Archive - Mar 30, 2012 - Sports Article
HERSHEY â Last Saturday, seven Punxsutawney area wrestlers traveled to Hershey to compete on Pennsylvania's largest stage for grapplers their age âÂ the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling State Championship Tournament â and one grappler attained a long-awaited, highly-coveted prize when Kaleb Young was crowned state champion at 117 pounds in the 13- and 14-year-old class.
"We can't be happy enough for Kaleb," Punxsy coach Bill Burke said upon returning from Hershey. "I guess we can say 'the third time is a charm,' as he was a state runner-up twice previously."
CLARION â With lots of former PAHS athletes reaching successful accomplishments at the collegiate level of late, one former Lady Chuck has been quietly running away at Clarion Universityâ quite literally.
Milea Schall, a 2011 PAHS grad and long-distance event specialist, is described as a pretty quiet sort of athlete, who goes about her business by her former coach George Wehrle. But Schall has been making some noise as a freshman at Clarion, having made the transition to college athletics â and academics âÂ seem quite seamless.