Long Island Wrestling Association

 

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PO Box 368
Oakdale, NY 11769


Webmaster
Steve Meehan
rsmeehan1@verizon.net

 
  

 

Lead Stories

 

December 20, 2014
• East Islip Kid Tournament - K-8th January 11, 2015
• Johnny Brush, the 32-year-old Marine on LIU Post's wrestling team, is a 'true leader'

December 18, 2014

• Hofstra Preps For Maryland And Bucknell In The Grapple At The Garden Sunday
• Kellenberg Memorial HS has Openings for Two Teams in the Solosky Memorial Tournament on January 17th, 2015

December 17, 2014

• State Wide CHSAA Individual Ranking as of 1-21-14
• Section 8 D1 Individual Ranking as of 12-17-14

December 15, 2014

• Section 11 D1 Individual Ranking as of 12-15-14
• Fri Dec 19 5:30PM - Hills East Alumni night vs Hills West

December 11, 2014

• 8th Annual Lindenhurst Youth Wrestling Tournament January 11, 2015

December 10, 2014

• Northeast Journeymen / ASICS Duals Moved to November 14-15th Weekend in 2015
• 2014 Journeymen / ASICS Northeast Duals Highlights

December 8, 2014
• Sachem Takesdown Cancer In Memory of Paul Di Iorio

December 5, 2014

• Sachem 3-Style WC "Friendly" Kid Invitational Tournament January 11, 2015
• 12th Annual Gary Mims Massapequa Youth Wrestling Tournament at Massapequa HS January 18, 2015
• Harborfields is Looking for a JV Wrestling Coach - Immediate Opening Starting On 12/15/14

December 3, 2014

• Commack HS is Looking for a Tournament on January 17th, 2015

December 1, 2014

• West Islip Youth Tournament December 29, 2014
• Valley Stream South is Looking for One Team for their Paul P. Grammatico Tournament on December 13, 2014
• Hofstra Tops EIWA Foe Sacred Heart At The Northeast Duals

November 24, 2014

• Joe Russ wins NYS Collegiate Championship and MOW
• Three Take Titles As Hofstra Places Second At The NYS Championships
• Matthew P. Sapolin Memorial Youth Wrestling Tournament - K-8th at Islip January 18, 2015 Flyer, Coaches Reg Form

November 21, 2014

• LIU Post Wrestling Makes Return With 47-3 Drubbing of Stony Brook
• 12 Annual Journeymen/Asics Northeast College Duals, High School All-Star Exhibition, Youth Scrap & Scramble Duals
• Hofstra To Compete In The New York State Championships Sunday
• Section 11 D1 Pre-Season Individual Ranking as of 11-21-14

November 20, 2014

• RaZor Wrestling Club Winter Clinic at Ward Melville HS - November 20-February 26
• Herricks HS (Section 8) is Looking for Two More Teams in its New Years Tournament on Saturday, January 10, 2015
• Herricks HS (Section 8) Has an Opening in its Highlander Tournament on Saturday, January 24, 2015

November 19, 2014

• North Babylon HS is Looking for a Non League Match in Nassau or Suffolk
• Hofstra Falls On The Road To Undefeated Rutgers
• 8th Annual Island Trees Jr.Ted Petersen Tournament at Island Trees - Bantam-Schoolboy January 4, 2015
• Mary Ann Lange Tournament March 28, 2015
• Longwood Jr High Tournament March 28, 2015

November 17, 2014
• Northeast College Duals Come to Troy NY Saturday November 29, 2014

November 11, 2014

• North Babylon HS has Room for One More Team for the North Babylon Holiday Tournament on Saturday December 20, 2014

November 10, 2014

• St. Anthony's is hosting a JV Holiday Tournament on Monday, December 29, 2014 and Needs a Few More Teams
• The Glen Cove Cup Round Robin Tournament Has an Opening on Saturday January 10, 2015

November 5, 2014

• NYWAY LI Kickoff and NUWAY National Duals Team Qualifier - December 7, 2014 - Flyer Added - Online Registration Now Open
• Joe Chaloupka Youth Tournament at Plainedge HS - December 21, 2014
• Hofstra Begins EIWA Season at Lehigh Tomorrow

November 3, 2014

• Hofstra Rallies For 17-16 Win In Papadatos' Debut
• Surprise 80th birthday for coach Jumper Leggio this Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 2-6 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Fifth Avenue in Bay Shore, N.Y.  All are welcome. There is a charge of $20.00 which includes, food, beer, wine, soda, and a gift. If interested, please call Guy and Maryann Leggio at 631-665-7509.

