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About Eric Knopsnyder

Eric covers wrestling for The Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown and has written for a number of other publications through the years. A former Division I wrestler, he's covered more than a dozen PIAA tournaments and four NCAA tournaments. His Knops Knotes blog focuses primarily on Districts 5 and 6.

No. 1 Julian Gorring To Miss Postseason Unless Court Intervenes

Julian Gorring has been the state's top-ranked 182-pounder in Class 2A for almost the entire season, but it looks like the Fort LeBoeuf senior will miss the postseason for an alleged incident involving a teammate that Gorring's father says was retaliation for ongoing racial and verbal abuse. Gorring has been suspended by the school district, [...]

Fans’ Guide To Thomas Chevrolet Tournament

Location: Bedford High School, Bedford Teams competing (with top dual meet teams first): No. 4 Burrell, No. 6 Chestnut Ridge, No. 7 Greenville, No. 17 Freedom Area, No. 21 North Star, No. 24 Newport, Athens, Bedford, Berlin Brothersvalley, Beth-Center, Cambria Heights, Central, Central Cambria, Claysburg, Conemaugh Township, Everett, Jefferson-Morgan, North Schuylkill, Northern Bedford, Northern Garrett (Md.), [...]

Here’s What Is Causing Shortage Of NCAA Tickets in Pittsburgh

Supply and demand – that's the easiest way to sum up the issues surrounding tickets for the NCAA Championships in Pittsburgh this March. Although the supply has been relatively stable over the past two decades, the demand has spiked significantly this season. Minnesota head coach Brandon Eggum tweeted on Wednesday about the situation, asking FloWrestling [...]