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  1. SEAN RUSSELL RETURNS TO HIS HOME REGION AS THE NEW HEAD COACH OF RTC SOUTH By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | April 21, 2021, 5:33 p.m. (ET) Sean Russell RTC South GraphicRTC South, the Regional Training Center affiliated with Chattanooga wrestling, announced the hiring of Georgia native Sean Russell as its new head coach. RTC South tweeted the following: We are excited to welcome Georgia native Sean Russell as our new Head Coach of RTC South. Sean has a huge passion for the sport and has excelled as an athlete both collegiately & on the senior level. Welcome back to the south Sean! Russell was a four-time state high school champion for Collins Hill High School in Suwanee, Ga. He was a 2017 NCAA All-American and three-time NCAA qualifier for Edinboro, before transferring to Minnesota for his senior year, where he was third in the Big Ten, and reached the blood round at the NCAA Championships. Russell made his run in Senior freestyle as a member of the Gopher WC. He was fourth at the 2020 Senior Nationals at 57 kg, then punched his ticket for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials by winning the title at the Last Chance Qualifier this March. At the Trials in Fort Worth, Russell went 1-2, with a win over fellow Gopher WC veteran Zach Sanders, and losses to Daton Fix and Nathan Tomasello. Russell took to Twitter with his thoughts on the new assignment: Psyched to announce I will be headed back south to start my coaching career with The University of Tennessee Chattanooga as the RTC head coach. Thank you to @gopherwrestling for an unreal 3 years that I will never forget. Southern boyz let’s go. For more information on RTC South, visit: RTC South website
  2. Where is Taylor now ? What is he doing ?
  3. Strongest HWT ———- one name. Shazzon Bradley . No one is even close !
  4. The visitation and celebration of life service schedule for Pam Miller, wife of retired Cleveland H.S. coach Al Miller, is below: Date: Thursday, August 9 Location: First Baptist Church 1275 Stuart Rd NE Cleveland, TN 37312 Times: Family will receive friends from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm followed by a Celebration of Life ceremony at 6:30 pm http://clevelandbanner.com/stories/pamela-valentine-miller,84601
  5. http://www.chattanoogan.com/2014/5/9/276196/Bryant-Blackman-New-Wrestling-Coach.aspx
  6. 3X state champ James Jabaley ( Jabo ) from Notre Dame passed away Tuesday night in the hospital in Chattanooga . James had recently found out he had developed cancer and quickly lost his fight with that opponent .
  7. There will be a reunion held for all former UTC wrestlers who wrestled for Jim Morgan , which will be held on Saturday night Jan. 26th . And the group will be recognized at the home match vs The Citadel on Sunday the 27th . Contact the the UTC wrestling office at 423-425-4287 for reservations and details
  8. You can hear Danny Gilbert's wrestling hour each Monday night 6:00 to 7:00 at 102.3 FM or at www.wgow.com
  9. BB , you stated that we were 0-1 verses Iowa , you need to make that 0-2 . We wrestled them in Iowa City during the 2000-2001 season . We did manage to take one match in that dual meet .
  10. Dang, I forgot Demetrius ( Bucky ) Johnson , Ethan Hames , Cole Hayes , Trevor Herrin and Joe Burns
  11. How about Dan Waddell , Kelly Felix and Brandon Wright , all at UTC !
  12. Danny Gilbert is the new elected representative on the TSSAA Legislative Council . Danny was elected to replace Lee McDade .
  13. The Mocs take on Gardner-Webb Friday night at 6:00 . G-W is a new addition to the SoCon as a memeber for wrestling .
  14. Chris Bird 1703 East Ridge Ave. East Ridge , Tn. 37412
  15. Dear friends, I am sending this email in regards to my brother Christopher and his wife Joey who welcomed baby Wyatt Bird into the world this summer on July 10th. I am unsure if you are aware that baby Wyatt spent only a few days at home before he was admitted into T.C. Thompson’s Hospital where he spent the next twenty seven days of his life undergoing tests and treatments in order to diagnose his issue. In the months following his extensive hospital stay, he has been back and forth between home and the hospital. While at home, he is on monitors and a feeding tube twenty four seven and is in need of constant supervision by Joey which has made it impossible for her to return to work this year. Christopher and Joey are still taking Wyatt to the doctor on a weekly basis. Due to the care Wyatt is in need of right now, we are hosting a benefit luncheon at Jones Memorial Methodist Church on Sunday September, 25 at 12:30 in honor of Baby Wyatt. All of the money raised will help Christopher and Joey meet the needs of Baby Wyatt.
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