Dieruff remembers a golden era in wrestling – Allentown Morning Call

Dieruff’s success in boys basketball is well documented. In seasons ending in 1966, ’67, ’68 and ’69, the Huskies won four consecutive District 11 titles, becoming the first program to do so. Those teams drew capacity crowds and became the pride of the school, so much so that many years later the gymnasium was named […]

Helen Maroulis is relishing America’s first-ever women’s wrestling Olympic gold – Excelle Sports

The moment wrestler Helen Maroulis defeated three-time gold medalist Saori Yoshida, she became the first American woman to ever win an Olympic gold medal in wrestling. When the final whistle blew, Maroulis had outdueled her formidable opponent, 4–1. Both wrestlers sunk to their knees in disbelief. Maroulis carried her country’s flag then stepped onto the podium with […]

Olympian Visits With Newtown Youth Wrestling Camp – The Newtown Bee

Campers in the Newtown Youth Wrestling Summer Camp — which ran from August 15, to August 19, at NYA Sports & Fitness — spent roughly half the week learning wrestling lessons and life tips from former Olympian Rulon Gardner, who earned a gold medal in wrestling at the 2000 Olympic Games and a bronze at […]