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Dogs unveil 2014-15 Schedule

The Brighton High School varsity schedule for 2014-2015 is now set with a series of big tests throughout the schedule. “We have lofty expectations for this year’s squad with a solid team filled with seasoned veterans who are ready to compete with the state’s best,” said Head Coach Tony Greathouse. “We built our schedule with […]

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Luke Ready finishes National Runner-Up at Cadet Nationals

Junior Luke Ready put together a breakout performance last month at the Cadet & Junior National Championships in Fargo, ND. Ready, competing in the Cadet (15-16 year old) division at 220lbs, finished National Runner-Up in Freestyle and finished 5th in the Nation in Greco, earning Double All-American honors. In the freestyle tournament, Ready won his first four […]

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Brighton Wrestling – Motor City Casino Trip scheduled for Sat., Aug 23rd

    Join the Brighton Wrestling Family on August 23rd as we will be taking a private motor coach packed full with family, friends, and supports of Bulldog Wrestling, driving to Motor City Casino in Downtown Detroit for an evening filled with fun and games! The cost for a ticket on the bus is $40 […]

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Hard work, fun times, and lots of wins for Bulldogs at Team Camp

The Brighton Wrestling Team sent 19 grapplers to St Ignace last week for the Boudro Wrestling Team Camp.  With over 300 wrestlers in attendance from 20 schools, the camp was filled great wrestlers, coaches, and clinicians. Among the great clinicians who were on hand working with our wrestlers was 2012 NCAA Champ Cam Simaz (Cornell), […]

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Over 30 youth wrestlers in attendance for great week of Youth Camp

Brighton Wrestling hosted a Youth Camp this week in the BHS Wrestling Room with over 30 young wrestlers of varying ages coming out for a week of training, games, and fun. The camp was taught by the BHS Coaching Staff, in addition to a dozen different Brighton High School Varsity Wrestlers who were in attendance. […]

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Ready goes 14-1 at Cadet National Duals in Daytona Beach

Sophomore Luke Ready competed for Team Michigan at the Cadet National Duals last week in Daytona Beach, FL.  The Cadet age division features 15-16 year olds and the National Duals featured 29 teams from across the country. Team Michigan wrestled 15 total matches in Greco-Roman and Freestyle and finished 6th in Freestyle and 10th in […]

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Amine set to take national stage at Schoolboy Duals in Indiana

The Schoolboy National Duals will be taking place this week and weekend in Indianapolis, IN with 35 teams from across the country competing in the Olympic styles of Freestyle and Greco-Roman. The Schoolboy age group consists of 13-14 year olds and Brighton 7th grader Cameron Amine will represent the State of Michigan, competing at 105lbs […]

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Top Dog weekend clinics set for the Summer

Top Dog Wrestling will be hosting weekend clinics for youth and high school wrestlers all summer long featuring University of Michigan wrestlers Jordan Amine, Conor Youtsey, Rossi Bruno, Aaron Calderon, and more! Amine is the all-time winningiest wrestler in Brighton history and was a 2x All-Stater for the Bulldogs.  Another former Bulldog great Calderon was […]

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Morrison, Ready win double titles at MUSAW State Finals

The MUSAW Freestyle and Greco-Roman State Finals were held last weekend in Fowlerville with a strong group of Bulldogs competing. Sophomores Grant Morrison and Luke Ready each went undefeated on the weekend, winning State Titles in both styles along the way. Morrison won the Junior division 113lb title in both styles, scoring three wins over […]

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MWGC Recap: Dogs shine in Battle Creek

The Border Wars Midwest Grand Challenge took place last Saturday in Battle Creek’s Kellogg Arena with 27 teams from Michigan, Ohio ,Indiana, and Pennsylvania participating. Almost every team was made up of “all-stars” assembled from different schools and even different states, however, Team Top Dog featured 11 of 12 wrestlers from Brighton Area Schools.  Despite […]

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Brish & Mouer among MI Grappler’s Top Juniors

Michigan Grappler released their Top Junior rankings this week and a pair of Bulldogs made the cut among the top 150 juniors in the state of Michigan. Nick Brish, a 3x State Qualifier and 2014 State Placer taking 6th at 171lbs, was nabbed as the #36 pound-for-pound Junior in the entire state, across all weight […]

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Ready leads Bulldogs at Ohio Tournament of Champions

A strong group of Bulldogs make the trip to Columbus, Ohio last Saturday for the Ohio Tournament of Champions.  The TOC is widely known as the largest one-day national wrestling tournament in the world, and four Brighton wrestlers placed in the top 8 of their weight class. Sophomore All-Stater Luke Ready led the way, winning […]

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Ready, Renicker, and Conquest among Michigan Grappler’s Top 100 Sophomores

