Category Archives: Wrestling

Pavlak expected to be named South Plainfield wrestling coach


Highly respected veteran mentor Bill Pavlak has been recommended for approval as the new head coach of the perennial state power South Plainfield High School wrestling program. If approved during tonight’s Board of Education meeting, Pavlak, who previously coached the Tigers from 1994-2002 and currently teaches at Franklin Elementary School in the borough, will succeed Kevin ...

Woodbridge’s McLaughlin Named GMC Wrestler of the Year


After breaking his ankle in the state quarterfinals in 2015, there were questions about just how good Woodbridge junior Bryan McLaughlin would be in 2016. Those questions were answered. After a mighty three-week run that culminated with a fourth-place finish at 160 pounds in the NJSIAA Championships in Atlantic City earlier this month, McLaughlin will open next season with high expectations. McLaughlin ...