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Connor McDonald takes victories at Chattanooga wrestling tournan00ent Connor McDonald, local youth nor wrestle and win the AAU Na- tow,," was his quick reply. wrestler, won big in Chattanooga, tional Gold Medal. It must be great to be eight. Tenn. While the small school, University of Tennessee at Chat- tanooga, was surprising the NCAA basketball world, our local small-town terror was over- whelming all comers in the Na- tional Dual Team wrestling com- petition held at the University of Tennessee's Chattanooga campus. Connor was invited to wrestle for the Eastern Junior Olympic team by former champion and Penn State wrestling coach Ken Chertow. Chertow, himself a Ju- nior Olympian, likes to vacation in Rehoboth with his family dur- ing the summers. While he was with his team in Amarillo last year, he happened to hear the name "Rehoboth" over the speak- er, and came over to watch Con- Chertow, who wrestled the lightest weight class during his ca- reer, took an interest and followed Connor's progress over the next year, choosing him to wrestle the 44th bracket at the dual champi- onships, if Connor was able to overcome the other viable candi- dates. Connor did just that, win- ning seven preliminary matches with his teammates to secure a spot on the team. He went on to pin all his opponents in the dual team competition. The team swept all categories, overwhelming Al- abama, Georgia, Indiana, Ohio and two Tennessee teams. Upon his return home, Connor was asked what his highlight memory was. "Riding the trolley around CONNOR MCDONALD CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, April 4- April 10, 1997 - 67 III e"00rinled T-Shirts & Sporlswear Geoff Vernon is now independent operat00n as Artwork ] Logo Design Quick Service " Quality Work Reasonable Prices 645-2959 Three of th Grove Club's steady participants are shown hero. They are (l-r) Phyllis Bahder and Laura Olenderski, who received hats for 10 Tuesday sessions, and" Gifford King who received his Grove jacket for running on 80 Tuesdays. Running Continued from page 64 load of talent to remember in the nineties with two boys and four girls to his credit. Willie Jr. led the way with a National TJ Title, 7 Regional Championships, and 14 Individual State Championships in a whole lot of events, along with being recruited to attend North Carolina. Taiwan captured some cross country titles and was named to the All-State team for three con- secutive years, while Princess was crowned State Champion in the high jump. Tranesha, known in Cedar Creekland as Ladybug, won an indoor 400m State Cham- pionship with a photo finish over an undefeated Glasgow sprinter, while Janelle, currently on the Cape girls track team, has a State Championship in the 400m relay to her credit. Chimere was even an early track nut as she was on the Hershey State Championship 400m relay team as a seventh grader for the Seashore Striders. Willie Sr. watched every one of his children win all these State Championships and he was al- ways polite, positive, and proud of all of them. I have coached all of his chil- dren and once took three young Savages to California for the Na- tional Junior Olympics and Mr. Savage must have thanked me a dozen times for giving his chil- dren the opportunity to compete. I finally had to ask him to stop thanking me and just watch his children and enjoy himself which I know he always loved to do. Whether courtside, on the side- lines, or beside the track, Willie Savage Sr. will always be remem- bered as being there for his chil- dren and downstate Delaware thanks him for all he gave to ath- letics..,over & out That is, unless you have a Rate ] :.nhancer CD from ( ;ounty Bank. Who says you don't get a second chance? With the Rate Enhancer CD from County Bank, you get a great interest rate to begin with. Then, ff that rate takes a turn for the better, you have the option to "enhance" and lock in at the higher rate! And your rate can be enhanced not once, but twice, les easy. Just invest $5,000 or more, then sit back and watch your money grow. Our 2 to 5 year Rate Enhancer CD is FDIC insured up to $100,000. Just another great investment opportunity __. from CounW Bank. __ __ 00ounty ann ..i REHOBOTH LONG NECK MILFORD ] 302-226-9800 302-947-7300 302-424-2500 ._a Or aublect to chan Peaaiw for malv vadalmvmL S bank  dm o