2012-13 Dispatch/Argus Metro Wrestling All-Star team


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Wrestler of the Year B.J. McGhee
Rock Island, 120 pounds, Sr.:
Class 2A state champion finished with a 45-1 record; regional champ and All-Western Big 6 Conference first-team selection; career record of 154-11 and the 22nd state champion in school history; helped Rocks win third consecutive Big 6 title; finished season ranked 16th nationally by InterMat.

First team Lane Akre
Geneseo, 195 pounds, So.:
Regional runner-up; 20-21 record.

Michael Cole
Rock Island, 170 pounds, Sr.:
2A fifth place; All-Big 6; 36-9 record.

Tyler Dehaven
Rock Island, 126 pounds, Jr.:
2A regional champ; All-Big 6; 37-10 record.

Hunter Grau
Geneseo, 120 pounds, Fr.:
2A state qualifier; 40-13 record.

Trenton Jackson
Moline, 106 pounds, Fr.:
All-Big 6 honorable mention; 23-20 record.

Adarios Jones
Moline, 285 pounds, Jr.:
3A third place; regional champ; All-Big 6; 47-4 record.

Mitch Miller
Geneseo, 182 pounds, Sr.:
2A regional champ; 19-10 record.

Brandon Mizlo
Geneseo, 170 pounds, Sr.:
2A sixth place; NIB12 champ; 40-9 record.

Markus Murphy
United Township, 170 pounds, Sr.:
2A state runner-up; regional and sectional champ; All-Big 6; 29-6 record.

Jean-Louis Sawadago
Rock Island, 145 pounds, Jr.:
2A state qualifier; All-Big 6; 33-7 record.

Tanner Schuldt
United Township, 152 pounds, Sr.:
2A fourth place; regional champ; All-Big 6; 32-8 record.

Jeronnie Steward
United Township, 113 pounds, Jr.:
2A sixth place; All-Big 6; 39-8 record.

Devin Syler
Rock Island, 138 pounds, Sr.:
All-Big 6; 34-10 record.

Deryck Wessels
United Township, 160 pounds, Sr.:
Regional champ; All-Big 6; 28-10 record.

Ben West
Alleman, 220 pounds, Sr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; All-Big 6; 33-5 record.

Sean Wetherell
Alleman, 170 pounds, Sr.:
1A state qualifer; regional champ; All-Big 6; 28-5 record.

Chase Wiggins
Rock Island, 132 pounds, Sr.
: 2A state qualifer; regional and sectional champ; All-Big 6; 35-8 record.

Honorable mention Alleman: Connor Doak, Max Rocha;Geneseo: Jarred Bruce, Josiah Cropp, Joey Medina, Cam Panicucci, Ryan Pitra, Nick Verbeck, Jon Warner;Moline: Zack Fowler, Caleb Schnell, Daniel Terronez, Austin Vanscoy;Rock Island: Keith Lawrence, Nick Niles;United Township: Marques Harrison.



















 




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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