Mal Paul

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Graduated from Shamokin High where he starred in football and won Middle Atlantic States Championships in wrestling in 1935 and 1936. Went on to Muhlenberg College where he won two Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Championships. Returned to his alma mater and served as head wrestling coach from 1946 to 1965. During 19 years, he compiled the enviable record of 195 wins, 35 losses, and 2 ties. His teams won 14 District 4 Championships-ten consecutively from 1947 to 1956, establishing Shamokin as the dominant wrestling power in the region. Mal coached 82 individual District 4 Champions, 9 of them coming in one year-1950, 20 regional champions, eight state runners-up, and eight individual State Champions.

Categories: 1979 Hall Of Fame