Monthly Archives: November 2011

WRESTLING SEASON BEGINS TODAY

November 14, 2011…the day is finally here!  Today is the day for which so many of you have been waiting…today marks the first day of practice for the 2011 – 2012 wrestling season!  SectionIXwrestling.com would like to wish good luck … Continue reading

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MW Grad Franco Takes 6th at Binghamton Open

Hofstra University red-shirt sophomore Jamie Franco placed 6th at 133 pounds in 2011 Binghamton Open held on Sunday in the West Gymnasium on the campus of SUNY Binghamton.  Franco, a 2009 Monroe Woodbury graduate, went 4-3 on the day.  Hofstra returns … Continue reading

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Black Knights Finish 4th at Oklahoma Gold Classic

The Army Black Knights wrestling team placed 13 wrestlers and finished 4th in the team standings at Saturday’s Oklahoma Gold Classic held at SUNY Brockport.  Junior Jordan Thome placed second at 133 pounds.  Daniel Young (149), Jim Raffert (157), and Collin … Continue reading

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Warriors shine at East Stroudsburg Open; Biddle 3rd, Diesel 4th

Minisink Valley graduates Jeremiah Biddle and Kyle Diesel placed 3rd and 4th, respectively, at Saturday’s East Stroudsburg Open.  Biddle, a red-shirt senior, wrestles at 133 pounds for Division 1 Bloomsburg University.  The 2007 Minisink graduate was a 2X state qualifier … Continue reading

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Intermat releases rankings, Section 1′s Realbuto #1 at 152

 Intermat Wrestling has released their pre-season high school rankings for the 2011-2012 season.  Somers High School (Section 1) senior Brian Realbuto was selected as the top 152 pound wrestler in the nation.   Realbuto, who will be attending Cornell University next fall, is a 2X New York State … Continue reading

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Saugerties’ Bermudez reaches TUF 14 Finale

2006 Saugerties graduate Dennis Bermudez has reached the finals of the Spike TV reality series The Ultimate Fighter (TUF).  The winner of TUF 14 Finale will receive a contract to fight in the UFC.  Bermudez won his semi-final bout over Akira Corassani … Continue reading

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Port grad Zitone excelling at Centenary

Port Jervis graduate JD Zitone is currently a junior at Centenary College in Hackettstown, NJ.  He is the #4 ranked 285 lbs wrestler in NCAA Division III.  JD finished his sophomore year with 21 victories and earned a trip to … Continue reading

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Army edged by Rider 16-15

The Army Wrestling team lost their first match of the season on Tuesday to Rider by a score of 16-15 in a match held at Christl Arena.  Army, who dropped to 2-1 for the young season, received victories from Connor … Continue reading

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Army Opens With Wins Over #24 Iowa State and Boston University

Army Wrestling kicked-off their 2011-2012 season in style on Sunday by winning both of their matches at the Nor’Easter Duals in Boston, MA.  In their first dual, the Black Nights upset 24th-ranked Iowa State 23-22 behind pins from Jordan Thome at 133 and Daniel … Continue reading

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Franco Wins Wrestle-Off, Earns Starting Role For Hofstra

2009 Monroe Woodbury graduate Jamie Franco won his wrestle-off and is the projected 133 lb. starter for D1 Hofstra University.  Franco, a redshirt sophmore, beat blue-chip true freshman Joey Kosinski (Carol Stream, IL) by a score of 4-2.  Congratulations and … Continue reading

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