MichiganGrappler.com is currently releasing their annual Recruiting Class Rankings, which list the top pound for pound wrestlers in each grade across the state of Michigan. The Top Sophomore Rankings came out today, with 3 Brighton grapplers making the list.  Luke Ready, who finished 4th in the State at 189lbs with a 49-8 record this year, […]

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12 Dogs earn All-County accolades

The Daily Argus & Press released their 2014 All-County Wrestling Team on Tuesday and a dozen Bulldog grapplers were featured. Four Bulldogs earned 1st team selections – Juniors Nick Brish, Beau Mourer and Kyle Bohnsack, along with Sophomore Luke Ready.  Brish also recently was named to the Michigan Grappler East Region Dream Team. Earning Second […]

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Bulldogs Compete at FloNationals; Amine is National Runner Up

A crew of Brighton Bulldogs made the trip to Indiana, Pennsylvania last weekend for the FloNationals. Cameron Amine and Trent Barnes, competing in the Middle School Division, earned All-American honors. Amine, a 7th grader, finished 3-1 overall to finish Runner-Up in the 100lb division.  He defeated opponents from Virginia, and Pennsylvania en route to the Championship […]

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Top Dog has 7 placers at MYWAY States

Last weekend the MYWAY State Championships went down Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in Battle Creek’s Kellogg Arena with over 2,000 of the best youth wrestlers from Michigan in attendance. 7 out of the 11 Brighton Top Dog WC wrestlers placed in their weight class, including State Runner-Up Mason Shrader. Shrader, who was competing in the 9-10 […]

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Advantage Wrestling Club coming to Brighton

Advantage Wrestling Club, one of the premiere wrestling clubs in Michigan, has announced that they will be adding a Brighton location for Spring 2014! Advantage WC, owned by Eastern Michigan Assistant Wrestling Coach and former NCAA All-American David Bolyard, has been stationed out of Saline High School for the last couple years, but has expanded […]

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Mouer wins Monster Medal Tourney

The Border Wars Monster Medal Tournament came to Brighton last weekend with over 500 wrestlers from all over Michigan, as well as Indiana and Ohio coming to compete. A large contingency of Brighton high school and youth wrestlers competed with 9 placing in their respective weight classes. BHS Junior Beau Mouer won the High School […]

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Ready and Brish land All-State Honors

The 2014 MHSAA Individual State Championships wrapped up Saturday night in Auburn Hills with 2 Bulldogs standing on the podium as State Placers. Sophomore Luke Ready and Junior Nick Brish each earned Division 1 All-State honors by placing in the top 8 of their respective weight classes. Wrestling at 189lbs, Ready came surging back after […]

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State Finals Day 1 Recap – Dogs win 4 out 5 on first day

Four out of five Brighton wrestlers started their MHSAA State Championships with wins on Thursday afternoon at The Palace of Auburn Hills.  Kyle Bohnsack, Beau Mourer, Nick Brish, and Luke Ready all scored opening rounds while Jackson Renicker suffered a loss. “It was a great first round as a team,” said Coach Tony Greathouse, “Everyone […]

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Bulldogs ready to rock – State Tournament starts tomorrow!

5 Bulldog wrestlers will begin their quest for state titles tomorrow morning at The Palace of Auburn Hills as the 2014 MHSAA Individual State Championships will get underway. “I think I speak for everyone when I say we are really excited to get this tournament going,” said coach Tony Greathouse. “We have had two great […]

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Palace Bound! 5 Bulldogs qualify for State Championships

9 Brighton grapplers attended the MHSAA Individual Regional Tournament in Rockford on Saturday, and 5 survived what many are calling the toughest regional in the state of Michigan.  With an average of 5 ranked wrestlers per weight class, it was a true dog fight to place and advance out of this Regional. Two Dogs won […]

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Moving On: 9 Dogs qualify for Regionals

The Individual Districts on Saturday posed a big challenge for the Brighton wrestlers.  With 44 wrestlers ranked Top 10 in the state entered in the tournament, one could easily make the argument for the Portage Northern District to be the toughest in the state last weekend. However, the Dogs prevailed with 9 individuals placing in […]

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Dogs finish 2nd at KLAA, Brish wins 171lb Title

The Bulldog Varsity Wrestlers finished up the regular season last Saturday at the KLAA Championships in Howell.  Brighton finished 2nd in the 24 team field, behind 3rd ranked Hartland. Leading the way for the Dogs was junior Nick Brish who won the 171lb title in convincing fashion with three pins and a 11-3 major decision. […]

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Varsity scores 3 wins at Witt Challenge

The Varsity squad traveled to Dundee on Saturday to do battle in the extremely competitive Witt Challenge. The Dogs scored three wins, most notably a 40-18 win over D1 #4 ranked Temperance Bedford in the first round.  In the Bedford match, the Bulldogs won 10 of 14 bouts.   Brighton also scored strong wins over […]

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Brighton claims Fenton Title

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Brighton wins Clash of Champions; Mouer & Conquest win Titles

