Category: High School Wrestling

NYSPHSAA postpones start of high-risk winter sports season until at least January

NYSPHSAA postpones start of high-risk winter sports season until at least January

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced on Tuesday that the start date for high-risk winter sports would be January 4, 2021. This includes basketball, competitive cheerleading, ice hockey, and wrestling. “The NYSPHSAA membership has expressed concerns pertaining to ... MORE
‘OUR KIDS LACK ENOUGH’: South Seneca stays out of Section V soccer, but will resume cross country and golf

‘OUR KIDS LACK ENOUGH’: Parents hammer South Seneca BOE over decision to cancel fall sports

At a mid-September meeting without a lot of fanfare, the South Seneca Board of Education opted out of the Section V fall sports season. It was a move that did not receive a lot of attention at the time, but prompted heavy ... MORE
NYSPHSAA releases expanded guidance for high school athletics

NYSPHSAA releases expanded guidance for high school athletics

On Friday, in response to questions and concerns expressed by member schools, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, released a 41-page document as a recommended resource on how schools may consider approaching the “Return To Interscholastic Athletics.” As NYSPHSAA ... MORE
Low-risk HS sports get go ahead in NY

Low-risk HS sports get go ahead in NY

Governor Andrew Cuomo gave some high school sports the go ahead for next month, while keeping other sports as “practice-only” sports. At a news briefing Monday morning, Cuomo said lower-risk sports such as tennis, soccer, cross country, field hockey, and swimming can ... MORE
NYS high school sports seasons will start one week later beginning in 2020

NYS high school sports seasons will start one week later beginning in 2020

Summer for high school athletes in New York will be a little longer starting with the 2010-21 school year. The state public high school athletic association’s executive committee approved a move to cut a week off of the fall, winter and spring ... MORE
WEBER THIS WEEK: Mynderse Wrestlers in-studio (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: Mynderse Wrestlers in-studio (podcast)

Five members of the Mynderse Academy wrestling team will be in-studio with Harold Weber to talk about their seasons, sectional championships and Trent Youngs’s trip to the NYSPHSAA meet. Join seniors Trent Youngs, Mason Major, C.J. Zerniack, Max McDermott and junior Dylan ... MORE
Mynderse senior Mason Major captures Section V Class BB wrestling title; Five Blue Devils move on to NYS qualifiers

Mynderse senior Mason Major captures sectional wrestling title; five Blue Devils move on to NYS qualifiers

The Section V Wrestling Sectional Matches were held this past weekend at Warsaw High School. Mynderse Academy Senior Mason Major won the Section V Class BB Sectional Title for the 285 pound weight class. Senior Trent Youngs placed second in his match ... MORE
Section V wrestling: Favorites stay on track to state championships at SuperSectionals

Section V wrestling: Favorites stay on track to state championships at SuperSectionals

Some of the state and Section V wrestling champions Saturday at SuperSectionals were overpowering their opponents. Others stayed one and a half or maybe two moves ahead on their way to yet another win and the state meet. The best high school ... MORE
Mynderse senior grappler Trent Youngs qualifies for States

Mynderse senior grappler Trent Youngs qualifies for States

This past weekend, Wrestling Super Sectionals were held at SUNY Brockport and Mynderse Academy senior Trent Youngs took first place in the 152 weight class. The victory earned Youngs a trip to Albany later this month for the State Championship tournament. Mynderse ... MORE
Eight local wrestlers claim first place at Wayne-Finger Lakes Invitational

Eight local wrestlers claim first place at Wayne-Finger Lakes Invitational

With winter storm Harper in full effect there was some doubt that there wouldn’t even be a Wayne-Finger Lakes Invitational this weekend. Time slots were moved up, however, and luckily and all matches were completed before too much snowfall occurred. Eight local ... MORE
Kyle Dake: Lansing’s driven, determined world champion

Kyle Dake: Lansing’s driven, determined world champion

There is, as Kyle Dake sees it, one route to excellence. To seek a shortcut is to detour short of the destination. Design a plan and, in disciplined, determined fashion, act on that plan. A sound support system through the process is ... MORE
Newark names scholar athlete teams

Newark names scholar athlete teams

Newark High School Winter teams have qualified for scholar athlete team status. The recognition is given by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association to varsity athletic teams that collectively achieve averages of 90 or better. “Education-based athletics provides the ... MORE
Syrian refugee brothers have success on mat for Canandaigua at Newark Tournament

Syrian refugee brothers have success on mat for Canandaigua at Newark Tournament

Canandaigua Academy recently enrolled a pair of brothers whose families are new to the United States after moving to the Finger Lakes as refugees from the war torn city of Aleppo in Syria. On Saturday they brothers, Mohamad and Ozzy Damlakhi, captured ... MORE
It's great to be Dake

It’s great to be Dake

It was, in many ways, a flashback to 5 years (and 1 month) ago. Lansing High School and Cornell University grad Kyle Dake entered the most prestigious wrestling tournament he could find, rolled through the preliminary rounds without giving up a single ... MORE
D&C releases 2017-18 All-Greater Rochester Winter Sports picks

D&C releases 2017-18 All-Greater Rochester Winter Sports picks

Meet the 2017-18 All-Greater Rochester Winter Sports picks — 175 athletes and 15 coaches selected to represent 14 all-star teams. One Wrestler of the Year hasn’t lost a match in four years while a track Athlete of the Year weathered a storm ... MORE