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February 2017: SO MUCH SPORTS

The title says it all. I was inundated with sports coverage in February. I’m not complaining. Basketball. Wrestling. A little swimming. And a just a touch of other stuff. I stayed busy last month. There were many late nights in high school gyms. Here’s a selection of┬ámy photos from February 2017. I’ll start off with the non-sports stuff. First is a photo when school bus drivers were preparing to strike. I was sent to an elementary school to get photos […]

Wrestling

Wrestling may not be in the Olympics by the end of the decade but in Northern Illinois, it will be just as popular as ever. I got my first taste of wrestling in high school. I was dragged in by a good friend that helped start our school’s team. As a new team, we weren’t very good. Wrestling in the 189-pound weight class, I was especially bad. You’d think that some of my opponents wrestled cattle. They were solid muscle. […]