October 28, 2014

• Patchogue-Medford HS is Looking for Teams for the Raider Invitational on December 30, 2014
• Rocky Point Elite Eagles Youth Wrestling Team Fundraiser November 15, 2014

October 23, 2014

• The Race to Nowhere in Youth Sports

October 22, 2014

• Hofstra Wrestle-offs Tonight at 7PM in the Mack Arena, Admission is FREE.  Check out the matchups
• St. Anthony's HS is Looking for Two Teams for a Quad/Tri Meet with Monsignor Farrell on January 24, 2015
• Nassau County Police Medic Association Pro Wrestling Fund Raiser at Bethpage HS October 25, 2014
• Shaun Lally Name Head Wrestling Coach at DIII Muhlenberg College
• UFC champ Chris Weidman surprises students at Baldwin pep rally
• UFC fighter a hero to 94-year-old Dix Hills woman

October 19, 2014
• Kings Park HS has an Opening in their Kings Park Classic Dual Meet Tournament on December 19-20, 2014
• Cold Spring Harbor HS is Looking for an Experienced JV Coach

October 15, 2014

• The Teeth of The Dog Youth Wrestling Club is looking for duel meets (home or away) in Dec, Jan and Feb. Ages K-8. If interested send email to Get2Miked@aol.com
• Commack Needs One More Team for the Commack Duals on January 10, 2015

October 13, 2014

• Scholarship in Memory of Willie Gadson Started at Nassau Community College
• Newfield HS is Looking for 2 Non League Dual Meets
• Newfield HS is Looking for a JV Head Coach, also in Need of an Assistant Middle School Coach
• Save 10% On Platinum Gloves November 1st MMA Show at the Sports Arena in St. James by Using Promo Code LIWA10

October 10, 2014

• Jericho HS has an Opening in the Jericho Cup Tournament on Saturday December 20, 2014
• South Side HS is Looking for One or Two Teams for the Frank Giampaolo Tournament on December 20, 2014
• Long Island Challenge Held at MacArthur HS is Looking for 1 More Team for Monday, December 29, 2014 Due to a Team Dropping Out
• Due to a Last Minute Schedule Change West Islip has been Forced to Change the Date of their West Islip Duals to January 3, 2015 and are Looking for Two More Teams
• South Side HS is Looking for 3 Teams for the South Side Duals Held on January 10, 2015
• Section 8 D1 Pre-Season Individual Ranking Updated as of 10-10-14
• East Coast MMA Fight Shop Now Carries Wrestling Shoes

October 8, 2014

• Herricks HS (Section 8) Has an Opening in its 43rd Annual Herricks Invitational Tournament on Saturday, December 6, 2014
• Xaverian HS Has 2 Openings for Xaverian’s Clipper Classic Wrestling Tournament on Sunday, December 7, 2014
• Wantagh HS is Looking for 2 Teams to Wrestle in the David Bloom Memorial Duals on December 20, 2014
• Seaford HS is Looking for a Dual Meet on One of the Following Dates: January 3, 2015, January 6, 2015, or January 7, 2015
• Section 8 D1 Pre-Season Individual Ranking as of 10-7-14
• Section 8 D1 Pre-Season Dual Meet Team Ranking as of 10-7-14
• Tommy Dutton of Rocky Point HS On His Way to Harvard Next Year
 

October 3, 2014
• Eastport-South Manor is Looking for a Tournament Opening on January 3, 2015

October 2, 2014

• James Szymanski (Shoreham-Wading River) has committed to attend UNC Chapel Hill next year. James will compete for the Tar Heels in 2015-16.
• Mike D'Angelo has committed to Princeton University for next year
• NYWAY-LI KickOff Challenge & National Team Qualifier - December 7, 2014
• Smithtown Has Openings in Their Tournament on January 10, 2015
• Island Trees Youth Wrestling 1st Annual Youth Dual Meet Tournament - January 31, 2015

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2014-15 Wrestler of the Week

Wrestler of the Week: Each week of the season that competition takes place we will attempt to name a Wrestler of the Week.  You can send your nominations with detailed reasons for your nomination to WOW@longislandwrestling.org.

