|Pennsylvania Wrestling News|
|......||1. Lists every returning wrestler who competed in the PIAA Series with grad year, piaa places, W-L|
|2. Includes Independent Schools' Results as well as the National Preps|
|3. Ranks the Top 100 Returning wrestlers for both AAA and AA; Ranks top Returning PAIST (Independent)|
|4. Ranks the Top 50 Returning Teams (based upon TOURNAMENT strength) (AAA, AA and Independent|
|5. Lists results (placers) of selected tournaments (ie King of the Mountain, PowerAde, Beast, Ironman, etc)|
|6. List Fargo and other summer results|
|7. Lists EVERY PIAA placer since 1938. Listed bot by last name and school|
|8. Lists all those inducted in the PWCA and the PA Chapter (NWHOF)|
|9. Includes last year's NCAA, Big Ten Brackets, Results from NCAA qualifiers, PSAC, EWL, etc|
|10. Lists important dates for wrestling and rule changes for the 2018-2019 season.|
|11. Lists current head coaches and the new cycle Classifications|
|12. Many action photos from state tournaments.|
|13. Team Rankings by District and Classification|
|14. PJW Junior high results- placers by weith class and also grouped by affiliation.|
|15. Girls' Rankings|
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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.
Dave Hoffman named head coach at The Hill School.
New Head Coaches
Bedford - Joel Easter
Norwin - Vince DeAugustine
Grove City - Wes Phipps
Seneca - Ryan Murphy
Susquenita - TBA (Rusty Wallace retired)
Muncy - Royce Eyer
Harbor Creek - Ron Dombkowski
Hershey - Dee Evans
Bethlehem Catholic: Rick Thompson
Dieruff: Jordan Glykas
Emmaus: Thad Smith
Freedom: Dante Terenzio
Notre Dame: Matt Veres
Palisades: Nick LaFevre
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.
Outstanding Wrestler - 2A - Gavin Teasdale, Jefferson Morgan
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 ****************
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
Counting your 22 Contests
New head coaches 2017-2018
Ben Clymer - Faith Christian Academy
Ron Swingle, Jr.- Berwick
David Luthy - Plymouth Whitemarsh
Dave Krantz - Pittston Area.
Ross Myers - Blue Mountain
Steve Adam - Upper Perkiomen
Josh Haines - Pocono Mountain East.
Jim McCabe - Tamaqua
Mike Griffith - Hanover Area.
Brandan Clark -
Josh Anspach - Milton
Dee Evans - Steelton-Highspire
Tony Gish - Susquehanna Twp.
Jason Foor - Milton
Hershey (assistants will be Ed Neiswender and Dan Ireland)
Billy Chamberlain - Manheim Central
Joe Russo - Catasaqua
Buck Watkins - Frazier
Mike Egan - Shikellamy
Bryan Smith - Palasades (Dan Putnam asst)
Mike Ottinger was named head coach at Parkland; Ryan
Nunamaker has resigned.
John Walizer has been named the HWC at Hempfield (Dist 3)
Tim Andrekovich takes over at Bellwood-Antis
Corey Fetterolf is new HC @ North Schuylkill.
Jeff Havelka - Canon McMillan
Chucky Connor - Conwell Egan.
Nick LaFevre - Emmaus
Jeff 'Peanut' Bowyer - Coatesville
Christian Harr - Hollidaysburg
Jason Gibble at Wilson West Lawn
Tim Simon - McDowell
Musselman - Claysburg-Kimmel
Chris Voshell - Cedar Crest
Sal Lascari - Berlin BrothersValley
Not new but I neglected to amke the change in my database last year.. shout out to Terry Tate at Tyrone.
Floyd Brown is at Lehighton (Thanks to Sean McMahon)
(Please let Tom know of other changes. THANK YOU!) firstname.lastname@example.org
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