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    On The Mat (3/24/2015)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's team of regional experts as they take you around the tri-state area to bring you this year's All-Metro Wrestling Team

    2015 All-Metro Wrestling Teams

    Check out the best of the best on the mat this year in the Tri-State.

    2015 All-New Jersey Wrestling Team

    Meet the athletes who excelled during the 2014-15 wrestling season in New Jersey with our All-New Jersey first and second team all-stars.

    On The Mat (3/17/2015)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's team of regional experts as they take you around the tri-state area with highlights and discussion of the best in high school wrestling and our weekly Tri-State Top 10 poll.

    Full match: NY vs. NJ Pinning Down Autism All-State Dual

    Mar. 14, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of the NY vs. NJ Pinning Down Autism All-State Wrestling Dual.

    New York pins New Jersey in All-State Dual

    New York took the crown back from New Jersey in the fifth annual Pinning Down Autism All-State Dual

    Photos: NY/NJ Pinning Down Autism All-State Dual wrestling

    Team New York outdueled team New Jersey 38-17.

    On The Mat (3/10/2015)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's team of regional experts as they take you around the tri-state area with highlights and discussion of the best in high school wrestling and our weekly Tri-State Top 10 poll.

    NJ Wrestling Wrap-up with Bob Badders

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    • Mar 10, 2015

    MSG Varsity's Bob Badders is in Atlantic City to recap some of the top stories from the 2015 New Jersey State Wrestling Championships

    Badders: Don't take Nick Suriano's greatness for granted

    Nick Suriano won his third state title this weekend and has yet to lose a match in high school competition.

    Bergen Catholic's big haul leads Championship Sunday stories

    Bergen Catholic tied the modern NJSIAA record with four state individual state champions on Sunday including freshman Shane Griffith's Most Outstanding Wrestler award.

    Photos: NJSIAA wrestling state finals

    NJSIAA Wrestling Finals at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City

    NJ wrestling championships: saturday roundup

    The finals are set in Atlantic City for the New Jersey State Individual State Championships.

    Tough schedule aids Bergen Catholic's Shane Griffith

    Shane Griffith may not have the gaudiest record of the potential champions in the New Jersey wrestling championships, but the sophomore is a win away from being the best in the state.

    Brick Memorial's Alec Donovan one win from the wall

    Brick Memorial's 145-pound senior, Alec Donovan, is one win from a state championship and a spot on the wall of champions at Shore Thing Wrestling Club

    NJ wrestling championships: Friday roundup

    St. Peter's Prep's Connor Burkert had a huge win on Friday afternoon with a pin that sent him to the 138-pound quarterfinals.

    NJ wrestling: Region tournament breakdown

    Bob Badders breaks down the NJSIAA Region I, II, and III wrestling tournaments as we head into championship weekend in Atlantic City

    On The Mat (3/3/2015)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's team of regional experts as they take you around the tri-state area with highlights and discussion of the best in high school wrestling and our weekly Tri-State Top 10 poll.

    On The Mat (2/24/2015)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's team of regional experts as they take you around the tri-state area with highlights and discussion of the best in high school wrestling and our weekly Tri-State Top 10 poll.

    On The Mat (2/17/2015)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's team of regional experts as they take you around the tri-state area with highlights and discussion of the best in high school wrestling and our weekly Tri-State Top 10 poll.

    Tri-State Wrestling Top 20 poll (2/17)

    Brick Memorial shoots into the Top 3 after winning a New Jersey state title.

    Final power rankings: NJ wrestling (2/17)

    Bergen Catholic goes wire-to-wire in the top spot for the second consecutive season.

    Hanover Park makes history, Bound Brook repeats it

    Hanover Park won its first Group II state championship and Bound Brook won its fourth straight Group I title this weekend.

