Click for NEWS Click for SPORTS Click for ACCENT Click for COLUMNS Click for OPINION Click for OBITUARIES Click for CALENDAR Click for CLASSIFIEDS Click for ARCHIVES Click for LAKE  
 Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Serving The Land Between the Lakes - Philpott and Smith Mountain News Search   

 

The Franklin News-Post
P. O. Box 250
310 Main Street, SW
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
540-483-5113
Fax: 540-483-8013

Autos By Nelson - Click for Website
HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING
FCHS defends dual tournament crown
Click to Enlarge
Franklin County’s varsity wrestling team poses with the championship plaque it captured by winning the Appalachian Duals at Skyline High School in Front Royal. (Photo by Gary Holden)
More Photos

Monday, December 24, 2012

FRONT ROYAL -- For the second year in a row, Franklin County's varsity wrestling team has captured the championship of the Appalachian Duals at Skyline High School.

The Eagles (8-1 in dual matches) bested Loudoun County for the championship, 56-12, Saturday.

FCHS swept Friday pool competition by routing Briar Woods, 74-3, Mountain View, 67-6, and Osbourn, 60-15.

In Saturday's quarterfinals, the Eagles whipped Kettle Run, 58-9, and dominated Woodgrove, 52-18, in the semifinals.

In Friday's victory over Mountain View, senior 126-pounder Ryan Clingenpeel notched his 100th career win.

Clingenpeel, who missed half of his junior year because of injuries sustained in a car accident, won his final bout Friday and posted three more victories Saturday to take his career total to 104.

Clingenpeel was a Western Valley District champion and a Group AAA state qualifier as a sophomore.

FCHS returns to action Saturday, Jan. 5 in the annual Spencer Chang Duals at Martinsville Middle School.

 
Harvester Center - Town of Rocky Mount - Click for Website
Billy and Julie Kingery - Click for Website
Angie McGhee-Quality Realty - Click for Website
Adam Lynch - Click for Website
Weichert - Click for Website
Alpine Photography Studios - Click for Website
Penny Hodges - Click for Website
A-Co Heating & Cooling - Click for Website