Brooklyn Tech High School at the Sprig Gardner Tournament

The appearance of Brooklyn Tech High School’s over the weekend match was significant for the Beat the Streets Wrestling initiative in an historical perspective.

brooklyn-techThe appearance of Brooklyn Tech High School’s over the weekend match was significant for the Beat the Streets Wrestling initiative in an historical perspective.

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BTS Girls at Wrestle Around

The W.O.W. Team of Pennsylvania battled our very own Beat the Streets girls this weekend in the first ever NY-PA Women’s Dual Meet / Wrestle Around.

The W.O.W. Team of Pennsylvania battled our very own Beat the Streets girls this weekend in the first ever NY-PA Women’s Dual Meet / Wrestle Around. Sandy Bonilla and Ruth Leger of Brooklyn put on some impressive performances with Sandy hitting a well-timed fireman’s throw in her first match. Ruth went toe to toe in both her matches against Kasey Krucek of PA, with the first match going to criteria and the second match going to clinch after the 2nd period. Kasey ultimately earned the win both times. Both Kasey and Ruth will represent their home states of Pennsylvania and New York, respectively, at the coming Junior Nationals at the end of July. Continue reading “BTS Girls at Wrestle Around”

Wrestling Saved My Life

Leigh Jaynes beat the streets and climbed atop of the female wrestling world.

Leigh Jaynes at Baruch ClinicJust two days after a come from behind pin over Kelsey Campbell on the deck of the USS Intrepid at the Beat the Streets Gala, Leigh Jaynes, a 2007 National Champion and World Team member, instructed a free clinic at Baruch Middle School in lower Manhattan.  Jaynes drilled about 40 middle school and high school wrestlers in advanced freestyle technique. Continue reading “Wrestling Saved My Life”

Video of the Exhibition Matches at the Beat the Streets Gala

The Beat the Streets Gala on May 13, 2010 featured 7 exhibition matches. Open this story to watch the video of each of the evening’s matches.

The Beat the Streets Gala on May 13, 2010 featured 7 exhibition matches. Open this story to watch the video of each of the evening’s matches.

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Dake out; Metcalf to face Jenkins in Beat the Streets Gala on USS Intrepid

The on-going drama to finalize the Main Event for the 2010 Beat the Streets Gala on the U.S.S. Intrepid in New York City on Thursday, May 13 has taken another twist.

Gary Abbott – The on-going drama to finalize the Main Event for the 2010 Beat the Streets Gala on the U.S.S. Intrepid in New York City on Thursday, May 13 has taken another twist.

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Caldwell injured in training; Dake to face Metcalf in Beat the Streets Gala on USS Intreprid

Darrion Caldwell (Rahway, N.J./Sunkist Kids) reinjured his shoulder during a practice session at the U.S. Olympic Training Center on Monday afternoon. Due to the injury, he will not be competing as part of the 2010 Beat the Streets Gala on the U.S.S. Intrepid in New York City on Thursday, May 13.

Gary Abbott – Darrion Caldwell (Rahway, N.J./Sunkist Kids) reinjured his shoulder during a practice session at the U.S. Olympic Training Center on Monday afternoon. Due to the injury, he will not be competing as part of the 2010 Beat the Streets Gala on the U.S.S. Intrepid in New York City on Thursday, May 13.

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Brandon Slay and Zeke Jones Talk at BTS

Zeke Jones and Brandon Slay close out Beat the Streets freestyle day with a talk and a Q&A session with the attendees.

Zeke Jones and Brandon Slay close out Beat the Streets freestyle day with a talk and a Q&A session with the attendees. Watch the video of the closing session.

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