    Brick Memorial, Phillipsburg earn titles, Paramus falls just short

    Brick Memorial dominated in the state final after surviving one of the toughest sections in the state to win the Group V title. Phillipsburg cruised past Jackson to win yet another state championship, and Paramus fell just one point short of history.

    Champs Again: Bergen Catholic, DePaul both repeat

    Bergen Catholic and DePaul Catholic both repeated as NJSIAA Non-Public state champions.

    On The Mat (2/10/2015)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's team of regional experts as they take you around the tri-state area with highlights and discussion of the best in high school wrestling and our weekly Tri-State Top 10 poll.

    Tri-State Wrestling Top 20 poll (2/10)

    Minisink Valley and Monroe-Woodbury continue to have banner 2015 campaigns.

    Power rankings: NJ wrestling (2/10)

    As the state tournament kicks off, there's a couple new teams in the Top 5 of MSGVarsity's New Jersey wrestling rankings.

    Wrestling: New Jersey state tournament preview

    Bob Badders asks and answers 10 burning questions about the NJSIAA wrestling state tournament starting on Monday and gives his full predictions.

    Badders: NJ wrestling notebook (2/8)

    DePaul's win over St. Peter's Prep, Point Beach vs. Point Boro, Bosco falls to St. Augustine, Paramus and more in this week's notebook

    MSG Varsity's National Signing Day 2015 coverage

    Find out what MSG Varsity has in store for NSD 2015 coverage.

    2014-15 New Jersey college commitment list

    Find out where high school athletes in your area will be playing their college sports.

    Tri State Wrestling Top 20 Poll (2/3)

    There is a lot of movement within the top 20 this week!

    On The Mat (2/3/2015)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's team of regional experts as they take you around the tri-state area with highlights and discussion of the best in high school wrestling and our weekly Tri-State Top 20 poll.

    Full match: Bergen Catholic 33, Don Bosco 28

    Jan. 29, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Bergen Catholic's 33-28 wrestling victory over Don Bosco.

    Power rankings: NJ wrestling (2/3)

    Bergen Catholic survived a wild dual with rival Don Bosco Prep this week to remain No. 1 in the New Jersey wrestling power rankings.

    Bergen Catholic closes out Don Bosco with three straight wins

    Bergen Catholic won the final three matches to top rival Don Bosco Prep, 33-28, for its eighth straight victory in the series, 28th straight victory at home, and 47th straight victory against NJSIAA opponents.

    Photos: Don Bosco at Bergen Catholic wrestling

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    Primer: Don Bosco at Bergen Catholic wrestling

    Read the primer for Don Bosco Prep and Bergen Catholic's key wrestling dual meet, then watch it LIVE on MSGVarsity.com on Thursday night at 7 p.m.

    On The Mat (1/28/2015)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's team of regional experts as they take you around the tri-state area with highlights and discussion of the best in high school wrestling and our weekly Tri-State Top 10 poll.

    Power rankings: NJ wrestling (1/27)

    Bergen Catholic held firm at No. 1 and rival Don Bosco Prep slid up to No. 2 to set up an even bigger showdown than usual this week.

    MSGV 360 (1/27/2015)

    See everything that's happening on MSG Varsity in 3 minutes with news, highlights, interviews and social media updates. Watch MSGV 360 each day to see what we're talking about and who we're covering. Hosted by Amanda Pugliese.

    Badders: NJ wrestling notebook (1/26)

    MSG Varsity wrestling expert Bob Badders breaks down DePaul Catholic's dominance at the Passaic County Tournament among other top stories this week in New Jersey.

    Schedule Updates - New Jersey

    Find out when and where the top games across New Jersey are being rescheduled to right here on MSGVarsity

    Full match: Brick Memorial 27, Jackson Memorial 26

    Jan. 21, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Brick Memorial’s 27-26 wrestling victory over Jackson Memorial.

    Photos: Jackson vs. Brick Memorial wrestling

    Brick defeated Jackson by a score of 27-26.

