2019 Wrestling Archive

This year WEOL is going all in on High School Wrestling. Every Thursday night we will host the Cobos Insurance Center Wrestling Recap Show {resented by Century 21 Deanna Realty with Andy “Bull” Barch and the Chronicle Telegram’s Shaun Bennett. They will talk about everything that took place on the mats, preview the upcoming week and speak with the coaches. This year, we have also brought  back the weekly video, “The Mat Report”.

2019 High School Wrestling Preview Show:

During our 2019 High School Wrestling Preview Show we spoke with the coaches of Lorain County about their teams and how they thought they would fair on the mats this season. If you missed the show, take a listen below. Click on the image for the full show and individual coaches to hear what they had to say.

Firelands : Josh Wolbom Vermilion: Brandon Gilbert Columbia: Daniel Juliani Avon: Jeremy Johnson
Amherst: Vinnie Curiale North Ridgeville: Joel Melvin Clearview: Jason Steadman Lorain: Dan Findley
Oberlin: Gary Huff Elyria: Erik Burnett Wellington: Bill Waters Brookside: Andrew Smith
Buckeye: Rick Conkle Avon Lake: Scott Sedlick Keystone: Jim Pyecraft Midview: Shawn Bristow

Radio Recap Show:

3-5-20 Keystone Head Coach Chris Vondruska joined us as we recapped the Sectional tournaments and took a look at the district tournaments as well. 

2-27-20 Amherst Head Coach Vinnie Curiale joined us as we previewed this weekend’s action. 

2-20-20 Oberlin Head Coach Gary Huff joined us as we previewed this weekend’s girls tournament and much more. 

2-13-20 National High School Wrestling analyst Josh Lowe joined us to talk to discuss the Division 1 dual team state tournament and much more. 

2-6-20 Brookside Head Coach Andrew Smith joined us as we previewed the Regional Duals. 

1-30-20 North Ridgeville Head Coach Joel Melvin joined us and we recapped four tournaments from this past weekend. 

1-23-20 Wellington Head Coach Bill Watters stopped by as we discussed the upcoming tournaments and the final weekend of January. 

1-16-20 Firelands Head Coach Josh Walbom stopped by, we discussed Elyria’s move into the SWC and much more. 

1-9-20 Keystone Head Coach Chris Vondruska joined us and we discussed a handful of tournaments last weekend. 

1-2-20-Midview Head Coach Shawn Bristow stopped by and we talked about the final weekend of tournaments and duals in 2019. 

12-26-19 Clearview Head Coach Jason Steadman joined us and we recapped the Holiday weekend and took a look at the final weekend of 2019. 

12-19-19 Elyria Head Coach Erik Burnett joined us to talk about the Pioneers and their early season success and we previewed the holiday weekend full of big tournaments. 

12-12-19 Avon Head Coach Jeremy Johnson joined us and we recapped the opening weekend of action. 

12-5-19 Avon Lake Coach Scott Sedlick tells us about the upcoming Cobos Insurance Classic and  preview the start of the season. 

Video Recap Show:

3-10-20 Chronicle-Telegram’s Shaun Bennett and John McNulty, former Elyria wrestler, and Elyria Catholic coach talk wrestling on the latest edition of the Mat Report.

3-3-20 Shaun Bennett, from The Chronicle-Telegram, sits down with Tadaaki Hatta on Tuesday, March 3 at The Chronicle-Telegram to talk about Lorain County high school wrestling. 

2-26-20- There’s a lot going on right now in the high school wrestling scene, and Shaun Bennett and former Vermilion wrestling coach Tony Budka talk about it, including the state girls tournament and conference meets up last weekend and boys postseason this coming weekend.

2-19-20 The Chronicle- Telegram’s Shaun Bennett talks with Brad Bournival in this week’s episode of the Mat Report. Watch as Bennett and Bournival discuss this past weekend’s state duals and what we can expect moving forwards in the season.

2-10-20 Shaun Bennett talks wrestling with Bob Cobos of Cobos Insurance in this weeks edition of The Mat Report, and Nathan Perry of Avon Lake shows off his favorite move.

2-5-20 Shaun Bennett is joined by Elyria wrestling coach Erik Burnett and Columbia’s Hunter Smith shows off his favorite move in the latest episode of “The Mat Report.”

1-29-20 The Chronicle-Telegram’s Shaun Bennett is here to talk about everything pertaining to Lorain County high school wrestling with Mike DeAnna, from Century 21, DeAnna Realty, in this week’s Mat Report, sponsored by Cobos Insurance. 

1-21-20 The Chronicle-Telegram’s Shaun Bennett and special guest Chris Chidlaw, an Elyria assistant coach, break down last week’s big invitationals and look ahead to upcoming tournaments, and Brookside’s Eric Saddler shows off “My Favorite Move” in this week’s episode.

1-15-20 The Chronicle-Telegram’s Shaun Bennett and Marissa McNees are here to talk about everything pertaining to Lorain County high school wrestling in this week’s Mat Report, sponsored by Cobos Insurance. Features include top performances, a look ahead to some of the big invitationals.

1-8-20 Shaun Bennett welcomes Columbia Head Coach Dan Juliani to talk about the Raiders and much more. 

1-1-20- New Year’s Banter with Shaun Bennett and Bruce Bishop

12-23-19- Shaun Bennett sits down with North Ridgeville Head Coach Joel Melvin

12-17-19-Amherst Head Coach Vinnie Curiale joined Shaun to recap the week in High School Wrestling

12-10-19 Shaun Bennett previews season 3 of the Mat Report