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Kaukauna wins fourth state championship in a row!

2017 Kaukauna Ghosts WIAA state qualifying wrestling team.

Congratulations to Coach Matczak and the Kaukauna Ghosts Boys Wrestling Team for winning their fourth consecutive State Wrestling title! — Matthew R Smith (@MatthewRSmith71) March 4, 2017 MADISON -- The Galloping Ghosts faced a familiar foe in Saturday's WIAA Division 1 team wrestling championship. Kaukauna took on the Stoughton Vikings in the

Ghosts advance to semifinals, wrestle Holmen Friday evening

KAUKAUNA – The Kaukauna High School wrestling team advanced to Friday's semifinal match with a 47-13 win over Hudson. The team currently is wrestling Holmen in the Friday night semifinal The Ghosts are on a collision course with Stoughton, who also won their quarterfinal and are wrestling Menomonee Falls in the semifinal. Semifinal winners will

Ghosts to visit schools Friday before heading to Madison

2017 Kaukauna Ghosts WIAA state qualifying wrestling team.

KAUKAUNA – The Kaukauna High School wrestling team will visit Kaukauna schools Friday morning, March 3, 2017, before heading to Madison for the WIAA team wrestling tournament. The team will board buses at 9 a.m. for the school tour, according to a post in the Kaukauna Pictures Facebook group  by Jenny Van

Three-time defending champs return to team wrestling meet

Kaukauna's 2017 regional wrestling champions. Paul Stumpf photo

WIAA news release KAUKAUNA -- Three-time defending champion Kaukauna is back at the WIAA Division 1 state team wrestling tournament for the eighth time in the last 10 seasons and for the 15th time overall. The Galloping Ghosts had a string of five straight appearances from 1999-2003 and have now equaled that

State champ Kluever stuns in last-second takedown

Kaukauna's Keaton Kluever celebrates his 2017 WIAA Division 1 285 pound win. Paul Stumpf photo.

MADISON -- Nobody appeared more stunned at what had just happened than Keaten Kluever after winning his 285 pound Division 1 WIAA championship match. Exhausted from battling Pewaukee’s Blaze Beltran, and behind 3-2 with moments to go, Kluever had one more trick up his sleeve. A takedown actually, that give Kluever

Ten favorite Tweets from Keaton Kluever’s state championship win

Keaten Kluever hugs his coach after his state championship win. Paul Stumpf photo.

MADISON -- For all those fans, friends and families who waited for the final WIAA Division 1 wrestling match of the evening, they weren't disappointed. Kaukauna's Keaton Kluever scored a 2-point takedown of Pewaukee's Blaze Beltran in the final seconds of the match to give him a state title. Twitter quickly lit

Kluever advances to WIAA state wrestling championship match

Kaukauna's Keaton Kluever in the 2017 WIAA state championship wrestling tournament. Paul Stumpf photo.

MADISON -- Kaukauna's Keaton Kluever will wrestle  for a state championship tonight, Feb. 25, 2017, in the 285-pound class in the WIAA Division 1 wrestling final. Kluever faces reigning state champion Blaze Beltran of Pewaukee. He advanced with a semifinal win over EJ Mastrocola of Big Bend. Trent Leon and Brandon Micksh

Three Kaukauna wresters advance to semifinal round

Brandon Micksch. Photo by Paul Stumpf

WIAA NEWS RELEASE MADISON -- The field for the 2017 State Individual Wrestling Tournament semifinals Friday evening at the Kohl Center has been determined in three divisions. For Kaukauna, Brandon Micksh (120 pounds), Trent Leon (132) and Keaton Kluever (285) advanced. The semifinal round begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Ten

Quick guide: WIAA individual wrestling tournament underway Thursday

Kaukauna wrestling qualifiers. Paul Stumpf photo.

MADISON -- Jon Diener, Brandon Miksch, Trent Leon, Zach Lee, Bryson Alsteen, Mason VanAsten and Keaton Kluever will take to the wrestling mat this weekend as Kaukauna's qualifiers for the WIAA Division 1 state wrestling tournament. Prelims begin Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 with the Division 1 finals at 5 p.m. Saturday,