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xx RIP #BradyStrong
May 13, 2023, 10:40:02 AM by webmstr
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xx Bethlehem Technique and Competition Camp
May 01, 2023, 02:26:57 PM by webmstr
The Bethlehem Eagles are hosting a technique and competition camp at the Bethlehem High School July 10th through 13th. The camp is open to any wrestlers entering grades 3 through 9. The camp is going to be capped at 70 wrestlers, so sign up as soon as you can. There will be two guest coaches for the camp.

Dave Gable: 3x PIAA State Qualifier, 2x PIAA State Place Winner, D1 wrestler at Franklin and Marshall College, 3x EIWA Place Winner, 2x NCAA Qualifier along with numerous league, and district championships as a coach.

Derek Spann: 4x Section 3 D2 Champion (Adirondack), 4x NYS Place Finisher, 3x NYS Finalist, 2013 NYS D2 Champion. D1 wrestler at University of Buffalo, 2x NCAA qualifier, Current assistant coach at UB.

If you are interesting in signing up for the camp, attached is the flyer. You can also reach out to John Kiskiel ( Eagles Wrestling Club Head Coach or Chris Braga ( Bethlehem Head Varsity Coach.

More information
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xx 2023 Friends of Section III Wrestling Golf Classic
April 12, 2023, 08:52:18 AM by webmstr
! F O R E !
Saturday, June 17
08:30am Shotgun Start

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xx 2023 Upstate Chapter of NWHOF Induction
April 07, 2023, 09:45:16 AM by webmstr

2023 Upstate New York Chapter of National Wrestling Hall of Fame Honorees and Award Winners

The Upstate New York State Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame would like to announce their new inductees into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and this year's winner of the Outstanding American Award. The Upstate New York Chapter is dedicated to the main goals of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame which are (1) recognizing excellence in wrestling in the Upstate New York area; (2) preserving the rich and colorful history of wrestling in Upstate New York and (3) inspiring future generations of New Yorkers to participate in one of the oldest and greatest sports in the world.

This year we take great pride in recognizing the individuals who will be honored on September 24, 2023 at the Double Tree Hotel in East Syracuse, New York. The individuals who will be receiving the Lifetime Service Award at this occasion are: Robert Coppola - high school coach Central Square in Section III; Gary Edwards - high school coach at Peru Central School in Section VII; Kevin Gallagher - high school coach at Minisink Valley Central in Section IX; Dave Hickson - national wrestling official; John Leone - high school coach at Penfield Central School in Section V; Tom Stanbro - high school coach in Greene Central School in Section IV. In addition, this year the Upstate New York Chapter will present with our Outstanding American Award to Jack Romagnoli - former coach at Canastota High School and wrestler at St. Lawrence University. James Johnson from Section V and the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle will be presented with the annual Stanbro Media Award for his work promoting wrestling in the Empire State.  

These awards reflect on the distinguished careers that each of the recipients have had in the sport of wrestling and life. The Hall of Fame Ceremony will be held on September 24, 2023 and further information can be obtained from Carl Koenig at or by calling 607.244.8432. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at any time. Thank you for supporting wrestling in your area and the state of New York.

Honorees: Robert Coppola, Gary Edwards, Kevin Gallagher, Dave Hickson, John Leone, Tom Stanbro, Jack Romagnoli - Outstanding American Award, James Johnson - Stanbro Media Award.

Ads and congratulatory notes can be obtained by contacting Carl Koenig -
Cost: back and inside front page $ 500; full page $400; half page $250 and quarter page $150.

The invitations will be sent out in early July and will be placed on the Upstate New York Chapter's wrestling websites for everyone! The public is welcomed.

Upstate New York Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame - Induction Ceremony - September 24, 2023

Double Tree Hotel
6301 NY 298
East Syracuse, New York 13057

September 24, 2023 - Sunday
Noon - 1:00 - Social & Individual Exhibits of Memorabilia in Cross Road Room - Exhibit tables of the individual honorees and bio poster boards will be featured in the Cross Roads Room for viewing. In addition, there will be complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. Seats will be placed around the room for people's comfort. Attendees are encouraged to view the memorabilia and socialized with friends of the wrestling community.
1:00 to 1:45 - Dinner
1:45 to 4:00 - Induction Ceremony

Cost of banquet ticket (combination steak & chicken dinner) - $70

Cash bar

Contact - or call 607.244.8432 for tickets

Tickets can be purchased online at - $74

Carl Koenig
President of Upstate New York Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame
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xx Episode 80- NYSPHSAA Championships Recap
March 02, 2023, 01:27:23 PM by MorWrestling
Zakk and I jumped on the mic to recap the state tournament.

Can also be found on Apple Podcast and Google Podcast. Good luck to the NY wrestlers competing at VA Beach NHSCA Nationals in a few weeks.
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xx Calling All Coaches...
February 07, 2023, 03:04:43 PM by webmstr
The New York State Sportswriters Association would like to update their career wins for active and retired coaches. If you have specific information related to this venture, please contact Glen Irving at The currently compiled list can be found here:

NYS Coaching Wins
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xx School Record
February 06, 2023, 08:44:00 AM by webmstr
Sam Sorenson
shatters the Home school record for career wins.
Currently at 188 heading into the sectionals.

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xx Photo Gallery: NYSPHSAA Girls Invitational
January 30, 2023, 12:38:55 PM by webmstr
Photo Gallery: NYSPHSAA Girls Invitational from the legend Bob Blair!
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xx New Photo Gallery: NYSPHSAA Dual Meet Championship
January 29, 2023, 04:13:40 PM by webmstr
New Photo Gallery: NYSPHSAA Dual Meet Championship
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