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xx Newark Valley Youth Wrestling Tournament
February 23, 2017, 07:02:55 AM by webmstr
Newark Valley Youth Wrestling Tournament is taking individual and team submissions until Friday Evening at 6:00 pm by email : newarkvalleywrestling@gmail.com. Payments can be made at check in. All NYS Certified refs.

xx NYS Tournament Live Broadcast
February 20, 2017, 08:57:45 AM by webmstr

Time Warner Cable Sportschannel will be broadcasting the semifinals (10am) and finals (6pm) live on Saturday. Check your local listings for channel.

For more information, visit the Time Warner Cable Sportscannel website.

xx #8 Cornell Hosts #4 Ohio State
February 15, 2017, 01:55:26 PM by webmstr

Click on image for full flyer

xx Ohio Tournament of Champions
February 15, 2017, 08:41:10 AM by webmstr
2017 Ohio Tournament of Champions - 25th Anniversary

New for 2017: Region Competition - with chance to win up to $2500 cash grant, to help support wrestling in your Region

February 13, 2017

The Ohio Tournament of Champions, considered one of the toughest post season wrestling tournaments in the country, as well as being the largest one day event, will be held at the Columbus Convention Center, in Columbus, OH, on April 22.

This year marks the event’s 25th Anniversary and tournament organizers are expecting 3000 participants. Currently, entries are running at more than 75% ahead of last year’s pace, which saw nearly 2500 entries, and 16 states are already represented.

Registration is currently open, thru April 14, with extended registration closing out on April 16, at http://www.ohiotofc.com  - there will be no entries accepted after after that. Age groups, which are determined by the birth year, range from 8 and under and go thru high school. There is also an Open Division, for those wrestlers that have graduated high school.

Past participants read like a who’s who of wrestling, including: Jon Reader (10X Champion), Logan Stieber (6X Champion), Kyle Dake (1X placer - 4X placer), David Taylor (2X Champion) and Coleman Scott (2X Champion).

Other past competitors have included: Kyle Snyder, Mark Hall (6X Champion), Dean Heil (4X Champion), Anthony Collica (3X Champion), Lance Palmer (3X Champion), Collin Palmer (8X Champion), Zahid Valencia (2X Champion), Luke Pletcher (9X Champion), Cade Olivas (7X Champion), Mark Grey (6X Champion), Eric Tannenbaum (5X Champion), Kaleb Romero (5X Champion), Kenny Courts (5X Champion), Hunter Stieber (5X Champion), Dustin Schlatter (4X Champion), C.P.Schlatter (2X Champion), Austin O'Connor (2X Champion), Yianni Diakomihalis (4X Champion), Michael Poeta (3X Champion), Zeke Moisey (3X Champion), Nathan Tomasello (1X Champion), Jason Tsirtsis (1X Champion), Myles Martin, J. Jaggers (3X Champion) and many others.

While the event is an individual tournament, with awards being given out to the top eight place finishers in each age/weight class, a new twist was added this year - Region Competition.

“Basically, we have divided the United States up into about 40 Regions,” Tournament Chairman Bart Freidenberg said. “When a wrestler registers, he will select the Region that he resides in. The top 25 place finishers, in each Region, will score points for his Region. So, every wrestler is a potential point scorer.”

Freidenberg added that the top five Regions will win cash grants, ranging from $500 to $2500, which will go directly to support wrestling in the winning Regions. “We’ll see how the entries go,” Freidenberg said,” so there may even be additional money allocated to either the top five Regions, or additional placing Regions. We haven’t decided on that part yet.”

With the Region Competition, the event has added a new category of qualification, “Wildcard Entry.” Basically this is just an additional exemption that folks can use to register,” said Freidenberg. “We anticipate that 99 percent, or more, of our entries will have already met some other qualification, to enter. In the past, many folks have met one of the qualifications, or exemptions, but weren’t aware that they had, so they never bothered to enter. This just sort of streamlines things and makes it easier for folks.

Also back is the Club & Team Competition, which is again based on wrestler’s individual place finishes. ”There was a lot of confusion on which Division to enter last year,” Freidenberg said. “This year, the clubs and teams will just pick the Division based on the prize they are hoping to win.” This years prizes range in value from $500-$1500  worth of custom wrestling apparel and gear.

The Tournament has also announced its first two Special Guests for the event: Frank Jasper, who portrayed Shute, in the movie “Vision Quest” and Grayson Russell, who portrayed Texas Ranger in “Talladega Nights” and Fregley in the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” movies. Both will be on hand to sign autographs for all the attendees.

