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December 30, 1991
Old Mill's three-time Class 4A-3A state champion wrestling team earned bragging rights as the Baltimore/Washington area's best program with its 152.5-to-133.5 victory over host St. Stephens/St. Agnes in a tournament Saturday in Alexandria, Va.Fifth-ranked Brian Layman (171, 8-1) repeated his champion performance and was joined by second-ranked John Bliss (145, 9-0). Runners-up were Josh Buckland (95, 2-1),Jason Bryant (103, 7-2), Todd Hultgren (152, 7-2) and Mark Proccacini (160, 4-1).Third-ranked heavyweight Don Marco (8-2)
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff writer | March 9, 1992
Old Mill's Marc Procaccini is probably the last person who thought he'd be the only individual titlist on Maryland's first four-time Class 4A-3A state champion wrestling team.And Procaccini, a junior who transferred from Baltimore's Gilman School, still couldn't believe it as he stood on the victory podium with camera lights flashing in his eyes. Even while cradling in his victory plaque in his lap later, he had trouble absorbing the fact that he earned the title of the state's best Class 4A-3A level 160-pound wrestler.
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NEWS
December 12, 1990
Head coach: Mike Hampe (16th season).1989-1990 record: 12-0, two-time Class 4A-3A state tournament champs.Top wrestlers: Seniors, Bob Sugden (125), Brent Layman (140) and Sun Park (171); juniors, Steve Lundstrom (103), John Bliss (145), Brian Layman (160), Ernie Longazel (189) and Don Marco (Hvy).Coach's outlook: "The 45 kids that came out for this year's team were the lowest ever. We may have scared some kids off because of our past success. We've got the bulk of our kids back, but I've got some holes in the lineup.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff writer | March 5, 1992
By tomorrow afternoon in Westminster's Western Maryland College gymnasium, Old Mill wrestling coach Mike Hampe will be staring across at a face he vaguely recalls from his days at Lock Haven University.From his mat-side chair, Hampe, a former college track star and football player, will be shouting instructions to 103-pound sophomore Jason Bryant, while Quince Orchard coach Ron Bowes, once a wrestler at the Pennsylvania university, does the same for freshman David Chee.The winner of that first-round bout could set the tone as front-runners Old Mill and Quince Orchard begin what promises to be a mightybattle for the state title.
SPORTS
By Lem Satterfield | December 12, 1990
Two-time defending state Class 3A-4A wrestling champion Old Mill helped Gilman open its Redmond C.S. Finney Athletic Center last night.The Patriots trailed the entire match -- and by as much as 18-5 after six bouts -- before getting three straight pins by BrianLayman (171), Ernie Longazel (189) and heavyweight Don Marco for a 38-24, season-opening dual-meet victory.Old Mill is ranked third by the Maryland State Wrestling Association, and Gilman, the defending Maryland Scholastic Association A Conference dual-meet champion, is ranked sixth.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff writer | March 2, 1992
Old Mill made winning its eighth Class 4A-3A Region IV wrestling title look easy at Meade Saturday, but four of the Patriots' five champions will tell you it wasn't.Sure, the three-time state champions scored an astronomical 267 points -- 120 more than second-place Annapolis -- to shatter their 1990 meet record (225.5). The Patriots, top-ranked by the Maryland State Wrestling Association, also qualified a state-record 12 of 13 wrestlers for next weekend's state meet at Western Maryland College as they shoot for an unprecedented fourth straight title.
SPORTS
By Lem Satterfield | January 16, 1992
Only a few area or state wrestling teams can seriously challenge Old Mill's three-time Class 4A-3A state champion Patriots in a dual-meet match.South River coach Chilly Orme discovered in last night's 46-16 Anne Arundel County league loss to the top-ranked Patriots (6-0), that his No. 10 Seahawks (6-1) was among those few -- briefly, at least.After five bouts and decisions by Seahawks' Travis Murdock (103, a 14-4 record), No. 4-ranked Bill Whitcher (125, 15-0) and Greg Nida (130, 13-3), the match was tied at 10-10.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff writer | March 9, 1992
Old Mill's Marc Procaccini is probably the last person who thought he'd be the only individual titlist on Maryland's first four-time Class 4A-3A state champion wrestling team.And Procaccini, a junior who transferred from Baltimore's Gilman School, still couldn't believe it as he stood on the victory podium with camera lights flashing in his eyes. Even while cradling in his victory plaque in his lap later, he had trouble absorbing the fact that he earned the title of the state's best Class 4A-3A level 160-pound wrestler.
