NINE ATHENS GRAPPLERS HONORED FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AS DISTRICT 4 ALL-STARS

NINE ATHENS GRAPPLERS HONORED FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AS DISTRICT 4 ALL-STARS

April 8, 2021 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — The Athens varsity wrestling team had nine members earn District 4 All-Academic team honors, including six to make the first team, which requires a 3.8 or higher grade-point average.

ATHENS' BRADLEY NAMED NTL 'WRESTLER OF THE YEAR;' FIVE TEAMMATES EARN SECOND-TEAM ALL-STAR HONORS

ATHENS' BRADLEY NAMED NTL 'WRESTLER OF THE YEAR;' FIVE TEAMMATES EARN SECOND-TEAM ALL-STAR HONORS

March 24, 2021 • Tim Birney

Athens junior Gavin Bradley racked up a 40-2 record, was a PIAA runner-up at 113 pounds this season, and has earned the distinction of NTL “Wrestler of the Year” in recent voting by the league’s coaches.

ATHENS' BRADLEY BRINGS HOME PIAA SILVER; FALLS 3-2 IN FINALS

ATHENS' BRADLEY BRINGS HOME PIAA SILVER; FALLS 3-2 IN FINALS

March 12, 2021 • Tim Birney

HERSHEY — Athens junior Gavin Bradley was unable to create the up-tempo match he wanted in his PIAA Class AA 113-pound championship bout with Wyoming Area sophomore Jaden Pepe, and dropped a 3-2 decision here Friday evening at the Giant Center.

ATHENS' BRADLEY WINS TWICE; WILL WRESTLE FOR 113-POUND PIAA GOLD

ATHENS' BRADLEY WINS TWICE; WILL WRESTLE FOR 113-POUND PIAA GOLD

March 12, 2021 • Tim Birney

HERSHEY — Athens junior Gavin Bradley will wrestle for state gold here this evening at the PIAA Class AA wrestling championships at the Giant Center, and he’ll be wrestling a very familiar foe.

ATHENS' BRADLEY CONTINUES AFTER 'ILLEGAL SLAM;' DROPS 9-6 DECISION IN 113-POUND SUPER REGIONAL FINALE

ATHENS' BRADLEY CONTINUES AFTER 'ILLEGAL SLAM;' DROPS 9-6 DECISION IN 113-POUND SUPER REGIONAL FINALE

March 6, 2021 • Tim Birney

LEWISBURG — Despite trailing, Athens junior Gavin Bradley seemed to have momentum on his side in a battle of the top-two ranked 113-pounders in the state, until an illegal mat return nearly brought the PIAA Eastern Super Regional championship match to a premature conclusion here Saturday afternoon at Martz Hall.

 
 
ATHENS' BRADLEY ROLLS INTO 113-POUND SUPER REGIONAL FINAL; GUARANTEED OF THIRD PIAA MEDAL

ATHENS' BRADLEY ROLLS INTO 113-POUND SUPER REGIONAL FINAL; GUARANTEED OF THIRD PIAA MEDAL

March 6, 2021 Tim Birney

LEWISBURG — Athens junior Gavin Bradley, the state’s top-ranked 113-pounder, guaranteed himself a PIAA medal — his third — Saturday morning with a 16-3 major decision win over South Williamsport’s Robert Gardner in the semifinals of the Eastern Super Regionals here at Martz Hall.

ATHENS' BRADLEY WINS FIRST BOUT AT SUPER REGIONAL BY FALL; ONE WIN AWAY FROM STATES

ATHENS' BRADLEY WINS FIRST BOUT AT SUPER REGIONAL BY FALL; ONE WIN AWAY FROM STATES

March 6, 2021 Tim Birney

LEWISBURG — One down, one to go. After a second-period fall in his quarter-final match here Saturday morning at the PIAA Eastern Super Regionals, Athens junior Gavin Bradley is just one win away from his third trip to Hershey, and better yet, his third PIAA medal.

ATHENS CLOSES DUAL SEASON WITH 50-13 WIN OVER TROY

ATHENS CLOSES DUAL SEASON WITH 50-13 WIN OVER TROY

February 9, 2021 Tim Birney

TROY — Athens wracked up bonus points in all eight of its victories, which included six falls, in a 50-13 win over Troy here Tuesday night in NTL wrestling action here at the Commons Building.

ATHENS GOES 1-4 AT LINE MOUNTAIN DUALS — BRADLEY RECORDS 100TH CAREER WIN

ATHENS GOES 1-4 AT LINE MOUNTAIN DUALS — BRADLEY RECORDS 100TH CAREER WIN

February 6, 2021 Tim Birney

HERNDON, Pa. — Athens went 1-4 here Saturday at the Line Mountain Duals, but junior Gavin Bradley went 5-0, including his 100th career victory.

ATHENS PINS DOWN WINS OVER NP-LIBERTY, WILLIAMSON

ATHENS PINS DOWN WINS OVER NP-LIBERTY, WILLIAMSON

February 4, 2021 Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens picked up a forfeit-filled 57-9 victory over North Penn-Liberty here Thursday night in NTL wrestling action, then used a flurry of falls to pin down a 45-30 win over Williamson.

ATHENS WINS FINAL TWO MATCHES AT 'MATNESS AT THE MAAC DUALS' TO FINISH 2-3

ATHENS WINS FINAL TWO MATCHES AT 'MATNESS AT THE MAAC DUALS' TO FINISH 2-3

January 30, 2021 Tim Birney

MONTGOMERY — Athens dropped its first three matches here Saturday at the “Matness at the MAAC Duals,” but bounced back to win its final two.

 
 
Wins
Gavin Bradley

Gavin Bradley
38

Pins
Karter Rude

Karter Rude
17

Decisions
Zach Stafursky

Zach Stafursky
6

Major Decisions
Gavin Bradley

Gavin Bradley
6