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  • wrestling9 Second place little consolation to contenders

     Perspective can be a tricky thing in athletics.
    Just ask Richland’s Nico Pecora and Bedford’s Jon Gabriel.

    March 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • wrestling9 small PIAA wrestling notebook: Murin not pleased with fifth place

    Max Murin won the first 36 matches of his varsity career.
    But the Central Cambria freshman was disappointed after he dropped two consecutive bouts on Friday night at the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships.

    March 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Day 1 gives ups and downs for region

    There was plenty of talk about roller coasters on Thursday afternoon at the Giant Center, but it had nothing to do with the thrill rides across the parking lot at Hersheypark.
    It was all about the ups and downs of the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships.

    March 6, 2014

  • states.JPG Area wrestlers search for gold

    Conner Buttry and Aaron Burkett will make their debuts in the PIAA Wrestling Championships this morning, but they are quite familiar with a state tournament at the Giant Center in Hershey.
    Each has been a fixture on the Chestnut Ridge squad that has made back-to-back appearances in the state dual-meet tournament. That familiarity could help them, along with returning state medalist Austin Buttry, when the three Lions hit the mats in Hershey this morning.

    March 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Johnstown's Andrews defends junior crown

    Greater Johnstown eighth grader Carnell Andrews entered an elite club by successfully defending his Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling championship this past weekend in Greensburg.
    Andrews placed first in the state at 124 pounds this year after winning the 115-pound state championship in 2013.

    March 4, 2014

  • Richland wrestler rebounds

    Dried blood clung to Nick Naglic’s lip.
    A cut to his right eyebrow had finally stopped bleeding but was in need of some stiches.

    March 2, 2014

  • gold2 Central Cambria’s Murin earns championship at 106 pounds

    Central Cambria freshman Max Murin was the only area wrestler to capture gold Saturday during the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional tournament at Cambria County War Memorial Arena.
    The 106-pounder edged out Penn Cambria’s Nolan Link 2-0 in the bracket’s championship bout.

    March 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • cole Red Devils’ Murin remains unbeaten in AA Southwest tourney

    While wrestling in the lowest possible varsity weight class, it appears that there isn’t a stage too big for Central Cambria freshman Max Murin.
    At least that’s what he’s shown during the first day of the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional tournament at Cambria County War Memorial Arena.

    March 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Carlton Haselrig Three from UPJ among national inductees

    The Pitt-Johnstown wrestling program has been among the best at the NCAA Division II level for decades under veteran coach Pat Pecora.
    Three reasons the Mountain Cats have such a respected reputation on the national level will be in Cleveland for the Division II Wrestling Hall of Fame ceremony on March 13.

    February 23, 2014 3 Photos

  • District 6 lists Class A, AA seedings

    On Tuesday, District 6 basketball chairman T.J. Kakabar released the seedings for Class A and AA for the upcoming basketball tournament.
    The Portage girls and the boys from Bishop Carroll and Richland all earned top seeds in their respective classes.

    February 11, 2014