Camarillo’s Matt Hickman is the Star’s Wrestler of the Year

Matt Hickman is exercising.

Statistics can be twisted to support practically any argument, but in the case of Matt Hickman the only thing the stats support is that fact that the Camarillo High senior had the most impressive career of any wrestler in the history of the county. Hickman’s career mark was 184-29, including 110 pins, He is a […]

Hickman is runner-up at the CIF Masters wrestling final

Matt Hickman, headshot.

Short of the goal of repeating as champion, Camarillo High’s Matt Hickman left the CIF-Southern Section Masters Wrestling Championships Saturday in Temecula in a positive frame of mind. Hickman lost to Santa Fe’s Joey Davis, the No. 1-ranked 152-pound wrestler in the state, 3-2 in double overtime in the final. Davis scored the deciding point […]

Four locals bring home division titles

Adrian Herrera holds his opponent.

No longer rivals in the same weight class, seniors Andrew Gonzalez and Matt Hickman met at the top of the CIF-SS Coastal Division individual wrestling championships Saturday evening. Gonzalez, from Oxnard High, won the 145-pound title with a 7-4 decision in the final while Hickman, from Camarillo High, dominated the 152-pound division, including an 11-3 […]

Hickman powers into Masters

Nine wrestlers from the Pacific View League will compete in the CIF-Southern Section Masters Meet today and Saturday at Temecula Valley High. Camarillo’s Matt Hickman won the 152-pound crown at last weekend’s CIF-SS Coastal Division finals to punch his Masters ticket. Hickman will be joined in Temecula by teammate Matt Schwartz (171); Oxnard’s Adrian Magana […]

Striving to be the best

Boy is posing for photo.

Matt Hickman had met his match. OK, more than met his match. The defending CIF-Southern Section and Masters wrestling champion was being twisted, turned and handled like some novice kid taking on Hulk Hogan on this summer day. Of course, Hickman not only expected this, he savored the opportunity. The lessons were being administered by […]