To wrestle or not…

The Pine Plains Rattlesnakes wrestling team camped out together overnight on Saturday, Oct. 20. Photo submitted

PINE PLAINS— While the program might not be instituted in the Pine Plains school district this year, the Pine Plains Board of Education (BOE) hasn’t given up on the idea of reinstating  wrestling in the district.

At the BOE meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 3, Superintendent of Schools Martin Handler recaped a presentation given by local coaches Tom Strudwick and Jim Baker at a July 11 meeting. As the district offers only basketball as a winter sport, the coaches proposed offering wrestling to provide students with another athletic option. 

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