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Join us at 5:00 pm on Sunday, August 17th for the New York Liberty vs. Indiana Fever Women's Basketball Game at Madison Square Garden!

Read more: August Girls Social - WNBA Game at Madison...

The ASICS/Vaughan Junior & Cadet National Championships kicked off Saturday on the campus of North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND with the Cadet Women's Freestyle. Results available thus far are below. Results for all divisions and individuals will be added to this article as soon as they become available; check back for updates!

Read more: Results from Fargo

BTS counselors, staff, and 116 high school boys returned this past Friday from another stay at Top of the Podium Camp, held for five days at Sullivan County Community College in Loch Sheldrake, NY, completing the final session of the annual BTS-run summer camp. As with the first session held a week earlier, student-athletes and camp leaders alike enjoyed a fantastic week of wrestling, learning, and all-around fun.

Read more: Beat the Streets wraps up Top of the Podium...

Adis Radoncic of Poly Prep High School (left photo, in blue) and Nathanael Rose of Eagle Academy (right photo) have both been ranked among the top ten rising seniors in the state of New York. Respective bios, courtesy of, below.

Read more: Two Beat the Streets student-athletes ranked as...

Almost 100 Beat the Streets student-athletes took off this past Friday for Sullivan County Community College in Loch Sheldrake, NY, where BTS hosts its annual Top of the Podium summer camp. This year, TOP was divided into two sessions: a high school girls and middle school session, taking place now, and a high school boys session, which will get started next week.

Read more: Beat the Streets Top of the Podium Camp off to...

Beat the Streets is seeking a Development Associate and Grant Writer

Read more: New full-time position open at Beat the Streets

The perfect weather was enjoyed by all this past Sunday as Beat the Streets hosted its first-ever Monthly Girls Social in Central Park. Led by the women of BTS, including current coaches and alumnae, the afternoon included food, fun, and intense discussion, centered around the theme of women’s portrayal in the media.

Read more: First Monthly Girls Social kicks off in Central...

Note: For the high school and middle school PSAL Big Apple Games, NO BTS ID Card or USA Wrestling Membership is required! In addition, free breakfast will be served at the Manhattan Training Center Monday-Thursday at 8:30am, and free lunch will be served at both the Manhattan Training Center and Eagle Academy, Monday-Thursday, after sessions.

An Evening with David McCormick was enjoyed by a full house last night at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan. Discussion ranged from wrestling to business, and everything in between.

Read more: Insight and advice imparted at An Evening with...

Beat the Streets Wrestling presents

An Evening with David McCormick

Co-President at Bridgewater Associates and 
former West Point wrestler

Join fellow wrestlers and friends of wrestling for an evening of networking and wrestling history.

Short Bio of David Mccormick:
McCormick is a Co-President of Bridgewater Associates, a global macro investment firm with over $150 billion in assets under management, and the world's largest hedge fund. Before joining Bridgewater, he was Under Secretary for the Treasury for International Affairs in the Bush Administration, and prior to that, Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Policy and Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration. From 1999-2005, McCormick was an entrepreneur, serving as CEO of Freemarkets and President of Ariba, two publicly traded software companies. He is a graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point and has a Ph.D from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is a former Army officer and a veteran of the first Gulf War. McCormick was a 4-year varsity letterman at West Point, the Captain of the Army Wrestling Team, a two-time EIWA finalist and NCAA Qualifier.

Read more: An Evening with David McCormick

Beat the Streets student-athlete Freddy Guevera was one of only two New York wrestlers
named to the All-Tournament Freestyle Team at the Schoolboy National Duals held June 4th-8th in Indianapolis, IN.

Athletes that went undefeated after wrestling a minimum of five matches over the course of the tournament were named to the All-Tournament Team. Guevera, who will be a freshman at Eagle Academy in the Bronx this fall, went 7-0 in his Freestyle matches while competing in the 136 lbs. weight class for Team New York.

Great job, Guevera!


The Annual PSAL Wingate Awards Ceremony was held last night, recognizing the most outstanding senior student-athletes in each of the PSAL’s 44 respective sports.

Winning the titles for Boys Wrestling was Said Kakhramonov of New Utrecht High School. Sara Andresen of Hunter College High School took home the honor for Girls Wrestling. Said is coached by Chris Freiedrich, and Sara by Rafael Soto.

Born in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Said began training in Judo at age seven, then moved to Brooklyn in 2010, where he began training in folkstyle wrestling at New Utrecht. By 2012, he had won the Judo National Championship, taken 3rd at the NYC Mayor’s Cup, and was a runner up in the PSAL DI Championships.

