Long Beach: The Tradition Continues (video)

Lighthouse Wrestling visited the Long Beach grapplers at their practice over the Thanksgiving Holiday. We taped their practice, interviewed coaches and athletes, and compiled it into this short movie. Enjoy!

Lighthouse Wrestling visited the Long Beach grapplers at their practice over the Thanksgiving Holiday. We taped their practice, interviewed coaches and athletes, and compiled it into this short movie. Enjoy!

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If you’re watching this from the homepage, be sure to open the full story up to see the additonal coverage. In one interview we ask Dylan Palacio and his father about the semifinal bout at states, and in the final video, we do the Tour of the Champions.

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Long Beach Aiming for The State Title

On the evening of December 16th 2009 the Long Beach Marines stormed into Wantagh Warrior territory to establish their dominance. Expectations were high.

“The deadliest weapon in the world is a MARINE.” ~ General Pershing, US Army

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On the evening of December 16th 2009 the Long Beach Marines stormed into Wantagh Warrior territory to establish their dominance. Expectations were high.  Their community of fans, coaches, wrestlers, and Section VIII aficionados anticipated a challenger to Wantagh’s newfound section dominance.   There wasn’t tremendous hype. There were plenty of skeptics.  One was Wantagh.

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NYS Championships Day One Interviews with Coaches

Watch interviews with coaches Chris Messina, Darren Goldstein, George Dugolonski, Paul Gillespie, Jim Murphy, Joe Catalanotto, Ray Adams, Rob Paletta, Rob Schaffer, Mike Torriero, and Chris Poli.

Watch interviews with coaches Chris Messina, Darren Goldstein, George Dlugolonski, Paul Gillespie, Jim Murphy, Joe Catalanotto, Ray Adams, Rob Paletta, Rob Schaffer, Mike Torriero, and Chris Poli. And finally, LI Marty gives his day one recap after the quarterfinals. Continue reading “NYS Championships Day One Interviews with Coaches”