Keep watching Joey. He’s gonna be a contender soon.
We are more than a generation into a terrible experiment: the over protection of kids. Boys in particular are under attack in popular culture, at all levels of education and by electronics. Boys in ever increasing numbers aren’t allowed to be their genetic selves. Since the beginning of time boys have been going outside doing […]
2017 Junior World Championship Results The men’s junior team went into the event with high expectations and delivered big time. Gable Stevenson sealed the deal when he brought home the 3rd gold medal for team USA. 7 of our 8 wrestlers placed propelling America to its first Junior championship in more than 30 years. I’m […]
Troy Sunderland started losing the desire to be in the Manheim Central wrestling room at some point during the 2015-16 season. The Manheim Central coach soon shared those feelings with George Derbyshire, the Barons’ longtime athletic director. The conversation was short, and ended with Sunderland informing Derbyshire he’d give it another year, that he’d coach […]
I’m not a huge fan of running, unless you’re being chased. However like anything else, if you’re going to do it, do it right. This one of the better tutorials I’ve seen on the subject.
I had a conversation with Jimmy Hoffman earlier today. We talked about his history with wrestling. He reflected on his high school career and why he chose Lehigh University. He’s finished 2nd in the state 2 times; this is his finals match versus Trappe from a couple of months ago. He’s walking into a tough […]
I’ve been a vocal supporter of the option to use either style of wrestling uniform. It started when trying to recruit youth football players who wanted to try wrestling but their mothers were 100% against the singlet. I was a little surprised but after a couple of weeks I could see that I wouldn’t unseat […]
I talked with Gable Stevenson earlier today fresh off a dominating run at Junior Opens. Here are his results. The last time he faced Wood was a one point affair at Who’s #1 in 2015. Finals 120kg: Gable Stevenson (Minnesota Storm) PP Jordan Wood (Lehigh University), 9-2 120kg: Gable Stevenson (Minnesota Storm) ST Anthony Cassioppi […]
I talked with Mason today about his recent victory at the World Team Trails. We talked about Greco wrestling and future plans. World Team Trials match by match Best 2 out of 3 finals 1st Mason Manville Colorado Springs, CO (U.S. Army) PO Kamal Bey Scottsdale, AZ (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club), 2-0 Mason Manville Colorado […]
I talked with Jared Verkleeren today covering topics from his recent state championship to his commitment to PSU wrestling. I’ve talked with Jared a few times over the last couple of years and think that he’ll do his best work at the next level. Here’s an interview we did after he won his Cadet Word […]
Interesting Idea. Looks like Cornell contact info. Plan it around a New Year vacation down in Florida. List of current teams is below. More Info The event is built for teams looking for D1 competition in more wrestler and fan friendly environment. Teams can have 2 to 5 dual meets depending on their needs. What […]
Franklin & Marshall recently received a $5 million endowment for the wrestling program. David Lehman a 1968 alum made the donation to the school and program. He wrestled at F&M in the late ‘60’s. F&M has been off the wrestling radar for a while but Richard Durso recent grad and All American gave the school […]