Will new uniform rule boost wrestling numbers among area programs?

Will new uniform rule boost wrestling numbers among area programs?

During the early part of the current decade, the top wrestling rivalry in the Wyoming Valley Conference was Wyoming Valley West and Pittston Area. For...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Two-piece wrestling uniforms given green light for upcoming season

Two-piece wrestling uniforms given green light for upcoming season

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has allowed the use of a two-piece uniform for the 2017-18 wrestling season at a meet...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Times Leader 2017 wrestling all-stars

Times Leader 2017 wrestling all-stars

J.J. White, Wyoming Valley WestFreshman, 106 poundsWith a 34-7 record, White picked up a District 2 Class 3A title and a WVC Tournament gold in his ro...

April 17th, 2017 updated: April 17th, 2017. |  


Hazleton Area’s Jimmy Hoffman named TL Wrestler of the Year

Hazleton Area’s Jimmy Hoffman named TL Wrestler of the Year

The fastest fall Jimmy Hoffman ever recorded in his historic career occurred this past season and came in just 16 seconds.The Hazleton Area standout w...

April 17th, 2017 updated: April 17th, 2017. |  


Wyoming Seminary names Erin Vandiver first girls wrestling coach

Wyoming Seminary names Erin Vandiver first girls wrestling coach

Wyoming Seminary is breaking new ground by starting up a girls wrestling program. The Blue Knights are bringing in a highly accomplished coach to help...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Hazleton’s Jimmy Hoffman reflects on historic wrestling career

Hazleton’s Jimmy Hoffman reflects on historic wrestling career

Over the last five years, no wrestler has put up the numbers that Jimmy Hoffman has produced.He’s been so dominant that no one has even come clo...

March 12th, 2017 |  


Hazleton Area’s Jimmy Hoffman takes silver in PIAA Class 3A wrestling finals

Hazleton Area’s Jimmy Hoffman takes silver in PIAA Class 3A wrestling finals

HERSHEY — Jimmy Hoffman envisioned his high school wrestling career ending a different way.He didn’t see his four seasons with Hazleton Ar...

March 11th, 2017 updated: March 11th, 2017. |  


Meyers’ Colin Pasone disqualified at state wrestling

Meyers’ Colin Pasone disqualified at state wrestling

HERSHEY — Emotions always run at all-time highs during the PIAA Championships.And sometimes, a wrestler’s feelings get the best of him.Mey...

March 11th, 2017 updated: March 11th, 2017. |  


Meyers’ Pasone narrowly misses spot in Class 2A state wrestling finals

Meyers’ Pasone narrowly misses spot in Class 2A state wrestling finals

HERSHEY — With former head coach Ron Swingle sitting in his corner along with current head coach Anthony Mercadante, the scene was set for Meyer...

March 10th, 2017 updated: March 10th, 2017. |  


Hazleton Area’s Jimmy Hoffman advances to PIAA semis

Hazleton Area’s Jimmy Hoffman advances to PIAA semis

HERSHEY — The accolades continue to pile up for Jimmy Hoffman.On Friday at Giant Center during the Class 3A PIAA Championships, the Hazleton Are...

March 10th, 2017 |