Tripp Rogers

NCHSAA-sanctioned women’s wrestling now a ‘viable alternative’

The sanctioning of women’s wrestling highlighted the N.C. High School Athletic Association’s spring meeting April 27. It will become its own sport for the 2023-24 school year following a time when girls had to wrestle against the boys. Hough wrestling coach Tripp Rogers is excited that it allows separate competitions. “With it sanctioned, it will let them know it is […]

Treanor elevates weight, Fajerman for Hough swan song

CORNELIUS – Richard Treanor has accomplished basically all there is for a high school wrestler. He’s a two-time individual champion, helped Hough win both the dual-team and individual team titles last winter, and competing for a club team in April he became the first wrestler from Mecklenburg County to win the senior national title.  So what does Huskies coach Tripp […]

Hough’s Rogers named NC wrestling coach of the year

In a year full of accolades, the Hough wrestling team has another state award. Coach Tripp Rogers has been named National Wrestling Coaches Association High School Boys Head Coach of the Year for North Carolina. In doing so, Rogers is a finalist for the NWCA Section 3 Coach of the Year Award. The Huskies won the 4A dual-team and individual […]

State title season: Championships keep building for Hough wrestling

GREENSBORO – Even entering as the dual-team state champions, coach Tripp Rogers knew claiming the individual team title wasn’t a given for the Hough wrestling team. After all, he’s witnessed conference foe Mooresville win the previous two 4A individual titles after coming home empty in the traditional team-bracket format. “It’s extremely hard,” Rogers said. “It gets even weirder when Thursday […]

Huskies storm back to win wrestling state title

Hough had stormed back through the higher weight classes and trailed Cardinal Gibbons by 4 points with one match remaining at 113 pounds. The Huskies wrestler with a state title on the line? State champion Richard Treanor. “It’s a good feeling,” Hough coach Tripp Rogers said of seeing his star wrestler enter the mat in a crucial situation. “You’re down […]

Rogers hits coaching milestone amid Huskies’ tough stretch

CORNELIUS – The Hough wrestling team’s victory over Mooresville Jan. 8 was a major accomplishment twice-over: The Huskies defeated the two-time defending state champions and conference foe and it was the 200th dual win for coach Tripp Rogers. It was a special moment for Rogers, who won 199 matches as a high school wrestler and hadn’t defeated the Blue Devils […]