 

This week, we have selected two wrestlers to receive Wrestler of the Week honors.  Both wrestlers had big wins in the finals of the Bethpage Invitational.

Our first recipient is senior Jake Einbinder of Bethpage. The 2014 Section XIII Champion, 6th in NYS (138 lbs) defeated 2014 Section XI runner-up (160 lbs), Matt Porrello of John Glenn, 9-5.
Jake also set the all-time wins record at Bethpage with 148.

Our second recipient is senior Elias Kokalakis of Great Neck South. Elias DNP in Section VIII in 2014 and defeated senior Derek O’Brien, John Glenn (5th in Suffolk 2014), 6-2.

Congratulations to Jake and Elias!

 


Week 1 - Rick Stamm of Division


Shirts being given out

We will get them to the Wrestlers of the Week as soon as we can.

 

College Schedule


Sun Dec 21 Grapple at the Garden
      8AM -
Stony Brook vs Montclair State,
                  LIU Post vs Minnesota State Moorhead
     10AM - Hofstra vs Maryland
     Noon - Hofstra vs Bucknell

Sat Jan 3 9AM - Long Island Open @ Nassau CC

Sun Jan 11 1PM - Oklahoma @ Hofstra (Mack Arena)

Wed Jan 14 7PM - Stevens Institute @ USMMA Kings Point

Fri Jan 16 6:30PM - Binghamton vs Hofstra at NYAC

Sat Jan 17 11AM - Camden CC @ Nassau CC

Sat Jan 17 11AM - McDaniel College, Washington & Lee, and Mount St Vincent  @ USMMA Kings Point

Sun Jan 18 Noon - Seton Hill @ LIU Post

Sat Jan 31 10AM - Sullivan CC & Cortland @ Nassau CC

Sun Feb 1 1PM - Rider @ Hofstra (Phys Ed Center, Old Gym)

Sat Feb 7 Noon - Cornell @ Hofstra (Phys Ed Center, Old Gym)

Sat Feb 7 9:30AM - All Academy Championships @ USMMA Kings Point

Thur Feb 12 7PM - East Stroudsburg @ LIU Post

Sat Feb 21 6PM - Cortland (NCWA) @ Stony Brook (Senior Night)

Sun Feb 22 Noon - Virginia Tech vs Hofstra (Phys Ed Center, Old Gym)

 

 

Directions

Updated Oct 21, 2008

 

WANTED

Looking to collect any old Section 8 or Section 11 County Wrestling Tournament programs and filled in brackets. Also looking for past NYSPHSAA State Tournament programs and NCAA Wrestling Championship programs. If you have been looking to clean out your attic or garage and don't know what to do with your old programs here is the answer. Mail them to Steve Meehan PO Box 368, Oakdale NY 11769 or drop them off @ 117 Dale Dr, Oakdale NY 11769 or give me a call and I'll come pick them up if you have more than a few.. (April 7)

 

Send In Your Digital Photos

The Long Island Wrestling Association would like to publicize your photos on our website. Your photos will appear on our photo page and the picture of the week will be highlighted on the front page. Email your photos as an attachment to rsmeehan1@verizon.net

 



 

HS Alumni Nights

Fri Dec 19 5:00PM - Chaminade Alumni night vs South Side at ACC

Fri Dec 19 5:30PM - Hills East Alumni night vs Hills West

Wed Jan 7 6PM - Jericho Alumni night vs Westbury

Wed Jan 14 6PM - Connetquot Alumni night vs Walt Whitman.  Alumni should arrive and sign in by 5:30PM.

Fri Jan 23 6PM - Island Trees Alumni night vs Hicksville

 

HS Schedule

When you see a ? in the list of teams, it means the coach has been asked who is in their tournament and hasn't responded.  When you see a team remain on the schedule after the date it means I didn't get the result.

