The POWERade Finals are set!!! PA Power Wrestling’s Jeff Upson and Eric Knopsnyder are live from Canon-McMillan High School as they preview the match-ups and give their predictions for the showdown. Listen in as they host guest Tim Wallace of Albert Gallatin who took out returning PIAA State Champion Cody Mulligan in the semifinals (10-1).
PAPC19: PA native, former state champ, and current NC State stud Hayden Hidlay joins the program to discuss his first semester as a starter, his NC State and PA families colliding, and what #PackMentaility means to him.
The dynamic duo of @WarnTriz and @Beck_Diggity take listeners on more than an hour's worth of a wrestling adventure. They discuss a variety of topics in episode 19 including a preview of both Midlands and the Southern Scuffle as well as a lengthy interview with Hayden Hidlay that provides fans with a great perspective on why recruits don't always choose the "traditional powers" when making their school choice. (Photo credit: NC State Athletics)
01:00 – Happy Holidays, Everyone!
04:00 - Midlands Preview
30:00 - Southern Scuffle Preview
50:00 - Hayden Hidlay Interview
PAW04: One of the most exciting tournaments of the season will be taking place this weekend at Canon-McMillan High School where the 51st Annual POWERade Christmas Tournament gets underway. The "WarUp on The WPIAL" podcast returns for episode four with Greg Warnock @GWarnock24 and Jeff Upson @PAPowerWrestle as the two preview each weight class.
They are joined by Jefferson Morgan senior Gavin Teasdale who will go for his fourth straight POWERade Championship and remain undefeated in his career. Teasdale talks about a loaded 126 lbs. bracket where he is the top seed and his senior season. Take a listen below!
00:45 – WPIAL Scores
05:00 – Waynesburg is for real with Henson Brothers
06:45 – Is Kiski in trouble without Isaac Reid?
11:25 – Steve DeAugustino Holiday Classic Updates
13:22 – Southmoreland Tournament Features Strong Field
14:50 – POWERade Preview (106 lbs. - 120 lbs.)
23:30 – Guest Gavin Teasdale talks senior season and fourth POWERade
31:44 – POWERade Preview (126 lbs. - 285 lbs.)
56:45 – Come say hello to PA Power at POWERade
PAPC18: Lehigh legend, Division 1 All-American, and Princeton Head Coach Chris Ayers joins the program to discuss the challenges of Ivy League coaching, how he took Princeton from the worst team in America (literally) to the top 20, and some memories from his time at Lehigh.
The dynamic duo of @WarnTriz and @Beck_Diggity take listeners on more than an hour's worth of a wrestling adventure. They discuss a variety of topics in episode 18 including Hayden Hidlay's big weekend, Pitt's continued struggles and their head coach's interesting comments, and Lock Haven continuing to roll. (Photo courtesy of Beverly Schaefer/Princeton Athletics)
01:00 – Hayden Hidlay's Big Weekend
05:00 – Monday Night...Wrestling?
08:00 – Keith Gavin's Comments & What to Make of Them
17:00 – Reno TOC Recap
20:50 – Tsirtsis/Maruca at 149
25:30 – Cleveland State Open Results & Miserable Open Trips
31:45 – Don't be the Miserable Person at Family Christmas
32:30 – Tristan Firing Shots at Mason
41:00 – Princeton Head Coach Chris Ayers Joins the Program
47:00 – The Recruit that Changed Princeton's Scope
57:30 – How Lehigh Shaped Chris Ayers
PAW03: Week three of "WarUp on The WPIAL" is back with Greg Warnock @GWarnock24 and Jeff Upson @PAPowerWrestle as the two recap weekend results. They are joined by Seneca Valley head coach Kevin Wildrick who recaps their fourth place finish at the King of The Mountain. The Pair also discusses scores from around the WPIAL and preview some hammer non match-up duals happening this week. Take a listen below!
