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Irwin: Big question is where is Lee going to college?

March 15, 2016 One of the big questions during the state tournament was where is Franklin Regional junior superstar Spencer Lee going to college? There has been talk that the now three-time Class AAA champion and... more »»

Karam in favorite’s role at 126

March 9, 2016 Can Altoona’s Cole Manley battle a very tough bracket and win the state title he fell short of last season? That’s the big question around her. more »»

Irwin: Surging Everett raises bar at regional tourney

March 8, 2016 This has been a turnaround season for Everett, which opened the year with a win over defending District 6 Duals champion West Branch, hung close in some losses and finished with a 12-9 record. more »»

Scott remembered as talented area wrestler

March 1, 2016 Garrett Scott was one of the greatest, if not the greatest, wrestlers the area has ever produce. more »»

The Hershey process continues this weekend for Altoona’s Manley

February 26, 2016 The first step for Altoona’s Cole Manley in getting back to the state finals and winning gold was getting down from 132 to 126. more »»

Irwin: Move up a weight pays off for Brown, Driskel

February 23, 2016 Some wrestlers in the Mirror coverage area took a calculated risk by moving up a weight for the postseason rather, and the move paid off at districts. more »»

Irwin: Huntingdon-MU leads list of top 5 matches

February 16, 2016 With the District 6 Class AA and District 5 tournaments happening this weekend and only tonight’s Hollidaysburg-Central Mountain match left in the regular season, I thought I’d give you my the top... more »»

Irwin: Sheaffer emergency on mat brings perspective

February 9, 2016 For most of the Huntingdon-Mount Union District 6 Duals championship match, everything that you’d expect in a rivalry match to happen materialize. more »»

Irwin: Ridge, Huntingdon favorites in district duals

February 2, 2016 The District 5 and 6 Dual Meet Championships will be held this Saturday at Chestnut Ridge and Tyrone, respectively, and it looks good for Ridge and Huntingdon to win title. more »»

Irwin: Deep weights will greet Thomas participants

January 26, 2016 The Thomas Chevrolet Tournament returns this weekend to Bedford, and the field is again deeper than the piles of snow outside of the high school. more »»

Irwin: Weight could be root of Marsteller’s problem

January 19, 2016 What the heck is going on with Chance Marsteller? It’s a question the wrestling world has been asking in the last week. more »»

Irwin: Hollidaysburg girl not afraid to take on boys

January 12, 2016 In looking down the lineup before the Hollidaysburg-Huntingdon match last week, the 132-pound bout caught my eye. more »»

Irwin: Schopp gets ‘chuckle’ about seed for tournament

March 19, 2015 When the seeds were announced for the NCAA Wrestling Championships last week, eyebrows and voices were raised in regard to some wrestlers being seeded pretty low. more »»

Irwin: Next year, area could build on 2014-15 success

March 15, 2015 As we wrap up the 2014-15 wrestling season, it’s time to look back on the season and look ahead to the next on. more »»

CC’s Murin has tools to capture three state titles

March 10, 2015 Not too long after Central Cambria’s Max Murin won the 113-pound title at the PIAA Class AA Championships on Saturday afternoon with a 7-4 win over Lancaster Catholic’s Joe Lobeck, we started... more »»

A ‘Vision’ of Murin winning gold in Hershey this weekend

March 5, 2015 Central Cambria sophomore Max Murin loves the 1985 wrestling movie “Vision Quest,” where the lead character, Louden Swain (played by Matthew Modine), drops two weight classes to beat a three-time... more »»

Altoona wrestler heading to Hershey under different title

March 4, 2015 When he reached the 152-pound semifinals of the PIAA Championships last season, Altoona’s D.. more »»

Mountain Lion wrestlers deliver 1-2 winning punch

February 27, 2015 They have been a formidable 1-2 punch in the Altoona lineup this season as they’ve been moved around to get the best competition to prepare them for the tough bouts. Cole Manley and D.. more »»

Anything could happen at regionals

February 26, 2015 The Southwest Regional Class AA Tournament is sort of like the “Twilight Zone.” Older readers remember the TV series that aired from 1959 to 1964. more »»

Mtn. Lions’ hard work to drop weight pays off

February 23, 2015 Most of the time, we don’t see the sacrifices that wrestlers make during the season. We know they have to cut weight, can’t eat their favorite foods and have to train hard to become the best wrestler. more »»

Road won’t be easy, but Hollingshead favored to win

February 20, 2015 When Altoona’s D.J. Hollingshead moved up to 170 pounds from 160 in order to win a state title, he knew there would be challenges along the wa. more »»

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