In the period from 2012-2013, Said became Assistant Captain of the Utes, took 2nd place at Mayor’s Cup, claimed the PSAL DI Championship, and took 6th at New York States. Just a year later,

Read more: PSAL Wingate Award Winners

Beat the Streets is hiring!

We’re currently accepting applications for the following three part-time positions:

Information Technology Assistant (Summer, 2014)

Primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Reorganizing the Beat the Streets Coaching, Program, and Mat Inventory Databases. These databases are currently independent Microsoft Access Databases, and need to be linked via primary key to create one master database.
  • Creating an online database for our video library.
  • Preparing our online league management software for the 2014 season.
  • Assisting with various other I.T. projects.

    Read more: Beat the Streets is hiring three part-time...

Beat the Streets took ten boys to compete in the Connecticut Freestyle Wrestling Tournament this past weekend in Danbury, CT. The competition followed a round-robin style format, and saw some strong finishes by BTS student-athletes.

Read more: Connecticut Freestyle Round-Robin Tournament recap

The 2014 season came to a close as Curtis won the team title and Hunter College HS's Sara Andresen (125 lbs.) won the Cheryl Wong Oustanding Wrestling Award.

All told, 107 girls competed in 13 weight classes.

Brackets. Complete results below.

Read more: PSAL Girls City Champions

Make it two perfect seasons.

The Curtis Warriors (12-0) continued their dominance of the PSAL Girls Wrestling league by downing Canarsie 38-20 in a rematch of last year's final. Canarsie finished the year 10-2.

Read more: Curtis defeats Canarsie to win PSAL Dual Meet...

The PSAL Girls Dual Meet Championship finals will take place tonight at Curtis High School in Staten Island, with the host and the Skyline Division's top-seeded Curtis Warriors taking on the 2nd-seeded Canarsie Chiefs. The match begins at 6:30pm.

These teams have a history.

This is a rematch of last year's final where Curtis won the inaugural PSAL Girls Wrestling Dual Championship 29-9. They met earlier this year, as well, with Curtis coming out on top 34-26. That was Canarsie's only dual loss of the season. Curtis has an all-time record of 21-0 in PSAL competition.

Also coming up this week is the PSAL Girls City Championship, which is taking place at Canarsie High School in Brooklyn. Weighins will be 8:30am - 9:30am and wrestling will begin at 10:30am.

Finals are expected to begin at 4:00pm, although that depends on the pace of the tournament and could very well be earlier or later.


Kyra Tirana Barry, the President of the Board of Beat the Streets, has just been named as the Team Leader for the 2014 US Women's World Team. 

Kyra has been instrumental in the evolution of Beat the Streets over the past three and a half years and the entire Beat the Streets family is thrilled she is deepening her involvement in the development and advocacy for women's wrestling. Her experience and aptitude are tremendous resources and this signals great things for the sport.

See the press release from USA Wrestling here.


More Articles...