00:50 – WPIAL Scores
11:45 – Seneca Valley Head Coach Kevin Wildrick talks flying under the radar
21:50 – King of The Mountain Recap
32:55 – Waynesburg Impresses at Beast of The East
35:30 – State Runner-up Isaac Reid has blood clot in lung
37:50 – Kiski Area wins 11th North Hills Duals
39:40 – Penn Cambria and North Canton Highlights
41:30 – Looking Ahead
46:45 – Happy Holidays from Greg's Annoying Tie
PAPC17: Pennsylvania native, two-time NCAA D1 All-American, and current Lock Haven Head Coach, Scott Moore joins the program to discuss #TheRise of LHU's program, big wins at PSAC's and against Rutgers, and the transfers of Chance Marstellar and Thomas Haines.
The dynamic duo of @WarnTriz and @Beck_Diggity take listeners on an hour's worth of a wrestling adventure. They discuss a variety of topics in episode 167 including marquee match-ups that fail to materialize, Drexel pushing Lehigh to the brink, and the end of a drought almost two decades old. (Photo courtesy of Lock Haven Athletics)
01:00 – Ironman was Awesome & We're Gaining Momentum
02:00 – OW of the Weekend - Freshman 197's
04:30 – High-Profile Guys Sitting Out
14:00 – Identity Crisis for Richie Lewis
16:50 – Lehigh/Drexel - WILD result in Philly
19:00 – The End of a 17 Year Drought & Other Weekend Results
23:00 – Lock Haven Head Coach, Scott Moore Joins the Program
30:00 – How Chance Marstellar & Thomas Haines Have Affected Lock Haven Wrestling
39:00 – Generating Excitement Around Lock Haven Wrestling
53:00 – Upcoming Weekend Preview
PAW02: "WarUp on The WPIAL" is back for episode two with host Greg Warnock @GWarnock24 joined by Jeff Upson @PAPowerWrestle as the two recap opening weekend results from the WPIAL including the Eastern Area, Chartiers-Houston Tournament, and more. The pair welcome on guest Josh Shields, head coach of Burrell, who discusses his goals for the season with another impressive team. They also take a look ahead at where WPIAL teams will be competing this weekend! Take a listen below!
00:50 – Kiski Area dominates the Eastern Area Tournament
01:05 – Recapping the Eastern Area place winners
16:10 – Chartiers-Houston Tournament Recap
32:30 – Canon-McMillan Recap from CV Kickoff Classic
36:25 – Ironman Highlights
37:30 – Hampton Dawg Duals Recap
37:50 – Waynesburg Central Goes Undefeated at Greenville Duals
39:50 – Belle Vernon Handles the North Coast Classic
44:35 – Subsection Matches to Watch This Week
46:05 – Can Anyone in Class AA Knock off Burrell?
47:20 – Burrell Head Coach Josh Shields Joins the Show
56:50 – Weekend Preview
PAP34: PA Power Wrestling's Jeff Upson @PAPowerWrestle and Eric Knopsynder @KnopsKnotes breakdown the Pre-Season State 2A & 3A State Rankings and why they hate doing them. In addition they take a look at ahead at what to expect this weekend as Wrestling officially gets underway across Pennsylvania and beyond! Take a listen below.
00:40 – Santa Claus is Coming to Town
00:55 – Thank you Media Day Teams
02:00 – Why Pre-Season Rankings are the worst
07:10 – Two Piece Uniform is Growing Wrestling?
10:20 – State AA Pre-Season Rankings Breakdown
37:30 – State AAA Pre-Season Rankings Breakdown
01:01:00 – What to look for this weekend across Pennsylvania
PAPC16: Pennsylvania native, two-time state runner-up, and current Pitt captain Nick Zanetta joins the program to discuss what life is like with Pitt's new coaching staff, what he needs to do to make it happen in March, and the best dressed coach in college wrestling.
The dynamic duo of @WarnTriz and @Beck_Diggity take listeners on more than an hour's worth of a wrestling adventure. They discuss a variety of topics in episode 16 including a recap of the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, why you can't put too much stock in early season results, and Lock Haven's big win. (Photo courtesy of Pitt Athletics)
01:00 – The Podcast Can Drive Now!
