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Williamsport in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dan Muthler

Lycoming County MVP

 

— City of Williamsport Sports Walk —

 
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By Cosmos Mariner, June 6, 2021
1. Dan Muthler Marker
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Muthler was the two-time PIAA state wrestling champion at 133 and 138 pounds while wrestling for Jersey Shore Area High School in 1970 and 1971. He later went on to wrestle at the United States Naval Academy, winning the NCAA National Wrestling Championship at 142 pounds in 1973.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1970.
 
Location. 41° 14.447′ N, 77° 0.248′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker can be reached from Laurel Street north of West Willow Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is embedded in the sidewalk. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sports & Athletics (here, next to this marker); Mike Mussina (a few steps from this marker); Sal 'Tank' Rosato (a few steps from this marker); Ed Ott (within shouting distance of this marker); Jack Losch (within shouting distance of this marker); Carl Stotz (within shouting distance of this marker); Tom O'Malley

Dan Muthler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 6, 2021
2. Dan Muthler Marker
(looking southwest • William Street is visible in the background)
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(within shouting distance of this marker); John Wilcox (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
Also see . . .  Crebs Takes PA States at 189. (from Webb Weekly, March 24, 2021) When asked about what has changed in the sport, Muthler said it was not any tougher now than in the 1970s, though it is certainly more sophisticated. “Wrestling now is more technical. There are more moves; there is more scouting. Back then, we didn’t have videos to watch of our opponents. People are also training year-round now.” Muthler wanted to be a fighter pilot and later went on to study aviation at the Naval Academy. After flying several different aircraft, he ultimately settled upon flying helicopters. He later flew with the marines in Beruit, was deployed to Kosovo twice, and flew as a Life Flight pilot. (Submitted on July 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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