Archive for February, 2014

Traveling Tips for Wrestling Tournaments

With all the state qualifying action going on right now at high schools across the country, prep wrestlers and their parents will be spending a lot of time at tournaments far away from home. Upperclassmen that have been down this road before know what to expect from the non-wrestling aspects of these events, and thus […]

40th Annual Dapper Dan Classic

The Dapper Dan Classic is the nation’s premier high school wrestling tournament. Dubbed the “Rose Bowl of Wrestling,” this annual exhibition features two exciting events: in one, top wrestlers from the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) square off against top wrestlers from a selected state; in the other, a roster of all-star wrestlers from […]

It’s Pressure Time…

For High School wrestlers it’s State Tournament time! Most states have their tournament scheduled for the last weekend in February, or the first two weekends in March. This time of year, teams are involved in District, Sub-Regionals, and Regional Tournaments. Usually, to qualify for the State Tournament, a wrestler must finish in at least one of the […]