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BTSNY Kids Take On National BTS Chapters, Newtown Sandy Hook Youth Wrestlers, Brooklyn’s Edward R. Murrow HS Battles Bronx’s Harry S. Truman HS in PSAL Girls Championship On Same Mats As Olympic Champions Snyder, Burroughs, Maroulis Later That Evening

NEW YORK --- Beat the Streets is pleased to announce that it will be featuring matches between highly accomplished student-athletes from New York City and visitors from Baltimore, Chicago, Providence, R.I., and Philadelphia at its annual benefit on Thursday at Pier 17/Seaport District NYC, dubbed the “Rumble on the River.” The gala is Beat the Streets’ annual fundraiser that helps provide wrestling equipment and opportunities to 3,000 kids across the five boroughs every year. A total of 15 youth match-ups will be held starting at 2:30 p.m., prior to the NYC PSAL Girls Dual Meet Championships between Brooklyn’s Edward R. Murrow HS and Bronx’s Harry S. Truman HS at 4 p.m. and world-class wrestling matches between members of Team USA, Team Cuba and Team Nigeria beginning at 6.

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The 2018 Jeff Blatnick Freestyle and Greco State Championships were contested this weekend at SUNY 
Broome Community College in Binghamton, N.Y. and the group of Beat the Streets boys that attended put together an outstanding collective performance. 

Read more: BTSNY Racks Up Top-Three Finishes At...


Raymond Barczak, Jesse Jantzen To Replace Longtime Board of Trustees President Barry, Chairman Mike Novogratz

NEW YORK --- Beat the Streets (BTS) today announced its major award winners in conjunction with Thursday’s Annual Benefit and Gala, as Eric Goldstein, NYC Chief Executive of the Office of School Support Services and member of the BTS Leadership Council, and Kyra Barry, Team Leader for the 2016 US Women's Wrestling Olympic Team and longtime BTS Board of Trustees President, have been named the organization’s Man and Woman of the Year, respectively. They will be honored at Thursday’s Beat the Streets Benefit and Gala, set for Pier 17/Seaport District NYC.

Read more: Eric Goldstein, Kyra Barry Named Beat the...


Over 40 Beat the Streets wrestlers competed this weekend in the USA Wrestling Girls Freestyle States tournament at the Newburgh Armory Center in Newburgh, N.Y. The event served as the first-ever qualifying tournament for the New York State Women’s National Team and one of the first qualifiers for July’s U.S. Marine Corps Cadet/Junior National Championships in Fargo, N.D.

Read more: Beat The Streets Impresses At Girls Freestyle...


Olympic champion Kyle Snyder, Olympic medalist J’den Cox, World medalists James Green and Nick Gwiazdowski lead the USA against Cuba; Jordan Burroughs and Jordan Oliver also in Super Matches

NEW YORK ---Olympic and World medalists headline the United States lineup against Cuba in men’s freestyle for the Beat the Streets Annual Benefit, dubbed the “Rumble on the River,” set for May 17 at Pier 17/Seaport District NYC in lower Manhattan.

Read more: Snyder, Cox, Green, Gwiazdowski To Lead Team...


Olympic Medalist Livan Lopez, World Medalists Reineris Salas, Alejandro Valdes Among Cuban Stars, Talented U.S. Men’s Freestyle Roster To Be Announced Tomorrow

NEW YORK --- The wrestling federation of Cuba has provided its lineup for the Beat the Streets Annual Benefit, dubbed the “Rumble on the River,” set for May 17 at Pier 17/Seaport District NYC in lower Manhattan.

Read more: Cuban Men's Freestyle Team To Face Team USA At...


Beat the Streets has announced the names of the 12 student-athletes, coaches and volunteers that will be honored at this year’s Annual Benefit, Rumble On The River, on May 17 at Seaport District NYC's Pier 17.

Read more: Beat The Streets Announces Winners of 2018...


$25 GA Ticket, Patrick Glory vs. Gavin Teasdale High School Supermatch, Special Clinics Featuring Olympian Jake Herbert, Others Highlight Celebration Of Wrestling

NEW YORK --- In keeping with this month’s Beat the Streets Benefit as a celebration of the great sport of wrestling, BTS is pleased to announce three new key elements of the blockbuster event, dubbed “Rumble on the River,” set for May 17 at Pier 17/Seaport District NYC in lower Manhattan.

Read more: Beat the Streets Announces Special General...

