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Staying on the limb this week and picking Szala to win

March 1, 2012 Less than two weeks ago, Penn Cambria’s Nick Szala worked his way through a rugged 138-pound weight class and won a District 6 Class AA title by beating Bellwood-Antis’ Trevor Helsley, 4-2. more »»

Irwin: Miller’s improvement pushes him close to top

February 28, 2012 When he came down off the District 6 Class AAA medals stand wearing a silver medal around his neck Saturday night at the Altoona Fieldhouse, Hollidaysburg’s Larret Miller was smiling. more »»

Tigers’ Huff should rise to top at 106

February 24, 2012 The talent level at the 106-pound weight class, or the former 103, has sometimes been lacking in District 6 Class AAA. more »»

Irwin: Weight class deserved attention for its depth

February 21, 2012 The 138-pound semifinal bouts of the District 6 Class AA Tournament were filled with so much talent they should have had spotlights shining on them. more »»

Weight class deserved attention for its depth

February 21, 2012 The 138-pound semifinal bouts of the District 6 Class AA Tournament were filled with so much talent they should have had spotlights shining on them. more »»

Gulibon returns from injury to win 4th title

February 21, 2012 Derry Area’s three-time state champion Jimmy Gulibon hadn’t wrestled since tearing his MCL on Dec. 30 in the Powerade finals. more »»

Claysburg’s Dively hoping to finally bring home gold

February 17, 2012 Among all of the storylines at the District 6 Class AA Tournament, Ty Dively’s quest for a title at 138 pounds — the toughest weight in the event — is probably the biggest one. more »»

Irwin: Eight to be inducted into D-6 Hall of Fame

February 14, 2012 Eight people will be inducted into the District 6 Hall of Fame over the next two weeks before the finals of the Class AA tournament Saturday and the Class AAA tournament the following Saturday at th... more »»

Irwin: Ridge improvements made D-5 finals a classic

February 7, 2012 When I was trying to figure out how close the Bedford-Chestnut Ridge rematch would be prior to Saturday’s District 5 Team Duals starting, I thought it would be a lot closer than the first time the... more »»

Irwin: Rumors create havoc in District 6 Duals flap

January 31, 2012 When the District 6 Class AA Duals pairings came out last week, Cambria Heights was the No. 8 seed and was scheduled to wrestle top-seeded Mount Union on Wednesday. That’s when it got messy. more »»

Irwin: Sanderson doesn’t take PSU’s victory personally

January 25, 2012 Cael Sanderson was the most successful college wrestler ever at Iowa State, claiming four national titles, going undefeated throughout his career and later winning a gold medal. more »»

Irwin: Weyant enjoying wrestling after auto accident

January 10, 2012 Claysburg-Kimmel’s Dylan Weyant burst on the scene last year as a junior with some big early-season wins. more »»

Irwin: Bedford shows toughness in front of big crowd

January 3, 2012 Before the Christmas break, Bedford hammered Chestnut Ridge, 59-16, and there were a couple of things that really stood out. more »»

Old weights would be nice a Christmas gift

December 20, 2011 Christmas is on Sunday. Yep, if you’re like me, you just started shopping and you’re nowhere near done, which adds to the stress of this special tim. more »»

PSU hires ex-FBI director to head internal probe

November 21, 2011 PHILADELPHIA — Former FBI director Louis Freeh, tapped to lead Penn State's investigation into the child sex-abuse allegations against a former assistant football coach, said his inquiry will go as... more »»

Irwin: Rex rises to occasion again

June 18, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK — Yes, Brandywine Heights put the leadoff hitter on base in five of the seven innings against Philipsburg-Osceola pitcher Chelsea Rex in the PIAA Class AA Championship. more »»

Philipsburg wins PIAA softball title

June 17, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK -- The Philipsburg-Osceola softball team reigns as the PIAA Class AA softball champion. more »»

Uncertainty reigns, but talented wrestlers return

March 20, 2011 Unless you’re Franklin Regional’s three-time Class AAA state champ Nico Megaludis, Wyomissing’s two-time Class AA champ and four-time top three placer Nick Hodgkins or Kennard-Dale phenom Chance... more »»

Hixson found good workout partner in Tate

March 15, 2011 It’s hard to find a good workout partner for a heavyweight because of their size and different style of wrestling, but Northern Bedford’s Quinton Hixson had a very good one in Terry Tate. more »»

Penn Cambria senior could make history

March 10, 2011 Penn Cambria’s Evan Link and Tyrone’s Ronnie Garbinsky have had their ups and downs in the PIAA Championships over the years. more »»

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