    Brick Memorial edges Jackson, 27-26

    The Mustangs used big efforts from Kyle Poling at 195 and undefeated heavyweight Nick Rivera at the end to top the No. 10 Jaguars and make a statement at the top of the Shore Conference's Class A South.

    Full match: Paramus 42, St. Joseph Regional 29

    Jan. 19, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Paramus’ 42-29 wrestling victory over St. Joseph Regional.

    Primer: Jackson Memorial vs. Brick Memorial wrestling

    It's a big Shore Conference showdown as No. 10 Jackson Memorial travels to take on longtime sectional rival No. 9 Brick Memorial Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. LIVE on MSG Varsity.

    On The Mat (1/20/2015)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's team of regional experts as they take you around the tri-state area with highlights and discussion of the best in high school wrestling and our weekly Tri-State Top 10 poll.

    Tri-State Wrestling Top 20 poll (1/20)

    Bergen Catholic remains the top team in the Tri-State. Check out this week's poll to see who else made the Top 20!

    Photos: St. Peter's Prep vs. Don Bosco wrestling

    Bosco defeated St. Peter's Prep 28-27 on criteria points.

    Power rankings: NJ wrestling (1/20)

    Badders: NJ wrestling notebook (1/18)

    New Jersey expert Bob Badders breaks down the week that was in Garden State wrestling.

    Don Bosco Prep edges St. Peter's Prep with tie-breaker

    Don Bosco Prep's Kyle Bierdumpfel topped St. Peter's Prep's Connor Burkett, 3-2, in the final match of the night to tie the meet. The Ironmen won the dual on tie-breaking criteria.

    Photos: St Joseph Regional at Paramus wrestling

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    Pettineo pin sparks Paramus rally over St. Joseph Regional

    Paramus trailed 29-24, but finished the night with three straight pinfalls to knock off St. Joe's (Mont.) 42-29

    Primer: St. Joe’s (Mont.) vs. Paramus wrestling

    In a Martin Luther King Jr. Day special, St. Joe’s (Mont.) goes on the road to take on Paramus Monday night at 7:00 p.m. and the game can be seen live on MSGVarsity.com.

    Highlights: Blair 29, Bergen Catholic 21 (1/18/15)

    Jan. 18, 2015: Watch highlights of Blair Academy's 29-21 wrestling victory over Bergen Catholic.

    Highlights: St. Peter's Prep 49, Long Branch 12 (1/18/15)

    Jan. 18, 2015: Watch highlights of St. Peter's Prep's 49-12 wrestling voctory over Long Branch.

    Jackson upends unknown Paramus

    Jackson Memorial topped Paramus despite not knowing much about the Spartans heading into their dual match.

    On The Mat (1/13/2015)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's team of regional experts as they take you around the tri-state area with highlights and discussion of the best in high school wrestling and our weekly Tri-State Top 10 poll.

    Power rankings: NJ wrestling (1/13)

    NJ Wrestling Wrap: How the Top 10 fared this week

    Nick Suriano won yet another crown this weekend on the road in California to help Bergen Catholic take second place in Clovis. Bound Brook won its fourth straight county title.

    Don Bosco bests Hanover Park with deep roster

    Don Bosco Prep was able to knock off Hanover Park despite the absence of five starters after sophomore John Grifonetti's pin in the final bout of the night.

    On The Mat (1/6/2015)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's team of regional experts as they take you around the tri-state area with highlights and discussion of the best in high school wrestling and our weekly Tri-State Top 10 poll.

    Power rankings: NJ wrestling (1/6)

    As the top teams travel around the country and region to challenge themselves, Bob Badders shares this week's New Jersey Wrestling Top 10 Power Rankings.

    Bergen Catholic rolls past Brick Memorial

    Bergen Catholic stormed out to a 21-0 lead in its road victory over Brick Memorial early in the wrestling season.

