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 |  


Meyers’ Colin Pasone off to strong start at PIAA Wrestling tourney

Meyers’ Colin Pasone off to strong start at PIAA Wrestling tourney

HERSHEY — Colin Pasone was having flashbacks from a year ago near the end of his first bout of the PIAA Class 2A Championships on Thursday morni...

March 9th, 2017 updated: March 9th, 2017. |  


Lake-Lehman wrestling duo Bob Lipski, R.J. Driscoll primed for states

Lake-Lehman wrestling duo Bob Lipski, R.J. Driscoll primed for states

HERSHEY — In the history of District 2, no school has ever had as many state qualifiers in wrestling than Lake-Lehman’s 60.The Black Knigh...

March 8th, 2017 updated: March 8th, 2017. |