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 Information for the PA Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame
Golf Tournament  Golden Oaks Golf Club, 10 Stonehedge Drive, Fleetwood PA 19522
Monday, June 24th


Women's Wrestling Newsletter - May 23, 2019








Josh Deputy has been an assistant wrestling coach for 17 years, including 11 years at his alma mater, Bedford, and the last six years under Greg Lazor at Chestnut Ridge.


Congratulations to Coach Dave Marko who achieved his 300th career coaching win on Friday, Feb 8th. His record is now 302-120.


And how about Scott Gold II's record  In 48 seasons, Coach Gold has a record of 485-379-7. at Oxford Area HS.


2019 Brackets for PIAA Team Championships Feb 7-8-9


Wrestling Rules via PIAA Bulletin 10/11/18




EIWA to Induct Four into Hall of Fame (PA's Bennett and Sheridan included) (Jamie Moffatt)



Girls' Wrestling in Pennsylvania  (Chris Atkinson - PA Women's Wrestling Director - USA Wrestling - PAWF)


Women's Wrestling Newsletter February 5, 2019 - Joe Stabilito


WIN October 3, 2018



Bill Welker's book - The Sparrow's Spirit: A Champion Wrestler's Lifetime Reflections on Prayer and Perseverance - is the WINNER in the sports category in the 6th Annual Beverly Hills Book Awards Contest. 



New Head Coaches





Lewisburg - Justin Michaels

Chestnut Ridge - Josh Deputy

Western Wayne - Scott Rush

Valley View - Matt Judge
Pine Grove - Ken Newswanger



Iroquois  - Jeremy Little

Williams Valley - Matt Dietrich

Bedford - Joel Easter

Norwin - Vince DeAugustine
Grove City - Wes Phipps
Seneca - Ryan Murphy

Muncy - Royce Eyer
Harbor Creek - Ron Dombkowski

Hershey - Dee Evans

Bethlehem Catholic: Rick Thompson.. Jeff Karam

Dieruff: Jordan Glykas

Emmaus: Thad Smith

Freedom: Dante Terenzio

Notre Dame: Matt Veres

Palisades: Nick LaFevre

Panther Valley - Zane Bachert

Solanco - Tony Mendez

Trinity (D3) - Joe Peretta

The Hill School - Dave Hoffman




Wilkes Open 1961
I am starting to compile all of the Wilkes Open entries/brackets/placers.
I would appreciate any and all help.. old news clips, brackets, etc.


PIAA State TEAM Updates and Summaries


Photos of PIAA TEAM Championships



Photos below



   Outstanding Wrestler - 2A - Gavin Teasdale, Jefferson Morgan


 Outstanding Wrestler - 3A -

Sammy Sasso, Nazareth


Teague Moore - makes presentations for Keystone Wrestling Round-Up



Dave Crowell, Sammy Sasso, Teague Moore




          Most Falls - 2A - Gavin Hoffman, Montoursville


      Most Falls - 3A - Sam Hillegas, North Hills





********************  PIAA 2A Individual Champions 2018 ***************


********************  PIAA 3A Individual Champions 2018 ****************


Rich Vetock of Tom's PA Wrestling presents Wrestling USA Magazine's
'Person-of-the-Year' award to Ann Peery Ritter.


Amateur Wrestling News' Jim Kalin has written a book about wrestling icon Mike Milkovich.

    This a book all wrestling fans will want to read.  Check out the press release here.

    Info for purchasing...

 Counting your 22 Contests

A PIAA member school is permitted to participate in a maximum of twenty-two (22) Regular Season wrestling Contests based on the following method of counting Regular Season wrestling Contests:

a. One (1) Contest for each dual meet.

b. Two (2) Contests for each triangular meet or each individually or Team bracketed Tournament involving no more than 8 Teams, pursuant to NFHS Wrestling Rule 10, Conduct of Tournaments, Section 3, Tournament Brackets.

c. Three (3) Contests for each quadrangular meet, each individually or Team bracketed Tournament involving at least 9 Teams, pursuant to NFHS Wrestling Rule 10, Conduct of Tournaments, Section 3, Tournament Brackets, and each one-day Multiple School (Dual) Event or Individual Pool Event. A PIAA member school may participate in no more than two (2) Multiple School (Dual) or Individual Pool Events, excluding triangular or quadrangular meets, during the Regular Season.

d. Multiple day Combination Tournament competition points and/or multiple day Multiple School (Dual) Event competition points are the aggregate of b and/or c herein.

e. All of the foregoing must be compliant with NFHS Wrestling Rule 1, Competition, Section 4, Representation, Article 3, which provides for no wrestler to represent that wrestler’s school in more than one weight class in any meet or wrestle in more than five matches (championship or consolation), excluding forfeits in any one day.