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           Booster Clubs and Coaches: Check your lockers and closets.
           You have to have old video just sitting there and decomposing. Save your history!

           Preserve Tradition.. Contact me about getting them digitally improved and
            preserved. (Click on the photo below)  

   I finally found a company that can transfer my old videos to a digitally reproduced 
         format onto a DVD AND in the cloud.        

         I am sure many of you have old film, videos, slides and photo albums you'd like to
        preserve. Check your attic and get back to me as I am now a rep for Legacy


      Saturday, August 22, 2015 - Eastern PA Super 32 Challenge Qualifier at Muhlenberg College
      for Middle and High School Wrestlers.
      Sunday, November 8, 2015 - Wrestling For PA Wounded Warriors at Cumberland Valley High
      School for all ages from K thru Adult.  The third year of a benefit tournament for our veterans.
      Registration is and will be available at:  and click on register.


     Bubb-Dutrow Event Planned for former Tyrone wrestlers and coaches during the
     Bob Bubb - Pete Dutrow era.


     PWCA Scholarship winners are posted on the PWCA site, along with the two top


     NCAA Backets 2015  -   Final

                     Dapper Dan FINAL USA 31 PA 14
170 - Fox Baldwin Florida Dec Te'Shan Campbell Penn Hills 6-4
182 - Myles Martin Maryland MD Kellen Stout Mt. Lebanon 12-4
195 - Lance Benick Dec Jan Johnson Governor Mifflin 3-2
220 - Andrew Dunn Bethlehem Catholic Dec Austin Myers Kentucky 3-1 ot...
285 - Zack Chakonis New Jersey WBF Al Beattie Burrell 1:35
113 - Devin Brown Franklin Regional MD Jabari Moody Illinois 13-4
120 - Elijah Oliver Illinois Dec David Pipa Bishop McDevitt 5-4
126 - Nick Piccininni New York Dec Korbin Myers Boiling Springs 3-1
132 - Jared Prince Florida Dec A.C. Headlee Waynesburg 6-4
138 - Davion Jeffries Oklahoma Dec Sam Krivus Hempfield 3-0
145 - Mike Kemerer Franklin Regional Dec Max Thomsen Iowa 6-3
152 - Vincenzo Joseph Pittsburgh Cent Cath MD Fredy Stroker Iowa 13-4
160 - Joe Smith Oklahoma Dec Josh Shields Franklin Regional 3-2

                     Illinois  33   WPIAL  10
113 - Austin McDermitt Burgettstown MD Antoine Bess Jr. Fenton 9-0
120 - Michael Cullen Cary-Grove Dec Brendan Howard Jefferson Morgan 5-1
126 - Kristopher Williams Thornwood Dec Tyler Kenney Connellsville 2-0 ot tb
132 - Alec McKenna New Trier Dec Josh Ridgeway Norwin 0-0 ro
138 - JJ Wolfe Dakota Dec Dom Giannangeli Franklin Regional 2-0
145 - Eric Barone Crystal Lake South Dec Josh Maruca Franklin Regional 2-1
152 - Paul Dunn Bethel Park Dec Luke Fortuna Montini Catholic 4-0
160 - Matt Rundell Oak Park-River Forest Dec Jared Walker South Fayette 8-2
170 - Carver James Dakota Dec Brooks Wilding Upper St. Clair 11-5
182 - OW Xavier Montalvo Montini Catholic WBF Josh Bahr West Allegheny 3:59
195 - Andrew Marsden Crystal Lake Central Dec Zach Smith North Allegheny 5-3
220 - Fred Mantsch Hempfield Dec Tyler Johnson Lockport 4-2
285 - D'Andre Johnson Glenbard East Dec Tyler Mears Greater Latrobe 1-0 ro


     All-academic Teams 2015

     PIAA State Championship Brackets 2015

     Photos     (Thanks to Barry Kline for contributing to my photo page)

               PIAA Champions Class AA 2015

              PIAA Champions Class AAA 2015

........ .....

Class AA OW George Phillippi -
Derry Area - 132


Class AAA OW AC Headlee -

Waynesburg - 132

  Norm Palovcsik - Wrestling Round-Up Editor -
presenting OW awards.

  AA Coach of the Year - Rodney Wright - Boiling Springs

AAA Coach of the Year - Eric Mausser - Franklin Regional
  John Reynolds - PWCA President-
presenting C-O-Y awards.


  Rich Vetock presents Award to Jeff Upson of PApowerwrestle
           Wrestling USA / Man-of-the-Year 2015

   Complete PIAA State Results on Escape Sports



  WRESTLING  DATES 2015-2016
  First Practice Date November 16
  Minimum Length of Preseason Practice 3 weeks
  First Inter-School Practice or Scrimmage Date November 21
  Maximum Number of Regular Season Inter-School Practices or Scrimmages 2
  First Regular Season Contest Date December 4
  Maximum Length of Regular Season 11 weeks
  Maximum Number of Regular Season Contests 22
  District Deadline Team Wrestling February 6
  Team Wrestling Preliminary Round February 8
  PIAA AA & AAA Team Wrestling Championships February 11, 12, & 13 GIANT Center, Hershey
  Last Regular Season Contest Date and District Deadline February 27
  Region Deadline March 5
  PIAA AA & AAA Wrestling Championships March 10, 11, & 12 GIANT Center, Hershey



         Class AAA  Final TEAM Brackets     Class AA Final TEAM Brackets   2015 PIAA State Team Championship Photos

        Flyer for National Wrestling Hall of Fame - PA Chapter - Class of 2015
            Including details of the great event.. May 3rd in Harrisburg.

       Mike Johnson's 84-0 Career breakdown. Never taken down!

        I am looking for a video copy of the 1997 Dapper Dan - PA vs. US.  Contact

        PWCA to induct 13 in their Hall of Fame

        National Wrestling Hall of Fame -
             PA Chapter Hall of Fame Class of 2015




        National Registry for Wrestling Fans

         The 2nd to last field on the form asks you to enter the code of the person who referred
         you, so please enter
Al Bevilacqua's project ... Come on, fans.. let's all
           sign up.

            We need to gather a million...  PLEASE get
ten of your friends who once wrestled or had
             someone who wrestled. Pennsylvania is a leader.. let's show our wrestling support!



     Check out WRESTLING USA- Pennsylvania page


     Looking for the 1997 PA. vs. US Dapper Dan CD or VCR.. Contact Tom if you have this DVD.

      Kerry R. Burrows


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