Boys Wrestling Looks Forward to Growth in the Next Year

By Kyra Ferguson Wrestlers from Legend competed Feb. 15 in the regional competition in Colorado Springs to qualify for state. Senior Ty Mervin qualified, while senior Chris Enos, and sophomores Adam Aguilar and Kyle Stewart came close. After qualifying at regionals, Mervin competed at state wrestling tournament at the Pepsi Center on Feb. 21, and while he didn’t place, Mervin did well. “It went really well. I didn’t do as good, but it was an awesome experience. I’m glad I could do it.” Mervin said. Coach Nick Rider was pleased with how his team performed this season. “We have a … Continue reading Boys Wrestling Looks Forward to Growth in the Next Year

Wrestling Weight Class

By Kyra Ferguson Weight class 106, 113, 120, 126. Each time a dual or tournament approaches, wrestlers step on a scale to be divided into categories based on weight. For some wrestlers, staying in shape and eating healthy foods to meet a particular weight class is a year-long practice. For others, it can be a last minute binge and diet. “You eat a lot of lean meats, chickens, turkeys, not a lot of heavy foods, not a lot of sugars, a lot of proteins. I just have to watch the food I eat,” said senior Ty Mervin. “This year I’m … Continue reading Wrestling Weight Class

Brandon Champagne: A Leader on and off the Mat

By Andy Sidel Brandon Champagne, a senior, was deprived of the wish to make it to State one last time with his team. That didn’t keep him away from the Pepsi Center this past weekend. As he sat on the sidelines, wishing he could be in the middle of the Pepsi Center floor, he screamed and shouted for his wrestling teammates on the mat. During his four-year wrestling career at Legend, Champagne wrestled Varsity and was one of the three Varsity captains each year. As a freshman, Champagne made it to State. As a sophomore, he was out for half … Continue reading Brandon Champagne: A Leader on and off the Mat