Wrestling Articles


Wrestling team strangles the competition

Published on March 1st, 2017 | by Emily Katz

In their 2016-17 campaign, the wrestling team surged through their regular season and excelled in CIF. This year, ten wrestlers qualified for CIF and one wrestler, Nassir Grissom (’17) placed first in CIF, the first to ... Read More


Samo wrestling comes back after Mira Costa loss

Published on January 31st, 2017 | by Rachel Anderson

On Thursday Jan. 26, the wrestling team took an easy win against Redondo Union High School with a total score of 10-3. Recovering from their loss on Tuesday, Samo beat Redondo with impressive takedowns and pins. ... Read More


Winter sports heats up

Published on December 15th, 2016 | by Kyla Walker

Girls Water Polo Dives into Season Last year, the Samo girls water polo team had a phenomenal season with an overall record of 20-2-0. After winning CIFs in March and going undefeated in Ocean League, the ... Read More


Wrestling opens 2016-2017 season with a bang

Published on December 7th, 2016 | by Rachel Anderson

On Nov. 30, the wrestling team opened their season with a bang and competed against Palisades High School, winning 7 out of 12 matches. “I was expecting Palisades to beat us, so I was pretty darn ... Read More


Wrestling participates in playoffs

Published on March 9th, 2016 | by Tommy Bennett

It has been an eventful season for the Samo wrestling program as they were able to qualify 12 boys and two girls to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) playoffs. Aside from qualifying a majority of their ... Read More


Injuries thwart Wrestling in State and CIF

Published on March 11th, 2015 | by Lillian Graham

Samo’s wrestling team was on its way to California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) with captains Ethan Matty (’15) and Rizal Garcia (’15) both qualifying. Garcia placed first in league and Matty advanced as well. Both of them ... Read More


Wrestling: a game of both brain and brawn

Published on February 6th, 2014 | by Staff 14-15

A wrestler and a chess grandmaster probably don’t have too much in common. One spends their time practicing powerlifts and takedowns, and the other hunches over a checkered board in search of the perfect checkmate. Yet ... Read More


Player to watch: Maddy Tung

Published on December 13th, 2013 | by Staff 14-15

If you happen to walk into the wrestling room during practice, there’s a lot to see. Tens of live wrestling matches, hundreds of double-leg take downs and thousands of sweat drops. But amid all the tosses, ... Read More

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