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Wrestling club to start season

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Sign-ups for the South Tahoe Wrestling Club are Monday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at South Tahoe Middle School’s old gym.

Come ready to practice.

South Tahoe Wrestling Club is for boys and girls in the South Shore area from age 5 through high school.

South Tahoe Wrestling Club began in 1994 and it takes pride in teaching skills of discipline, dedication and determination through the sport of Olympic style wrestling.

Practices are Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at South Tahoe Middle School starting at 6 p.m. ending at 7:30 p.m. Younger and inexperienced wrestlers leave practice at 7 p.m. The season starts in January and finishes at the end of March for many wrestlers. The postseason, which is April through July, is for the regional and national qualifiers. Wrestling tournaments are on the weekends (usually Sundays) in the Reno, Carson City, Fallon and South Lake Tahoe area.

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The cost of the club is a one-time $60 fee that includes a team photo, secondary insurance that has a deductible, T-shirt, shoes, uniform and team banquet. Tournament fees are extra and are usually $ 8 to 10 per wrestler per tournament.

The equipment necessary for participation is standard physical education clothing such as an old T-shirt, sweat pants and athletic shoes that do not have a metallic eyelets.

Scholarships are available for those who need assistance. If you receive a scholarship, all practices are mandatory.

For more information or an application, phone David Borges, D.C. at (530) 544-5800.