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 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.








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