Team Rankings

Ranking this year's wrestling teams.

Class AAA
9-Greensburg Salem
8. Penn Trafford
7. Franklin Regional
6. Waynesburg
5. Kiski
4. Canon-McMillan
3. North Allegheny
2. Latrobe
1. Belle Vernon

Class AA
5. Freedom
4. Jefferson-Morgan
3. Derry
2. South Fayette
1. Burrell

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Teasdale wins No. 1 event

Gavin Teasdale, a sophomore at Jefferson-Morgan High School, secured his No. 1 rankings in the FloWrestling Who’s No. 1 tournament over the weekend in Bethlehem.
Teasdale, who went undefeated in winning his first PIAA title last year, won a 2-1 decision in overtime against Roman Bravo-Young of Sunnyside, Ariz. Teasdale entered the bout ranked No. 1 and Bravo-Young No. 2 at 113 pounds.


Kolat documentary

A two-part documentary on Cary Kolat details the highs and lows of his wrestling career.

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Movie to be made about Kolat

A movie is being made about the wrestling career of Cary Kolat, one of the most famous wrestlers in the history of the sport.

Here is a link to the trailer.



Kurt Angle's brother suspected of murder

The brother of pro wrestler and former Olympian Kurt Angle was jailed on charges he killed his wife during an argument about vodka at their home in the Pittsburgh suburbs.

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Cumberland Valley's Duggan transfers to North Allegheny

Francis Duggan, a state medalist last season for Cumberland Valley, has transferred to North Allegheny.
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Lee could miss regular season

Franklin Regional wrestler Spencer Lee, a two-time undefeated PIAA and WPIAL wrestling champion with a 97-0 record, could miss the regular season after undergoing an operation for a shoulder injury. Lee felt discomfort while preparing for the World Junior Championships. After winning the title, Lee was diagnosed with a torn labrum in his right shoulder and was operated on.
Lee is not expected to compete in the Ironman or Powerade wrestling tournaments and the Westmoreland County Tournament. Lee would have to ready to wrestle by mid-February.