09/09/2018

LIVE from Rhode Island Beat The Streets

Aiden Hanning – Northfield Mt Hermon Sophomore (Merrimack resident)
Peyton Sills – Windham Junior

 

08/03/2018

LIVE from the Assassins Wrestling Camp

Andre Bliss-bow sophomore
Zac Anderson – bow senior
AJ Pagliarulo- Bedford senior
Daniel Franco – BG senior
Aiden & Colby – Maine youth
Brock Hoffman

 

 

03/24/2018

Interviews from NHSCA Nationals

Aidan Hanning  HERE

Jesse Brochu  HERE

Coach Zach Bridson  HERE

Connor McGonagle  HERE

Kyle Gora  HERE

3/2/2018

New Englands Day 2 interviews

Zach Rioux  HERE

Dan Curran  HERE

Jac St Jean  HERE

 

2/24/2018

Post MOC Videos

Jeremy Bridge  HERE

Joe Cleary  HERE

Jac St Jean  HERE

Noah Strout  HERE

Connor McGonagle  HERE

 

2/23/18

Pre-MOC Videos

Zack Anderson Bow  HERE

Mark Borak  Bow HERE

Coach Brock Hoffman Bow  HERE

 

2/18/18

Interviews from D2 State Championships

Vincent Marino. HERE

Jack St. Jean. HERE

Brian Lindsay HERE 

Riley Millette. HERE

Dan Curran. HERE

Connor Sills  HERE

 

2/10/2018

Ben catches up with some wrestlers and coaches from BG and White Mountain at the TRI with White Mountain.

White Mountain Coach Patrick Austin HERE

BG Seniors McGlaughlin and Hauntsman HERE1  HERE2

 

2/9/2018

Ben was busy at the annual battle for D1 supremacy as Concord visited Timberlane for a key Friday night dual.

Concord Coach Ham Munnell  HERE

Timberlane Coach Barry Choolijian HERE

Timberlane Freshman Nick Pallaria  HERE

Timberlane Senior Dylan Musgrave  HERE

Timberlane Senior Dylan Hughes  HERE

Concord Tide Alum Cal MacKenzie HERE

 

01/31/2018

Ben talks to Merrimack Coaches Tim McMahon and Bryan Dine after the Tomahawks dual against BG for the Division 2 State Dual Meet Championship.  HERE

Ben also takes a few minutes with a couple bookends of the Tomahawks program, Sr Captain Julian Hovan and Freshman Anson Dewar.  HERE

 

01/29/2018

Ben caught up with former Concord wrestler Forrest Mackenzie (HERE) and Bow Sr Mark Borak(HERE) at the Cap City Classic.

 

01/26/2018

This is a massive interview dump.  Ben has been busy since Lowell Holidays and I got behind.  Something for everyone here!!!

This release includes interviews from:

-Central vs South Dual

Adam Langlois HERE

Jason Cumming  HERE

Central Cam Varney  HERE

South Tyler Linscott  HERE

-Alvirne Tri

Alvirne Cam McClure  HERE

BG Brochu and Franco  HERE

-Dan Curran from the Conval Youth Tourney  HERE

-Timberlane Invite interviews

Bedfords Carrozzi and Drouin  HERE

Gate City Coach Kris Rowlett  HERE

Bedford Pagliarulo and BG Brochu  HERE

Timberlane Dylan Musgrave  HERE

Timberlane Justin Berube HERE1  HERE2

 

12/29/2017

Post Lowell Holiday Finals Interviews.

First up is a conversation with Timberlane Star, 3 time Lowell Holiday Champ and recent Lehigh commit, Connor McGonagle.  HERE1  HERE2

Next is a pair of Pinkerton Wrestlers.  3rd place finisher Tyler MacKiernan and 2017 Lowell Holiday Champion Sterling McLaughlin.  HERE

 

12/29/2017

Lowell Holiday Finalist/Placer interviews

Sterling McLaughlin  HERE

Tristen Cabinta HERE

Coach Trevor Dierden HERE

 

12/28/2017

Interviews with some of NH’s Lowell Holiday Quarter Finalists and a Freshman perspective from Jesse Brochu of BG.