    Bosco's Chakonis wins fourth BCCA Holiday Tournament

    Don Bosco's Zack Chakonis won his fourth Bergen County Coaches Association Holiday Tournament title. Bergen Catholic topped St. Joseph Regional for the top spot in the team standings, and Paramus finished as the highest public school team of the tournament.

    Power rankings: NJ wrestling (12/30)

    The wrestling season is about to kick into high gear as we ring in the New Year. Find out which teams are ranked in Bob Badders' final Top 10 of 2014.

    Power rankings: NJ wrestling (12/23)

    MSGVarsity's wrestling expert, Bob Badders, presents his Top 10 Dual Meet teams rankings after the first week of action.

    Beast of the East: Suriano three-peats, NJ performs

    Bergen Catholic junior Nick Suriano won his third straight Beast of the East title and NJSIAA wrestlers took home five other tournament titles at the Beast of the East in Newark, Delaware.

    Grapple at the Garden: Saturday's Metro results

    MSG Varsity provides results from Saturday's Grapple at the Garden tournament and championship matchups for Sunday.

    Wood-Ridge Wrestling Preview

    A preview of the 2014 Wood-Ridge/Hasbrouck Heights Wrestling Team

    Preseason power rankings: NJ wrestling (12/16)

    New Jersey wrestling expert Bob Badders provides his initial NJ wrestling power rankings before the season really kicks off this weekend.

    MSG Varsity's Calls of the Year: 5-1

    Watch as MSG Varsity counts down the Top 10 calls of the year from the 2013-14 school year.

    Full match: New Jersey 39, New York 22 - Pinning Down Autism All-State Dual

    Mar. 18, 2014: Watch the complete broadcast of New Jersey's 39-22 wrestling victory over New York in the Pinning Down Autism All-State Dual.

    MSG Varsity Letters - Wrestling (3/19/14)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's team of regional experts as they take you around the tri-state area with highlights and discussion of the best in high school wrestling and reveal our weekly Tri-State 6-1-4 wrestling poll.

    Final: Nick Suriano over Patrick D'Arcy

    Highlights of Nick Suriano defeating PAtrick D'Arcy 7-0, in the NJSIAA State Wrestling Championship.

    Final: Ty Agaisse over Brandon Paetzell

    hihglights of Ty Agaisse defeating Brandon Paerzell

    Final: Bryan Dobzanski over Zack Chakonis

    Highlights of Bryan Dobzanski defeating Zack Chakonis 3-1 in double overtime, in the NJSIAA State Wrestling Championship.

    Final: Johnny Sebastian over Joe Balboni

    Highlights of Johnny Sebastian defeating Jow Balboni 6-4 in overtime, in the NJSIAA State Wrestling Championship.

    Final: Dillon Artigliere over Luke Farinaro

    Highlights of Dillon Artigliere dfeating Luke Farinaro 3-1, in the NJSIAA State Wrestling Championship.

    Final: Jonathan Scheifer over Josh Ugalde

    Highlights of Jonathan Scheifer defeating josh Ugalde 6-5, in the NJSIAA State Wrestling Championship.

    Final: Craig De La Cruz over Kyle Bierdumpfel

    Highlights Craig De La Cruz defeating 3-2 in double overtime, in the NJSIAA State Wrestling Championship.

    Final: Anthony Girado over Mike Magaldo

    Highlights of Anthony Girado defeating Mike Magaldo 3-1, in the NJSIAA State Wrestling Championship.

    Final: David McFadden over Ryan Burkert

    Highlights of David McFadden defeatinf Ryan Burkert 4-3, in the NJSIAA State Wrestling Championship.

    MSG Varsity Letters - Wrestling (3/4/14)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's team of regional experts as they take you around the tri-state area with highlights and discussion of the best in high school wrestling and reveal our weekly Tri-State 6-1-4 wrestling poll.

    Full match: Bergen Catholic 31, Don Bosco 18

    Jan. 31, 2014: Watch the complete broadcast of Bergen Catholic's 31-18 wrestling victory over Don Bosco.

