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September 30, 2008

Newly sanctioned wrestling begins in Arkansas

High School Wrestling has officially found a home in Arkansas.

High School Wrestling

When the 40-plus schools begin the season on Nov. 17 as an officially sanctioned sport by the Arkansas Activities Association, Arkansas will become the 49th state to officially sanction the sport, leaving only Mississippi as the only state not to sponsor the sport.

The Arkansas Wrestling Association, led by Greg Hatcher, spearheaded the movement to get the sport officially sanctioned.
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September 12, 2008

High School Wrestling added in Mississippi

High School wrestling has been sanctioned by the MHSAA and will now be available to Mississippi high school students.

Grady Brown will be the head coach at Ocean Springs High, and is spearheading the campaign to grow the sport in Mississippi, especially here on the Coast.

If you’re interested in getting wrestling at your local high school, give Brown a call at 228-282-0599.