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The Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week – Former Benedictine Cadet & Now Savannah Bananas Baseball Player Mike Huggins 06.17.17

Mike Huggins - Junior Georgia State University Baseball/Savannah Bananas INF

Huggins is known as a versatile baseball player. The former Benedictine Military School, Darton College standout, and now Georgia State baseball player added that characteristic to the Savannah Bananas Squad to start the Coastal Plain season this summer. As of right now Mikey as he is known around town is on a temporary contract with the Bananas. "He is a scrappy ballplayer," said Bananas Coach Sean West. "He does a lot of the little things right, and that's why we invited him to start out the season." 

Mikey is looking forward to doing whatever it takes to play in front of his family and friends as he stated on The Karl DeMasi Sports Report on June 17th. Listen to Huggin's interview. He is a humble young man but on the field, he is a fierce competitor, and wants to do whatever it takes to stay on the squad. That's why he is the Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week for June 17, 2017. Good-Luck Mikey and Savannah looks forward to seeing you grace the field of Historic Grayson Stadium all summer long and GO BANANAS!

Mike Huggins Bio from Georgia State University Basbeall can be found at http://www.georgiastatesports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=12700&ATCLID=211390392

 

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As heard on the Karl DeMasi Sports Report from June 10, 2017. Dr. Stuart Fife of Fife Therapy and Performance explains how his practice can prevent or warn you or your athlete the chances of a catastrophic ACL tear. Furthermore, Fife Therapy and Perefromance can help you with pain management. It is an alternative way to get you back in the game.

So if you live with chronic joint or muscle pain. Alternatively, have suffered an orthopedic injury in an accident or sports setting FIFE Therapy can help. Click the play arrow button and hear what Dr. Stuart Fife had to say about preventing a sports injury and pain management.

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The Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week – Savannah Christian Prep Baseball Player Kyle Hilton 06.03.17

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Hilton pitched a two-hitter in the Georgia High School Assocaition Class A Private school championship game against Tattnall Square Academy. Kyle struck out the side in the seventh to keep the game tied. Hilton recorded the win as sophomore Jarrett Brown had the walk-off hit in the bottom of the inning. As a pitcher Kyle amassed a perfect record at 12-0.

During the season, Hitlon was the number two pitcher in the Raiders rotation and had unbelievable stats for a freshman. He was 10-0 with a 1.61 ERA. He had 59 strikeouts, and 18 walks in 56 2/3 innings. Hilton at the plate batted .301, had a .359 On BasePercentage and knocked in 18 runs. Kyle was selected a first team player from two publications. One by the Savannah Morning News on the All-Greater Savannah Baseball team and the Georgia Dugout Club also honored Kyle on the All-State Class A Private team. Click on the play arrow to listen to Kyle's interview.

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Thomas Karle, Benedictine Military School, Tennis
Karle, a rising junior tennis player at Benedictine Military School, led the Cadets to the Georgia High School Association Elite Eight Tennis Tournament with a 26-0 record. Over two prep tennis seasons Thomas has an amazing 46-1 record. Karle also participates on the United States Tennis Association Junior Tennis circuit and is ranked 29th in Georgia. Thomas has also has been named the Savannah Morning News’ Boys Tennis Player of the Year for the second year in a row. That’s why Karle was the second Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week for May 29, 2017. Congratualtions to Thomas and click on the arrow below to listen to Thomas's interview.

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James Wohler, Savannah Christian Prep, Golf
Wohler, a senior golfer at Savannah Christian, captured the Savannah City High School Championship at Bacon Park with a 2-over-par 73 on April 3, 2017. James as the number-one golfer on the Savannah Christian Prep Golf team, led the Raiders to the Georgia High School Association Golf Tournament. Wohler shot an 80 in the state golf match. James has also been one of the top prep golfers all four years and earned the 2017 Savannah Morning News Boys Golfer of the Year. That’s why James was the first Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week for May 29, 2017. Congratulations to James and click the arrow below to listen to James's interview. 

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RYNE WOLLENBURG – senior - St. Andrew’s Baseball

Wollenburg has been a four year starter on the St. Andrew’s School baseball team.  Ryan plays shortstop and was the lead-off hitter in the Lion’s lineup for Coach Scott Abernathy. In the four years that Ryne has been part of the St. Andrew’s baseball program, the Lions won 55 games and did not miss the SCISA state playoffs. Personal stats for Wollenburg are impressive. At the plate, Ryne this season batted .516 with a .576 OBP, with 11 doubles, 20 RBI and 38 runs scored, 32 stolen bases in 34 attempts and struck out just four times all year. Wollenburg was a Savannah Morning News Best of Preps 2017 All-Greater Savannah 1st team choice. Furthermore, Wollenburg just signed to play baseball at Flagler College in Florida. 

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RACHEL WOHN - junior Savannah Arts Academy Golf
Rachel, a junior at the Savannah Arts Academy, won the Savannah City High School Championships at Bacon Park Golf Course on April 3, 2017. Rachel shot a 35 to capture the nine-hole competition by five strokes. Furthermore, this is Wohn's third straight girl's title as she won as a freshman and sophomore. 

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The Inaugural Who's On First MLB Show Podcast 5.06.17

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The 2017 MLB season has officially started, and boys of summer had lots to discuss. The Coach Karl DeMasi from The Karl DeMasi Sports Report and the Baseball Fanatic Kyle Lawson showed up and talked about who's in first, who's hot, and who's not. The Coach and Kyle tried to break down all the action from the initial month into the MLB season, and of course focused on the hometown team; the Atlanta Braves. The show was the inaugural, “Who’s on First MLB Show” on ESPN Radio Savannah 104.3 & AM 1400 and was sponsored by ESPN Radio Savannah 104.3 & AM 1400 & The World of Beer Savannah. The show was recorded live from the World of Beer - Savannah on Broughton St. in Downtown Savannah on Saturday May 6th from 4 - 6PM. If you missed the show, sit back, hit the play button, listen and enjoy. As Always Play Ball!

 

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The Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week – South Effingham High School Tennis Player Logan Edwards 4.29.2017

Logan, a senior tennis player at South Effingham High School, this season compiled a 17– 2 record. As a four starter for the Mustangs, Edwards accrued a 62-13 record in singles play. Furthermore, Logan has tournament experience and played US Junior tennis according to South Effingham High School Head Coach Kristen Finlen. “She has been to the state playoffs all four years with going to the Elite 8 2014 and 2017,” said Finlen “She has been a key player on our team and made our team strong and deep.”

Additionally, the Mustangs Girl’s Tennis team captured the 3 AAAAA Region Title again and made a deep run in the Georgia High School State Association State playoffs. Logan plans on attending college and continuing her tennis career.

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The Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week – Calvary Day School Volleyball Player & Cheer Savannah Cheerleader Southern Britt 4.22.2017

Southern Britt, a senior at Calvary Day School, was a volleyball player, and she also cheered for Cheer Savannah. Britt has had a great volleyball career for the Cavaliers. Britt graduates with some prestigious honors. As a junior and senior, Britt was selected a 1st and 2nd team member of the Greater Savannah Morning News All-City teams and won back to back GHSA Class " Volleyball Championships. This year Britt applied and was accepted as a student at the University of Georgia and what a way to end your high school career.

Well, Southern didn't waste anytime. She set her sights to use her Cheer Savannah cheer skills to be a college cheerleader. Britt applied to try out to be a Bulldog cheerleader and was accepted. As Southern's high school career ends her dream came true, and she made the University of Georgia Cheerleader squad. You can listen to Britt's interview at the Karl DeMasi Sports Report Podcast page.

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