Longtime Hall of Fame supporter Harmon passes away

John Harmon, a National Wrestling Hall of Fame Governors Associate who received the Lifetime Service to Wrestling Award from the New Jersey Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2014, passed away on Tuesday, at the age of 80 years old.

Enjoy a sappy Vermont story

by Denny Deihl

Robert Hamlin, LU ugrad ’13, has always been a ‘go-to’ guy for Lehigh and wrestling but, after nine years of exemplary service and just about anything else at which you can be exemplary, it’s time for the ‘Vermontster’ to get going. The native of Jonesville, VT was a 3-time wrestling team captain who received his MS degree in May, 2015 – with his thesis on the microstructural evolution and mechanical properties of the simulated heat affected zone in cast precipitation hardened stainless steels 17-4 and 13-8+Mo.

U.S. wrestlers ready for 20th World Maccabiah Games in Israel, with freestyle Sunday and Greco on Monday


The U.S. wrestlers pose as a group prior to the Opening Ceremonies of the World Maccabiah Games in Israel. Photo courtesy of Nate Engel.

BEERSHEVA, Israel – The U.S. Maccabiah wrestling team is in Israel, preparing for this weekend’s wrestling competition at the 20th World Maccabiah Games. Jewish athletes from all over the world have assembled for this major international sports competition.

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