H.S. WRESTLING | Union County Makes Noise at National Meet

03/30/2017 12:15 PM

The 2017 KHSAA state champion Union County wrestling team made a name for itself nationally this past weekend.

A few of its wrestlers competed in the National High School Coaches Association National Wrestling Championships in Virginia Beach.

The wrestlers represented well, with Micah Erin winning the national championship in his weight class, and with Saul Ervin, who finished third in his respective weight class.

Sports Night’s Andrew Chernoff caught up with Union County head coach Jarvis Elam to discuss his program’s success on the national stage:

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News and anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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