This Tuesday (January 29th) from 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM the UNK Wrestling Team has offered to put in a FREE clinic for all Matcat Wrestlers. This will be replacing practice for that night. This is taking place prior to their dual against Central Missouri where all wrestlers will get in free! This is an awesome opportunity for the Matcat program and a great way to show the Loper Wrestling team support!
Registration for the 2018-2019 Kearney Matcat Season will open October 1st! The cost for this years season will be $75 for the regular season (Tuesdays/Thursdays January-March) & $125 for the Advanced Season (Mondays Mid November-March & Tuesdays/Thursdays January-March). The Matcats accept wrestlers from PreK through 8th Grade.
The 2017-2018 Matcat Wrestling Registration is now open!! Just like in years past we have multiple packages to choose from. The Standard Season includes practices on Tuesdays & Thursdays! This includes two age groups PreK to 2nd Grade and 3rd to 8th Grade.
This past weekend the Kearney Matcats took 28 wrestlers to the NEUSA State Wrestling Tournament held in Grand Island. They finished in 11th place out of 226 teams and 5th out of teams with less than 30 wrestlers. The Matcats finished with 14 State Medalists.
This past Sunday the Kearney Matcats qualified 30 wrestlers for the Nebraska USA State Wrestling Tournament. They finished in 3rd place as a teams scoring 322.5 points at the NEUSA District 2 Tournament. The Matcats had 7 District Champions, 10 Runner-Ups, 9 third Place Finishes and 4 fourth place finishes. The NEUSA State Tournament will be held in Grand Island March 18th & 19th.
The Matcat Dual Team had a sucessful weekend at the UNK Midwest Duals held Saturday January 14th at UNK. The Matcats had five duals on the day going 4-1 and placing 2nd. In the first round they defeated Team Agoge 56-30. They followed up that dual with a 51-31 win over Ogallala, a 40-33 win over Columbus, and a 66-18 win over Central Nebraska Gold. This placed them in the finals where they fell to 2 Tuff 64-15.
New this year the Matcats are offering a new singlet that can be bought for you individual wrestler. These singlets are only $45 for the singlet or $50 with your wrestlers name on the back of the singlet. All orders will be due January 10th at midnight. For those that are not interested in buying a singlet we will still be offering the old singlets that you can checked out and checked back in at the end of the year ($75 deposit refunded at check-in).
The 2016-2017 Matcat Wrestling Season is fast approaching and we are working to finalize the details for the new season. More registration info and starts dates will be available soon. The Kearney Matcats welcomes wrestlers from Pre-K through 8th grade and wrestlers at all skill levels. We are excited for the new season and can’t wait to see new and familiar faces.