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Huffington Post: 7 Things Sports —and Wrestling—Taught My Sons That I Could Not

// September 14th, 2016 // No Comments » // Uncategorized

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For millions of American parents, Saturdays -and Sundays— are again fully booked with carpooling, cheering from the sidelines and unfortunately soothing hurt feelings over their children’s team or individual losses. With school in session, the traditional fall sports of soccer, football and fall baseball consume the weekends for many families with a stacked calendar of practices and games.
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Thanks for a great BBQ!

// June 13th, 2016 // Comments Off on Thanks for a great BBQ! // Uncategorized

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who came out to our BBQ at the Candlelight Inn this weekend! Seeing the support from all our alumni is always such a great reminder of what a special program we have! ‪#‎PantherTough‬ ‪#‎FeedThePanther‬

2016 Edgemont Wrestling Hall of Fame Inductee Rob Moyle ’88 and his HS teammates!

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Panthers support E-Club at E-Day!

// June 5th, 2016 // Comments Off on Panthers support E-Club at E-Day! // Uncategorized

Phil Ahn ’19 takes on a bunch of prospective youth wrestlers at E-Day yesterday! Awesome day and awesome event – proud to support the E-Club! ‪#‎FeedThePanther‬

Raise the flags!

// June 5th, 2016 // Comments Off on Raise the flags! // Uncategorized

Love it when we get to update our banners and reset our countdown timer every year! Proud to add another name to our Section Champion and All-State Banners! What a proud tradition of wrestlers on these lists! Who’s name is going up next year?? ‪#‎PantherTough‬ ‪#‎FeedThePanther‬

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Panther Grapplers come through for Disabled American Veterans

// May 24th, 2016 // Comments Off on Panther Grapplers come through for Disabled American Veterans // Uncategorized

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If you haven’t been following, our team decided this winter to use our home dual meet against the Hastings Yellow Jackets as a fundraiser for the Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust. Continue Reading

TribLive: Former Pitt wrestler Kornberg spreads positivity after beating cancer

// May 22nd, 2016 // Comments Off on TribLive: Former Pitt wrestler Kornberg spreads positivity after beating cancer // Uncategorized

From TribLive.

| Saturday, May 21, 2016, 9:00 p.m.

Dan Kornberg was sitting in class when his phone started vibrating repeatedly.

He ignored the calls. But he did not ignore the text message:

THE DOCTOR NEEDS TO SEE YOU!

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Panthers go the distance at Colors Against Cancer 5k!

// May 15th, 2016 // Comments Off on Panthers go the distance at Colors Against Cancer 5k! // Uncategorized

Great job by the team today participating in Edgemont’s Colors Against Cancer 5k to raise money for pediatric cancer research! Giving back to the community is a big part of our ‪#‎PantherTough‬ culture! ‪#‎FeedThePanther‬

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How one meeting changed the course of our season

// April 14th, 2016 // Comments Off on How one meeting changed the course of our season // Uncategorized

I was going through our photos from this season and we’ve got a ton of awesome ones – thank you to our parents (especially Annette Meglino) and to Coach Marsh’s special lady friend, Sallee, for the great photography! (You can check them out here.)

And then I came across this one photo I’d forgotten about, but in retrospect really changed the course of our season. I’ll get back to that in a second, though. Continue Reading

Panthers announce Post-Season Award Winners!

// April 13th, 2016 // Comments Off on Panthers announce Post-Season Award Winners! // Uncategorized

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I’m fired up today to announce to you our 2016 Post-Season Award winners!

Obviously, as usual, we’ve had our share of guys who were honored for their competitive achievements (more on that in a second) but more importantly, at our recent banquet, we were able to give out our internal team awards.

These team awards are really the ones that bear the most significance for our program – they’re based more on the process than on the outcome. Continue Reading

Modified and Youth programs thriving!

// April 11th, 2016 // Comments Off on Modified and Youth programs thriving! // Uncategorized

Screen Shot 2016-04-10 at 5.23.13 PMWe spend so much time talking about our varsity guys, it’s important to take a step back and acknowledge the reason our program is so successful is because of the concerted of efforts of our wrestlers, parents and coaches at all levels.

One of the greatest things that sets our program apart from any other athletic program at Edgemont or any other wrestling program in the area is our view that we are not a wrestling “team” – we are a wrestling “program.” Continue Reading