Results

Thur Dec 11

5:00PM Garden City at Port Washington

 

Tue Dec 16

4:30PM VS North at Oyster Bay

 

Wed Dec 17

5:00PM VS Central at Port Washington

6:30PM Garden City at Jericho

4:00PM Comsewogue at Harborfields

4:00PM Kings Park at Huntington

4:00PM Sayville at Eastport-SM

6:30PM Smithtown Christian at Babylon

 

Thu Dec 18

4:30PM Farmingdale at Division

6:15PM VS Central at MacArthur

 

Fri Dec 19

7:00PM Cold Spring Harbor at Bellmore JFK

6:00PM Commack at John Glenn (MS)
5:00PM South Side at Chaminade

4:15PM Kings Park Duals (MS)

(Babylon, Benjamin Cardozo-PSAL, Farmingdale, Kings Park, Northport, Patchogue-Medford, Roosevelt, Sachem East
ROUND 1 - Pat Med vs Babylon, Sachem East vs Lindenhurst, Cardozo vs Northport; ROUND 2 - Kings Park vs Cardozo, Pat Med vs Lindenhurst, Babylon vs Sachem East; ROUND 3 - Kings Park vs Northport)

12:30PM Flo Excaliber Tournament at the Arnaud C. Marts Sports & Conference Center, Wilkes Barre, Pa

(Benton-PA, Bound Brook-NJ, Dallas-PA , DeMatha-MD, Deposit-Sec 4 , Hayfield-VA, Lake Lehman-PA, Line Mountain-PA, Phelps Academy-PA , Pittston-PA , Scranton PA, Shenendehowa-Sec 2 , Springfield-MA, St. Anthony’s, St. Francis-CHSAA , St. Vincent Palotti-MD, The Hill School-PA, Unatego-Sec 4, Wyoming Seminary-PA, Wyoming Valley West-PA)

 

Sat Dec 20

8:30AM North Shore Duals

(Clarke, Garden City, North Shore, Sachem East B)

9:00AM Big Red Challenge at Glen Cove

(Bay Shore, Glen Cove, Holy Trinity, Oyster Bay, Roslyn)

9:00AM David Bloom Memorial Duals at Wantagh

(Bishop Hendriken-RI, Cumberland-RI, Hewlett, Plainview, Roosevelt, Sachem North, Wantagh)

9:00AM Jericho Cup Duals

(Carle Place/Wheatley, Cold Spring Harbor, Hills West, Jericho, Miller Place, Port Jefferson, Uniondale, William Floyd)

9:00AM Terry Haise Duals at Freeport

(Commack, East Islip, East Meadow, Freeport, MacArthur B, Westbury)

9:30AM Frank Giampaolo Cyclone Tournament at South Side

(Calhoun, Chaminade, Farmingdale, Island Trees, Long Beach, Lynbrook, Mepham, Newfield, Oceanside, South Side)

9:30AM Ralph Jansson Tournament at Valley Stream North

(Great Neck North, Lawrence, Manhasset, Mineola, Plainedge B, Sayville, Seaford, Sewanhaka East, Sewanhaka West, VS North, VS Central, Wantagh B)

8:30AM Center Moriches Duals

(Brentwood, Center Moriches, Edgemont, Hauppauge, Port Washington, Putnam Valley-Sec 1, Riverhead, Rocky Point, Smithtown East, Westhampton Beach)

Mat Assignments

9:00AM Coach Luksik Classic Duals

(Bethpage, Deer Park, Hills East, Lindenhurst, Locust Valley, MacArthur)

9:00AM Doc Fallot Duals at Hampton Bays

(Centereach, East Hampton, Hampton Bays, Miller Place, West Babylon, ?)

9:00AM Kings Park Duals (MS)

(Babylon, Benjamin Cardozo-PSAL, Farmingdale, Kings Park, Northport, Patchogue-Medford, Sachem East
ROUND 1 - Kings Park vs Babylon, Pat Med vs Northport, Sachem East vs Cardozo; ROUND 2 - Kings Park vs Sachem East, Pat Med vs Cardozo, Northport vs Lindenhurst; ROUND 3 - Kings Park vs Lindenhurst, Sachem East vs Northport, Babylon vs Cardozo; ROUND 4 - Kings Park vs Pat Med, Northport vs Babylon, Lindenhurst vs Cardozo; Round 5 - Babylon vs Lindenhurst, Pat Med vs Sachem East)

9:00AM North Babylon Holiday Tournament

(Amityville, Bellmore JFK, Islip, Mattituck B, North Babylon, Smithtown West, St John the Baptist, Walt Whitman)

9:00AM Rick Herrmann Memorial Tournament at Bellport

(Bellport, Comsewogue, Connetquot, Harborfields, Mt. Sinai, Sachem North B, Southampton, Syosset)

