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Owner & Operator of PA Power Wrestling • 2015 PA Wrestling "Person of the Year" • Former Central Dauphin Wrestler
  • NHSCA Nationals

Pennsylvania Invades Virginia Beach for NHSCA High School Nationals

VIRGINIA BEACH – The 2017 National High School Coaches Association’s High School Nationals will be taking place for the 28th time in a row. The event showcases the top grade level wrestlers from all across the United States including some high profile names from the Keystone State.

Pennsylvania will be represented by a plethora of 2017 […]

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Freshman Michael Kemerer Bounces Back for Third at National Tournament

ST. LOUIS – It was not the finish redshirt freshman Michael Kemerer wanted in his first NCAA National Tournament but the Hawkeye showed grit when he battled back to finish in third place at 157 lbs. Kemerer entered as the #2 seed having a (27-2) season record finishing second in the BIG 10 with his […]

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2x National Qualifier Te’Shan Campbell Transferring to Ohio State

PITTSBURGH – Te’Shan Campbell’s season just ended on Friday night in St. Louis when he went (2-2) at 165 lbs. in the NCAA National Tournament for Pittsburgh. It was his second straight trip to the NCAA Tournament for Campbell a 2015 graduate of Penn Hills High School in Pittsburgh.

On Monday Te’Shan announced that he will […]

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Pennsylvania’s Vincenzo Joseph Pulls a Stunner in St. Louis; Pins IMar to Win Title

ST. LOUIS – Based on their walk out song selections you may have been surprised by the end result at 165 lbs.; you would’ve been wrong. Penn State freshman Vincenzo Joseph, a Pittsburgh native, choose to walk out to the song Stuck in the Middle with You, a soft rock track from 1973 by the band […]

  • National Champions

Pennsylvania’s Elite Four Win NCAA National Championships in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – Pennsylvania Wrestling was guaranteed at least one National Champion coming into the Saturday night finals but left with the maximum number. The four Keystone State wrestlers all accomplished the feat in their own unique ways.

It started at 125 lbs. when District XI foes Darian Cruz (BECHAI) and Ethan Lizak (Parkland) clashed in […]

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Pennsylvania Goes Five-for-Five in NCAA Semifinals; 8 will All-American

ST. LOUIS – A total of eight Pennslyvania Wrestlers will leave St. Louis with NCAA Hardware and five of those wrestlers are going to put it all on the line in the NCAA National Finals. Pennsylvania is guaranteed at the bare minimum one NCAA National Champion as the 125 lbs. finals bout will feature former […]

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Pennsylvania Advances Five Into NCAA Semifinals; Seven Alive in Consolations

ST. LOUIS – Pennsylvania Wrestling has the chance to collect twelve NCAA National All-Americans on Friday night in St. Louis. Five of those wrestlers are guaranteed no less than a sixth place finish on the medal stand and all have a chance to punch their tickets to the NCAA National Finals tomorrow night.

Two wrestlers at […]

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Pennsylvania Blues in St. Louis During NCAA Nationals Round of 16

ST. LOUIS – Pennsylvania Wrestling had a rough Thursday night in St. Louis during the NCAA Championship Round of 16. With a total of 23 wrestlers competing for a spot in the quarterfinals only eight from Keystone State advanced. It was a disappointing round for several Pennsylvania stars inside the Scottrade Center.

The few bright spots […]

  • PA Advances 23 Into NCAA Round of 16

Pennsylvania Wrestlers Go 23 for 49 in NCAA Nationals Opening Round

ST. LOUIS – Round 1 of the 2017 NCAA Nationals is in the books and the Keystone State has advanced 23 wrestlers in the Round of 16. Those 26 wrestlers who dropped their opening bouts will wrestle in the first round of consolations this evening.

Leading the charge into the Round of 16 for Pennsylvania were Nittany Lion […]

  • Team PA All-Stars

Pennsylvania All-Stars Selected for Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic

PITTSBURGH – The Pennsylvania All-Star team for the 2017 Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic has been selected. 12 USA All-Stars are currently ranked Top 10 in the Nation by Flo. The Keystone State’s squad will consist of 11 wrestlers all ranked Top 10 in the Nation by Flo. Pennsylvania touts two wrestlers ranked #1 in the Nation […]

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