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, 505-5402/@P_StroheckerDallastown vs Spring Grove wrestling

HERSHEY — Central York sophomore heavyweight Michael Wolfgram tells himself that the District 3 Class 3-A wrestling competition is just another tournament.

It’s how he prevents himself from getting too psyched out by the bright lights, the large crowds and all the amenities that come along with competing at Hershey’s Giant Center.

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, 505-5402/@P_StroheckerDallastown vs Red Lion wrestling

At the beginning of the season, Red Lion wrestler Dylan Gurreri had relatively modest goals for his senior season.

Not knowing what was in store, he wanted to reach the 100-win mark — hardly a lackluster achievement.

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, 505-5402/@P_StroheckerYork Suburban vs Northern York in District 3-AAA footbal

For the past several years, Northern York athletic director Gerry Schwille has sat down with members of the Northern York School Board about a potential move from the Mid-Penn Conference into the York-Adams League.

None of those talks, however, have ever progressed nearly as far as they have now. Monday night, Schwille and district superintendent Eric Eshbach held a general information meeting at the middle school to lay out some of the reasons for the potential switch. The meeting also gave community members the opportunity to voice questions, comments or concerns. The potential change would be for the two-year cycle beginning for the 2018-19 school year.

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, 505-5402/@P_StroheckerCentral York wrestler Michael Wolfgram

Central York wrestling coaches Seth Beitz and Joe Musti were on the mat competing this past weekend at the East Stroudsburg Open.

Beitz, who serves as the team’s head coach, is only 25, but he isn’t far removed from his wrestling days at Penn State. Musti, meanwhile, is in his late-30s, so preparing to compete again was a tad more difficult for him.

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, 505-5446/@ydsportsmarsteller OSU

If you’ve never been touched by the affliction of addicition, it’s easy to be dismissive.

It’s easy to lack empathy and understanding.

It’s easy to label the addicts as weak or somehow unworthy of our concern.

It’s easy to rationalize that the disease will never happen to me or someone I care about.

Well, addiction is not just restricted to the dark corners of our society. It’s not just limited to the poor or to urban areas.

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, 505-5429/@LizScolforoYDPIAA State Wrestling Championship

Chance Marsteller, Kennard-Dale’s four-time PIAA wrestling champion, has avoided both prison and any felony convictions for an August incident at Lock Haven University during which he exposed himself in public and attacked the officers who arrested him.

Chandler Shane “Chance” Marsteller, 21, of Hopewell Township, was sentenced to seven years of probation and was ordered to perform 350 hours of community service and pay a $1,000 fine, according to his Williamsport-based defense attorney, Ryan Gardner. He also must  report to his probation officer twice a week and submit to drug and alcohol testing.

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YORK DISPATCH STAFF REPORTLittlestown vs Susquehannock boys' basketball

The Littlestown boys’ basketball team wrapped up its regular season with a strong 43-36 win at Susquehannock on Tuesday night.

The Thunderbolts (15-7) improved their positioning to likely make the York-Adams League playoffs with the road win over the Warriors (9-13).

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