01:30 – OW of the Weekend
04:30 – Challenge Bricks - Twitter Mistakes & Lineup Confusion
10:00 – What Happened in Vegas...Didn't Stay in Vegas
25:30 – Pitt Senior Captain, Nick Zanetta, Joins the Program
44:15 – Down to the Wire: PSU/Lehigh Recap
53:30 – DeSanto/Mueller Controversy
57:00 – Weekend Preview: 133 Showdown in Philly
PAW01: The debut episode of PA Power Wrestling's new show on one of Pennsylvania's hotbeds of wrestling. Kicking things off on "WarUp on The WPIAL" is host Greg Warnock @GWarnock24 joined by Jeff Upson @PAPowerWrestle as the two are back together for yet another season, this year on the Mat Talk Podcast Network. Warnock & Upson preview the upcoming season, talk about senior Gavin Teasdale's journey to a fourth PIAA State Championship, and make predictions on the WPIAL's top teams. Kiski Area Head Coach Chris Heater joins the show to talk about reloading with yet another solid lineup with a ton of experience. Take a listen below!
00:55 – The debut show of WarUp on The WPIAL!
01:05 – WPIAL Off-Season Highlights
3:00 – All Eyes on Gavin Teasdale
10:15 – WPIAL Seniors Who Committed
12:35 – Top Incoming Freshmen Report WPIAL Highlights
21:15 – Kiski Area Head Coach Chris Heater Talks WPIAL Team Success
34:30 – Who Will Rise to the Top in the WPIAL Team Race?
43:30 – Opening Weekend Preview
PAP33: The 2017 - 2018 Season is upon us and to kick-off the start PA Power Wrestling took a look at the future of Pennsylvania Wrestling with the Top Incoming Freshmen Report of 2018. PA Power Wrestling's Jeff Upson @PAPowerWrestle and Eric Knopsynder @KnopsKnotes discuss the Report and how Jeff apparently has no life. They also talk about the recent probation of Bishop McCort and their new coach as well as Northern Lebanon's Rusty Wallace two week suspension. The pair welcome on guest Cole Rees of Wyoming Seminary who was named Pennsylvania's #1 Top Incoming Freshman! Take a listen below.
01:00 – The Season is here!
01:20 – The Top Incoming Freshmen Report of 2018 Released
4:00 – Jeff Explains the TIF Report Process
19:45 – Mel Kiper Jr. is like the Easter Bunny
36:30 – PA Power's Media Day is Sunday!!
39:45 – Bishop McCort drama continues; name new head coach
46:15 – Northern Lebanon's Rusty Wallace Jr. Suspended for 2 Weeks
51:20 – Guest Cole Rees talks being named PA Power's TIF of 2018
PAPC15: Pennsylvania native, four-time All-American, and current Northwestern University Assistant Coach Mike McMullan joins the program to discuss how he views his career in hindsight, what it took for him to change the landscape of heavyweight wrestling, the unique challenges of coaching college wrestling*, and much more.
The dynamic duo of @WarnTriz and @Beck_Diggity take listeners on more than an hour's worth of a wrestling adventure. They discuss a variety of topics in episode 15 including a preview of the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, a breakdown of the Lehigh/Penn State dual, and a couple groups of people that need to calm down with their reactions to results. (Photo courtesy of Northwestern University Athletics)
*Link to Mike's article on collegiate coaching: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-skills-do-you-possess-breaking-down-collegiate-mcmullan/?trackingId=YM%2BEU9MDz6tGSFo8qN%2FH3Q%3D%3D
01:00 – Tristan and Mason are the Proud Parents of a Teenage Podcast
06:00 – OW's and Challenge Bricks of the Weekend
14:30 – #AskTnT
17:00 – Week 4 Recap
22:00 – Vegas, Baby!! CKLV Preview
42:30 – Lehigh Vs Penn State Preview
49:30 – Mike McMullan joins the program and discusses competing, coaching, and what the future may hold