ATLANTIC CITY — Torrence Russell, a 15-year-old from Portsmouth, Virginia, didn’t know how many matches he would compete in on the second day of the three-day National United Wrestling Association for Youth Summer Nationals event Thursday at Harrah’s Resort.
AUSTIN, Texas — When transgender wrestler Mack Beggs won a girls’ state championship, his victory drew jeers and complaints that his steroid therapy treatment had given him an unfair advantage against girls who risked injury just by getting on the mat with him.
The U.S. National High School Athletic Association has approved two-piece uniforms for wrestling in hopes of increasing participation in the ancient sport.
Two years ago, Billy Damiana had a wrestling goal.
St. Joseph High School in Hammonton has hired former South Jersey high school and NCAA Division I stalwart Joe Melchiore as its new wrestling coach.
Jake Maxwell had himself some pizza and chicken wings just days after the state individual wrestling tournament.
An astute and extremely intelligent Press reader — Al from Ocean City is a big fan of Extra Points, so he must be brilliant — asked me the other day about my favorite sport to cover.
ATLANTIC CITY — They endured months of arduous training and strict dieting, dealt with bruises and sprains and wrestled more than three dozen matches, just for the chance to compete in the state individual tournament at Boardwalk Hall.
ATLANTIC CITY — St. Augustine Prep junior Sean Lenzsch relied on a lucky singlet and an aggressive style to advance further than any other local wrestler during Saturday’s action at the state individual wrestling tournament at Boardwalk Hall.
ATLANTIC CITY — All eyes are on the wrestlers in the state individual wrestling tournament at Boardwalk Hall, and for good reason.
ATLANTIC CITY — Seeded 25th among 32 wrestlers in the 145-pound weight class, Southern Regional High School sophomore Nicholas O’Connell wasn’t expected to win a match during the state individual wrestling tournament at Boardwalk Hall.
ATLANTIC CITY — When the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association announced changes to the state individual wrestling tournament last summer, there was one clear winner — the wrestlers.
106: Dante Mininno (Gateway/Woodbury) d. Tyler Klinsky (Middletown North), 7-5; Justin Bierdumpfel (Don Bosco) d. Nicholas DeNora (Passaic Valley), 3-1, sudden victory; Nick Schutzenhofer (Christian Brothers Academy) p. Dylan Cedeno (Fair Lawn), 0:37; Samuel Eddie Alverez (St. Joseph-Montval…
ATLANTIC CITY — Sisters Diane and Mary Beth Browne stayed at Harrah’s Resort on Thursday night to go to the Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show on Friday.
106: Dante Mininno (Gateway/Woodbury) md. Tom Cole (Washington Twp.), 13-2; Tyler Klinsky (Middletown North) md. Andrew Clark (Collingswood), 13-1; Justin Bierdumpfel (Don Bosco) d. Larry Melchionda (Seton Hall), 7-0; Nicholas DeNora (Passaic Valley) d. Georgio Mazzeo (Paulsboro), 3-2; Dylan…
Hunter Gutierrez and Michael Mascioli couldn’t be any more different as wrestlers.
The matchups for the 28 area wrestlers who will participate in the state individual championships at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City this weekend were released Monday.
The matchups for the 27 area wrestlers who will participate in the state individual championships at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City this weekend were released Monday.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Senior Chris Nielsen ended a drought of sorts for Pinelands Regional High School on Saturday in the Region 8 wrestling tournament.
Lacey Township High School’s Hunter Gutierrez won the 106-pound championship at the Region 7 tournament at Toms River North on Saturday.