The 8th annual Luncheon of Champions, sponsored by the Western New York Wrestling Coaches'
Association, is Sunday at Ilio DiPaolo's Restaurant in Blasdell starting at noon. Among the
many highlights will be in induction of the 2012 Hall of Fame class and the recognition of
this year's New York State champions Jim Kloc of Iroquois, Ben Haas of Salamanca and Tony Lock
Tickets are $20 and may be purchased by calling Paul Conklin at 208-3302 before Thursday.
The Class of 2012 is Dennis Beck (Lancaster), the winningiest coach in Western New York, along
with wrestlers Dick Minekime (Eden), Mel Cunningham (Niagara Falls), Chris Leichtweis (Olean)
and Tom Shifflet (Sweet Home).