    Highlights: Bergen Catholic 37, Bound Brook 16 (1/25/14)

    Highlights of Bergen Catholic defefeating Bound Brook 37-16.

    MSG Varsity Letters - Wrestling (1/7/14)

    Join host Jimmy Cavallo and MSG Varsity's regional wrestling experts as they take you around the tri-state area with highlights and discussion of the best teams and wrestlers and reveal our weekly Tri-State 6-1-4 wrestling poll.

    Full match: Don Bosco 35, St. Joseph (Mont.) 33

    Jan. 4, 2014: Watch the complete broadcast of Don Bosco's 35-33 wrestling victory over St. Joseph Regional.

    Bound Brook Zach Vatalare wrestling highlights

    A student-produced video from Bound Brook.

    MSG Varsity's Top 35: Games 25-16

    Jimmy Cavallo discusses Games 25-16 in our countdown of Top 35 games from the fall and winter.

    MSG Varsity's Top 35: Games 15-6

    Mike Quick discusses Games 15-6 in our countdown of Top 35 games from the fall and winter.

    Wall wrestling feature

    A student-produced video from Wall.

    Bound Brook Rob Murray wrestling highlights

    A student-produced video from Bound Brook.

    Bound Brook vs. North Plainfield 126 lb. wrestling

    A student-produced video from Bound Brook.

    Bound Brook vs. Somerville 160 lb. wrestling

    A student-produced video from Bound Brook.

    Badders: NJ wrestling analysis

    Join Bob Badders as he breaks down all the New Jersey wrestling action.

    Highlights: Delbarton 36, West Morris 31

    Highlights from HS SportsDesk (2/07/13)

    Highlights: DePaul Catholic 51, Pascack Valley 21

    Highlights from HS SportsDesk (2/07/13)

    Highlights: Brick Memorial 32, Toms River South 29

    Highlights from HS SportsDesk (2/07/13)

    Morris County finals (1/31/13)

    Highlights from HS SportsDesk (1/31/13)

    Highlights: Delbarton 45, Parsippany Hills 24

    Highlights from HS SportsDesk (1/24/13)

    Highlights: Delbarton 51, Roxbury 9

    Highlights from HS SportsDesk (1/17/13)

    Highlights: Brick 27, Jackson 26

    Brick Memorial, ranked sixth in the MSG Varsity New Jersey Top 15, edged No. 11 Jackson Memorial in thrilling fashion on Wednesday.

    NJ wrestling break down with Bob Badders (1/10/13)

    Bob Badders joins Mike Curci on the Desk to break down the wrestling action that went on in New Jersey.

    Highlights: Bergen Catholic 56, DePaul Catholic 13

    Highlights from HS SportsDesk (1/10/13)

    Highlights: Brick Memorial 36, St. Peters Prep 27

    Highlights from HS SportsDesk (1/10/13)

    Full match: Bergen Catholic 45, St. Anthony's 21

    Jan. 5, 2013: Watch the complete TV broadcast of Bergen Catholic's 45-21 wrestling victory over St. Anthony's.

    Full match: Beast of the East Tournament

    Dec. 23, 2012: Watch the complete TV broadcast of the Beast of the East finals.

    Bound Brook vs Bordentown wrestling 2/8/12

    2/8/12: Bound Brook wrestles against Bordentown.

    Highlights: Delbarton 51, Seton Hall Prep 13 (02/07/12)

    Highlights from HS SportsDesk (02/07/12)

    Full game: Bishop Ahr 42, Seton Hall Prep 27 12/31/11

    Dec. 31, 2011: Watch full game coverage of Bishop Ahr's 42-27 wrestling victory over Seton Hall Prep

    Highlights: Edison wrestling tournament 12/17/11

    Dec. 17, 2011: Watch highlights of Edison hosting a wrestling tournament for local teams.

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