Saturday, February 16, 2013
Matawan student was transported to hospital.
A wrestler suffered a neck injury at a match held at Middletown HS North Friday night. The wrestler was from Matawan, according to Middletown High School North Principal Patricia Cartier. Matawan Regional HS Athletic Director Philip Tyburczy confirmed there was a match between the teams last night at HS North, but declined comment Saturday morning. Medevac was initally called, but later cancelled, and the patient was ground transported by Port Monmouth First Aid to Jersey Shore University Medical Center with the medics, said Middletown EMS spokesman Bob Pfleger.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Grapple at the Garden features top teams and individuals
For high school wrestlers in New Jersey the ultimate individual goal is always to make it to Boardwalk Hall for the state championship tournament. The Wrestlers Many of the same wrestlers that have finished their careers on the podium in Atlantic City have gone on to make a name for themselves at the college level. On Sunday some of the most decorated athletes in Garden State history found themselves in a place they never expected to compete as they took part in the Grapple at the Garden at Madison Square Garden. In its illustrious history of hosting some of the biggest sporting events ever Sunday was the first time collegiate wrestling was held at the place known as the World's Most Famous Arena. The event not only featured some of the …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Lady Gaga concert forces moves for individual and team tournaments
A move by the NJSIAA to add a week to the dual meet season in wrestling – pushing back both the 2013 state team and individual tournaments – has Toms River Regional School District officials looking at the calendar and trying to see if it can continue to host some of those state events. Since 2004, the Toms River district has hosted the state team group championships and the Region VI event at Pine Belt Arena. The dates are usually booked well in advance, with the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association setting the following year’s tournament schedule even as the current tournament is finishing. But a complicated series of events that led to the state individual championships being set for the second weekend in March created…
Friday, March 2, 2012
Top wrestler from Jersey Shore area heading to Atlantic City
This year's Wrestling State Championships start today in Atlantic City, and there are several local competitors looking to prove they are not only the best in the Shore Conference but in the state as a whole. Over the past few years wrestlers from this area have routinely found themselves at or near the top of the medal stand and 2012 figures to be no exception. First round pairings for each weight class can be found below. 106 Top Bracket Yasel Corporan (Perth Amboy) vs. 8. Michael Russo (Jackson Liberty) winner vs. 1. Jan Rosenberg (Morris Knolls); 5. John Amato (Timber Creek) vs. 4. Tyler McBride (Camden Catholic); 3. Craig DeLaCruz (Bound Brook) vs. Max Rallo (Ocean Twp.) winner vs. 6. Tyler Casamenti (Bergen Catholic) vs. Rinaldy …