10:00AM Central Islip at Bayport

9:00AM Grapple at the Garden Tournament at Clarkstown South

(Clarkstown South-Sec 1, Colonie-Sec 2, Columbia-Sec 2, Eastport-SM, Hasbrouck Heights-NJ, John Glenn, Long Beach, Long Branch-NJ, Nutley-NJ, West Milford-NJ)

9:00AM Guilford Invitational

(Agawam-MA, Fairfield Warde-CT, Guilford-CT, Old Saybrook/Westbrook-CT, Stratford-CT, Ward Melville, Wilton-CT, Xavier-CT)

9:00AM Lee Van Slyke Memorial Duals at Burnt Hills

(Burnt Hills-Sec 2, Lansingburgh-Sec 2,  Longwood, Noble-ME, Northern Adirondack-Sec 7, Schoharie-Sec 2, Red Hook-Sec 9)

9:00AM Phoenix Round Robin Tournament

(Baldwinsville-Sec 3, Cortland-Sec 3, Fayetteville-Manlius-Sec 3, Greene-Sec 4, Liverpool-Sec 3, Mattituck, Oswego-Sec 3, Phoenix-Sec 3, Port Byron-Sec 3)

9:30AM Flo Excaliber Tournament at the Arnaud C. Marts Sports & Conference Center, Wilkes Barre, Pa

(Benton-PA, Bound Brook-NJ, Dallas-PA , DeMatha-MD, Deposit-Sec 4 , Hayfield-VA, Lake Lehman-PA, Line Mountain-PA, Phelps Academy-PA , Pittston-PA , Scranton PA, Shenendehowa-Sec 2 , Springfield-MA, St. Anthony’s, St. Francis-CHSAA , St. Vincent Palotti-MD, The Hill School-PA, Unatego-Sec 4, Wyoming Seminary-PA, Wyoming Valley West-PA)

 

Sun Dec 21

8:00AM Grapple at the Garden Tournament Finals at MSG (Top two finalists from Day1 in NYC and Clakstown South sites)

8:30AM Center Moriches Duals

(Brentwood, Center Moriches, Edgemont, Hauppauge, Port Washington, Putnam Valley-Sec 1, Riverhead, Rocky Point, Smithtown East, Westhampton Beach)

Mat Assignments

 

 

 

 

Jenna Burkert
Pursuing an Olympic Dream

To help support Jenna with her Olympic Dream sends checks made out to the Long Island Wrestling Association to Steve Meehan, PO Box 368, Oakdale NY 11769.  Write Jenna Burkert in the memo or include a note saying that is what it is for.

 

 

Mission Statement

The Long Island Wrestling Association is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering, promoting and encouraging the sport of amateur wrestling on Long Island as a means of building character, physical health and well-being, sportsmanship, self-confidence, self-esteem, and positive attitudes about dedication, persistence, intensity and hard work among the younger generation in order to fit them more adequately for their future role in society.

If you think we are heading in the right direction or just enjoy the website please become a member of the Long Island Wrestling Association.  Click here to join!

The Purposes of the Long Island Wrestling Association, Inc.:

To assist young people to compete in the sport of amateur wrestling by sponsoring tournaments and competitions for wrestlers and clinics for wrestlers and coaches.

To assist and facilitate the creation, development and enhancement of youth wrestling programs.

To assist and facilitate the dissemination of information about wrestling events and activities to wrestlers, coaches, parents and fans.

To assist and facilitate the creation of a travel club to allow wrestlers to attend wrestling camps, clinics, competitions and tournaments in other geographic areas.

To assist wrestlers in obtaining USA Wrestling membership cards to allow them to participate in USA Wrestling sponsored events.

To assist and facilitate the creation and development of work programs, summer and part-time internships with various Long Island and New York City corporate sponsors.

To assist and facilitate the creation and development of a foreign student/wrestler exchange program.

To encourage parents and fans to volunteer their time to assist in the development of youth wrestling programs.

To assist and facilitate the dissemination of information to the general public about the sport of wrestling.

To enhance and support media coverage of wrestling events.

To assist Long Island wrestlers in attending the Olympic training camp and in competing on a national and international level.

To offer membership to the general public in the Long Island Wrestling Association, Inc. and to collect membership dues and other contributions from such membership.

To solicit and collect contributions from individuals, groups, business and social organizations, corporations, foundations and governmental entities in order to finance the activities of the corporation.