Smithtown East 52, Northport 18

The Bulls from Smithtown East opened up their season winning a 52-18 match with the Tigers from Northport, in a Suffolk County non league match at Smithtown East High School on December 15, 2010.

The Bulls from Smithtown East opened up their season winning a 52-18 match with the Tigers from Northport, in a Suffolk County non league match at Smithtown East High School on December 15, 2010. Continue reading “Smithtown East 52, Northport 18”

The Longwood Lion’s Roar Hearkens Back to an Earlier Dynasty

Down to the last two bouts on a Friday evening in January of 2009, the Longwood Lions trailed the Brentwood Indians 26-18 on their turf.

Down to the last two bouts on a Friday evening in January of 2009, the Longwood Lions trailed the Brentwood Indians 26-18 on their turf.

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Section VIII Preseason Team Rankings for 2010/11

Section VIII Division I wrestling teams are ranked for Dual Meet and Section Tournament competitiveness for the 2010/11 season.

Rank 3 starSection VIII Division I wrestling teams are ranked for Dual Meet and Section Tournament competitiveness. Continue reading “Section VIII Preseason Team Rankings for 2010/11”

Section XI Preseason Team Rankings for 2010/11

Section XI Division I wrestling teams are ranked for Dual Meet and Section Tournament competitiveness for the 2010/11 season.

Rank 3 starSection XI Division I wrestling teams are ranked for Dual Meet and Section Tournament competitiveness. Continue reading “Section XI Preseason Team Rankings for 2010/11”

2010/11 All-State Power Rankings

The top 25 All State Wrestlers (DI and D2, separately and combined) have been identified using a power ranking formula to compare performance across weight classes.

The top 25 All State Wrestlers (DI and D2, separately and combined) have been identified using a power ranking formula to compare performance across weight classes. Continue reading “2010/11 All-State Power Rankings”

Editor’s Message – What’s in Store for 2010/2011

Going into our third season at Lighthouse Wrestling, I’m quite excited for the upcoming season. Since the end of the first season, I’ve been busy working to have additional contributors to the site.

Going into our third season at Lighthouse Wrestling, I’m quite excited for the upcoming year.  Since the end of the first season, I’ve been busy working to have additional contributors to the site.  It’s not easy.  To put it succinctly, few contributors will write for the love of it, even less will continue for any length of time.   However, I’m happy to say that a number of good people have offered to contribute in 2010/2011, and I’m hopeful they will deliver. Continue reading “Editor’s Message – What’s in Store for 2010/2011”

Is It Time for Change?

It wouldn’t be summer if we weren’t debating the differences in play today versus the Golden Era of wrestling in New York State: the ‘70s. Yeah, I hate to do it. It’s the summer. What else is there to do than stir it up? A lot changed since.

It wouldn’t be summer if we weren’t debating the differences in play today versus the Golden Era of wrestling in New York State: the ‘70s.   Yeah, I hate to do it.  It’s the summer.  What else is there to do than stir it up?  A lot changed since.  Continue reading “Is It Time for Change?”

NY State Kids Championsihips

President Brian Giffin, Beat the Streets Wrestling Inc. announced to its board in January that the time has come for New York City to expand opportunities for its youth by competing in state, regional and very soon, national level championships.

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New York City wrestling is sending a full contingent of 80 Youth Wrestlers to the New York State
Kids Wrestling Championships at Union Endicott High School this week-end. Continue reading “NY State Kids Championsihips”

Discussions with Rick Gumble, Chris Messina, and TJ Brocking

During the finals webcast coaches Rick Gumble, Chris Messina, and TJ Brocking sat with us and talked about the season.

During the finals webcast coaches Rick Gumble, Chris Messina, and TJ Brocking sat with us and talked about the season.

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2010 D1 Finals Videos (160lbs through 285lbs)

Previously recorded video of the 2010 New York State, High School Wrestling Championships, Division 1 finals from weights 160lbs through 285lbs.

Previously recorded video of the 2010 New York State, High School Wrestling Championships, Division 1 finals from weights 160lbs through 285lbs.

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2010 D1 Finals Videos (130lbs through 152lbs)

Previously recorded video of the 2010 New York State, High School Wrestling Championships, Division 1 finals from weights 130lbs through 152lbs.

Previously recorded video of the 2010 New York State, High School Wrestling Championships, Division 1 finals from weights 130lbs through 152lbs. Will have the next five weights up tomorrow.

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2010 D1 Finals Videos (96lbs through 125lbs)

Previously recorded video of the 2010 New York State, High School Wrestling Championships, Division 1 finals from weights 96lbs through 125lbs.

Previously recorded video of the 2010 New York State, High School Wrestling Championships, Division 1 finals from weights 96lbs through 125lbs. Will have the next five weights up tomorrow. It takes longer than I would like to get all this stuff on the site, about 3x the time to record it.

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2010 New York State Championship Coverage

2010 New York State Championships Coverage

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Lighthouse Wrestling will cover the New York State D1 Championships on all Day Friday and Saturday Morning with Live Blogging and a webcast of the D1 Finals at 6PM on Saturday.

