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Congratulation to Edinboro's Tim Flynn as his Fighting Scots earned win #200 for him.

   Coach Roger Crebs
achieved his 350th coaching win at Lycoming on Nov 12th with a 28-15
   win over McDaniel College, 28-15.
   His record is now 350-118-2, as he joined the legendary Budd Whitehill (1956-93) in the 350-win
   club with the Lycoming wrestling program. The late Budd Whitehill was 374-175-7 in 37 years as
   head coach

Anyone interested- HB du Pont Middle School is looking for a wrestling coach for this upcoming season. HB is located in Hockessin in the Red Clay Consolidated School District. Last year the team completed their fourth undefeated season in a row and won the district championship. If you are interested in coaching the Warriors please email


LHU Fall Classic Tournament Results



   Coach John T. Toggas obituaries and also the service details.  Check Don Lehman's page for 

    more links. YD @ York Dispatch Sports or @ YAIAA Scores/Wrestling Prayers for the Toggas

    family and the West York wrestlers.


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

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



  PWCA Hall of Fame Class of 2016 to Induct Nine.


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



Tom Elling's
2015 PA Wrestling Handbook

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








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.



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


            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

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


     NCAA Backets 2015  -   Final       

     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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