You can follow tournament updates on their Facebook page, at: You can also like the event’s Facebook page, at https://www.facebook.com/ohiotofc/ and the event itself will be streamed live on Flo Wrestling.

xx Shamrock Wrestling Club
February 14, 2017, 10:47:18 AM by webmstr
SHAMROCK WRESTLING CLUB

PRACTICES
Time: 6 to 7:30 pm starting Monday March 6th and contin-uing thru June. Come 15 minutes early to check in, change and help set up the mats. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To be covered by insur-ance while participating in the Club's program, each wrestler must be a member of USA Wrestling. . Your USA Wrestling's annual $40.00 membership fee is included with your club membership

SITES
BGA: Tuesday, Thursday 06:00-07:30
Greene: Monday, Wednesday 06:00-07:30
Waverly: Tuesday, Thursday 06:00-07:30
Corning: Monday, Wednesday 06:00-07:30
Horseheads/Binghamton: Sunday Open Mats


xx Gene Mills Eastern Nationals
February 07, 2017, 08:58:00 PM by webmstr
Registration is now open for the Gene Mills Eastern Nationals on April 8th, 2017 at the SRC Arena in Syracuse.

http://www.cnypin2win.com/

xx SWOA Banquet
February 02, 2017, 07:39:41 AM by webmstr

The Syracuse Wrestling Officials Association is celebrating our 60th Anniversary Feb. 18th from 6-10pm. The Banquet is being held at Barbagallo's, 6344 East Molloy Rd in East Syracuse.

It will include a specialty dinner buffet and drinks for $40/person. There are also discounts on the adjoining hotel. Menu and link to reserve rooms are below. If you are interested in attending please call or text Gary Cook at (315) 450-5735 or email ryankali22@hotmail.com.

For more information, see the informational flyer.

xx MounTimPossible
January 27, 2017, 10:46:56 AM by webmstr

Former Fulton Wrestler and cancer survivor Tim Conners is heading up Mount Kilimanjaro this spring!

On May 22nd , 2017, an incredible team will be setting out on a life changing mission to climb the highest mountain in Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro. Although summiting this mountain would be an amazing feat for anybody, for 22 year old Timothy Conners it is going to mean so much more not only for him, but the world. At 15 years old a deathly diagnosis of cancer would take so much away from Tim including his ability to walk, but even more than that, his sight. Despite his life circumstances, Tim has continued to fight back against all odds in his life including an experience of heart, lung, and kidney failure that almost took him from this world, and now he wants to give back. Even though Tim is still dealing with issues today from everything he experienced at such a young age including neuropathy in his legs, he wants to continue fighting his uphill battle in life, and that next battle is what we are calling MounTimPossible, and not only involves conquering a mountain, but Tim's goal of raising 500,000 dollars for the organizations that have contributed greatly to his success, and he knows in his heart can do the same for others too.

For more information or to donate to this most worthy cause, please visit his website



xx Winter Brawl Tournament & Team Duals
January 26, 2017, 09:16:59 PM by webmstr
* Accepting registrations and free agents!
Just over a week away!! Wrestling Friends please share with any youth or modified wrestlers and teams who are looking for good competition.

2 days of quality wrestling for all levels. Day 1 is the individual tournament, day 2 the team duals with expert and novice level divisions.  Registrations are filling up and the team competition will be full in both brackets.
Teams will have 5 or more duals, plus be done long before the Super Bowl kicks off that night.  NY, PA, NJ, CT, VT and beyond all welcome. Get signed up today! :

Individual: http://www.nyway.org/event/show/377882499?referrer_id=1292081

Duals: http://www.nyway.org/event/show/377881166

Questions or free agents: Ryan Benjamin (607)280-1542 or email : smoothentcompany@aol.com

xx Dual Meet Tournament Opening: Tamarac Duals
January 18, 2017, 02:53:47 PM by webmstr
Tamarac has an immediate opening in their dual meet tournament this weekend (01/21/17). If interested, contact coach Eric Roadcap at erickroadcap@yahoo.com.

