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

What The PIAA’s Address to the Athletic Oversight Committee Means for Wrestling

On Monday, PIAA Executive Director Dr. Robert Lombardi addressed the Pennsylvania Athletic Oversight Committee in Harrisburg to discuss the growing concern over athletic transfers, student-athlete eligibility, and school classification. For those fans who rarely pay attention to other high school sports outside of wrestling, myself included, apparently these are issues that almost all sports and [...]

Team Pennsylvania Wins Cadet Freestyle National Duals in Spokane

On Saturday the Cadet Freestyle National Duals concluded with a Championship title for Team Pennsylvania. After dominating their pool, The Keystone State advanced into the Gold/Silver bracket where their closest match was with host state Washington (46-32). Overall ten wrestlers on Team Pennsylvania with at least three matches competed went undefeated in Spokane, Washington.  Rocco [...]

PA Power Wrestling Announces Inaugural Pre-Season Tournament “The Surge”

PITTSBURGH -– The Pennsylvania Wrestling Media Company, PA Power Wrestling, has announced an inaugural preseason tournament, The Surge, which will place on Saturday, Nov. 3 and Sunday Nov. 4, 2018, on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. The Surge will serve as a guide to PA Power Wrestling's preseason State Rankings for returning [...]

Pennsylvania’s Hayden Hidlay Cracks United States Under 23 World Team

Hayden Hidlay (Mifflin County) has been testing the United State's Senior Freestyle circuit ever since the redshirt freshman capped his first year of competition at N.C. State with an NCAA Finals appearance. It started in April at the 2018 U.S. Open where Hidlay competed at 70 kilograms against Senior level competition. The Lewistown, PA native [...]

Pennsylvania Falls Short of World Team Berth in Junior and Senior Divisions

Pennsylvania Wrestling was denied a spot on both the Junior and Senior USA Teams this past weekend in Rochester, MN. Several Keystone State wrestlers were within reach but unable to secure spots. 4-time NCAA All-American and NCAA Champion Nico Megaludis (Franklin Regional/Penn State) advanced into the 61 kilogram World Team Trials best-of-three finals against Nahshon [...]

Nine Pennsylvania Wrestlers Medal at Junior Freestyle U.S. Open in Las Vegas

Many of Pennsylvania's biggest names made the trip to Las Vegas for the 2018 UWW Junior Freestyle U.S. Open this weekend. Despite not coming away with any Champions, the Keystone State claimed nine spots in the top eight, with three wrestlers advancing into the championship finals. At 57 kilograms both of Pennsylvania's participants found their [...]