Mepham High School
The Cradle of Eastern U.S. Wrestling

Wrestling Reunion
A Wrestling Reunion where 35 former wrestlers gathered.

Past Champions
Mepham Wrestling Champions In the Eastern Intercollegiate Tournaments
Mepham Wrestling Champions In High School and Later
A Brief History of Mepham Wrestling
Most Valuable Mepham Wrestlers - Awards from the Sprig Gardner Tournaments

The Wrestling Coaches
Coach Frank "Sprig" Gardner - 1936 to 1958
Coach Ken Hunte - 1958 to 1977
Coach John Walter - 1977 to 1996
Coach Mike Muscara - 1996 to 2003
Coach John Hamilton - 2003 to 2005
Coach Rich Anderson - 2005 to present

Fond Memories
Autobiographical Musings of a Mepham Wrestler Hal Mahoney recalls years of wrestling
The Wall of Champions - Dennis Bressack recalls a vist back to Mepham.
Coach Ken Hunte Night - A night to remember
Memories from the Mat - Pascal Perri recalls his many years as a wrestler and official.


The First One Hundred Matches - Images of Published Reports
New The Life Magazine Article (184K)
The First 100 Victories (184K)
Scores of First 100 Matches (10K)
Gardner: "2nd Hundred Toughest" (68K)
The 101st Match (123K)
Wrestling Championships
Conference: 1938-54, 1957-61, 1963-7, 1970, 1974,
        1978-9, 1983-8, 1990-5, 1997-8, 2005
Division Tourney: 1938-55, 1975-6, 1978, 1984, 1987
Long Island: 1938-54,
County: 1958, 1975, 1980, 1985
Division: 1963-6, 1970, 1975-6,
State: 1964
Qualifying Champs: 1985-95, 2004-5

Mepham Alumni and Coaches in the
National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Lifetime Service Award Winners:
     Bob Bury '49
     Ken Hunte '47
     Ed Rooney '51
     Don Jackson (assistant coach)
     John Walter (coach)
     George Munnich '54
     John Hamilton (coach)
     Bill DeSario '64
     Bill Brennen '56

Distinguished Member:
     Frank "Sprig" Gardner (coach)

Outstanding Americans:
     Roone Arledge '48
     Pascal Perri '46

Outstanding Officials:
     Pascal Perri '46
     Mark S. Piven '60