Three-Time World Team Trials Runner-Up Takes On Olympic Gold, Silver Medalist On Night That Includes Gold Medalists Burroughs, Maroulis

NEW YORK --- In what is shaping up to be a “Super” evening of wrestling action, American standout Jordan Oliver, a three-time World Team Trials runner-up, will compete against two-time Olympic Medalist Togrul Asgarov of Azerbaijan in one of two Super Matches scheduled on May 17 in the annual Beat the Streets Benefit at Pier 17/Seaport District NYC in lower Manhattan.

Read more: Jordan Oliver To Battle Togrul Asgarov At Beat...

Brooklyn served as the epicenter of girls wrestling last weekend (April 21-22) as Beat The Streets hosted the Fifth Annual Gotham City Girls Open at the Pratt Institute Activities Resource Center.

Read more: Fifth Annual Gotham City Girls Open Draws...

(L-R): Alli Ragan, Helen Maroulis, Tamyra Stock (Credit: USA Wrestling)


Three National No. 1-Ranked Athletes To Take On Nigeria In Annual Competition

NEW YORK --- Helen Maroulis, who captured America’s heart by winning gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics, two-time World silver medalist Alli Ragan and U.S. World Team member Tamyra Stock will compete for Team USA against Team Nigeria at the Beat the Streets Annual Benefit May 17 at Pier 17/Seaport District NYC in lower Manhattan.

Read more: Maroulis, Ragan, Stock To Represent Team USA...


Nearly 20 Beat the Streets student-athletes trekked to East Stroudsburg University this weekend to compete at the 2018 Phil Portuese Northeast Regional Championships. The event served as a qualifier for the largest wrestling competition in the world - the U.S. Marine Corps Cadet & Junior Nationals Championships in Fargo, N.D. this July – and 12 BTSNY wrestlers punched a ticket to Fargo. 

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FloWrestling selected to live stream the highly anticipated event for the fourth consecutive year

NEW YORK -- FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, today announced an agreement with Beat The Streets Wrestling to air its annual Beat The Streets New York City event on Thursday, May 17, at Pier 17/Seaport District NYC in lower Manhattan. Coverage will be available live and on-demand exclusively on FloWrestling for the fourth consecutive year.

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Five-time World and Olympic champion Burroughs will face two-time World champion and Olympic medalist Chamizo in a special showdown; remaining Beat the Streets lineups will be announced shortly

NEW YORK– Two of the greatest wrestlers in the sport, Jordan Burroughs of the United States and Frank Chamizo of Italy, will compete in the headliner super match at the Beat the Streets Annual Benefit May 17 at Pier 17/Seaport District NYC in lower Manhattan. Coverage will be available live and on-demand exclusively on FloWrestling.

Read more: Superstars Jordan Burroughs (USA), Frank...

A national organization to support Beat the Streets city programs around the United States officially launched during the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in Cleveland, Ohio (March 15-17).

Read more: Beat the Streets National Launches To Support...


The momentum that Beat the Streets wrestlers created during last week’s Spring Break Training Camp carried over into the weekend as two groups of BTSNY kids took part in a pair of additional training trips in Westchester and Nassau counties before returning to classes.

Read more: BTSNY Visits Nassau CC & GPS Wrestling

While the majority of New York City students were relaxing during Spring Break this week, more than 160 Beat the Streets kids converged on the Bayard-Rustin Education Complex (BREC) in Manhattan to take part in BTSNY’s annual Spring Break Training Camp from April 2-5.

Read more: Beat the Streets Holds Annual Spring Break Camp

Beat the Streets has been selected as one of eight recipients of the 11th Annual NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) Sports Business Society Awards, the NYUSPS Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport announced over the weekend.

Read more: Beat The Streets To Be Honored By NYU

Over the weekend (March 23-25), Beat the Streets, led by BTS Junior League Director Penn Gottfried and Eagle Academy coach John McGarry, took a group of 25 middle school and high school wrestlers to Virginia Beach, Va. to compete at the 29th Annual National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) Nationals tournament at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.

Read more: BTSNY Sends Twenty-Five To NHSCA Nationals

Beat thStreetis pleased to announce that Olympic gold medalist Helen Maroulis has joined the New York staff as a Student-Athlete Mentor and Coach EducatorMaroulis has been involved with BTSNY for years and has decided to form a significantly more engaged partnership with the organization to work directly with the program's youth.

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More Articles...

