#TheCalendar2018-19: Yulee #29 IN

Good morning from northern Maryland! My first blog piece written outside of the state of Florida.

We got Yulee’s dates Wednesday night while we were closing in on Pittsburgh (strong visit to the Panther campus). That’s our second set of dates from 1A-District 3 and 29th overall.

From what I’m able to tell, Yulee has a November date starting the season (I did send inquiries out), with a quadrangular in Georgia that includes one of its familiar Georgia rivals, Brantley County.

The December part of the varsity season kicks off with the Hornets making their annual road trip to Florida High for the Cam Brown Seminole Classic on the 7th and 8th, a two-day roundrobin event. Yulee stays on the road for a midweek tri meet on the 11th at Glynn Academy GA, with Wayne GA also in the mix, then will host its Parent Night the following night against district rivals Baker County and Raines. The Hornets will go to the Ridgeview Duals on the 14th and 15th, then will attempt to reclaim top honors in Nassau by hosting County on the 19th. Yulee stays in hosting mode to close out 2018, with the two-day Yulee Duals set for the 21st and 22nd.

The Hornets go back on the road for the first Saturday of January, road-tripping to Travelers Rest SC, just over the state line from North Carolina, for the Devil Dog IBT  on the 5th. Yulee will then host its two-day Battle of the Border IBT on the 11th and 12th, and will hold its Senior Night duals event on the 16th, with FSDB and West Nassau visiting. From there, there’ll be a short break until the final weekend of the month, when the Hornets return to Atlanta for the North Metro tournament, hosted by Brookwood GA, which has a duals component on Friday and an IBT component on Saturday.

In February, Yulee will travel out of the northeast area twice for its two varsity events, going to the Wakulla IBT on February 2nd, and then traveling to Ocoee for the Ocoee Mat Classic, a two-day IBT on the 8th and 9th.

That puts us at 29 teams. Do we hit 30 before we hit the road to head back, hopefully with a positive impression left (y’all parents of college wrestlers, you kind of know what’s up)? Will it be YOUR TEAM??

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I covered wrestling for 15 years up north and "retired" in both 1992 and again in 2011. But I couldn't stay away. Started Northeast Florida Matmen in 2013, Northwest Florida Matmen in 2015. We combined those sites into North Florida Matmen in the summer of 2018. And, we've started South Georgia Matmen in November of 2018. Our work is never paywalled, our content is searchable for all time. We're here because the kids keep lacing 'em up, so we'll keep writing 'em up.

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