  1. Girls Dual Meet Semifinal Results
  2. Girls Dual Meet Quarterfinal Results
  3. East Harlem Wrestling Project
  4. Body Bar Results
  5. PSAL Girls Dual Meet Playoffs Set to Begin
  6. New York USA Wrestling Kids, Cadet, and Junior State Championships results
  7. Off-the-mat experiences from 25th Annual NHSCA High School Wrestling Championships
  8. Cejudo, second Olympic Champion of the week, shares knowledge with Beat the Streets student-athletes
  9. 2014 Award Winners
  10. Gala 2014 - Photos from Youth Matches
  11. Thank you to our 2014 Gala donors!
  12. USA defeats World All-Stars 8-3 in Beat the Streets event in Times Square
  13. Today's the day! Gala 2014
  14. Over 80 in attendance at Tom Brands clinic
  15. Okla. trip highlighted by wrestling history and 3 All-Americans
  16. Northeast Regionals results
  17. NBCSN to present Beat the Streets Team USA v The World wrestling meet Wednesday night
  18. Jennifer Juarez becomes first NYC wrestler to win Pan American Cadet Championships
  19. Matchup Announcement #4: USA's Helen Maroulis vs. Marcia Andrades
  20. Matchup Announcement #4: All Men's Freestyle bouts finalized
  21. Matchup Announcement #3: USA's Ed Ruth vs. Taymuraz Friev of Spain
  22. Matchup Announcement #2: USA's Jordan Oliver vs. Boris Novachkov of Bulgaria
  23. Student-athlete spotlight: William Yee
  24. Matchup Announcement #1: USA's David Taylor vs. Yabrail Hasanov of Azerbaijan
  25. Ticket made available for Gala Celebration Only
  26. Olympians to lead free clinics for Beat the Streets youth
  27. Nine Additional Team USA Wrestlers To Compete In Wrestling Matches In Times Square May 7
  28. Gotham City Girls East Coast Wrestling Championships Results
  29. Burroughs, Maroulis first two Team USA Stars announced for Gala
  30. Gotham City Girls Championships - Location Change
  31. UFC star Sara McMann leading sessions
  32. Gotham City Duals results
  33. Volunteer Coach Highlight: Walter Peppelman
  34. Gotham City Duals Tournament
  35. Canarsie dominates season opening PSAL Girls Freestyle Wrestling Tournament
  36. Wrestling in Times Square
  37. The benefits of wrestling: Interview with Nathalie Alvarez
  38. PSAL girls freestyle wrestling season begins
  39. Poly Prep Neighborhood TC Cancelled Due to Construction
  40. Boys at NHSCA Nationals, Girls at USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals
  41. 2014 Gala - Invitation, May 7th, 2014
  42. Mohawk Valley International Festival results
  43. A Rose blooms in the Bronx
  44. UPDATE Kids New York State Championships results
  45. Poly Prep Cancelled Tue 3/11 & Thu 3/13 Due to Construction
  46. Rose 2nd-ever PSAL State Champion; Kakhramonov runner-up
  47. State Update
  48. New MTC Schedule
  49. 2014 New York State High School Wrestling Championships begin tomorrow
  50. The benefits of wrestling: Interview with Adam Salah
  51. 2014 PSAL Championships Results
  52. Division 1 PSAL Championship Brackets Released
  53. Brooklyn Tech wins 3rd dual title in 4 years
  54. Quarterfinals set for 2014 PSAL Boys Dual Meet Championships
  55. Winter 2014
  56. Beat the Streets alum takes 9th at USA Weightlifting National Junior Championships
  57. Brackets set for 2014 PSAL Wrestling Dual Meet Championships
  58. A successful Evening with Mike Novogratz
  59. BTS Alumnae Flores, Leger AA at WCWA Nationals
  60. 2014 NYC Mayor's Cup Results
  61. Watch Mayor's Cup Finals Live
  62. List of Mayor's Cup Participants Released
  63. An Evening with Mike Novogratz - Less than a week away
  64. CSI/McCown and Brooklyn Tech tie for first at Freshman & Sophomore Wrestling Championships
  65. 2014 NYC Mayor’s Cup Wrestling Championships
  66. Beat the Streets alumni spread holiday cheer
  67. Eastern States Classic Recap
  68. An Evening with Mike Novogratz
  69. Current PSAL Individual Win Leaders
  70. Beat the Streets Student Highlight: Amy Furusho
  71. Beat the Streets receives donation from The Super 32
  72. Current PSAL Individual Win Leaders
  73. Beat the Streets girls attend FILA Cadet National Team Camp
  74. Grapple at the Garden results
  75. Round Robin results from Thanksgiving Tournament
  76. Grapple at the Garden Sunday
  77. Prelim results from BTS/PSAL Thanksgiving Invitational Tournament
  78. Results from Pocono Rumble
  79. Building relationships across state lines
  80. Fulp-Allen clinic a big success
  81. Katherine Fulp-Allen to lead clinic Sat Nov 9th
  82. Junior League City Championships Results
  83. Photos from weekend of Nov 2-3, 2013
  84. Jr. League City's set for Sat Nov 2nd; MTC practice on as scheduled
  85. Late October Junior League Results
  86. On strength of Rumble on the Rails, USA Wrestling nominated for Peace & Sport Award
  87. Columbus Day Duals Results
  88. Columbus Day Duals Roster set
  89. Jr League opens season with five jamborees
  90. Weekend Results - Journeymen & Steeplechase
  91. Fall 2013
  92. Upcoming Events at the Manhattan Training Center
  93. Hershey and NWCA donate laptops to BTS
  94. MarcAntoni Macias hired as full-time boys coach
  95. Results from Waterway Duals
  96. Jacquelyn Davis hired as full-time girls coach
  97. Coverage of Olympic Decision
  98. Olympic Wrestling: Saved
  99. Waterway Duals Rosters
  100. Olympic Decision Viewing Party

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