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WIN’s February High School Postseason/NCAA Qualifier Preview Issue now available
by WIN Magazine
It’s that time of year when pretty much every state is sponsoring a state high school tournament for both boys and girls. But there are a few states that have yet to officially sanction girls wrestling, including Pennsylvania, which is considered one of the top wrestling states in the country.
Check out that story and how close sanctioning is to becoming a reality for girls in PA … as well as many other stories and columns in the latest issue of WIN Magazine (Vol. 29, Issue 5), which was printed on Feb. 10, and is also available in digital form.
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Contents of latest WIN Magazine
Page 8 – KEYSTONE CAUSE – Brooke Zumas, who grew up loving wrestling, chose to photograph the sport when she could not compete. Today, she is leading an effort that sees Pennsylvania girls close to earning an official PIAA sanction.
Page 14 – ILLINOIS/IKWF NOTEBOOK – North Central’s women’s team wins a conference title at home; Sean Quirk’s love of wrestling inspires kids in the Fox Lake Wrestling Club; University of Michigan AA Will Lewan remembers his Illinois days.
Page 15 – USA WRESTLING WEST REGION NOTEBOOK – Wrestlers of all ages from all over the Western and Northwestern U.S. will get a chance to compete at the highest levels, including the World Team Trials and Fargo, by qualifying in several big qualifying tournaments.
Page 16 – IOWA USAW NOTEBOOK – Several of the young wrestlers who won Iowa Kids State titles in one of nine different age-group tournaments shared their stories; World champ Ben Kueter grew up from his losses as a younger wrestler.
Page 17 – KANSAS USAW NOTEBOOK – Goddard High School has defined the word “dynasty” in Kansas under the leadership of coach Brett Means; the Rocky Welton Invitational brought out the state’s best vs. some of the nation’s best young wrestlers.
Page 24 – HIGH SCHOOL NOTEBOOK – Jax Forrest, just a freshman at Bishop McCort in Pennsylvania, won the Edinboro (college) Open; the first Iowa girls sanctioned state tournament was special in many ways, especially for Lilly Luft.
Page 30 – LESSON IN LONGEVITY – Virginia wrestler Brian Courtney hopes to teach his middle school students in South Carolina about making the most of every opportunity as he returned to the mat for an extra year of college wrestling.
Page 37 – PREVIEWS OF NCAA QUALIFYING TOURNAMENTS – Over the first weekend in March, there will be seven conference championships that will help send a total of 330 wrestlers to the NCAA Division I Championships later that month in Tulsa, Okla.
Plus, columns and training pieces by Dan Gable, John Klessinger, Rob Sherrill, Mike Chapman, Sandy Stevens, Kyle Klingman, Tristan Warner, Zach Even-Esh and Eric Everard … as well as WIN’s Magazine’s NCAA Division I and national high school rankings.
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