Jake Woodley’s Rollercoaster Freestyle Season Lands Him a Match-up With Bo Nickal

It's been a wild ride for Pennsylvania wrestler Jake Woodley over the last four months. Photo by Sam Janicki. The 2-time Pennsylvania State Champion from North Allegheny has certainly faced his share of ups and downs but, as of late, his momentum is swinging in a positive direction. His rollercoaster started in PPG Paints Arena [...]

Pennsylvania’s Clayton Ulrey and Hunter Catka Claim Spots on Team USA’s Cadet World Team

The Mullett and the Muscle are heading to Sofia, Bulgaria. For the first time since 2015, the Keystone State will have two representatives on the United States Cadet World Team in Men's Freestyle. That year in Sarajevo, Bosnia - Pennsylvania's Jarod Verkleeren won a Cadet World Title and Gavin Teasdale was fifth. Rising seniors Clayton [...]

The PA Power Podcast Debates Proposed Cut To 12 Weight-Classes Plus More Spring News

PAP52: If you haven't heard the news about Pennsylvania High School Wrestling - PA Power Wrestling's Jeff Upson @PAPowerWrestle and Eric Knopsnyder @KnopsKnotes get you up to speed with the PIAA's proposal on decreasing the number of weight-classes from 14 to 12. The pair also talk about the Virginia Beach Duals and Cadet World Team Trials in [...]

PA Wrestlers Claim Crowns at Ohio TOC

Four Pennsylvania wrestlers won Ohio Tournament of Champions titles in the Elite Division on Saturday in Columbus, including a pair of Union City seniors. Bears teammates Gavin Henry (190 pounds) and Matt Long (285) captured championships to join Canon-McMillan senior Kenny Hayman (132) and Freedom Area sophomore Trent Schultheis (160). Two of the championship matches [...]

Pennsylvania’s Joey Fisher, Clayton Ulrey, and Hunter Catka Win Titles At 2019 FloNationals

It was the 10th Annual FloNationals but for the first time ever, the event was competed in Freestyle & Greco-Roman. USA Wrestling has designated FloNationals as the Trials for the team being sent to the Cadet Pan Am Championships; wrestlers who competed in both styles earned points based on their placement with the highest point [...]

The Open Room Grades Pennsylvania’s Performance at NCAAs Plus Take A Look Ahead

PAPC52: Has it sunk in that the 2019 NCAA Wrestling season is over? Yeah, same here. The Open Room with Rob Waltko @Rob_SwagginU and Joe Youngblood @CoachYBee give out grades to Pennsylvania wrestlers and recap all of the action from the Steel City. The pair also talks "headgear-gate," Penn State's 2020 line-up, and what could be in [...]

Pennsylvania Earns 9 Champions and 56 Overall Medalists at the NHSCA Virginia Beach Nationals

Pennsylvania's best wrestlers once again travelled to Virginia Beach to take part in the NHSCA High School Nationals. 2019 was the 30th Annual for the NHSCA and Pennsylvania had success in all six levels. In the NHSCA Freshman Nationals Pennsylvania finished in third with 219 points. The Keystone State crowned one champion and earned seven [...]

Jason Nolf & Bo Nickal Make NCAA History Becoming 51st and 52nd Three Time National Champions

By Ken Wunderley Tri-State Sports & News Service Penn State's dynamic duo of Jason Nolf and Bo Nickal joined an exclusive club at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Tournament, which concluded Saturday night at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. Both hit the trifecta by winning a third consecutive NCAA Division I title, Nolf at 157 [...]