Archive for Saturday, February 26, 2005


LHS sophomore wins 140-pound state championship in dominating fashion

February 26, 2005

— Lansing High sophomore Kyle Grape captured the Class 5A wrestling state championship at 140 pounds Saturday night at the Kansas Coliseum as he dominated the match from start to finish and earned at 15-9 decision.

Grape, who placed fourth at state as a freshman, is Lansing's first individual state champion since 1997.

Grape's performance helped push the Lions to a sixth place finish in the team standings.

Full story will be posted Sunday afternoon. Also, stay tuned to in the coming days for photo galleries of all 12 of Lansing High's wrestling state qualifiers and a video of Grape's entire state championship match.


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