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Germany Wrestling Tour

                     Wednesday, March 19, 1975
   19 Matmen Ready For Germany Tour!
                                  By Len Turner, York Dispatch
     The 19 High School Wrestlers pictured below...
  are currently brushing up on their German along with their mat technique
  as the group is due to leave New York's JFK Airport Saturday for a 10-day
  European tour to include sightseeing and wrestling. The grapplers, seven
  of which hail from the YCIAA ranks, will wrestle four exhibition meets in
  Munich, West Germany before returning home March 31, 1975.
            ▪ The boys are shown (below) after a freestyle practice Tuesday
            at West York Area High School, York, PA.

3/21/75 Germany Trip

Front Row (L-R) Randy Hoffman (Cumberland Valley), Chuck Nace (West York),
              Robert Jones (Hanover), Herb Webb (Dover), George Wagner (Carlisle),
              Earl Ward (Cumberland Valley) & Denny Reed (Cumberland Valley).
              Middle (L-R) John S. "Moc" Toggas (Gettysburg), Keith Smith (Dover), Jeff Meckley (West York),
              Dale Rohrer (Manheim Central), Doug Krebs (Susquehannock) & William Brenneman (Big Spring).
              Back Row (L-R) Coach Charles "Charlie" Jacobs, Coach Mike Williams, Mark Miller (Dallastown),
              Wolfgang Woods (Big Spring), Brian Weigle (Cumberland Valley), Paul Nickel (Big Spring),
              Larry Lucas (Cedar Crest), Jack Campbell (Big Spring) &... Asst. Coach Tom Smith.  
                                                   (absent from the  3/19/75
photo was Coach Ivan Steel)
                                                           photos submitted to Don Lehman by Dover's Charlie Jacobs

▪▪ Germany Coach and Dover HS Head Coach, Charlie Jacobs (left)
w/1984 Olympic GR Wrestling Gold Medalist, the late
Jeff Blatnick.
note: Jeff
Blatnick is wearing a Dover Wrestling t-shirt!

1976 - Charlie Jacobs (left) gets an autograph from
NCAA/Olympic Wrestling Legend - Dan Gable.
Interview with Charlie Jacobs

▪1983 - Dover's Shaun Smith with Head Coach Charlie Jacobs
after...winning the '83 138lb. PIAA State AAA Wrestling title.
YCIAA/YAIAA State Wrestling Champions Page

Dover, PA Head Coach - H. Leon Senft (left),
Asst. Coach Ed Strayer & Asst. Coach Charlie Jacobs (right).
  H. Leon Senft is accepting a remembrance for his retirement!
H. Leon Senft, a 1949 West York graduate...
was a 1948 and 1949 District III Wrestling Champion
for West York Area High School!
Charlie Jacobs was a YCIAA 1964 Section Wrestling Champion
for Dover Area High School.

1972 - Dover & West York Dual Meet

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