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Little E’Hawk Wrestling Club Preparing For Annual Tournament

By Staff | Dec 31, 2007

A tradition dating back to 1972 will continue this Saturday with the 36th Annual Little E’Hawk Youth Wrestling Tournament. Wrestling action will get underway at 9:00 a.m. this Saturday, Jan 5, at the Emmetsburg High School gymnasium.

Kindergarten through fourth grade wrestling will open the day's action. Weigh-ins for the littlest grapplers will take place from 7 to 8 a.m.

Wrestling for fifth through eighth grade contestants will follow the conclusion of the little guy matches. Weigh-ins for the older wrestlers will take place from 9 to 10 a.m., with their matches to follow the fifth and sixth grade divisions.

Matches will be set up in four-man brackets, with trophies to the first, second, third and fourth place finishers in each bracket. Qualified officials will officiate all the matches throughout the day.

A special presentation will also be made to start the tournament at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning. The annual Booster of the Year Award will be presented, continuing a tradition that began 1981 .

Wrestling action will get underway at 9 a.m. this Saturday in the Emmetsburg High School Gym and will run non-stop through the day.