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Kobe Olson signs to wrestle for familiar coach, at Umpqua C.C.

 

June 13, 2017

KOBE OLSON signs a letter of intent to wrestle for Umpqua Community College as his parents, Leon and Shana Olson, watch during a signing ceremony last week.

Kobe Olson signed a letter of intent June 6 to wrestle at Umpqua Community College.

Olson, who leaves Sweet Home with five individual state championships and whose win at 126 pounds at state in February clinched a team title for the Huskies, will join teammate Jake Porter and a coach he’s known since childhood.

Former Sweet Home wrestler Kyle Temple will coach the new program at Umpqua. Porter signed a letter of intent a month ago.

“Temple being the head coach really made the difference for me,” Olson said. “He’s one of my favorite coaches ever.”

Temple was an assistant at...



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