Brooks to grapple in Hungary

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By Brad Spencer

Sports Editor

OPRF wrestler Sam Brooks will compete in freestyle at the 2011 FILA Cadet World Championships in Szombathely, Hungary in August.

Brooks, a state champ and runner-up finisher who will be a senior this fall, won titles at the 2011 FILA Cadet World Team Trials in both freestyle and Greco-Roman styles to qualify for the world championships.    

As a sophomore, Brooks won a Class 3A State title at 160 pounds. He finished runner-up at 171 pounds back in February.

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Brian Tideman from River Forest  

Posted: July 24th, 2011 10:16 PM

We've got "Dynamite" Darius Henry and "Slammin'" Sammy Brooks. Outta country? Outta sight!

Mark Lingen from Oak Park  

Posted: July 7th, 2011 12:13 PM

Sammy and Darius, Danny says "go for 5"!

Caryn Brooks from River Forest  

Posted: June 29th, 2011 3:40 PM

Sam will not be making the trip to Hungary alone - Huskie wrestler and OPRF sophomore Darius Henry will also be competing in the Cadet World Championships! Congratulations to Darius and Sam for qualifying for such a prestigious event.

Matticks Family from Oak Park  

Posted: June 22nd, 2011 10:13 AM

Best of luck at Cadet Worlds, Sammy! We are behind you 100%. Your wrestling truly gives life to the motto "in rentless pursuit"!

Jonna Borgdorff from Oak Park  

Posted: June 21st, 2011 9:08 PM

Fantastic work, Sam! All those hours of hard work year round have paid off! The whole Wrestling Family is proud of you!

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