrestlers have qualified for STATE!!!
IMG_5560Pictured above are our EHS Wrestlers who are IHSA State Qualifiers (L-to-R: Tanner Ambry, Chris Prosser, James Zeigler, James Watters).

IHSA SECTIONAL RESULTS for EHS WRESTLERS STATE QUALIFIERS

WEIGHT NAME (GRADE) PLACE STATS
120Tanner Ambry (Sr.)3rdDec 4-3
152James Zeigler (Sr.)3rdDec 4-3
160Chris Prosser (Jr.)3rdDec 4-2
182James Watters (Jr.)4th

Edwardsville High School Wins IHSA Regionals at Belleville West on February 7, 2015

Click to go to 2015 IHSA Varsity REGIONAL Results and click on REGIONALS – Belleville WEST

On Saturday, February 7, 2015, our Edwardsville Varsity Wrestlers captured the IHSA Regional Title with 176 pts, trailing by Alton Senior High School with 156 team pts, and Belleville West, our hosts, with 107 team pts. Twelve of our wrestlers are advancing to Sectionals!!!

IHSA REGIONAL RESULTS for EHS WRESTLERS SECTIONAL QUALIFIERS

WEIGHT NAME (GRADE) PLACE STATS
106Jaleen Yancey (Fr.)2nd
113Ben Schlueter (So.)1st4-3
120Tanner Ambry (Sr.)1st1-0
126Joseph Griffin (So.)4th
132Martell Evans (So.)4th
138Rafael Roman (So.)3rd5-0
152James Zeigler (Sr.)2nd
160Chris Prosser (Jr.)3rd10-0
170Mason Taylor (Jr.)3rdFall 3:23
182James Watters (Jr.)3rd7-4
195Cameron Blair (Jr.)2nd
285Bobby Burnside (Jr.)3rdOT 3-2

NCAA Division 2 Dual Meet at JDWC
*** Mandatory Attendance for EHS Wrestlers

    The NCAA Division 2
    4th-ranked McKendree Bearcats
    take on the
    1st-ranked Maryville Saints

    in a

    NCAA Division 2 Dual Meet


    at our own

    Jon Davis Wrestling Center

    6168 Center Grove Road
    Edwardsville, IL 62025
    on

    Tuesday, February 4, 2015,
    at 7:00 p.m.


    Click here to download the flyer for the 2015 McKendree Vs. Maryville Dual Meet.

    Prefacing this event at 6:00 p.m. will be exhibition matches by some of our very own youth wrestlers.

    Attendance is mandatory for all EHS wrestlers. Admissions for EHS Wrestlers is paid for by the proceeds from the team’s fund raisers.

    All others’ admissions:
    Adults – $5.00
    Students – $2.00

    First 300 attendees will receive a FREE McKendree or FREE Maryville T-Shirt.

    Come cheer on our wrestlers and your favorite NCAA Division 2 team!

Sponsored by FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes).

Tonight’s Meet is still ON!

The JV/Varsity meet scheduled for Wednesday, January 7, 2014, will still be held at 6:00 p.m. at the Jon Davis Wrestling Center.

JV/Varsity wrestlers are to report at JDWC by 3:30 p.m. for a 3:45 p.m. roll around.

All wrestlers not wrestling tonight are welcome to get a workout at 3:45 and weigh-in for possible exhibition matches.

If unable – all other members should arrive at 5:45 to attend tonight’s home meet.

EHS Wrestling Articles Posted on Online

From The Intelligencer.com …
WRESTLING: Tigers roll to a pair of wins on Saturday
Posted: Monday, January 26, 2015 10:05 am

WRESTLING: E’ville inches closer to SWC championship
Posted: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:30 pm | Updated: 8:05 am, Thu Jan 22, 2015.

Edwardsville’s Andrew Holderer, top, tries to roll over Belleville East’s Fernando Grier

Edwardsville’s Andrew Holderer, top, tries to roll over Belleville East’s Fernando Grier

Edwardsville’s Joe Griffen, top, competes with Belleville East’s Andrew Hambrick

Edwardsville’s Joe Griffen, top, competes with Belleville East’s Andrew Hambrick

EHS Freshman win the 2015 Glenbard North Freshman Invitational

EHS Freshman win the 2015 Glenbard North Freshman Invitational on January 17, 2015

From Riverbender.com …
Edwardsville, Alton battle in close triangular wrestling meet
Posted: January 16 2015 4:45 AM

Alton's Alecquan Russell grasps on top Edwardsville's Nathan Crone in a triangular wrestling match at Alton on Thursday night.

