Trio of Prep Wrestling Tourneys This Weekend

Hixson, McCallie and CCS Host

Friday, December 21, 2012 - by B.B. Branton

Wrestling fans have a good choice of prep tournaments this weekend as Hixson (Vandergriff Duals) as a one day duals tournament today while McCallie (Fri.-Sat.) and Chattanoog Christian (Sat.) host traditional tournaments.

Hixson Duals (Friday): The host Wildcats are the defending champs, while No.11 Walker Valley, Clarksville and Georgia A state champs Gordon Lee should be the strongest opponents.

10 a.m. - start of pool play ... 7 p.m. - championship finals

 Pool A: Hixson, Alcoa, Eagleville, East Hamilton, Gordon Lee

Pool B: Walker Valley, Chattanooga Central, Clarksville, Stone Memorial, Signal Mountain

McCallie Invitational (Fri.-Sat.): The 32nd annual two-day event hosted by the Blue Tornado has a strong field led by defending Tennessee state duals and traditional champs Soddy Daisy, Cleveland (2011 Tennessee state traditional champs) and Archer (Ga.).

Friday: 4:30 p.m. - First Round ... 7 p.m. - Quarterfinals

Saturday: 11 a.m. - Championship Semis ... 3:30 p.m. - Finals for 1st, 3rd, 5th places

Charger Invitational (Saturday): Chattanooga Christian is the host of this one day traditional tourney which started at City High School, then moved to Lookout Valley and is now at CCS.

McMinn County is the defending champion.

wrestling starts at 9 a.m. ... finals are at 3:30 p.m. (approx. time)

 

contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net 

 


PHOTOS: East Hamilton Takes 6-AAA Baseball Title

Randy Smith: Bowl Projections Already?

Each morning as I scan the internet I find a few things that absolutely amaze me. Today was no exception. ESPN.com had several articles about the 2015 college football season. Among the articles were these; Mark Schlabach's Too Early Top 25 poll, and 2015 bowl projections. Are you kidding me???? We are still in the first week of May, with the start of the 2015 season almost four ... (click for more)

Corker, Alexander Say Budget Bill Is A Start, But Much Left To Do

Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander said the budget bill passed Tuesday was a first step, but much more work remains on balancing the federal budget. Senator Corker said,  “Left to my own accord this budget would look far different, but at the end of the day I believe it’s important for Congress to complete this basic tenet of governing and set the stage for a responsible ... (click for more)

More Paving To Begin Soon On Dayton Boulevard; Red Bank Budget Has No Tax Increase

Improvements and work along Dayton Boulevard will begin soon. At the Red Bank Commission meeting Tuesday night, City Manager Randall Smith received approval from the commissioners to enter into a contract with TDOT on the next phase of paving Dayton Boulevard. Resurfacing has recently been finished from Memorial Drive to Greenleaf Street. The upcoming work will continue up Dayton ... (click for more)

Dr. King Wouldn't Approve Of The Mayhem In Baltimore

I am mostly certain that Dr. King never meant for this kind of violence to happen.  I don't recall any of the protests he led not being peaceful.  He would most definitely not approve of people burning, looting, the complete and utter unnecessary mayhem, or anything like what happened in Baltimore. Do you really believe Dr. King would condone 8, 10, 12-year-old children ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Anti-Semitism Is Now Here

To those of the Jewish faith, the celebration of Passover every year is one of freedom. The sacred holidays, held in early April, commemorate the Exodus out of Egypt when Moses led the tribe of Israel from slavery to freedom. I believe it is one of the greatest stories in the Bible. On the other hand, the Jewish people of today are hardly free. Globally, anti-Semitic attacks in ... (click for more)