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Grunt, groan, pull, win! Field Days armwrestling draws 200-plus grapplers

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Posted on August 17, 2017 |
By Addison Independent Staff



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(ABOVE) GRIFFIN SHELDRICK hangs on against Eliza Myrick in the age 0-5 class armwrestling match at Field Days Friday. (Below left) Nancy Nally, left, and Kayla Jackson battle at the Addison County Fair and Field Days armwrestling competition Friday night. (Below right) Ron Singley tries to hang on against Jeremy Messervy during the armwrestling competition at Addison County Fair and Field Days in New Haven Friday night. Independent photos/Trent Campbell

NEW HAVEN — When the strongest (and the most cunning) male and female athlete step up to the padded table in the Show Tent at the Addison County Fair and Field Days each August, you know there is going to be a lot of straining, a fair amount of sweating and sometimes a little bit of crowing when one competitor drives another competitor’s wrist to the table.

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