Wrestling: 2016-17 Master Tournament Schedule

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 5:00 am

DECEMBER 8-9               Eastern Area Invitational (at Gateway) – Allderdice, Armstrong, Baldwin, Bentworth, Bethel Park, Blackhawk, ...

Wrestling: 2016-17 North Teams To Watch

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 5:00 am

The high school wrestling season begins Friday. Below is a look at five teams from the North. * North Allegheny (8-8) - The Tigers have been a WPIAL top-four finisher the past five years. Ten starters ...

Wrestling: 2016-17 South Teams To Watch

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 5:00 am

The high school wrestling season begins Friday. Below is a look at seven teams from the South. Class 3A * Canon-McMillan (12-4) - The Big Macs have been a WPIAL final-four finisher eight of the last ...

Wrestling: 2016-17 East Teams To Watch

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 5:00 am

The high school wrestling season begins Friday. Below is a look at eight teams from the East. Class 3A * Kiski Area (23-3) - The Cavaliers have 12 starters returning, including nine who had 21 or more ...

Wrestling: 2016-17 West Teams To Watch

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 5:00 am

The high school wrestling season begins Friday. Below is a look at five teams from the West. Class 3A * Montour (10-10) - Coach Jason Bombardier has stepped down after 11 years and has been replaced ...

Wrestling: Top Returnees from Section 1-AAA

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 5:00 am

Ten underclassmen from Section 1 qualified for the PIAA Class AAA Tournament last season. Seven of the ten earned placewinnner status, including three PIAA champions: Franklin Regional's Spencer Lee ...

Wrestling: Top Returnees from Section 2-AAA

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 5:00 am

Five underclassmen from Section 2 qualified for the PIAA Class AAA Tournament last season. Three of the five earned placewinnner status. Those three head up the list of the top returning wrestlers in ...

Wrestling: Top Returnees from Section 3-AAA

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 5:00 am

  Nine underclassmen from Section 3 qualified for the PIAA Class AAA Tournament last season. Four of the nine earned placewinnner status, including North Allegheny's Jake Woodley, who won WPIAL ...

Wrestling: Top Returnees from Section 4-AAA

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 5:00 am

Four underclassmen from Section 4 qualified for the PIAA Class AAA Tournament last season. One of the nine earned placewinnner status. The four underclassmen head up the the list of the top returning ...

Wrestling: Top Returnees from Section 1-AA

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 5:00 am

Four underclassmen from Section 1 qualified for the PIAA Class AA Tournament last season. Three of the four earned placewinnner status, including Freedom's Cody Komara, who placed third in the state. ...

Wrestling: Top Returnees from Section 2-AA

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 5:00 am

Nine underclassmen from Section 2 qualified for the PIAA Class AA Tournament last season. Two of the nine were PIAA finalists. Jefferson-Morgan's Gavin Teasdale won his second PIAA title, while Jeannette's ...

Wrestling: Top Returnees from Section 3-AA

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 5:00 am

  Three underclassmen from Section 3 qualified for the PIAA Class AA Tournament last season. One of the three earned placewinner status. The three underclassmen head up the list of the top returning ...

Wrestling: 2016 Class 3A Season Preview

Published on Friday, 02 December 2016 6:00 am

In this WPIAL wrestling season preview, Ken Wunderley takes a look at Class 3A. Read his story below. (Photo: Kiski Area is No. 1 team in Class AAA in the preseason rankings. Isaac Reid had a 37-10 ...

Wrestling: 2016 Class 2A Season Preview

Published on Friday, 02 December 2016 6:00 am

In this WPIAL wrestling season preview, Ken Wunderley takes a look at Class 2A. Read his story below. (Photo: Z.J. Ward of Freedom and Bryan Gaul of Burrell will be looking to lead the top two teams ...

Wrestling: 2016 Five Things to Watch

Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 7:00 am

Here are five things to keep an eye on during the 2016-17 wrestling season. 1. Franklin Regional senior Spencer Lee enters his final year with a perfect 109-0 record. He is trying to become the 13th ...

Wrestling: 2016-17 Section Alignment

Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 7:00 am

The following is the section alignment for the 2016-17 WPIAL wrestling season. Class 3A (Section 1-A) Armstrong, Gateway, Kiski Area, Penn Hills, Plum, Woodland Hills (Section 1-B) Franklin Regional, ...

Wrestling: 2016-17 Dates to Remember

Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 7:00 am

Wrestling teams competing in the PIAA are allowed two scrimmages and 22 games during the regular season. Below are important dates to remember. First Practice Date - November 18 First Scrimmage Date ...

Alumni Update - Austin Bonacci (Thiel)

Published on Friday, 25 November 2016 12:36 pm

Austin Bonacci went 3-0 at 157 pounds Saturday at the Mount Union Duals. He posted decisions over Noah Messerall of Heidelberg (9-4) and Josh Toal of Messiah (10- 3) and picked up a 12-4 major decision ...

Alumni Update - Jake Evans (Waynesburg)

Published on Thursday, 24 November 2016 12:00 pm

Jake Evans went 5-0 this past week with three victories coming by pin and another by major decision. Two of those wins came in match-clinching fashion for the Jackets. His 10-2 major decision sealed ...

Alumni Update - Vincenzo Joseph (Penn State)

Published on Wednesday, 23 November 2016 12:00 pm

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team (2-0, 0-0 B1G), under the guidance of head coach Cael Sanderson, sent 19 wrestlers to the University of Pennsylvania for the 2016 Keystone ...