Pro wrestling event to raise funds for AHS coach Stacey Clark and family May 24
Jamie Shell / (email@example.com)
The bumps and bruising action of professional wrestling returns to Newland, and it's all for a great cause.
Avery Parks and Recreation Department welcomes All-Star Wrestling of the Carolinas to Avery High School Gymnasium on Friday, May 24.
"The wrestling organization had wanted to come to this area for a while, and my daughter had worked with Stacey's wife, Jennifer, at a local bank. I've known Stacey since he was little, refereeing his games and seeing him coaching football," Avery Parks and Recreation Director of Athletics Teddy Bare said. "Robbie [Parks and Recreation Director Willis] and I were talking one day when the group called about doing a wrestling event. I asked if they would be willing to do it for a fundraiser, since I had heard Stacey would have some expenses for going to Houston for treatment and surgeries, and the promoter was really interested in doing it."
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