Randolph Wrestling Community Fondly Recalls Career Of Ex-Cardinal Great
February 05, 2018


Bill Young passed away last Monday at 48, but his memory lives on vividly in the minds of those in Randolph’s wrestling community.

A 1988 graduate of Randolph Central School, Young was the first Cardinal to represent his school at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association wrestling tournament, compiling a record of 156-26-1, before heading to SUNY Delhi and eventually the NCAA Division II Nationals, where he defaulted in the finals while leading, due to injury.

“When I was at Southwestern High School he was a couple of years older than me. He was always one of those kids that you paid attention to because he was a special wrestler. He wrestled hard every time he went out on the mat,” recalled current Randolph coach Todd Conley. “When you thought of Randolph wrestling, you thought of Bill Young.