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Jan 5, 2013 at 9:11 AM
Sports notes from around the area, through Jan. 5:• Phil Fulmer, Peerless Price and Al Wilson will speak at King College’s Maclellan Hall dining room on Jan. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in Bristol, Tenn. Tickets for King’s UT Legends event are $45 per individual. or $300 per table of eight. The cost of admission includes dinner and an autograph session. For more information call (423) 652-4864 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.• Brentwood Academy’s Amos Mason claimed his 116th consecutive wrestling win on Saturday, Jan. 5, breaking the Tennessee high school state record with his first-period pin of Mount Juliet’s Hunter Ingham in the semifinals of the Ryan Invitational tournament in Nashville. Mason, a 220-pound senior, topped the record set last season by former Father Ryan standout Michael Hooker, who won 115 straight matches from 2010-12. For his career Mason is 174-12.• Rick Hudson scored an ace on the 13th hole at the Club at Ridgefields on Saturday, Jan. 5. The shot was witnessed by John Nottingham and Craig Denison.• Lonesome Pine Raceway’s Harold Crook was recently named the promoter of the year in the Southeast region by Racing Promotion Monthly. The regional award puts Crook in the running for the national award, which will be announced in February in Daytona Beach, Fla., during the publication’s annual workshop. Crook started promoting short-track racing in 1976 at Wytheville Raceway in Virginia.• Urspring made Arby’s Classic history on Monday, Dec. 31 at Viking Hall in Bristol, Tenn. The school from Germany became the first international team to win the championship with a 63-51 victory over Mentor, Ohio.• Marlen J. Collins hit a hole-in-one on Monday, Dec. 24 at Twin Creeks Golf Course in Chuckey. Collins made the ace on No. 9 for the 15th hole-in-one of his career. Witnessing the shot were Lee Dorton, Jimmy Iascore and Mike Broyles.