Visit our 2010 Live Coverage page for further details… http://lighthousewrestling.com/live

For the latest status follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/anklpik

2010 NYSPHSAA DI Wrestling Championship Preview

Pete Candito does a weight-by-weight preview of the 2010 New York State Division 1 Championship on February 26 and 27 at the Pepsi Arena in Albany.

nysphsaaSection 8 with some very tough draws…and a look at some key pre-semifinal match-ups, projected finalists and winner at each weight Continue reading “2010 NYSPHSAA DI Wrestling Championship Preview”

A Look Back at 2010 Section XI Tournament

It was another quality final at Stony Brook and now we need to take a look back at the matches and also look at who may be getting wildcards and a trip to Albany.

It was another quality final at Stony Brook and now we need to take a look back at the matches and also look at who may be getting wildcards and a trip to Albany. It seems Suffolk should send anywhere from between 25 to 29 wrestlers to Albany depending upon how the wild-card draws fall…similar to last year’s count. Continue reading “A Look Back at 2010 Section XI Tournament”

Section VIII Individual Rankings 10-07

This is the Seventh and final release of the Section VIII (Nassau County) individual rankings. Wrestlers have been ranked at the weight classes they competed at in their qualifying tournaments.

This is the Seventh and final release of the Section VIII (Nassau County) individual rankings. Wrestlers have been ranked at the weight classes they competed at in their qualifying tournaments. Results from the qualifying tournaments were included in the rankings. The number in square brackets [#] indicates the rank of the wrestler in the previous ranking. Continue reading “Section VIII Individual Rankings 10-07”

NYCHSAA State Championship Live Webcast

Lighthouse Wrestling will webcast the New York CHSAA State championship finals live on February 15th with the time To Be Determined.

Lighthouse Wrestling will webcast the New York CHSAA State championship finals live on February 15th with the time To Be Determined.   The best time we can project for now is after 1PM.  Follow us on twitter http://twitter.com/anklpik for the latest status of the broadcast.

2010 Section XI Championship Preview

A weight-by-weight analysis of the 2010 Section XI high school wrestling championships.

tugawarAnother Suffolk County tournament is upon us and that translates into 2 great days of the best wrestling in New York State. We all have our feelings about who the Suffolk finalists will be in each weight class and who the potential place winners are. So here are my picks and weight class previews. I hope you have some fun with them. So pick them apart and enjoy another Suffolk County wrestling tournament.

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New York State Individual Rankings 10-07

This is the third release of the New York State Individual rankings. Both DI and DII wrestlers are ranked.

This is the third release of the New York State Individual rankings. Both DI and DII wrestlers are ranked. Rankings are based on results as of February 7. If you have comments, please identify the results that would indicate a different rank. If you would like to contribute feedback to our rankings before they are published, send and email to webmaster(at)lighthousewrestling(dot)com. Continue reading “New York State Individual Rankings 10-07”

Mat Notes of Suffolk County League III Championships

At the Suffolk County League III wrestling championship, the Redmen from East Islip, winner of each of their league dual meets during the season (6-0) battled league opponents, North Babylon (5-1), Smithtown East (4-2), Newfield (3-3), West Islip (2-4), Half Hollow Hills East (1-5) and Centereach (0-6).

East Islip, NY (Feb. 6, 2010) At the Suffolk County League III wrestling championship, the Redmen from East Islip, winner of each of their league dual meets during the season (6-0) battled league opponents, North Babylon (5-1), Smithtown East (4-2), Newfield (3-3), West Islip (2-4), Half Hollow Hills East (1-5) and Centereach (0-6).

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Section II Individual Rankings 10-06

This is the Fifth release of the Section II individual rankings. Wrestlers have been ranked at the lowest weight class where they competed at in results as of 1/30/2010.

This is the Fifth release of the Section II individual rankings. Wrestlers have been ranked at the lowest weight class where they competed at in results as of 1/30/2010. The number enclosed in brackets [#] after each name indcates the rank of the wrestler in the previous release. Continue reading “Section II Individual Rankings 10-06”

League III Championship Preview

The Suffolk County League III wrestling championship is scheduled to be held at East Islip High School on February 6, 2010. Participating are Babylon, Smithtown East, Newfield, West Islip, Half Hollow Hills East, and Centereach.

The Suffolk County League III wrestling championship is scheduled to be held at East Islip High School on February 6, 2010. Continue reading “League III Championship Preview”

Section VIII Individual Rankings 10-06

This is the Sixth release of the Section VIII (Nassau County) individual rankings for the 2009-2010 season.

This is the Sixth release of the Section VIII (Nassau County) individual rankings. Wrestlers have been ranked at the lowest weight class where they competed at in results as of 1/30/2010. The number in square brackets [#] indicates the rank of the wrestler in the previous ranking. Continue reading “Section VIII Individual Rankings 10-06”

Section II Individual Rankings 10-04

This is release four of New York State section II’s individual wrestling rankings.

This is the Fourth release of the Section II individual rankings. Wrestlers have been ranked at the lowest weight class where they competed at in results as of 1/21/2010. The number enclosed in brackets [#] after each name indcates the rank of the wrestler in the previous release. Continue reading “Section II Individual Rankings 10-04”

Section VIII Individual Rankings 10-04

This is the Fourth release of the Section VIII (Nassau County) individual rankings. Wrestlers have been ranked at the lowest weight class where they competed at in results as of 1/16/2010. [#] indicates the rank of the wrestler in the previous release. Continue reading “Section VIII Individual Rankings 10-04”