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  • Pro wrestlers from PA sue WWE over concussions

    Pro wrestlers from PA sue WWE over concussions
    Two former professional wrestlers accuse the WWE of "selling violence" while ignoring concussions that they say left them with serious brain injuries. The men, including one who performed under the name Skull Von Krush, have filed a potential class-...
  • BMX racer Stancil is No. 7 in world, No. 2 in USA

    BMX racer Stancil is No. 7 in world, No. 2 in USA
    News you can use ... or maybe not. 1) There really are Top 10 rankings for just about anything and everything you can think of. And today, we’re thinking about BMX racing, and where Lake Villa’s Felicia Stancil fits into the world picture in...
  • Wrestling: New Simsbury Coach Vlahakis Follows Tough Act

    Peter Vlahakis is well aware of the pressure that comes with his new job title. Vlahakis is taking over as the head wrestling coach at Simsbury, replacing Ernie Goodwin. Goodwin spent eight years in Simsbury, leading the Trojans to eight winning seasons,...
  • Pinning down our chances of mat success this year ...

    Pinning down our chances of mat success this year ...
    News you can use ... or maybe not. 1) This isn’t any sort of scientific study, but it has felt all winter as if the number of top-end high school wrestlers is down a bit this year. And so, to see if that’s fact or fiction, we checked some...
  • Wrestling notes: Metea Valley's Sam Elston learns the hard way at camp

    Wrestling notes: Metea Valley's Sam Elston learns the hard way at camp
    The J Robinson Intensive Wrestling Camp is exactly what the name implies — intensive. A 28-day stay at the summer wrestling camp held at the University of Minnesota is not meant for anyone who only considers the sport a hobby. “It’s...
  • Late start no problem for Lake Zurich wrestler Max Brummel

    Although Lake Zurich wrestler Max Brummel won’t argue that being an honors student has helped him on the technical side of his scientific sport, he insists it’s more the other way around. “It’s really more that wrestling has...
  • Former WWE wrestlers sue over brain injuries

    Former WWE wrestlers sue over brain injuries
    Years of "chair shots," "flying head butts," "facebreakers," and "cobra clutch slams," have left former professional wrestlers with long-term brain injuries to which the sport's dominant league has continuously turned a blind eye, two ex-wrestlers...
  • Wrestling | Stevenson tops Libertyville for first time

    Wrestling | Stevenson tops Libertyville for first time
    Libertyville and Stevenson have had their share of dual-meet wrestling encounters during the past decade. But the Wildcats have been more than a rival for the Patriots — they've been an inspiration. "We look at them as one of the great teams out...
  • This week's Morning Call high school wrestling rankings

    This week's Morning Call high school wrestling rankings
    106 POUNDS 1. Soph. Luke Werner (Liberty) 18-7 2. Soph. Trevor Tarsi (Nazareth) 20-6 3. Jr. Sean Redington (Bethlehem Catholic) 14-7 4. Jr. Casin Corallo (Easton) 21-3 5. Jr. Kevan Gentile (Jim Thorpe) 20-1 Honorable Mention: Fr. John Consorti...
  • Boy Athlete of the Week (Jan. 21): Logan Rill, Mount Saint Joseph, wrestling

    Boy Athlete of the Week (Jan. 21): Logan Rill, Mount Saint Joseph, wrestling
    The junior dominated the 195-pound weight class at Stephen Decatur's War on the Shore tournament last weekend, winning all four bouts by pin to help lead the No. 3 Gaels to a second-place finish in the 22-team field. Rill opened the tournament on Friday...
  • Northampton High School's 1992-93 wrestling team cemented its place in history

    Mike Tomsic ran in a fit of rage over to coach Don Rohn during a break from Northampton's workout with Conestoga prior to the 1993 postseason. Conestoga's Jason LaMotta was having his way with the Northampton 112-pounder, and enjoying it a little too...