xx Looking for Dual Meet: Corning Hawks
January 16, 2017, 05:35:51 PM by webmstr
Corning is looking for a dual meet before Sectionals.  We would be willing to travel.  Any interested teams please contact mawukovitz@cppmail.com

xx New Photo Gallery: Eastern States Classic
January 15, 2017, 09:15:34 AM by webmstr
New Photo Gallery: Eastern States Classic

xx Tournament Opening: Commodore Invitational
January 12, 2017, 07:17:12 AM by webmstr
If you were snowed out of a tournament this year, there are still openings in the Commodore Invitational in Vergennes, VT. For more information, see the flyer. If interested in participating, contact Bob Benoure at bobbenoure@gmail.com,

xx Dual Meet Tournament Opening: Warrensburg Snowed Out Duals
January 06, 2017, 02:04:01 PM by webmstr
Did the weather knock you out of one of your tournaments? Warrensburg is trying to fill the void with their own version of the snowed out duals on January 28th. Warrensburg, South Glens Falls, and Saranac have committed to attending. If you would like to help in filling out the field, contact coach Mark Trapasso at trapassom@wcsd.org.

xx Mohawk Valley Wrestling Club - 35th Season
January 05, 2017, 01:00:43 PM by webmstr

On February 28 at Canastota High School the Club begins it's 35th year.  Practices are from 7:00-8:30 through May. As has been the case for all those years the club teaches and competes in the International Styles, Greco & Freestyle. The club's clinicians will feature: TERRY SHOWALTER, PAUL LEBLANC, BEN NEW, TOM MULCHY, DEREK BIGFORD, with guest coaches including JIM HALL.  The club, Competition Coach MIKE LETCHER will also lead a staff of volunteer Bronze Level certified coaches.  This year the club is also encouraging former club wrestlers to return to assist at practices, to give our athletes the best experience possible.

For 2017 the Club will look to increase membership. This will be a special year, 35 YEARS. It is an AMAZING accomplishment to make it and survive.  Sons and Daughters of original Club members and past wrestlers, are now members. We are looking forward to a renewed schedule, with a possible trip to Montreal in early spring.  A new tournament in Rochester is also possible.

The International program will include a trip to Netherlands for the Utrecht Easter tournament and hosting a Swedish team in the Summer. That means more GRECO WRESTLING.

In the last three years alone, the club has produced at least 25 section three champions and 5 New York State Champions. Summer Wrestlers make Winter Champions!



xx Looking for JV Event
January 02, 2017, 11:09:49 AM by webmstr
Athens Pa is looking for a JV event for January 21st.  If anyone has one please contact Jay White at jwhite@athensasd.k12.pa.us

xx Looking to start Pee Wee Program
December 22, 2016, 08:07:57 AM by webmstr
Looking to start a Pee Wee Program in Oneida.  If interested in coaching contact Coach Schneider via email, mschneider@oneidacsd.org

xx News: Identical Twins Wrestle
December 22, 2016, 07:57:27 AM by webmstr
CNY Central: Identical Twins Wrestle

xx News: Athlete of the Week
December 22, 2016, 07:54:40 AM by webmstr
Oneida Dispatch Athlete of the Week Daniel Alberico of Camden

xx Postponed: Barry DePersis Tournament
December 16, 2016, 04:21:34 PM by webmstr
Barry DePersis Tournament Postponed to Further Date

The Superintendent of our schools has decided to have our school district closed for tomorrow Saturday 12/17/2016 due to the impending weather. We will meet with the Athletic Director in the near future to find a possible date to reschedule for.

Brandon D. Toro-Segarra

xx Tournament Opening: Columbia Duals
December 14, 2016, 04:30:52 PM by webmstr
Immediate Tournament Opening for this Saturday:  
12/17 Duals Tournament at Columbia HS (1 Opening) 
Contact: ServidoneAn@egcsd.org

               518-207-2082

xx Immediate opening: Modified Wrestling Coach
December 10, 2016, 05:32:44 AM by webmstr
Marcellus has an immediate opening for a Modified Wrestling coach. If interested contact Marcellus A.D. Mike Free at 673-6303 or Todd Donovan at 430-6951

xx Tournament Opening: Fallen Heroes Touranment
December 08, 2016, 08:16:59 AM by webmstr
Canastota has immediate openings in the Fallen Heroes Tournament on January 6-7. If interested in participating, contact Coach John Albanese at oftfjohn@verizon.net

xx UFC Champ Chris Weidman at Crunch Game
December 05, 2016, 02:49:39 PM by webmstr

xx Tournament Opening: Commodore Invitational
December 02, 2016, 08:02:13 AM by webmstr
Vergennes (VT) has two openings in the Commodore Invitational on January 28th. For more information, contact Bob Benoure at bobbenoure@gmail.com.