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A majority of Northwest College’s wrestlers and head coach Jim Zeigler have been suspended for the rest of the season and part of the next for a “severe weigh-in violation” last … more
The first few months of the 2021 season have been a climb for Northwest College wrestling, and the team reached its highest point so far this past weekend.  Competing in Coeur d’Alene, … more
After a couple of disappointing duals to begin the 2021 season, Northwest College wrestling made strides at its most recent competition. The Trappers won duals over Otero Junior College (20-18) … more
The Northwest College wrestling team’s most recent outing has head coach Jim Zeigler looking for answers. The Trappers ventured to Great Falls, Montana, for a dual at University of … more
As they are every year, the 2021 Apodaca Duals were memorable.  Not only did Saturday’s duals mark the Northwest College wrestling team’s first official competition in almost a … more
At one point, it was hard to imagine Northwest College being able to wrestle in the 2020-21 school year. COVID-19 pushed the winter season to January, and the Trappers’ fall preparations were … more
As it has been for other teams at Northwest College, the 2020 fall has been unconventional for Trapper wrestling. Positive COVID-19 tests put a hold on the team’s wrestling practices just days … more
Connections count. And they’re paying recruiting dividends for Northwest College wrestling coach Jim Zeigler and his program. The latest to sign with Trapper wrestling and enroll at NWC … more
The network of former Trapper wrestlers is paying dividends again in the signing of a Utah state champion to wrestle at Northwest College in the fall of 2020. Gus Harrison of Uinta High School in … more
A pair of Class 2A state champion wrestlers from Lovell will join the Northwest College wrestling program this fall, Coach Jim Zeigler announced this week. They are heavyweight champion Coy … more
A father’s flashback is the connection that led Brian and Javier Benevidez from Porterville, California, to cast their lot with the Northwest College wrestling program. Jim Zeigler, head … more
Northwest College wrestler Majid Muratov wrestled for the NJCAA national title Saturday, finishing second at 197 pounds in a heart-crushing loss to Tucker Tomlinson of Western Wyoming Community … more
There were many highlights on the Northwest College wrestling teams from 2002 to 2005. Two who shined especially bright were Tyler Rhodes and Seth Wright. Rhodes and Wright were inducted to the … more
For seven Northwest College wrestlers the future is now: All the chips they have worked for this long season — every bump, bruise and black eye — is on the table. Coach Jim Zeigler and … more
Saturday afternoon’s Rocky Mountain District tournament qualified seven wrestlers from the host Trappers to compete at next month’s NJCAA National Championships. Northwest … more
All four coaches in Northwest College wrestling history gathered Saturday at Cabre Gym — three in person and one in fond memory. Gerry Danko, who died last year, was the program’s … more
Four teams — starting with Western Wyoming, ranked No. 1 in the nation — will converge on the Trapper Gym Saturday with berths in the NJCAA Wrestling Championships hanging in the … more
The Northwest College wrestlers were tripped up last week at Montana State University-Northern in Havre. “The kids wrestled OK, not great,” coach Jim Zeigler said of his Trappers. … more
The Western Wyoming Mustangs flexed their muscles as the nation’s best junior college wrestling team Saturday in Riverton, defeating Northwest College 38-6. The teams moved their … more
Incredibly, Northwest College tied not one but both its opponents in the 2020 Apodaca Dual Showdown, requiring both decisions to go to criteria (tie-breaking rules) to determine the outcomes. One … more
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