isn't a Game...it's a Battle. One does not PLAY WRESTLING!"
art poster by Rick Blasdell
THE 23rd Annual Bulldog Open
WRESTLING GOLF SCRAMBLE
2019 Bulldog Open Details to
Director... Randy Blasdell Benefits the West York Wrestling Booster Club &...
The John T. & Mary Jane Toggas Scholarship Fund!
2019 New Oxford Invitational
*West York finished in 19th place out of 26 teams (108.5 points)
Frank Veloce finished in 2nd place, and went 3-1.
Ivan Vega finished in 5th place, and went 4-1.
Eli Lawless finished in 7th place and went 3-2.
Luke Stine finished in 7th place and went 3-2.
Advancing to the modified medal rounds from WY were Bryce Weaver,
Nate Jones, Claudio Cruz and Ray McGettigan.
(In the JV Tourney, Logan Aldinger took 3rd place going 3-1)
2019 Annville-Cleona Dutchman Duals (2-3)
WY defeated East Pennsboro & Kennard Dale.
WY lost to Penn Manor, Lampeter Strasburg & Solanco.
(Frank Veloce was 4-1 and Allen Bailey was 3-1 on the day for
2019 Elizabethtown Grizzly Duals (4-1) 2nd
WY defeated Eastern York, Elizabethtown, Palmyra &
Salisbury... only defeat to Dover.
(Luke Stine went 5-0 w/4 falls for WY. Going 4-1 for
the day... Bryce Weaver, Nate Jones, Eli Lawless,
Ray McGettigan & Frank Veloce)
2018 Carlisle Invitational Wrestling SH Tourney
(L-R) Bryce Weaver (
4th), Frank Veloce (
5th) & Ivan Vega (
WEST YORK JUNIOR HIGH WRESTLING
2018 Dover Junior High Duals Team Champions
2019 Dirty Dawg Junior High Duals Team Champions
Wilson Junior High Tourney
(L-R) Nate Brown 7th
80lbs., Jaidyn Wilkins 7th 90lbs., Tyler Bard 3rd 130lbs.
WY Mat Season WY Wrestling
President - Toni Veloce
Vice President - Mark Jones
Treasurer - Rebecca Gross
Secretary - Jeanie Jones
Club Mission Statement" The
West York Wrestling Booster
lend all possible Moral, Ethical
West York Area School District Wrestling
WEST YORK WRESTLING HEAD COACH WY Head
Brian Gross... 12 seasons
YAIAA Section AAA Champions - (Billy Randt 2010, Garrett
Stauffer 2015). *3
PIAA State Qualifiers - (Billy Randt '10, Kyle Narber
'13, Garrett Stauffer '15).
YCIAA Wrestling Team Champions 1971-72 West York
Wrestling Team (14-0)
▪ Front (L-R) -
Thomas, Paul Mulay,
Jenkins, Kevin McCleary
Jim Haas, Barry Albright,
Toggas @ Biglerville...
38-32-2 (overall 307-110-4).
Toggas are in the National Wrestling
Hall of Fame.
C. Richards, JT Toggas, K. Ober & B. Luckenbaugh... are in
the PWCA PA Wrestling
Hall of Fame.
"Leadership, like WRESTLING, cannot be
DID YOU KNOW??
West York Area, PA High School
had a finalist in the
VERY FIRST PIAA
State Wrestling Tournament in 1938!!
1938 PIAA State Wrestling Finals
*Dick DiBattista (Lower Merion)
dec. Cletus Gentzler
School PIAA Champs (40
West York HS
Letterwinners Yearly ...
Stroudsburg State College Team
▪ Knee (L-R)
Bill Cuff, Keith
Lichty, Bill Luckenbaugh, Gary Kessel,
Bob Stetler, Mike Stambaugh, Carl Seitz,
(red - denotes West York HS graduate!) ▪
Note: 3 high school state champions in above photo...
(Billy Cuff - NJ, Bill Luckenbaugh - PA, Fred Swanson - NJ.)
the... West York ...
by Don Lehman
▪ This website
is dedicated to the great memory of an office, full of photos,
a coffee pot, and the endless conversations between wrestlers
and their coach. This
website is dedicated to the memory of a scales room, clean and
nicely framed photos of "past" West York Wrestling champions and
teams... and, an exam table used for daily naps! This website is
dedicated to the
memory of a small hot wrestling room - full of records,
all-time teams, motivational
quotes and a dark blue mat kept clean by a team of dedicated "Mat
website is dedicated to the memory of an old equipment room, with
hung and pressed WY uniforms, and an equipment locker with a history
YCIAA Sectional Champions, so neatly written. This website is
dedicated to the
memory of those great fans, the full gyms and the
proud support we felt. The
Alumni Website is dedicated to the memory of a head coach who had
the vision for the
above, and the great patience to stay those long nights
while his wrestlers chatted
& took those long showers after a very tough practice or dual meet. This
a "modern" extension of the visuals we saw during our lives at West York
▪ This website
is dedicated to a former head coach who cared,
the late John T.
Toggas, and the many West York athletes who competed in the World's
also dedicated to WY '72 Alumnus -
A. Scott Callahan
2018 - Don Lehman and Mike Brouillette
Mike was a past WY Wrestling Booster President... and above was
a HD ride to Lititz, PA. Mike's son,
Jordan, wrestled for
* Mike also created & developed
the original westyorkwrestling.com.
WEST YORK WRESTLING
(by Coach John T. Toggas & Don
Lehman... WY selection committee)
reliable MS FrontPage"