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Sunday, August 14, 2011
By Robert Naddra

School is back in session across the state, which means the fall athletic season will soon be in full swing. PrepCountry would like our viewers to help us expand our coverage so we can provide news and updates on as many schools as possible. Students, assistant coaches, parents or fans interested in being a PrepCountry.com... »

Wrestling: Mount Pisgah starts program, tabs Merry as coach

Monday, August 8, 2011
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Daryl Brooks Mount Pisgah Christian School will add a wrestling program for the 2011-2012 school year. This will be the 19th varsity sport offered by the school. Pisgah has also named Josh Merry as the first coach for the program. “There is a lot to consider when determining which athletic program we are ready to... »

Wrestling: Southwest DeKalb wins DeKalb County title

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
By Mark Brock

The Southwest DeKalb Panthers had 12 wrestlers place in the top six on the way to compiling 207 points on the way to a 60.5 point victory over Tucker (146.50) in the 2011 William S. Venable DeKalb County Wrestling Championships at Lakeside High School last Saturday. The victory was the Panthers second county championship in the past five years... »

Wrestling: Holy Innocents’ off to strong start

Monday, December 6, 2010
By Robert Naddra

By Dunn Neugebauer After taking tenth in the state the last two years, the varsity wrestling team opened this weekend still riding the momentum. The Mat Bears placed second – only 2.5 points out of first – among 20 teams at The Catholic Tournament in Knoxville, TN. In doing so, HIES placed higher than two... »

Wrestling: Holy Innocents’ 10th, places 4 in top 8

Monday, February 22, 2010
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Dunn NeugebauerThe Holy Innocents’ wrestling team came home from the Gwinnett Arena Saturday with its second straight 10th-place finish in Class A wrestling. The Bears had a school record nine involved in the state event with four coming away with places. “Finishing 10th at state and making it to the Elite 8 in... »

Wrestling: Holy Innocents’ sends 9 to state

Wednesday, February 17, 2010
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Dunn Neugebauer The Holy Innocents’ wrestling team is sending a school record nine grapplers to the Georgia High School State Meet, which begins this Thursday at the Gwinnett Arena and concludes Saturday. Coach Jeff Walrich¹s squad captured fifth among 20 teams and was only four points out of third. “For us to send this many to... »

State swimming, wrestling rescheduled

Friday, February 12, 2010
By Robert Naddra

The Georgia High School Association has rescheduled this weekend’s state swimming championships and the sectional wrestling tournaments because of inclement weather expected throughout the state this weekend. The state swim meet has been moved to Monday and Tuesday at Westminster.  Here is the new schedule: Monday, February 15, 2010  7 a.m.  Gym opens for AAAA/AAA/AA/A Prelims 8:15-9:45 a.m.... »

Wrestling: Jefferson is king of the State Duals format

Wednesday, January 20, 2010
By Robert Naddra

With its Class AA championship last week, Jefferson has won the State Duals nine straight times — every year since the format was introduced in 2002.  The last two titles have been in Class AA and the others were Class A championships. Only two other schools have won more than two titles each over the... »

Wrestling: Quickest pins at State Duals

Monday, January 18, 2010
By Robert Naddra

Eight wrestlers at last weekend’s Georgia High School Association state duals had at least three pins and averaged less than one minute for each pin. Stephen Spradlin of Camden County, which placed third in AAAAA, had five pins with a total time of 3:55. Two wrestlers who had four pins accomplished the feat. Hunter Barnes of... »

Wrestling: Holy Innocents’ earns first trip to state duals

Tuesday, January 12, 2010
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Dunn Neugebauer Battling through a long football season, youth and some key injuries didn’t stop the Holy Innocents’ wrestling squad from becoming the first team in school history to qualify for the State Duals, slated this weekend in Macon. The Bears, unseeded in the 11-team Area Duals last Friday and Saturday at Eagles Landing,... »