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.

Here is the link.


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.


Another honor for Mosier

Frank Mosier, who was a two-sport star at Trinity High School, will be inducted into the New Jersey Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in ceremonies Sunday, Sept. 20 in Princeton, N.J.

Mosier will receive the Outstanding American award. He was a two-time National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics individual champion at Moorehead State University and helped his teammate become the first team to capture a national championship, winning the 1964 NAIA title at Spearfish, SD.

A three-time Northern Intercollegiate Conference winner, Mosier won NAIA titles at 167 pounds in 1964 and 1967. His portfolio also includes induction into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame (1984), the (Moorehead State) Dragon Hall of Fame (1990) and the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Hall of Fame (2009).


Nunamaker dies

Brad Wilson of lehighvalleylive.com had a good piece on the life of longtime coach Ray Nunamaker, who died this week.



O-R All-District Team


Outstanding Wrestler: A.C. Headlee, Waynesburg
Coach of the Year: Mike Lesko, Jefferson-Morgan
First Team
Brett Beltz, South Fayette, Sr., 182, 39-8, 116-40
Bill Bowlen, Jefferson-Morgan, Jr., 182, 36-9, 107-28
Nico Brown, Beth-Center, Sr., 182, 37-12, 107-52
Michael Carr, South Fayette, Jr., 138, 44-0, 117-15
A.C. Headlee, Waynesburg, Sr., 132, 45-1, 167-16
Brendan Howard, Jefferson-Morgan, Sr., 120, 43-8, 156-35
Logan Macri, Canon-McMillan, Fr., 106, 31-12, 31-12
Austin McDermitt, Burgettstown, Sr., 120, 40-6, 153-32
Caleb Morris, Waynesburg, Fr., 106, 35-10, 35-10
Jason Stay, Beth-Center, Sr., 160, 35-10, 115-55
Gavin Teasdale, Jefferson-Morgan, Fr., 106, 46-0, 46-0
Jared Walker, South Fayette, Sr., 160, 39-5, 152-31
Anthony Welsh, Beth-Center, Jr., 170, 35-7, 109-29
Ian Wolfe, Jefferson-Morgan, Sr. Hvy., 39-16, 88-37

Second Team
Manny Dovshek, Bentworth, Fr., 106, 30-9, 30-9
Camden Fontenot, Canon-McMillan, So., 126, 24-5, 43-16
Brendan Furman, Canon-McMillan, So., Hvy., 30-11, 51-24
Shane Ging, South Fayette, Jr., 132, 24-10, 53-29
Mike Kolosky, Trinity, So., 113, 19-6, 37-11
Nick Kusich, Avella, Sr., 145, 30-6, 111-51
Micah Kusturiss, Canon-McMillan, Jr., 145, 30-9, 44-22
Tyler Mitchell, Bentworth, Jr., 138, 29-10, 60-28
Gage Nicolella, McGuffey, Jr., 113, 38-4, 62-13
Hunter Neely, Bentworth, Jr., 126, 28-7, 62-15
Shane Piper, Waynesburg, Sr., 152, 32-8, 79-43
Cam Reynolds, Trinity, Sr., 132, 25-10, 55-34
Cole Rush, Waynesburg, Jr., 120, 29-12, 54-25
Shaun Wilson, Waynesburg, Jr., 138, 36-5, 89-26