Pennsylvania was well represented in the Big Apple in the Bill Farrell Memorial International Open with eleven wrestlers competing in Freestyle. Hosted by the historic New York Athletic Club the event also served as the U.S. World Team Trials for non-Olympic weights. Competing at 70 kg 3x PIAA State Champion and 2x NCAA National Champion […]
Robert Patrick did OK by his standards at the Super 32 Tournament in Greensboro, N.C., two weeks ago. But a 2-2 performance wasn’t quite what he wanted.
The Ligonier Valley junior found it a week and 2,000 miles later at the Freak Show in Las Vegas, where he won the 160-pound title with a fall, a […]
Greensboro, NC – Pennsylvania Wrestling may not have had the incredible performance of 2015 but the Keystone State was far ahead of the field in 2016 with 21 Medalists including four Super 32 Challenge Champions. The next closest State was New Jersey who had two Champions and 13 Medalists.
Full brackets can be found on the […]
Pennsylvania Wrestling took their lumps during Day 1 of the 2016 Super 32 Challenge but overall the Keystone State had an impressive day with 18 wrestlers advancing into the Championship Quarterfinals. In addition to those 18 in the hunt for a Super 32 Challenge Belt there are 25 wrestlers still doing battle in the consolation […]
For the fourth year in a row Flo’s premier event, Who’s #1, will take place at Lehigh University in the legendary Snakepit. It will feature a dual meet format where the top high school wrestlers in the Nation collide and many have an opportunity to claim or defend a #1 National ranking.
Also for the fourth […]
Some of the biggest names in Pennsylvania are on the move – and on the PA Power Podcast.
Keith Gavin, who was a PIAA State placewinner at Lackawanna Trail and a National Champion at Pitt, has accepted a position as an assistant coach at Oklahoma. He joins Jeff Upson and Eric Knopsnyder to talk about his […]
The PA Power Podcast returns all the way from Macon, France host of the 2016 Junior World Championships. Listen in as Jeff Upson and Eric Knopsnyder recap Pennsylvania’s performance in France plus sit down with 3x World Champion Spencer Lee (Photo of Lee by PA Power Wrestling’s Tami Knopsnyder). The duo also discusses Jarod Verkleeron’s […]
Macon, France, is nearly 4,000 miles from State College, but a few “We are …” chants were ringing around Le Spot arena on Saturday evening.
That’s because one of the newest members of the Nittany Lions wrestling team had just won a Junior World freestyle title in dominating fashion.
Mark Hall needed just 30 seconds to score […]
The 2016 Junior World Championships will take place in Macon, France starting on Tuesday August 30th. Three Pennsylvania native wrestlers will be competing and PA Power Wrestling’s Jeff Upson and Eric Knopsnyder are making the trip to provide Keystone State wrestling fans with the best coverage they can.
The Tournament will be streamed live on Flo […]
At the age of 17 and, still with a year left to go in high school, Pennsylvania Wrestling star Spencer Lee isn’t shy about his career goals. The 3x undefeated PIAA State Champion for Franklin Regional aspires to become an Olympic Champion.
Lee already owns two UWW World Championships, one in Cadet and one in Junior, […]