Former Philipsburg-Osceola High School wrestling coach Dave Caslow was selected to the 19th class for induction into the Pa. Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.
Chapter president Ann (Peery) Ritter announced the class that will be inducted on April 15 at the Hilton in Harrisburg.
"Each year, as our state committee elects a new class of honorees to be inducted into the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame,'' Ritter said, "I am amazed at the caliber of those people that were nominated.''
Joining Caslow are retired Centre Daily Times sportswriter Ron Bracken, former Penn State coach John Fritz, Bob Hower, Lloyd Rhoades Jr., Wayne Smythe and Joseph Humphreys.
Caslow has spent his lifetime involved in wrestling and competed for Clarion State College and was the school's first-ever NAIA placer (fourth at 123 pounds in 1963). He was an assistant coach at Tyrone before becoming a head coach at, Warrior Run and Philipsburg-Osceola. He was the 10th coach in Pennsylvania to achieve 400 wins. He has been involved with PA Junior Wrestling, serving as the Area II co-chairman (1971-present).
Caslow is a member of the PWCA Hall of Fame, the District 6 Hall of Fame and the Clarion Sports Hall of Fame.
Eight Lions ranked
UNIVERSITY PARK - Eight members of the Nittany Lion wrestling team continue to be ranked in the latest version of the Intermat national individual rankings.
Four Nittany Lion All-Americans are ranked in the top five, and all eight are listed in the top 15.
Three-time All-American Frank Molinaro is 16-0 and ranked No. 1 at 149. All-American David Taylor is 14-0 thus far and is No. 1 at 165, and All-American Ed Ruth is 16-0 and ranked No. 2 at 174. Two-time All-American Quentin Wright is No. 3 at 184 with an 13-2 mark.
Senior Cameron Wade is 13-4 at heavyweight and is ranked No. 6 and red-shirt freshman Dylan Alton is 12-3 at 157 and ranked No. 9. True freshman Nico Megaludis is 14-3 at 125 and ranked No. 10 while classmate Morgan McIntosh is 9-5 at 197 and ranked No. 13.