INDY NEWS: Appalachian Mountain Wrestling - Ronnie Garvin
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Buckhorn-- Appalachian Mountain Wrestling at The High School: Beau James pinned Brad Thomas... Jordan Clearwater and Michael Jameson beat Matt Sigmon and Elliot Russell... Misty James pinned Big Mama... Kyle Maggard and Clinton Stacey beat Stan Lee and Daniel Richards by disqualification... Heavy Weight Champion Stan Sierra beat John Noble by countout
(5/5/17) -- Nathan Lyttle
Happy-- Appalachian Mountain Wrestling at R.W. Combs Elementary School: Eddie Browning pinned Stan Lee...Clinton Stacy beat Daniel Richards... Beau James with Misty James pinned Kyle Maggard with Ronnie Garvin... Stan Lee and Daniel Richards beat Clinton Stacey and Eddie Browning... Heavy Weight Champion Stan Sierra pinned John Noble
(5/6/17) -- Nathan Lyttle
Ronnie Garvin and The Batten Twins were the first inductees into AMW's East Kentucky Hall of Fame
Garvin was also presented a Life Time Achievement Award by Perry County, KY presented to him by a local judge. It was also proclaimed May 6th is Ronnie Garvin Day in Perry County.
Local TV and newspapers did lengthy stories on Garvin last week. They along with a state wide sports magazine were there Saturday to interview and cover Garvin's Farewell to Kentucky. Garvin is the most over wrestler of the 70s and 80s of this region with his time in Southeastern and ICW Wrestling.
Bart Batten made an emotional speech about starting with his brother in East Kentucky for ICW after training with Randy Savage. His twin brother Brad passed away of a heart attack three years ago. Bart had trouble fighting back tears when talking of Brad.
Saturday's event was 300 plus sell out. Fans drove from Tennessee, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Arkansas and all over Kentucky for a meet and greet with Garvin and Batten
Next AMW Event
Friday May 12 7:30PM
Clear Creek Park in Shelbyville KY
717 Burks Branch Rd, Shelbyville, Kentucky 40065
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