113 Matt Adams-Salem  HERE

152 Dan Franco-BG  HERE

160 Kyle Gora-Alvirne  HERE

Jesse Brochu  HERE

 

12/20/2017

In this very large installment of Bens Den, Ben talks to the cream of the crop in the state after the Hollis/Brookline Nor’Easter.  In addition to H/B Coach Brian Bumpus Ben talked to multiple tourney champs.  Particularly interesting are some thoughts on the upcoming Lowell Holiday’s as well as some lofty goals being set by Freshman Kyle Gora.

Coach Bumpus  HERE

106-Connor Sills Windham  HERE

113-Payton Sills Windham  HERE

126-Josh Sharron Newport HERE

132-Jac St Jean Goffstown  HERE

138-AJ Pagliarulo Bedford  HERE

152-Dan Franco BG  HERE

160-Kyle Gora Alvirne  HERE

12/13/17

Ben talks to Winnacunnet Coach Eric Larcomb (HERE) as well as BGs Matt Frechette(HERE) and Winnacunnets Mike Dow(HERE).

 

12/7/17

Following the Week 1 WrestlingNH.com Dual of the Week between Windham and BG, correspondent Ben Tessier talked to some of the coaches and wrestlers involved.

BG Coach Paul Rousseau  HERE

BG Zach Rioux HERE

BG Dan Franco HERE

BG Hunter McGlauglin HERE

Windham Riley Millette HERE

 

11/14/2017

This is a bit delayed, that’s on me, NOT Ben.  Computer issues are no fun.  In this installment of Ben’s Den we have a unique situation as Ben interviews myself and Gary Krupp.  Being on the receiving end of the questions and seeing your own face on the site is an interesting experience.  Checkout the video to hear more about the weekend long youth wrestling event at UNH in December and the creation of the NHWAY program in NH.  HERE

 

10/30/2017

Both the High School and Middle School coaches meetings were held yesterday at Bow High School.  This meeting is the first official sign of the new season!!!  Correspondent Ben Tessier was VERY busy interviewing people from all aspects of the wrestling community.  Expect a busy week of posts as the interviews are edited and released!

For now, checkout this highlight reel (HERE) and the interview with Rick Ross, President of the NH Wrestling Officials Association. HERE

 

10/23/2017

This past weekend correspondent Ben Tessier caught up with some local wrestlers at the Doughboy Wrestling Club in Lowell.  The conversations covered the upcoming season, Super 32 participation and the transition from youth to high school wrestling.

Jimmy Harrington:  Tyngsboro MA, 8th Grade, 6 time State Champion, 3 time New England Champion.  HERE

Payton Sills:  Windham NH, Sophomore, D2 NH State Champion  HERE

Owen Finn:  Nashua NH, Attends Northfield Mount Hermon, Multiple time Youth New England Placer.  HERE

 

10/23/2017

More and more, scholastic wrestlers have opportunities to get an education through wrestling outside of the public school system.  In this edition of Bens Den, we talk to the newly named Head Coach of the Brooks School, Patrick Hitschler.  In his first act as head coach, Coach Hitschler scooped up Smitty’s assistant Zack Bridson to join his staff.  Check out the schools website at www.brooksschool.org and see his interview below.  HERE

 

10/14/2017

WrestlingNH.com correspondent Ben Tessier caught up with some wrestlers and coaches this past week at the MWU Halloween Havoc Club Duals in Natick Ma.

Ben caught up with Zack Bridson, newly named assistant at Brooks School in North Andover and a long time Smittys Barn coach.  HERE

Ben also caught up with Oyster River Junior Noah Strout(Here) and Salem Freshman George Boudreau (Here) about their off-seasons and the coming regular season.  HERE

 

09/15/2017

In the second installment of Ben’s Den, Ben Tessier sat down with Bow High School wrestling coach Brock Hoffman.  His interview went through Coach Hoffman’s background as a wrestler in PA, the state of his program at Bow and his thoughts on the season to come.  In part two of the interview Ben talks to two of Coach Hoffman’s offseason club wrestlers.  Anna Krause and Skylar Hattendorf.  Video Here

 

08/03/2017

In his first contribution to WrestlingNH.com Ben Tessier sat down with longtime Head Coach of Timberlane High School Barry Chooljian. In an hour long wide ranging interview Ben and Coach Choo covered his own wrestling career, the state of High School wrestling locally and nationally and his philosophy as a coach.  Video Here