Local grapplers make mark in Fargo

Ellis Coleman earned All-American honors and several wrestlers from the area grappled well at the Cadet and Junior Wrestling Nationals in Fargo, N.D.

Coleman placed fourth overall in the 112-pound weight division for Greco-Roman competition. Lillishawn Coleman (119 pounds) wrestled to a record of 5-2 in both freestyle and Greco-Roman.

Peter Kowalczuk (heavyweight) finished a point away from earning All-American honors, compiling a record of 4-2. Weldon Rogers recorded wins over a top Pennsylvania wrestler and the North Dakota state champ.

Also competing for the Huskies: Joey Brown (84), Kendall Hutchinson (91), and Nick Zager (171).

Fenwick’s Bobby Barnhisel (125) placed seventh overall.

Board members needed

Oak Park Youth Baseball/Softball (OPYB/S) is looking for people to serve on the Board for 2007. Anyone interested can send their resume to b_bfitzgerald

Call 312-952-0176 with any questions.

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