Saturday morning Indian wrestlers got their first taste of competition this season with a multi-team scrimmage at Upper Perk. Above, Mike Modugno, on top, wrestles an opponent in a two-minute bout at 200 pounds.
Numbers for the Upper Perkiomen wrestling team are down for the second straight season. The team will likely forfeit at least two matches in every bout, according to head coach Sam Walters.
"We only have 12 wrestlers," he said. "We didn't gain any freshmen this year."
According to Walters, the Indians' entire roster competed at the varsity level in 2015. He called the whole group quality performers.
"They all have experience," Walters said. "They are all pretty good wrestlers."...
Quakertown High School athletes annoucing their college choices to continue playing sports were, left to right, seated, Meghan Klee, Tyler Guidos and Spencer Gray. Standing, Becky Gerhart and Emma McLaughlin.
Emma McLaughlin and Becky Gerhart spent the last four seasons as teammates on Quakertown's field hockey team.
Their next meeting on the hockey field, next fall, will be as opponents. McLaughlin says she knows what the outcome will be.
"Villanova is going to win," she said.
On Thursday, Nov. 19, five seniors announced their intent to extend their athletic careers beyond high school....