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The Louisiana Wrestling News is accepting schedules for the 202020 season, as well as Battle of New Orleans flyers.
Please send them as email attachments to editor@lawrestlingnews.com.


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January, 2020 ARTICLE CONTRIBUTOR(S)
January 30th There are 106 miles to Chicago, we have a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark and we're wearing sunglasses Editor
January 27th Parkway storms back on Saturday to win the Ken Cole Memorial Editor | Contributing photographer: Camille Tyra
January 21st Spartans chase the Tigers down the Mississippi to, well, Gentilly, at the 2020 Battle of New Orleans Editor
January 21st Loose Tigers in "The Birdcage" eat up the Blue Jays Editor
January 19th Depleted Crusaders still comfortably win another Louisiana Classic Editor
January 17th Brother Martin takes a 20 point lead into Saturday's matches at the Louisiana Classic Editor
January 15th Louisiana Classic seeds... Editor | Coach Brian Dipalma
January 15th What we think we know now... Editor
January 14th Not to forget where it all starts - kids take home a lot of hardware from events in Texas and Illinois (Updated 01-14-20) Editor
January 12th East Ascension, Basile, Parkway and Teurlings Catholic win weekend events Editor
January 10th Brother Martin dominates Holy Cross 49-21 on Crusaders' Senior Night Editor
January 7th
Louisiana wrestling loses another giant: Sam Sara - 1946-2020
Editor
January 7th
Brother Martin wins another Trey Culotta Invitational
Editor
January 5th The Janus Report Editor
January 1st A few random photos from the December 4th East Ascension and Mandeville at Grace King tri-meet Editor
January 1st Crusaders place second in Alabama's Gulf Coast Clash
Holy Cross wins three championships, Rummel and Covington one apiece
Editor

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Volume VIII, No. 9, December, 2019

December, 2019 ARTICLE CONTRIBUTOR(S)
December 31st Depleted Chalmette team wins Trygg Memorial Editor
December 31st
Eight Crusaders enough to win eighth consecutive Billy Duplessis Invitational by one point
Editor
December 27th St. Paul legitimizes challenge to Brother Martin in dual meet win Editor
December 22nd Brother Martin secures ninth consecutive Trey Culotta title; related "quirky insight" Editor
December 20th Brother Martin is paving the way to a ninth Trey Culotta team title Editor
December 20th Acadiana High School Junior Varsity and Varsity events on December 27th and 28th
(See schedules page)
Editor | Coach Brandon Wheatley
December 16th Excellent wrestling weekend in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas
St. Amant @ Big Horse Mahoney Holy Cross @ McMillan North Desoto in AK Brother Martin
at Duplessis
Evangel XMAS Classic Ernie Perry III
Editor
December 14th Louisiana's top-two teams do not disappoint: St. Paul gets the best of Brother Martin 34-29 Editor
December 12th A once-in-five-year dual as Brother Martin travels to St. Paul
Amended on 12-13-19
Editor
December 11th St. Amant avenges loss to East Ascension at Griffin Open at the Spartan Invitational
Three girls-only weight classes in Monday's JH/JV Battle of New Orleans
Editor
December 6th Of Politics, Statesmen, Wars, Michael Corleone, Sports Information, Metairie, Santa Rosa Beach, Germantown and Atlanta Editor
December 4th Editor had it wrong.  The Trygg Memorial is Friday and Saturday, December 6th and 7th Editor

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November, 2019 ARTICLE CONTRIBUTOR(S)
November 29th Gulf Coast Clash an opportunity to see some of Greater New Orleans' best teams
Recaps of other events from last week
Editor | Heath Invitational Photos courtesy of Dustin Burton | Spartan Invitation JV Girls photos complements of Phayne Waguespack Braud
November 28th Gulf Coast Clash an opportunity to see some of Greater New Orleans' best teams
Friday Night Coverage - More on the event to be published later
Editor
November 27th
Please share this link with anyone who may be able to help
Coach Sam can use our help
 
Arguably the best high school wrestling coach in Louisiana, Coach Surachai Harnsongkram (Coach Sam) started coaching at Jesuit in 1969.  Within his first three years he would make Jesuit the team to beat in Louisiana. 

His Blue Jays won 18 state championships, including 11-consecutive ones from 1987 to 1998 wham he retired.  He was instrumental in creating the format of the LHSAA state championship Battle of New Orleans and bringing children's wrestling to Louisiana via USA-Wrestling. 

