LAS VEGAS – Jordan Oliver (Easton Area) leads a contingent of Pennsylvania wrestlers in Las Vegas at the 2017 U.S. Open (Photo of Oliver by Tony Rotundo of Wrestlers Are Warriors). The 3-time PIAA State Champion is the lone Keystone Wrestler who advanced into the Senior Men’s Freestyle Finals. Overall ten wrestlers from Pennsylvania are […]
LAS VEGAS – The 2017 U.S. Open returns to Las Vegas this weekend and Pennsylvania Wrestling will be represented by some of the Nation’s best. The event is broken down into several different age and style divisions including Senior Men’s Freestyle and Junior Men’s Freestyle. The Keystone State will also be represented in the Senior […]
COLUMBUS – The largest one day tournament in the Nation is one that always finds Pennsylvania talent throughout – and 2017 was no different. In Columbus, Ohio at the 25th annual Ohio Tournament of Champions the Keystone State came away with 23 Champions across seven different age divisions.
Young talent from the Schoolboy division had a […]
PITTSBURGH – This could be another big week for the Pitt wrestling program, and names are beginning to leak out as new head coach Keith Gavin looks to fill his coaching staff.
The Pitt alumnus has some big decisions to make. First off is deciding what to do about the coaching staff that was in place […]
MANHEIM – Not only do they excel against their competition on the wrestling mat but some of Pennsylvania’s best NCAA Division I wrestlers dominate in the classroom. A total of 20 wrestlers from the Keystone State were named to the 2017 National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic list that showcases the Nation’s top performing student-athletes.
Of the […]
PITTSBURGH – On Thursday PA Power Wrestling’s Jeff Upson and Eric Knopsnyder sat down with newly hired head coach Keith Gavin at the Fitzgerald Fieldhouse. In just his second day operating in the new position Keith Gavin took time out of his day to speak about the path back to Pittsburgh and what lies ahead […]
Daniel Dennis has seen and felt firsthand what Spencer Lee can do on a wrestling mat, so the 2016 Olympian scoffs at the notion that the Franklin Regional senior will have any problems overcoming a serious knee injury and the first loss of his high school career.
“I think the kid’s a phenom. He’s a freak […]
The NCAA Championships are coming to Pennsylvania in 2019.
The University of Pittsburgh announced that it will host the tournament at PPG Paints Arena. It’s just the second time that Pitt has hosted the NCAA Championships and first since 1957.
Philadelphia was the last Pennsylvania city to host, in 2011, and Penn State held the event in 1999.
Keith Gavin saw what was being written about the head coach position at Pitt.
He heard his alma mater being called cheap and that Pitt’s administration wasn’t committed to the program. He watched as an established head coach back away from the opportunity. Then another. And another.
Eventually, Pitt decided to give Gavin his first opportunity to […]
PITTSBURGH – The long and twisting road that was the Pitt coaching search led back to a familiar name: Keith Gavin.
The Panthers introduced Gavin as the team’s next coach on Thursday in a move first reported by PA Power Wrestling. Pitt athletic director Heather Lyke announced the move in an email to Pitt wrestling alumni, but said […]