08 Dec 2008

Wrestling Reunion Draws Large Crowd

Over 140 former Catholic High wrestlers, coaches, family and friends gathered for the first CHS Alumni Wrestling Reunion on Saturday, November 29, 2008.

Many of the participants attended the wrestling tournament held in the Catholic High gymnasium on Saturday. The tournament was followed by a social hour, dinner and program for the wrestling alumni and their guests. Dinner was provided by Drusilla Place Catering.

Members of the first wrestling team of 1968 and the two state championship teams of 1975 and 2008 were honored with commemorative awards. There was a special video presentation created by wrestling alumnus Ben DiPalma ’00 highlighting past wrestlers. Many stories and wonderful memories were shared by all.

Special speakers for the evening were Barrett Murphy ’55, Mack Faul and Tommy Prochaska ’92. Murphy served as chairman of the event. Committee members included Warren Kron ’72, Jeff Tanguis ’77, Prochaska, Greg Murphy ’80, Paul Walker ’93, Scott Deumite ’80, Ben DiPalma ’00, Kevin Riche ’92, Jason May ’00, Chris Diamattia ’94, Glen Randow, alumni director and Barbara Camp, alumni events coordinator.