Now we have the rare opportunity to give back to one who has given us so much.
Jesuit Alum Kyle Sherman and Coach Sam
Archivist LHSWA (Martin Muller) and Coach Sam
Editor | Kyle Sherman | Others
November 22nd 2020 Lakeshore Open shows great promise Editor
November 22nd Parkway leads a top Louisiana contingent in Mobile's Gulf Coast Classic Editor
November 20th Mahoney sets Louisiana high school career pins record Editor | Phayne Waguespack Braud
November 19th Mahoney one pin away from setting the Louisiana career pins record Editor
November 16th Shaw and Parkway win team championships; Holy Cross wins four consecutive championships Editor
November 15th November 16th Battle of New Orleans previews Editor
November 13th November 9th upDecember 31st Editor
November 13th Shaw gets first Division II dual meet win over NOMMA Editor | Photos courtesy of Chase Cox
November 2nd 15th Annual Warrior Open to kick-off the 2019-20 season Editor
July, 2019 ARTICLE CONTRIBUTOR(S)
July 23rd
11th Annual Bayou Duals set for December 27th-28th at Lamar the Dixon Expo Center Flyer
Editor
July 18th-19th Final Louisiana results from Fargo
(Now with team photos)
Editor | Photos compliments of Coach Chuck Sojka and Cody Hesser
July 15th Team Nicola Train (TNT) wrestling seminar Editor
July 14th USMC Sunday Junior freestyle results
Trent Mahoney advances to Monday matches
Editor
July 12th

St. Amant High School - September 7th-8th

Team Midwest Extreme Tour “Train like a Norseman”

Coach William Huebner 
July 11th Small Louisiana team enters Fargo Junior Nationals Editor
July 8th Central High School of Baton Rouge seeking new head coach Editor | Gabe Kelly
July 5th Brother Martin's Patrick Evans wins coveted 2020 Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award Editor

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Volume VIII, No. 3, June, 2019

June, 2019 ARTICLE CONTRIBUTOR(S)
June 27th FINAL: 2020 Jazz Town Duals Editor, Camille Tyra
June 23rd Louisiana team leaves Tulsa on a winning note Editor
June 22nd Friday's U.S. Junior National Freestyle Duals pool rounds competition was whatever word means "worse than ferocious" Editor
June 20th Tough day for Louisiana wrestlers in the 2020 U.S. Junior National Duals
Looking forward to the freestyle competition
Editor
June 19th Louisiana places fifth in U.S. Junior National Duals Greco-Roman pool round Editor
June 18th Editor
June 18th Louisiana is sending 17 wrestlers to the 2020 Junior National Duals Editor
June 17th Morris Fitness nips Manatee 40-37 to win the 2020 Jazz Town Duals Editor
June 15th Pre-Father's Day at the Jazz Town Duals Editor
June 15th Raven Guidry CO-ED wrestling camp on June 19th-20th at Acadiana High School Editor
June 14th 2020 Jazz Town Duals schedule and teams Editor
June 14th Late June Clinics Editor
June 3rd 2020 Louisiana Wrestling News Best of 2018-19 paperweight winners
Amended on June 4th
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May, 2019 ARTICLE CONTRIBUTOR(S)
May 19th Seven wrestlers choosing to compete in the college ranks Editor
May 19th Photos of Louisianans at the NHSCA High School Nationals Editor; Numerous others who sent photographs
May 19th Seniors seek new level of competition Editor
May 8th 2020 LHSAA State Wrestling Championships
D I Champions
Brother Martin
D II Champions
Parkway
D III Champions
Basile
Editor

Volume VIII, No. 1, April, 2019

April, 2019 ARTICLE CONTRIBUTOR(S)
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March, 2019 ARTICLE CONTRIBUTOR(S)
March 28th-30th March 30th as of 4:45 p.m.
Updated September 3rd March 30th at 2:40 p.m.
Louisianans at the NHSCA High School Nationals
Editor
March 26th Flyer:
Brother Martin Wrestling Camps:
June 10th-12th and July 8th-11th
Coach Andrew Nicola
March 26th New Flyer:
Kyle Dake Camp - June 15th at Brown Pelican Gym
in Pelican Park in Mandeville
Coach Jimmy Ballantyne
March 15th

Andrew Nicola Named Head Wrestling Coach at Brother Martin

Megan Whalen
Community Relations Director
Brother Martin High School
March 13th Rob Waller’s All American Wrestling Camp 
“Bringing Pennsylvania Style to the Swamp” 
June 3rd-7th @ North Desoto High School
Flyer and entry form
Coach Dustin Burton
March 11th Warrior Wrestling Camp: June 24th-27th
at Southeastern Louisiana University - Flyer and Registration Form
Coach Stephen Veret
March 4th Saturday, March 9th: 2020 Crusader Open Flyer Andrew P. Nicola

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