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         2015-2016 All-Academic Teams   (  )


       Photo Album from the 40th Anniversary of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame (June 1-4)

          27th NHSCA Nationals - RESULTS   Seniors/Juniors    Soph/Frosh/MS

          Flo Nationals Results

       PIAA Photos - What Tom was able to take -  nearly 1000 photos

          Completed Brackets  (full information - thanks to Spike Temple & Todd Stine)
              AA          AAA


                Wrestling USA / PA Wrestling Man-of-the-Year Alray Johnson
                          (presented by Rich Vetock (R)

...... PIAA Wrestling Calendar 2016-2017

Minimum Length of Preseason Practice - 3 weeks
First Inter-School Practice or Scrimmage Date - November 25
Maximum Number of Regular Season Inter-School Practices or Scrimmages 2
First Regular Season Contest Date - December 9
Maximum Length of Regular Season - 11 weeks
Maximum Number of Regular Season Contests 22
District Deadline Team Wrestling - February 4
Team Wrestling Preliminary Round - February 6
PIAA AA & AAA Team Wrestling Championships - February 9, 10 & 11 TBD
Last Regular Season Contest Date and District Deadline - February 25
Region Deadline - March 4
PIAA AA & AAA Wrestling Championships - March 9, & 10 & 11 TBD


      2016 Girls'  States' Wrestling Schedule  (Joe Stabilito)

      2016 PIAA Team Championships Brackets    Class AA      Class AAA

         (Note: The summaries can be accessed via these brackets.)

      Photos from the Giant Center - wrestling action         


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  LHU Fall Classic Tournament Results


Mark Dugan's AA OTM Rankings
March 3, 2016      


  Take the 24-day challenge-- lose weight.. look good the healthy way



Elling wins 2015 Dellinger Award by Amateur Wrestling News; joins two-timer Doug McDonald

   and Norm Palovcsik/Jim Butler and E. Ross Nevel.

Takedown Wrestling Radio... hear exclusive interviews with wrestling personalities

  Those who purchased the WHB. Here are some corrections/additions. Please pardon the errors.

  PWCA Hall of Fame Class of 2016 to Induct Nine.

National Wrestling Hall of Fame (PA Chapter) Class of 2016



Your hall of fame and museum works diligently to fulfill the mission of the organization to preserve, recognize and inspire. Recently the NWHOF partnered with Mat Talk to capture the oral stories of the legends of our sport. The first         history is complete and you can see the full release


The show can be heard for free at


Jason Bryant of the Mat Talk Podcast Network created the Legends interview concept, and also serves as the host and producer of the interviews. Bryant is president of the National Wrestling Media Association, and has been honored for His work as both a broadcaster and writer, including the Bob Dellinger Wrestling Writer of the Year award.


Check out WRESTLING USA- Pennsylvania page


Penn State Wrestling Database (from 1928-present)



Tom Elling's
2015 PA Wrestling Handbook

Ready to ship NOW, Limited edition

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"Each year is better than the last so I look forward each year to the new book"- Clarke Davis, Wyalusing

PWCA official website

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


All-Academic Teams 2015




Looking for a video copy of the 1997 Dapper Dan - PA vs. US.  Contact            



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 PATom -  Join
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!


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Wrestlers and Wrestling Fans Get your Pennsylvania Wrestling Tee-Shirt

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         Youth, Boys & Girls Wrestling Camps | Ken Chertow Wrestling


........................ 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)

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

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