Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Athletes from Cartersville and Bartow high schools will compete for state titles beginning Thursday and continuing through the weekend.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
A number of local high school athletes are set to vie for state titles in the Georgia High School Association's Traditional Wrestling State Championships, set for Thursday to Saturday. Thirty wrestlers from four local high schools went to sectionals, but only 26 will continue to the state championship, according to The Daily Tribune News, which has more on the results of the various sectional competitions. Headed to the Arena at Gwinnett Center for eight rounds culminating in the finals, according to GHSA, are: Tigers' Hayden Randolph (126) is an alternate, according to the newspaper. WSB-TV is set to televise the finals Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. and on METV on Comcast 248 or Charter 127 from 6 to 7 p.m. GHSA.tv will live video stream all…
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Woodland Wrestling looks to have a great start to the new season.
The Woodland High School wrestling season officially started Oct. 31 and the wrestle-offs to determine the varsity team took place on Friday. Ten out of 14 starters will return. Coach Tramutola hopes to maintain the team’s state title at the end of the season. Along with a new season, Woodland picked up a new assistant coach, Kevin Purvine. Coach Purvine, who has wrestled for Coach Tramutola in the past, graduated from McEachern High School. He was a state placer and also part of the 5A traditional and dual state champion team at McEachern. “I’m excited to see what the wrestlers have in them, to see if they really are the best. Not many people can say they’ve worked with a state champion team,” said Coach Purvine. “I expect this wrestling …
Thursday, January 27, 2011
This is your inside look at the Bartow County Wrestling Championship at Woodland High School.
Four Bartow County Schools faced off on Wednesday for the right to claim the title of best wrestling school in the county. In the first round, Woodland beat Cartersville, 54-24, while Cass defeated Adairsville 39-25. The third-place match was easily won by Cartersville, 51-27 over Adairsville, leaving Woodland and Cass to battlie for the title. The closest match of the night was saved for the championship bout with Woodland coming out on top, 43-30. Order of finish:
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Snow forced the Class-AAAA state tournament to be rescheduled. The extra rest will do wonders for Woodland.
When snow hit Cartersville on Sunday, and kept coming and coming and coming, the probability of school cancellations went up dramatically. True enough, Bartow County Schools have been closed for the entire week. Not only does that mean no classes, but also no athletics. When classes are cancelled, teams cannot play games or even congregate for a practice session. Some coaches might see that as a bad thing, especially if your team is preparing for the state wrestling tournament. Not Woodland wrestling coach Adrian Tramutola. The Georgia High School Association has rescheduled the state wrestling tournament that was originally slated for this weekend in Macon. It will now be held the weekend of Feb. 26. "For us, I think it's going to help us…