Recruit Report (Oct. 10, 2014)

Published on Friday, 10 October 2014 6:00 am

Mike White has this week's Recruit Report. "Some high schools in Western Pennsylvania find it hard to fill all the weight classes on a wrestling team. But while the number of wrestlers in Western Pennsylvania ...

Girls Volleyball: 23 teams shuffled in WPIAL realignment

Published on Thursday, 07 August 2014 10:38 am

Twenty-three teams were affected by the WPIAL's girls volleyball realignment. Ken Wunderley details the changes in this story. Three fewer teams will be competing in the WPIAL girls volleyball tournaments ...

Wrestling: Belle Vernon grappler wins Cadet National Title

Published on Thursday, 07 August 2014 8:11 am

... world of amateur wrestling during the month of July. Verkleeren, who recently completed his freshman year at Belle Vernon High School, made his international debut at the FILA Cadet World Wrestling Freestyle ...

Wrestling: Fargo All-Americans - Cadets & Juniors

Published on Saturday, 02 August 2014 10:15 pm

Below are the wrestlers from Pennsylvania who earned All-American status at the USA Wrestling Cadet and Junior National Championships, held July 19-26 at the Fargodome on the campus of North Dakota State ...

Wrestling: Franklin Regional's Lee a world champ

Published on Thursday, 31 July 2014 6:00 am

Ken Wunderley profiles Franklin Regional wrestling star Spencer Lee. Read his story below. Spencer Lee was very disappointed with his performance at last summer's Fila Cadet Freestyle World Championships. ...

Wrestling: West Allegheny's Hall is hard at work

Published on Thursday, 31 July 2014 6:00 am

Ken Wunderley profiles West Allegheny wrestler Nathan Hall. Read his story below. Nathan Hall began wrestling at age 5, but switched to hockey the following year. "My dad [Don] wrestled when he attended ...

Wrestling: Slippery Rock honors Kiski Area coach

Published on Thursday, 31 July 2014 6:00 am

Ken Wunderley profiles Kiski Area wrestling coach Chuck Tursky, who will be inducted into the Slippery Rock University Hall of Fame. Read his story below. Kiski Area wrestling coach Chuck Tursky will ...

Wrestling: 2013-14 Honor Roll

Published on Sunday, 27 July 2014 7:00 am

Championship Matches WPIAL Class AAA - Franklin Regional 42, Latrobe 19 WPIAL Class AA - Burrell 34, South Fayette 28 PIAA Class AAA - Franklin Regional 37, Latrobe 23 PIAA Class AA - Bethlehem Catholic ...

Wrestling: North Hills junior has wrestling in his blood

Published on Thursday, 24 July 2014 6:00 am

Ken Wunderley profiles North Hills wrestling standout Gage Curry. Read his story below. It's no surprise to hear that North Hills junior Gage Curry comes from a wrestling family. After all, a lot of ...

Wrestling: Moving up, down still weighing on Kiski's Worthing

Published on Thursday, 24 July 2014 6:00 am

Ken Wunderley profiles Kiski Area wrestler Tyler Worthing. Read his story below. That was the scenario that Tyler Worthing faced at the end of his sophomore year at Kiski Area High School. Worthing competed ...

Index: 2013-14 Wrestling Review

Published on Friday, 18 July 2014 7:00 am

Sports Town will review the 2013-14 school year in July. Today we will review the wrestling season. WPIAL Champs - Franklin Regional (AAA), Burrell (AA). PIAA Champs - Franklin Regional (AAA), Bethlehem ...

Wrestling: 2014 North Season Recap

Published on Friday, 18 July 2014 7:00 am

It wasn't widely predicted that Jonathan Avon would be North Hills' top finisher at last weekend's PIAA Class AAA wrestling tournament. Yet, Avon, a senior, accepted his bronze medal on the 160-pound ...

Wrestling: 2014 South Season Recap

Published on Friday, 18 July 2014 7:00 am

The Canon-McMillan wrestling team had a small but potent contingent at the PIAA Class AAA tournament this past weekend at the Giant Center. After combining for 15 qualifiers in the past two seasons, ...

Wrestling: 2014 East Season Recap

Published on Friday, 18 July 2014 7:00 am

The Franklin Regional High School wrestling team had a season to remember. The Panthers won WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA Team Tournament titles, then claimed the PIAA team title at the invividual championships. ...

Wrestling: 2014 West Season Recap

Published on Friday, 18 July 2014 7:00 am

Avella Area's Jake Temple had a storybook finish to his high school career. He won WPIAL, Southwest Region and PIAA Class AA titles en route to a perfect 43-0 record. "It's an awesome experience ...

Wrestling: 2014 North Photo Recap

Published on Friday, 18 July 2014 7:00 am

The following photos feature wrestlers from the area's North zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2013-14 season. (Photo: Mars' Nathan Bair (front) defeated Moon's Patrick Barcaskey in ...

Wrestling: 2014 South Photo Recap

Published on Friday, 18 July 2014 7:00 am

The following photos feature wrestlers from the area's South zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2013-14 season. (Photo: Montour's Cole Macek, left, competed against West Mifflin's James ...