  1. 2018 Step Into the Circle Raises $61,000-- a Great Day for Fun and Fundraising!
  2. 44 Junior League Wrestlers Compete in 2018 USAW Youth State Championships
  3. Nigerian Women’s Wrestlers To Compete vs. USA At Beat the Streets Annual Benefit At The Seaport District May 17
  4. Strong Performances at Southern Super Regional Qualify Junior League Wrestlers for Youth States
  5. NYC Wrestlers Make the City Proud at NYS Championships and National Prep Championships
  6. 60 BTSNY Youth Compete in 1st Annual Harlem Jets Tournament
  7. 95 Girls Compete in PSAL Girls State Championships, the First Sanctioned New York Girls State Wrestling Tournament
  8. BTSNY Kids Attend Two Collegiate Duals; One at Columbia, the Other at Lehigh
  9. BTSNY Student-Athletes Head to Columbia for a College Visit
  10. USA men and women's wrestlers to compete at Beat the Streets Benefit at South Street Seaport on May 17
  11. BTSNY Girls Train at USAW Developmental Camp
  12. 56 Junior League Wrestlers Take on King and Queen of the Mountaineer Tournament in West Orange
  13. Register for PSAL Girls State Championships, The First of its Kind in New York State
  14. Registration is OPEN for the 2018 Cliff Keen Gotham City Girl’s Open!
  15. Riveting Matches at the 2018 Mayor's Cup Cliff Keen Wrestling Championships AND Junior League All-Star Match
  16. 8 BTS student-athletes visit NYU
  17. Six from NYC medal at the Eastern States Classic
  18. 40 BTS middle school wrestlers battle it out at the Matthew P. Sapolin Memorial Islip Tournament
  19. Four BTS girls bring home Shogun Championship Samurai Swords
  20. Another Big Win for the Junior League, This Time at Somers Youth Wrestling Tournament
  21. Register for 1st Annual Harlem Jets Wrestling Tournament
  22. 150 BTSNY Student-Athletes Keep Their Skills Sharp at 2017 Winter Break Training Camp
  23. Ashley Gomez Accepted to King University!
  24. 21 BTSNY Wrestlers Attend Camp and My House Open At Wyoming Seminary
  25. Team BTSNY Wins the Par-Troy Wrestling Club Holiday Duals
  26. Close Matches and Great Sportsmanship at The 2017 Junior League City Championships
  27. Impressive Performances at the Second Junior League Tournament of the Season
  28. 13 BTSNY Wrestlers Compete in FLCW Dual Meet Championships
  29. Three BTSNY Senior Wrestlers Make Weekend Visits to Wrestling Colleges
  30. 45 BTSNY Wrestlers Learn Technique from Royce Alger and Valentin Kalika
  31. 26 BTSNY Student-Athletes Visit Nassau Community College
  32. BTS Wrestlers From Different Chapters Connect and Learn at 2017 NWCA All-Star Classics
  33. Beat The Streets Needs You To Volunteer!
  34. BTSNY Youth Wrestlers Attend Kyle Snyder Clinic and TCNJ High School Open
  35. First Junior League Tournament of the Season Energizes Wrestlers
  36. Five BTSNY Athletes Compete in the First Girls Division of Super 32
  37. Coach Jacque Teaches Clinic at BTS Detroit
  38. Hundreds of Junior League Wrestlers Hosted at High Schools for First Match Night of Season
  39. 40 BTSNY Youth Bond and Hone Skills at Danbury
  40. 24 BTSNY Youth Visit Iowa Style Wrestling Club for College Combine and Clinic With Olympic Coach
  41. Coaches, Parents, and Youth Excited for the Year After BTS Junior League Kickoffs
  42. Columbus Day Weekend Packed with Duals and Rutgers Visit
  43. 44 Student-Athletes Attend First College Prep & Clinic
  44. Petrides to Host Steeplechase Open on October 14th
  45. $10,000 Raised at 2017 Tailgates & Tonics!
  46. 2017-2018 College Visit Lineup Kicks Off with Hofstra University and Stevens Technical Institute
  47. BTSNY Coaches Learn Mindset, Philosophy, and Technique at 2nd Annual Coaches Seminar
  48. What Will You Get Out of Your Neighborhood Training Center? Your Summer Wrestling Scholarship for Starters
  49. Apply for BTS Junior League Team!
  50. Apply for a Free SHSAT Prep Program Through BTS!
  51. Five BTSNY Youth Intern at Varonis This Summer
  52. John Martin-- BTSNY Summer Intern, Future Coach and Educator