Alton’s Alecquan Russell grasps on top Edwardsville’s Nathan Crone in a triangular wrestling match at Alton on Thursday night.

Edwardsville showcases Tigers, Alton freshmen in wrestling event
Posted: January 14 2015 2:00 PM

Dylan Wright mandles his opponent.

Dylan Wright mandles his opponent.

From The Intelligencer.com …

WRESTLING: Tigers place 21st among 29 teams at Cheesehead
Posted: Sunday, January 4, 2015 5:44 pm | Updated: 5:54 pm, Sun Jan 4, 2015

WRESTLING: Edwardsville is in 24th place at Cheesehead
Posted: Friday, January 2, 2015 11:02 pm

WRESTLING: Tigers finish 19th at Dvorak tourney
Posted: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 9:44 pm

WRESTLING: Tigers tied for 7th at Dvorak tourney
Posted: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 7:35 am

ATHLETICS: Winter sports keep winning despite graduation losses
Posted: Monday, December 22, 2014 10:43 pm | Updated: 7:23 am, Tue Dec 23, 2014.

EHS’ Ben Schlueter tries to get a grip on the Warriors’ John Moylan during a 113-pound match.

EHS’ Ben Schlueter tries to get a grip on the Warriors’ John Moylan during a 113-pound match.

Edwardsville’s Cam Blair wrestles Granite City’s Michael Bailey in a 195-pound match

Edwardsville’s Cam Blair wrestles Granite City’s Michael Bailey in a 195-pound match

WRESTLING: Edwardsville rolls to big win over Warriors — Tigers start fast and don’t let up in earning key Southwestern Conference
Posted: Thursday, December 18, 2014 11:27 pm | Updated: 8:18 am, Fri Dec 19, 2014




WRESTLING: E’ville wrestlers fall to Maroons
Posted: Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:00 pm | Updated: 9:05 am, Fri Dec 12, 2014.

From Riverbender.com…
Edwardsville hosts wrestling meet — Alton, Edwardsville and Granite City were area teams competing in a meet Tuesday night at Edwardsville High School.
Posted: December 9 2014 9:19 PM
Pictures from TheIntelligencer.com 12/8/2014 article
Drew Johnson, freshman
Chase Viehman, freshman
Coach Ryan Followell
Franky Romano, freshman
Cole Johnson, freshman
Cole Johnson, freshman
Coach Jon Wagner and Joseph Griffin, sophomore
Nick Evans, freshman
Nick Evans, freshman

From The Intelligencer.com …

Picture from TheIntelligencer.com article

Picture from TheIntelligencer.com 12/8/2014 article

WRESTLING: Young EHS is ready to work
Posted: Monday, December 8, 2014 10:40 pm | Updated: 9:11 am, Tue Dec 9, 2014.






Picture from TheIntelligencer.com article

Picture from TheIntelligencer.com 12/6/2014 article

WRESTLING: EHS takes sixth place at Fox tournament
Posted: Saturday, December 6, 2014 9:26 pm | Updated: 5:53 pm, Sun Dec 7, 2014.






WRESTLING: Tigers come out strong in win over Kahoks
Posted: Friday, December 5, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 9:06 am, Fri Dec 5, 2014.


Returning letter winners for the Edwardsville wrestling team.

Returning letter winners for the Edwardsville wrestling team — Front row from left, Ben Schluter, Tanner Ambry, James Zeigler and Martell Evans, and back row, Guy Brown, Chris Prosser, James Watters, Cyress Ahart and Gavin McBride. Not pictured are Cam Blair and Mason Taylor.

WRESTLING: Replacing seniors will be key for EHS — After heavy graduation losses, Edwardsville wrestling coach Jon Wagner knows it won’t be easy for EHS to match its accomplishments from the 2013-14 season. But he’s anxious to get started and see what the Tigers can do.
Posted: Friday, November 21, 2014 8:00 pm

THURSDAY, 12/18 – EWC Night and Beauty & the Beast

On Thursday, December 18, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., is EWC Night and Beauty and the Beast. Our JV and Varsity Teams with wrestle Granite City Warriors on our own mats at JDWC. The dance team and cheerleaders will be performing. This will also be EWC Night, where we recognize all our wrestlers from the grade school and middle school who belong to the Edwardsville Wrestling Club.

EHS Freshman Wrestlers win Kirkwood Freshman Tournament, December 6, 2014

2014-2015 EHS Wrestling Season Pictures

2014-12-16 Freshman Wrestling Meet – Edwardsville Duals at JDWC

2014-12-09 Freshman Wrestling Meet – Edwardsville Duals at JDWC

2014-12-02 Freshman/JV Wrestling Meet – JV Quad at JDWC