SPORTS
By Lem Satterfield | December 30, 1991
Old Mill and Chesapeake overwhelmed separate eight-team fields in weekend tournaments, with each Anne Arundel County team placing 11 wrestlers in the top four of their weight classes.Chesapeake (216 points) outdistanced second-place Northeast (158.5) and kept host Arundel from winning its 11th straight holiday tournament crown Saturday. Top-ranked, three-time Class 4A-3A state champion Old Mill (152.5) edged host St. Stephens/St. Agnes (133.5), Yorktown (132) and last year's champion, Robinson (101)
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,Staff writer | December 11, 1991
North Carroll wrestling coach Dick Bauerlein should have a better idea of what kind of team he has once the weekend rolls around.Today, the Panthers travel to Bel Air, Harford County -- a reasonable test.But Friday, they're back on the road against powerhouse Old Mill,Anne Arundel County.While North Carroll was busy placing second in the Meade Tournament last weekend, Old Mill captured the 14-team Annapolis Invitational.The North Carroll-Old Mill affair Friday has some interesting matchups, starting with North Carroll's Jeremy Myers against Old Mill's Jason Bryant in the 103-pound class.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff writer | March 2, 1992
Old Mill made winning its eighth Class 4A-3A Region IV wrestling title look easy at Meade Saturday, but four of the Patriots' five champions will tell you it wasn't.Sure, the three-time state champions scored an astronomical 267 points -- 120 more than second-place Annapolis -- to shatter their 1990 meet record (225.5). The Patriots, top-ranked by the Maryland State Wrestling Association, also qualified a state-record 12 of 13 wrestlers for next weekend's state meet at Western Maryland College as they shoot for an unprecedented fourth straight title.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff writer | February 2, 1992
It is said that the right amount of pressure turns a lump of coal into a diamond. Too much pressure and it turns to dust.Old Mill wrestling coach Mike Hampe challenged his three-time defending Class 4A-3A state champions with the toughest teams he could find this year."
SPORTS
By Lem Satterfield | January 16, 1992
Only a few area or state wrestling teams can seriously challenge Old Mill's three-time Class 4A-3A state champion Patriots in a dual-meet match.South River coach Chilly Orme discovered in last night's 46-16 Anne Arundel County league loss to the top-ranked Patriots (6-0), that his No. 10 Seahawks (6-1) was among those few -- briefly, at least.After five bouts and decisions by Seahawks' Travis Murdock (103, a 14-4 record), No. 4-ranked Bill Whitcher (125, 15-0) and Greg Nida (130, 13-3), the match was tied at 10-10.
NEWS
December 30, 1991
Old Mill's three-time Class 4A-3A state champion wrestling team earned bragging rights as the Baltimore/Washington area's best program with its 152.5-to-133.5 victory over host St. Stephens/St. Agnes in a tournament Saturday in Alexandria, Va.Fifth-ranked Brian Layman (171, 8-1) repeated his champion performance and was joined by second-ranked John Bliss (145, 9-0). Runners-up were Josh Buckland (95, 2-1),Jason Bryant (103, 7-2), Todd Hultgren (152, 7-2) and Mark Proccacini (160, 4-1).Third-ranked heavyweight Don Marco (8-2)
SPORTS
By Lem Satterfield | December 30, 1991
Old Mill and Chesapeake overwhelmed separate eight-team fields in weekend tournaments, with each Anne Arundel County team placing 11 wrestlers in the top four of their weight classes.Chesapeake (216 points) outdistanced second-place Northeast (158.5) and kept host Arundel from winning its 11th straight holiday tournament crown Saturday. Top-ranked, three-time Class 4A-3A state champion Old Mill (152.5) edged host St. Stephens/St. Agnes (133.5), Yorktown (132) and last year's champion, Robinson (101)
NEWS
By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff writer | December 26, 1991
Arundel coach Buddy Hepfer's Wildcats surprised him by winning last year's Arundel Holiday Invitational wrestling tournament for the 10thtime in 12 years.After his club edged second-place Meade, 198-190, for last year's crown, Hepfer said: "I had no dreams we would win this."A nightmare more aptly describes what has befallen the Wildcats on the eve of the tournament's 13th year. When first-round action begins tomorrow at 2:30 p.m., Hepfer will be without two of his best wrestlers.No. 2-ranked defending tournament champion Phil Meenan (103)
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff writer | February 2, 1992
It is said that the right amount of pressure turns a lump of coal into a diamond. Too much pressure and it turns to dust.Old Mill wrestling coach Mike Hampe challenged his three-time defending Class 4A-3A state champions with the toughest teams he could find this year."
NEWS
By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff writer | December 26, 1991
Arundel coach Buddy Hepfer's Wildcats surprised him by winning last year's Arundel Holiday Invitational wrestling tournament for the 10thtime in 12 years.After his club edged second-place Meade, 198-190, for last year's crown, Hepfer said: "I had no dreams we would win this."A nightmare more aptly describes what has befallen the Wildcats on the eve of the tournament's 13th year. When first-round action begins tomorrow at 2:30 p.m., Hepfer will be without two of his best wrestlers.No. 2-ranked defending tournament champion Phil Meenan (103)
NEWS
By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,Staff writer | December 11, 1991
North Carroll wrestling coach Dick Bauerlein should have a better idea of what kind of team he has once the weekend rolls around.Today, the Panthers travel to Bel Air, Harford County -- a reasonable test.But Friday, they're back on the road against powerhouse Old Mill,Anne Arundel County.While North Carroll was busy placing second in the Meade Tournament last weekend, Old Mill captured the 14-team Annapolis Invitational.The North Carroll-Old Mill affair Friday has some interesting matchups, starting with North Carroll's Jeremy Myers against Old Mill's Jason Bryant in the 103-pound class.
NEWS
By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff writer | December 9, 1991
OK, so three-time Class 4A/3A state champion Old Mill dethroned Mount St. Joseph in Saturday's 13th annual Annapolis High wrestling tournament.But first:Who were those rugged guys from Riverdale Baptist, a team with just one senior, who finished a close second (157.5 points) in front oflast year's champion Gaels (132.5), and whom the Patriots (174) facein a Jan. 24 tri-meet at North County?That question, and severalother surprises, wrinkled more than a few foreheads in the capacity crowd.
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