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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.
  16. http://www.chattanoogan.com/articles/article_208439.asp
  17. Former UTC wrestler Israel Silva took Bronze at last week's Pan Am Games in the 96 Kg weight class
  18. Danny Gilbert's Check into Cash Wrestling Hour is back on the air at WGOW FM 102.3 on Mondays from 6:00 pm EST to 7:00 pm . For those not in Chattanooga you can listen over the internet on the station's web site , I think it is www.wgow.com
  19. Kevin Ward named head coach of new program at Ouachita Baptist Trennis Henderson Ouachita Baptist 03/15/2010 ARKADELPHIA, Ark.? Kevin Ward, a four-year starter on Oklahoma State University?s NCAA Championship wrestling teams, has been named head coach of Ouachita Baptist University?s first-ever wrestling team. Ouachita?s NCAA Division II men?s wrestling team will begin its first season this fall. Noting that ?we will be the first university in Arkansas to offer collegiate wrestling,? Ouachita President Rex Horne added, ?I am excited that Kevin Ward has committed to be Ouachita's first wrestling coach. His background as a wrestler in a premier program, his desire to build a quality program and his readiness to recruit students will bring excitement to our university.? Citing Ouachita?s mission as a top-ranked liberal arts university with a strong Christian emphasis, Dr. Horne said, ?I was encouraged to hear Kevin speak of his faith commitment and his appreciation for the mission and vision of Ouachita.? "We are excited about beginning a new tradition in Ouachita athletics with the addition of wrestling,? said Athletic Director David Sharp. ?For high school wrestlers in the state who want to compete on the collegiate level, we will give them that opportunity. ?I look forward to working with Coach Kevin Ward,? Sharp added. ?I am impressed with the knowledge and enthusiasm he brings to our program." Ward, age 27, holds a bachelor of arts degree in sociology and a master of science degree in health and human performance and exercise science from Oklahoma State. He served as a graduate assistant wrestling coach at OSU in 2006-2007 and worked several summers as an OSU wrestling camp counselor. While wrestling at OSU, Ward was a two-time NCAA qualifier and 2005 Big XII champion. He was named a three-time Academic All-American by the National Wrestling Coaches Association and named three times to the 1st Team Academic All-Big XII. He also was named to the OSU President?s Honor Roll and Dean?s Honor Roll. In his new position at Ouachita, Ward said his goal is to ?draw from a lifetime of experience in wrestling to develop student athletes to achieve high levels of success both academically and athletically.? ?I?m really excited about the opportunity at Ouachita,? Ward added. ?I think it?s fantastic that the school sees the potential in wrestling in Arkansas. I?m excited about the opportunity to build the program from scratch and build it into a successful, competitive program that can compete for national titles.? Reflecting on his wrestling experience at Oklahoma State, Ward said, ?I?ve been around some of the best coaches and wrestlers in the world for six years as an athlete and graduate assistant coach. I?ve gained valuated experience seeing firsthand the type of athlete it takes to get a program to that level.? Affirming Ouachita?s Christian heritage and emphasis, Ward noted, ?I have the same beliefs as the university and I?m going to recruit student-athletes with strong morals who can represent the school well. I believe the values and intangibles that athletes learn from wrestling such as commitment, discipline and sacrifice for the greater good of the team will fit in well to the university and community.? With the addition of both men?s wrestling and women?s golf this fall, the total number of Division II athletic teams at Ouachita will expand to 16. This marks the first time that Ouachita has expanded its athletic options since 2000 when the university joined the Gulf South Conference and added men?s soccer and women?s softball. Greg Hatcher, president of the Arkansas Wrestling Association, previously announced that the non-profit association will provide wrestling mats and uniforms to help Ouachita?s wrestling program get under way. The association also has donated wrestling mats to more than 40 Arkansas high schools to help launch their wrestling programs. Ouachita Baptist University, located in Arkadelphia, Ark., has been ranked the No. 1 Baccalaureate College in the South for three years in a row by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of approximately 1,500 students from more than 30 states and 50 nations, Ouachita seeks to foster a love of God and a love of learning in a vibrant, Christ-centered learning community. For information about Ouachita?s wrestling program and other athletic programs, contact the OBU Athletic Department at (870) 245-5181. For information about enrollment, contact the Office of Admissions Counseling at 1-800-DIAL-OBU or by e-mail at [email protected]
  20. Not alot of information at this time , but just wanted all those that know and LOVE Jim to have this information .
  21. Hey Folks, Danny Gilbert's radio show , "The Check into Cash Wrestling Show " begins Monday January the 12th at 6:00 pm on WGOW FM in Chattanooga @ 102.3 . For those not in Chattanooga you can log on to their web site and listen live at the site www.wgow.com , once on the site just click on the " listen live " tab .
  22. http://www.chattanoogan.com/articles/article_123328.asp
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