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SH wrestlers scattered far and wide on Oregon teams this summer


June 20, 2017

WRESTLING Coach Steve Thorpe, left, and wrestler Robbie Yunke get ready to mount a photo of the 1976 state wrestling championship team. Thorpe has been collecting and mounting photos of the program’s state championship teams. In the front row, from left, are Mark Ringaldo, team manager; Bill (Billy) Anderson, first at 106 pounds; Tim Carr, second at 157; and Don Bebout, fourth at 148. In the rear, from left, are Coach Bruce West; Randy Lamb, who did not place at 168 pounds; heavyweight Eric Cederstram, who did not place; Coach Norm Davis; Ed Perry, who was second at 191; and Coach Rod Rumrey. Thorpe said Anderson and Bebout assisted in getting the display made. At left is the display for this year’s state championship team.

Sweet Home wrestlers are scattered across the country, beginning their summer competition schedule.

Robert Watkins (126 pounds) and CJ Mitchell (145) spent last weekend in Pocatello, Idaho with the Oregon team at the Turf Wars Freestyle Western Duals.

Oregon placed second in Greco and seventh in freestyle.

Meanwhile, Travis Thorpe (138) and Nich James (170) wrestled with Oregon’s team at the Cadet National Duals in York, Pa. June 16-17.

Oregon placed third in Greco and fifth in freestyle in its division.

Thorpe and James are also scheduled to wrestle in July at the Cadet nationals i...

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