Dave Byrne is an LNP sports writer. He covers high school sports, with an emphasis on wrestling, girls soccer and softball. He also covers Franklin & Marshall college football and the Lancaster Newspapers Midget Baseball tournament. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (717) 291-8666. You can also follow @dbyrneman on Twitter.
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The longest journey, it’s said, begins with one small step. On the journey to establishing girls wrestling as a PIAA sanctioned sport, the School District of Lancaster took that small step Tuesday night, approving a proposal to start a girls wrestling team at McCaskey. The vote was unanimous.
Tidbits and nuggets as we close out the old notebook before putting the 2019-20 wrestling season to bed.
HERSHEY — Will Betancourt stood, shook both fists at the sky in jubilation, waved, pointed and blew a kiss to his family in the stands.
HERSHEY – Will Betancourt is a state champion.
HERSHEY – Time was running out on Will Betancourt’s dream.
HERSHEY — When you can keep your head while all around are losing theirs ...
HERSHEY — It wasn’t a Spalding Guide finish to Nick Baker’s single leg shot.
From the first time they step onto a mat, this is the weekend wrestlers point to.
BETHLEHEM — The journey continues for four Lancaster-Lebanon wrestlers.
BETHLEHEM — For the most part, success was an elusive grail for the Lancaster-Lebanon League contingent Friday night at the PIAA Southeast Regional wrestling tournament.
SPRING GROVE — Will Betancourt has often stated his mission on the wrestling mat is to dominate and to score points.