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

Posted Online: March 03, 2013, 9:52 pm
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Wrestler of the Year Zach Nelson
Mercer County, 152 pounds, Sr.:
Won Class 1A state title with a 45-0 record; regional and sectional champion also finished as a four-time winner at the Orion-Bob Mitton Invitational; first state champion in Mercer County history also was a two-time state finalist; helped Golden Eagles to runner-up finish in the Class 1A dual-team state tournament.

First team Mark Breedlove
Kewanee, 132 pounds, Sr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 41-5 record.

Ben Corlett
Sherrard, 285 pounds, Jr.:
1A fifth place; regional and sectional champ; 38-6 record.

Omar Delgado
Kewanee, 145 pounds, Jr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 27-10 record.

Jacob DeVolder
Orion, 126 pounds, Jr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 37-7 record.

Joe DeVolder
Orion, 145 pounds, Sr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 40-7 record.

Nolan Dykema
Morrison, 152 pounds, Sr.:
Regional runner-up; 31-10 record.

Tristen Finch
Mercer County, 138 pounds, So.:
1A state-runner-up; regional champ; 42-5 record.

Calvin Harridge
Morrison, 195 pounds, Sr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 36-8 record.

Jacob Hast
Sherrard, 120 pounds, Jr.:
Regional champ; 28-7 record.

Justin Kinney
Monmouth-Roseville, 113 pounds, Jr.:
1A state qualifier; 37-14 record.

Bobby Lincoln
Mercer County, 220 pounds, Jr.:
1A state qualifier; 33-15 record.

Brandon McCullough
Erie-Prophetstown, 106 pounds, Sr.:
1A fourth place; regional champ; 39-5 record.

Seth Montgomery
Erie-Prophetstown, 160 pounds, Jr.:
Regional champ; 29-9 record.

Devin Morford
Mercer County, 160 pounds, Sr.:
1A state qualifier; 25-7 record.

Jon Ricke
Mercer County, 170 pounds, Sr.:
1A sixth place; 35-12 record.

Logan Sherman
Riverdale, 220 pounds, Sr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 29-8 record.

Hunter Spengler
Sherrard, 106 pounds, Fr.:
1A state qualifier; 33-7 record.

Chance Teel
Sherrard, 113 pounds, So.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 35-8 record.

Bo Walters
Kewanee, 126 pounds, So.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 31-12 record.

Terry White
Riverdale, 182 pounds, Jr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; 31-3 record.

Honorable mention Erie-Prophetstown: Dylan Binion, John Butts, Jared Cole, Josh Wheeler, Nick Williams;Kewanee: Anthony Barnhill, Jack Breedlove, Andrew Slusser;Mercer County: Preston Adams, Alex Kisner, A.J. Klingaman, Logan Snyder, Mason Weeks, Matt Weeks;Monmouth-Roseville: Caine Cokel, Chuck Jacobsen, Lane McIntyre, Alex Miller, Logan Millizer;Morrison: Austin Keller, Austin Shoup;Orion: Mikey Dierikx, Payton Loete;Riverdale: Ruben Garza, John Stickler, Grady Todd;Rockridge: Brayson Singleton;Sherrard: Nathan Miller, Alex Morley, Sam Ryner;Wethersfield: Carter Pillen.


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  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.

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