  53. Beat the Streets National – Executive Director Search
  54. Two New Youth Wrestling Opportunities Coming This September!
  55. BTSNY Youth Wrestlers Take Advantage of 2017 Big Apple Games
  56. Fishing, Kayaking, and Top-Notch Wrestling: 118 BTSNY Youth Participate in Cornell Camp
  57. Join us On August 26 for the World Wrestling Championship Finals!
  58. Big Apple Games Wrestling – Borough Battle Set for Friday August 4th
  59. Justin Ebron, Determined Student-Athlete Discusses Wrestling and Summer@Brown
  60. 2017 Bill Claps Scholarship Recipients Announced
  61. Five BTSNY Wrestlers Achieve All American Honors at 2017 Fargo!
  62. Determined to Win: Joseph Roy's Battle Against Osteosarcoma
  63. Want to Become a NYC Wrestling Official? Certification Courses Begin on Tuesday, September 12th
  64. Good Luck to BTS Wrestlers in Fargo!
  65. 2017 TOP Camp Exemplifies Everything BTS is About
  66. BTSNY Impact Report
  67. Katherine Turchin is Heading Across the Pond to Oxford University!
  68. Zanetti Teaches Final Life Skills Workshop of the Year to 73 BTSNY Youth
  69. Coach Hamm Teaches "Internet Responsibility" to 42 BTSNY Youth
  70. Hudson Taylor Teaches 56 Student-Athletes the Importance of Being an Ally
  71. 2017 Benefit Film on History and Impact of Beat the Streets
  72. 17 BTSNY Girls Train, Camp, and Compete by the Hudson River
  73. 65 BTSNY Youth Gain Greater Understanding of Communicating With Law Enforcement
  74. UPS Equips BTSNY Youth with Job Readiness Skills
  75. Four BTSNY Wrestlers Place At Women's National Championships in Irving, Texas
  76. 45 Student-Athletes Meet College Coaches at BTS College Combine
  77. Exciting Performances by BTSNY Wrestlers at the NYS Freestyle and Greco Championships
  78. Tottenville to Host Fundraising Wrestling Tournament “Under The Lights” on June 3rd
  79. 2017 Beat the Streets Benefit Rakes in $1.2 Million, a Great Fundraising Success for NYC Youth Wrestling
  80. East Meets West As Team USA Wrestlers Dominate Over Japan In Times Square
  81. Olympic Champions Maroulis, Snyder and Burroughs fuel U.S. over international foes at Beat the Streets Benefit in Times Square
  82. Truman Dominates Under the Bright Lights of Times Square, Claims 2017 PSAL Girls Wrestling Championship
  83. Truman Runs Away With the Team Title at the 2017 PSAL Girls Wrestling Tournament
  84. 2017 Beat The Streets Benefit To Stream Live On FloWrestling Wednesday, May 17
  85. Three NYC Girls Selected To Compete In Youth Match-Ups At Beat The Streets Benefit
  86. Olympian Elena Pirozhkova to guest commentate the 2017 PSAL Girls Wrestling Championships
  87. Dr. Coyte Cooper Encourages Goal-Setting and "Goal-Accomplishing" for Life Skills
  88. Six NYC Boys Selected To Compete In Youth Match-Ups At Beat The Streets Benefit
  89. Truman snags the top seed in the 2017 PSAL Girls Freestyle Championships – Finals will take place in Times Square
  90. Olympic Champions Snyder, Burroughs Lead Strong Men’s Team Against Japan At Beat The Streets Benefit
  91. Congratulations to our 2017 Beat the Streets Award Winners!
  92. Victoria Anthony, Tamyra Mensah Join Olympic Champion Helen Maroulis In USA Vs. Japan Beat The Streets Benefit In Times Square
  93. 11 BTSNY Wrestlers Qualify at Northeast Regionals for Fargo
  94. Pearl Fletcher, Future NYC Educator and BTS Coach in Our Midst
  95. 385 Competitors, 19 States, Three Countries-- 2017 Gotham City Girls Open Championship was Overflowing with Talent
  96. Olympic Champion Helen Maroulis To Wrestle In USA Vs. Japan Beat The Streets Benefit In Times Square
  97. Gotham City Girls Open This Weekend!
  98. Spring Break Training Camp: Four Days of Training, Three Life Skills, One Olympian-led Clinic
  99. Youth Competitively Improve in Freestyle and Greco at South Plainfield Developmental
  100. World Champion Logan Stieber To Participate In USA Vs. Japan Beat The Streets Benefit In Times Square
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