Warriors leading area’s wrestlers
Matoaca wrestling is one of the most successful programs in recent times, winning three straight state championships from 2014 to 2016. This year, with a talented roster that’s gotten better as the season has gone on, Daniel Clingenpeel and company are pushing for a state title.  A quintet of... Read more
Wrestling Preview

Wrestling Preview

Wrestling December 11, 2019

Matoaca In his second season as head coach, Daniel Clingenpeel is looking to push his Matoaca Warriors back to the greatness that they won three straight state championships from 2014-2016.  “Matoaca Wrestling is returning a team with a good mix of experience,” said Clingenpeel. “We are returning seven wrestlers... Read more
State champ!

State champ!

SportsWrestling February 19, 2019

Matoaca’s Noah Roulo won the 145-pound Class 5 state wrestling championship this past weekend. He dominated the title bout, winning 11-2 over Tommy Baldwin of Princess Anne.  Read more
Matoaca’s Woody grappling with success
Sophomore Brandon Woody left his mark at Matoaca High School with three state championships and went on to wrestle in college. He previously wrestled at 106 pounds, but Woody has moved up to the 141-pound class at Averett University in Danville. Woody excelled during the first week of the... Read more
BY RICHARD IMMEL, USA WRESTLING SALVADOR DA BAHIA, Brazil – The 2017 Pan American Beach Wrestling Championships was held at Stella Maris Beach recently with a record-setting 60 matches being contested in the unique international wrestling style.   Sam Jones, a Thomas High School graduate and All-State wrestler his... Read more
By Zach Long Track and Field Matoaca: The Warriors are off to strong start for the 2017 indoor track season. Leaning on a little more experience than last year and some fresh new talent, the team has promise heading into the thick of the season. Senior transfer from California,... Read more
A trio of names that have already cemented their names in Matoaca athletics lore recently carved out some big time accomplishments at the college level – Neal Richards (VMI), Austin Akins (Coker) and Blake Roulo (George Mason). Richards has made an early mark on VMI’s program after winning four... Read more
Things didn’t look so bright for Matoaca wrestling during the regular season. People said that their run was over. Some even said they felt as though new coach Hal Miles had allowed the program to decline. If you formed either of these opinions during the season, you were wrong.... Read more
Matoaca’s two-time defending state heavyweight champion Anthony Helm recently announced he will attend Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University this fall. Helm chose VT over The University of Virginia. A lifelong Hokie fan, Anthony says he has always seen himself in Blacksburg. “I have always been a VT fan... Read more
MATOACA Matoaca Warriors are the Conference 12 2016 tournament champions and finished with 246.5 points. Anthony Helm won conference most outstanding wrestler, but Matoaca’s success can be attributed to their depth – they are sending a representative to the regional tournament in every weight class. Regional Qualifiers: Sam Braswell... Read more