YCP’s Bastress still ‘hooked’ on coaching as wrestling program continues to build on its successes

By Nathan Leakway HEAD wrestling coach Duane Bastress walks into his office on the second floor of Grumbacher every morning carrying a stuffed gym bag and a large jug of water, signs of a coaching style that still – after nine seasons at the helm of the wrestling program – is decidedly hands-on.  “I’m on the mat every day,” he says, “at least until this … Continue reading YCP’s Bastress still ‘hooked’ on coaching as wrestling program continues to build on its successes

After quick start, YCP wrestlers fall in opener

By Brendan Bilo THE York College men’s wrestling team opened their dual schedule Wednesday with a 31-12 loss to TCNJ in front of a spirited home crowd inside M&T Bank Field House. TCNJ improved to 2-0. Here are a couple of highlights from the York College wrestling page: * The Spartans had some early momentum as a pair of their top wrestlers claimed victories in … Continue reading After quick start, YCP wrestlers fall in opener

After injury puts YCP wrestler down for the count, recovery provides optimism for future

By Trevor Lintz  GARRETT Butt stood on the mat pacing back and forth getting ready for a big day.  It was the quarterfinal match in one of the biggest tournaments of the year.  They tie up, a big turn of events is gearing up.  They’re going out of bounds. His knee goes under … snap!! Every ligament in his knee tears. Not just one…. every … Continue reading After injury puts YCP wrestler down for the count, recovery provides optimism for future