North American Grappling Association Awards
The North American Grappling Association, promotor of the world’s largest grapping tournaments, recently held a tournament in Nashville. Bunny Hawksmith’s young students’ MMA team won five first places out of 10 students with several second and third place finishes. Pictured, front row, from left, are Mackenzie Tipton, Preston Maxwell, Kamden Smith, Valery Bystritskii and Kristoffer Hawkersmith. The back row includes Jamie Maxwell, assistant trainer; Kane Hawkersmith, Jannae Winley, Master Bunny Hawkersmith, Harlan Pitts and Dr. Albert Bystritskii, trainer. Team members Jadon Lee and Anthony Zarroga are not pictured.
NOTE: The paragraph above is copied directly from the Herald Chronicle of May 6, 2016.