D-10 Weigh-In: McLane seeks third D-10 title

   January 26, 2015 12:17 am

General McLane goes into Thursday’s District 10 Class AAA team wrestling tournament with its best chance at competing in PIAA duals since 2006. The Lancers are seeded first for the four-team meet at Central Tech’s Al Calabrese Gymnasium. They’ll face No. 4 Titusville in one 5 p.m. semifinal, with No. 3 Cathedral Prep and No….

D-10 Weigh-In: Watkins rings up routs at Bell tourney

   January 25, 2015 12:08 am

No General McLane wrestler will go into this Thursday’s District 10 Class AAA team tournament with more momentum than 152-pounder Keller Watkins. The middleweight was one of five individual champions for the Lancers, who easily won the team title during this weekend’s Fred Bell Memorial Tournament. McLane topped the 27-team field with 289 1/2 points. Others…

D-10 cheer squads still alive in state meet

   January 24, 2015 12:24 am

Harbor Creek must perform twice today if it’s to have any chance of winning the large varsity division of the third annual PIAA competitive spirit meet. Preliminary performances in the two-day event were held Friday at Hershey’s Giant Center. Harbor Creek, the District 10 champion, placed in the second quarter of large varsity squads. That was…

D-10 Weigh-In: Lancers load up on Bell quarterfinalists

   January 24, 2015 12:05 am

The General McLane Lancers showed why they’ll be the top seed going into next week’s District 10 Class AAA team tournament during the early rounds of the Fred Bell Memorial Tournament. The two-day event began Friday at Grove City High School. McLane advanced 11 of its 14 wrestlers into the championship quarterfinals. They were responsible…

D-10 Weigh-In: Prep-McDowell in probable rematch

   January 22, 2015 12:41 am

Cathedral Prep probably won’t have to wait long to avenge Wednesday night’s loss to McDowell. The Trojans, thanks to a lost-but-won effort by 182-pounder Mike Kurelowech, edged their rivals 31-29 at Paul Goll Gymnasium. Prep’s Mike Hughes decisioned Kurelowech 13-8 in the finale to the Region 4 dual, but because he didn’t record a go-ahead…

D-10 Weigh-In: Panthers on prowl vs. LeBoeuf

   January 20, 2015 12:23 am

The Saegertown wrestling team will host Fort LeBoeuf today at 6 p.m. in what’s arguably the programs’s biggest varsity dual of the Jim Mulligan era. Mulligan, who’s in his eighth season as coach of the Panthers, will be in one corner for their meeting with traditional Region 3 power Fort LeBoeuf. Should Saegertown (8-2, 7-0) beat…

D-10 Weigh-In: Lancers continue Clearfield success

   January 19, 2015 12:06 am

General McLane’s wrestling team won the Clearfield Bison Duals for the second time in three seasons Saturday night. McLane finished its 5-0 day with a 38-24 victory over Montoursville in the championship final. That left the Lancers with an overall record of 12-1 going into District 10’s last full week of the regular season. The…

D-10 Weigh-In: Lakeview sails away with NE tourney title

   January 18, 2015 12:23 am

The Lakeview Sailors, highlighted by individual titlists Owen Clayton and Marquis Spence, brought the North East Wrestling Classic’s team title back to District 10 on Saturday. Lakeview won the 14-team event with 189 points, followed by the Grapepickers with 162 1/2 and Seneca with 161. That made the Stoneboro program the first from D-10 to…

D-10 Weigh-In: Classic condenses Saturday schedule

   January 17, 2015 12:27 am

Iroquois’ withdrawal from the North East Wrestling Classic on the eve of the tournament left only 14 teams to fill the brackets for the start of Friday’s competition. It resulted in a truncated schedule for today’s action at North East High School’s gymnasium. Tournament director Frank Artise announced that today’s championship semifinal session will start…

D-10 Weigh-In: Beavers, Huskies out at North East meet

   January 16, 2015 12:06 am

The 2015 North East Wrestling Classic is down to 15 teams with withdrawal of Corry and Harbor Creek. Tournament director Frank Artise announced the Beavers and Huskies pulled out after being two of the 17 teams originally scheduled to compete in the start of today’s meet. Besides the host Grapepickers, the other Erie County programs…

D-10 Weigh-In: McDowell-LeBoeuf prime for rivals

   January 14, 2015 12:04 am

Tuesday night’s non-region dual between McDowell and Fort LeBoeuf held fan interest because of their status as traditional District 10 powers. McDowell, which won 37-24 at Waterford, is the district’s four-time defending champion in Class AAA. LeBoeuf, where wrestling is a way of life, is an annual contender at the Class AA level. However, he…

D-10 Weigh-In: Sailors dock at Rock for tourney title

   January 13, 2015 12:13 am

The Lakeview Sailors, led by Marquis Spence and Andrew Clayton, were champions for last weekend’s Slippery Rock Invitational. The two-day meet featured mostly a mixture of teams from Districts 10, 9 and 7. Spence and Clayton were the last two of D-10’s seven individual meet titlists. The former defeated Trent Orr of Indiana (Pa.) in…

Newcomers part of third annual D-10 spirit meet

   January 12, 2015 12:52 am

Northwestern and Mercer had diverse results for their first-ever appearances in Saturday’s District 10 competitive spirit meet. The third annual competition was held at McDowell’s Paul Goll Gymnasium. Northwestern, which created its spirit team this academic year, fielded a coed team that was roughly three times smaller than McDowell’s squad. The Trojans easily won with…

D-10 competitive spirit history

   January 11, 2015 12:38 am

A brief — make that very brief — history of the District 10 competitive spirit meet. The third annual competition was held Saturday at McDowell’s Paul Goll Gymnasium: Small varsity division (15 female students or fewer) 2013: Fairview 2014: Fairview 2015: Fairview Medium varsity division (16 to 20 female students) 2013: Harbor Creek 2014: Wilmington…

D-10 Weigh-In: Cook establishes GM coaching mark

   January 9, 2015 12:32 am

Ryan Cook was an assistant to former General McLane wrestling coach Tim Mulholland before the former took over the program from the latter in 2004. Eleven years later, Cook has surpassed his mentor as the most successful coach in the school’s history for that sport. Cook recorded his 138th career dual win as McLane’s coach…