Category Archives: wrestling

Podcast from Amedeo’s with Michael Macchiavello

In 2018, Michael Macchiavello won the wrestling national title at 197 pounds for NC State. Now he is embarking on a pro career in the sport and will be competing this weekend at the World Team Trials, which will be held at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh. He reflects back on his Wolfpack career and his future in the sport.

Podcast from Amedeo’s: Talking NC State sports with Andrew Sanders

Andrew Sanders, one of the voices of NC State athletics, hops onto the podcast to help talk men's basketball, women's hoops, wrestling and baseball.

The Chuck Amato Show — Episode 12

Chuck and I discuss what went wrong against Wake Forest and discuss facing a team (like Louisville) that's recently undergone a coaching change. Then, we're joined by former NC State wrestling coach and good friend of Chuck, Bob Guzzo, to discuss Wolfpack wrestling.

The Chuck Amato Show — Episode 11

Chuck and I discuss a nice win against Florida State and take a quick look at Wake Forest in the first segment, then in the second segment, we talk about the other sport Chuck excelled in--wrestling!

Podcast from Amedeo’s with Chuck Amato and Bob Guzzo

Legendary former NC State coaches Chuck Amato in football and Bob Guzzo in wrestling joined Matt Carter on The Wolfpacker podcast from Amedeo's.

Podcast from Amedeo’s: The Wolfpacker staff talks NC State sports

Editors Matt Carter, Jacey Zembal and Ryan Tice talk NFL Draft, basketball roster, baseball and some wrestling in our latest podcast.

Podcast from Amedeo’s: Talking NC State sports with Andrew Sanders

Andrew Sanders, the voice of NC State on ESPN3 and radio pregame show for football as well as some radio baseball broadcasts, joins us to talk NCSU athletics.

Live at Amedeo’s with NC State wrestling coach Pat Popolizio

The Wolfpacker Podcast host Ryan Tice is joined at Amedeo's by NC State head wrestling coach Pat Popolizio. The sixth-year coach previews the upcoming season, breaks down his lineup, highlights some chances for the fan base to see the team in action and talks about former NCAA champion Nick Gwiazdowski, who won a bronze medal at the World Championships this summer.  

Live at Amedeo’s with Nick Gwiazdowski, Brandan Bishop and Matt Carter

Former two-time NCAA heavyweight wrestling champion Nick Gwiazdowski stops by Amedeo's and helps us preview NC State's chances at this week's NCAA Championship meet.

Live at Amedeo’s with Pat Popolizio and Brandan Bishop

The podcast opens this week with former NC State and NFL safety Brandan Bishop breaking down the football team's win over North Carolina before head wrestling coach Pat Popolizio joins to preview the upcoming season. Last year, the Wolfpack wrestling team had one of the best seasons in school history, beating national powerhouses Oklahoma State and Iowa on the road, finishing the regular season No. 2 in the coaches' poll, winning an ACC Championship and placing 11th at NCAAs.