Brighton Wrestling continued to shine this weekend, winning the 16 team Warren Woods Tower Clash of Champions. The team won on the strength of their depth, with 11 individuals placing in the Top 6 including 6 finalists.  Beau Mourer (pictured) and Eric Conquest each won individual weight class titles.  Grant Morrison, Ryan Salmon, Nick Brish, […]

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Dogs win the Manning Vieau Invite

The Bulldogs bounced back from a two week hiatus over Christmas Break nicely with a 5-0 performance at home to win the Manning Vieau Memorial Duals. Brighton beat Dewitt, Holly, Sand Creek, Clarkston, and Holt to win the title.  Sand Creek was ranked in Division 4 while Clarkston and Holt were both top 10 in […]

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Varsity takes 5th at Gibby Duals

The Varsity Wrestling Team went 2-2 at the Gibby Duals in Carleton Airport on Saturday, scoring wins over Portage Northern and Monroe, falling to Davison and Tecumseh. The Dogs started out strong with a 50-20 dominant showing over a tough Portage Northern squad, then competed hard against the top ranked team in Division 1, Davison. […]

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Dogs take 3rd at Dorothy Mac Invite

12/9 – The Bulldog Wrestling squad took the mats for the first time this season last weekend and finished 3rd at the Dorothy Mac Invitational behind all 13 wrestlers placing in the top 6 of their respective weights.  Brighton finished behind returning D2 State Champs St. Johns and D3 State Champs Dundee.  The Dogs finished […]

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High School schedules released

The 2013-2014 season will get started in less that 2 weeks when the Varsity squad heads west to the Dorothy McClennan Invite and the Varsity B team opens at Garden City.  The full schedule is now posted.  Highlighting this year’s schedule are three home events. The Dogs’ home opener will be December 21st, a Friday night dual against […]

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Hill & Amine compete in UM Maize & Blue Intrasquad

The University of Michigan Wrestling Team’s Maize and Blue Intrasquad Scrimmage was held last Sunday at Cliff Keen Arena and strong Brighton presence felt with a pair of Brighton Wrestling alumni competing in the teams final round of wrestle-offs. Junior Brandon Hill (class of 2011) lost a heartbreaker in overtime to Oxford grad Ben Ralston […]

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Morrison 5th at Grappler Fall Classic

Four Bulldog wrestlers made the trip to Battle Creek last weekend to compete in one of the nation’s toughest pre-season wrestling tournaments – the Grappler Fall Classic.  Grant Morrison (105), Kyle Bohnsack (125), Jose Ramos (140), and Nick Smith (140) all stepped up to the challenge of competing among a field that included over 600 […]

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JJ Johnson joins BHS Coaching Staff

The Brighton High School Wrestling Coaching Staff will see a lot of new faces this season and the newest addition to the staff is former Eastern Michigan University and Rockford High School standout J.J. Johnson.  Johnson spent the last two years as an Assistant Varsity Coach at Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School and Lakeview High School.  Last […]

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Brighton WC Sign Ups November 5th!

Brighton Wrestling Club will be holding Sign Ups for the 2013-14 season on November 5th, from 6:30-8:30pm at the BHS Cafeteria. 2013-2014 BWC Information: Dates – December 2nd through March Practice Location – Brighton High School Wrestling Room Cost: $125 (includes league fees and BWC T-Shirt) What you will learn in BWC? In the BWC we […]

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Top Dog WC 2013 Season Information

Top Dog Wrestling Club practices will begin on November 11th and will run through the MYWAY State Tournament. Practices are held at Brighton High School and Top Dog Training Center in Brighton. Cost is $300 for the entire season. Top Dog is currently accepting new members, anyone interested in joining Top Dog can email topdogwrestling@gmail.com

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Brandon Hill earns Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award

Last month the Big Ten Conference named it’s 2013 Distinguished Scholar Award Recipients.  Among the 53 University of Michigan student-athletes was 2011 BHS grad Brandon Hill. Hill, who is entering his third season on the Wolverine Wrestling Squad, was 3rd in the state in 2011 for the Dogs.  He earned the award by being a […]

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Jordan Amine shines at National Duals

2013 Brighton grad Jordan Amine competed last week representing Team Michigang the Junior Freestyle and Greco Roman National Duals in Oklahoma City, OK.  Amine, wrestling at 152lbs, went 4-0 in Greco with a win over returning All American Zach Carlson of Minnesota, and went 3-1 in freestyle with his lone loss coming to no.1 nationally […]

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Bulldogs battle with nation’s top wrestlers at GFC

Bulldogs battle with nation’s top wrestlers at GFC

11 members of the Brighton HS Wrestling Team put their talents to the test last weekend at one of the nation’s toughest pre-season national level wrestling events, the Grappler Fall Classic in Battle Creek, Michigan. The Grappler Fall Classic, or GFC, consisted of over 700 wrestlers from 14 different states.  Earning All-American honors for Brighton […]

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