Myrtle Beach High’s Daniel Mitchell captured the SCHSL individual state championship in the 195-pound class on Saturday in Anderson, ending an eight-year drought for the Seahawks’ resurgent program.
The North Myrtle Beach wrestling team crowned two lower state champions Saturday, and Carolina Forest and Myrtle Beach each qualified an area-best five wrestlers for next week’s SCHSL individual state wrestling championships.
The list of middle school students from Conway who have won S.C. High School League-sponsored state wrestling championships contains just one name.
Carolina Forest’s playoff run ended Saturday as the Panthers dropped a one-point heartbreaker to Stratford in the opening round of the SCHSL Class 5A Lower State Duals tournament.
After claiming its third consecutive Region 6-5A wrestling championship last weekend, Carolina Forest can turn its attention to reaching another No. 3 - the third round of the SCHSL State Duals tournament.
During Feb. 10-19 the USA Wrestling Association has declared this Women’s Wrestling Week so it was fitting that St. James High School announced their first female wrestler to receive a scholarship to attend King University at this time.
Carolina Forest High School placed second in the Panther Beach Prowl Saturday, with 12 of the squad’s 14 wrestlers earning individual honors in the eight-team tournament.
The Grand Strand Hurricanes Wrestling Club, which began last summer as an after school club for grapplers to train, learn techniques and hone skills in wrestling, emerged as a force to be reckoned with over the weekend.
Coaches seldom like dwelling on team or individual rankings, though Carolina Forest wrestling coach Joshua Testa allowed himself some leeway to acknowledge, if only for a little bit, surprise that the Panthers still haven’t cracked the state’s Top 20.
Christian Coppola (132 pounds) of the Carolina Forest wrestling team has joined the century club, recording his 100th career victory this season against Georgetown.
Carolina Forest picked up a win and also dropped a contest in a tri-match against Georgetown and Waccamaw last week.
A criminal investigation involving the Carolina Forest High School wrestling team has been closed with no charges filed, according to Horry County police.
People don’t usually like to hear the words ‘Grand Strand’ and ‘Hurricanes’ in the same sentence, but Carolina Forest resident and Ocean Bay Middle School teacher Josh Testa is trying to change that.
Students and parents interested in the Carolina Forest High School wrestling program are questioning the dismissal of its popular coach.
In three years, Josh Carranza has gone from someone who initially chose basketball over wrestling to one of the best high school heavyweights in the state.
Although Larry Bratcher would’ve liked to see the Carolina Forest wrestling team defeat local juggernaut North Myrtle Beach, he’s got his eyes on a much bigger prize.
Beaufort jumped out to an early 28-0 lead and beat back a spirited Conway rally for a 57-19 win over the Tigers in the second round of the state wrestling playoffs Saturday afternoon at CHS.
A 17-year-old Carolina Forest High School student sent threatening text messages to his wrestling coach during the previous weekend, according to a Jan. 7 police report from Horry County Police.
Conway junior wrestler Devin Tindal hopes to pin down a berth in the state wrestling tournament in Anderson next month and bring home a gold medal.