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 Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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