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Historical Events

1960  First recorded Ki-Be wrestling match. Lost to Kennewick 34-8.

1974  Ki-Be wins Tri-Valley B league title with perfect 6-0 league record.

1974  Bill Morgan, Ken Biehl and Jay Draper become the first state 
      participants for Ki-Be.

1974  Bill Morgan becomes first state medalist for Ki-Be, places 4th.

1974  Jay Draper (20-7)and Ken Biehl (21-6) have first 20 win season for Ki-Be.

1977  Jay Draper's 4th straight appearance at state, places 4th,
      ties highest to date for Ki-Be.

1977  Jeff Bramson wrestles girl from White Swan, pins her in 
      third round.

1982  First ever Ki-Be Invitational Tournament, Ki-Be is 
      unofficial team champion.

1982  Record Set: Ki-Be sends 4 wrestlers to state.

1982  Lonnie Renz places 2nd at state, highest to date for Ki-Be.

1987  Bob Mars becomes head coach.

1991  Record Tied: Ki-Be sends 4 wrestlers to state.

1994  Ki-Be wins YVIAA league title.

1995  Record Set: Ki-Be sends 7 wrestlers to state.

1995  Garrett Knutson wins first state championship for Ki-Be.

1996  Brothers Travis and Garrett Knutson win state championships, 
      only second time this has happened in state of Washington.

1996  Record Set: Garrett Knutson goes 34-0 on the season.

1996  Record Set: Ki-Be finishes 5th in team standings at state.

1997  Garrett Knutson wins third state championship.

1997  Record tied: Ki-Be finishes 5th in team standings at state.

1997  Ki-Be webpage online.

1998  Record tied: Ki-Be sends 7 wrestlers to state.

1998  Ale DeLaPena wins state championship at 115 by beating 
      John Cerna from Toppenish for third time.

1998  Travis Knutson becomes first four time state medalist for Ki-Be.

1998  Record Set: Ale DeLaPena goes 36-0 on season.

1998  Coach Bob Mars wins 100th Dual Meet.

1999  Ki-Be wins team championship at the renewal of the Ki-Be Invite. 

1999  Record Set: 3 wrestlers win regional titles.

1999  Record tied: Ki-Be sends 7 wrestlers to state.

1999  Ale DeLaPena wins second state championship beating John Cerna
      of Toppenish again.

1999  Ale DeLaPena goes 35-0 on the season.

1999  Ale DeLaPena extends winning streak to 80 matches before losing              
      1-0 to 3A two time state champ Tommy Owens of University at 
      Tri-State Tourney.

2000  Ale DeLaPena becomes schools first 4 time district champion.

2000  Record Set: Ale DeLaPena breaks school record for wins with 133.                 	

2000  Ale DeLaPena becomes schools 2nd 3x State Champion.

2001  Ben Hill takes over after 11 seasons under Bob Mars.

2002  Elizabeth Goeke becomes the first girl to wrestle for Ki-Be.  She records
3 wins, all by pin.

2002  Record set:  5 wrestlers win district titles.

2002  Josh Corke becomes the 4th Ki-Be State Champion. Finishes season 34-0.

2002  Record tied: 4 wrestlers place at state.  This is the 4th time this has
      been done (1998, 1999, 2000).

2003  Record tied:  5 wrestlers win district titles.

2003  Record Set:  Josh Corriell sets record for wins in a season with 37.

2003  Josh Corriell becomes the 5th Ki-Be State Champion. 

2003  Record tied: 4 wrestlers place at state.  This is the 5th time this has
      been done (1998, 1999, 2000, 2002).

2004  Record tied: Junior Gonzalez wins 37 matches.

2005  Brandon Ashley becomes the 6th Ki-Be State Champion. His state title is
      the 10th won by the 6 individuals.

2005  Record Tied: 3 wrestlers win regional titles (1999)

2007  Record tied: Troy Cunningham wins 37 matches.

2007 Troy Cunningham becomes the 7th Ki-Be State Champion. His state title is
      the 11th won by the 7 individuals.

2008 First Girls wrestlers to beat boys - Delene Rucker and Sheridan McDonald.

2008 First Girls Regional Champions - Rucker & McDonald

2008 Troy Cunningham wins 2nd straight State Championship.  Becomes the third multi-time 
      champ in Ki-Be history.

2008 Sheridan McDonald becomes first Ki-Be girls state champion. Rucker places 6th.

2008 Girls place 7th at the Mat Classic State Tournament.

2009 Girls place 7th at the Mat Classic State Tournament for 2nd straight year.

2009 Sheridan McDonald wins 2nd straight Mat Classic title. 4th multi-time champ in
     Ki-Be history

2010 Sheridan McDonald wins 3rd straight Mat Classic title. Becomes the 3rd Bears 
     wrestler to win 3 state tiles.

2011 Sheridan McDonald wins 4th state title to become first girl to win 4 state titles in the state of Washington.

2011 6 combined state medalists (boys and girls) is the most in Ki-Be History

2012 Cruz DelAngel goes 39-0 (record) to win the state title

2013 Cruz DelAngel goes 39-0 again and wins his 2nd state title

2013 Cody Zyph becomes the first heavy weight state champ for Ki-Be

2013 Cruz Del Angel breaks Ale DeLaPena's record of 80 straight wins with his 81st at the Bob Mars Invite.

2014 Cruz Del Angel wins 3rd straight State title going 38-0, unbeaten streak reaches 116 matches.

2014 Record tied: 4 wrestlers place at state.  This is the 6th time this has
     been done (1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003).

2014 Record Set: Ki-Be sends 8 Boys wrestlers to state. 10 combined boys and girls is also a new record.

2015 Record Set: Kareem Johnson becomes the first wrestler to win 40+ matches in a season (42-4)

2015 Record Set: First time in school history with 4 combined boys and girls placing in top 
     3 at state (3-boys and 1-girl). 5 combined in top 4 at state (3-boys, 2-girls)