Whippets Qualify 3 For State


The Minden Whippet wrestling team will have three wrestlers competing in the 2013 Nebraska State Wrestling Championships Feb. 14-16 in Omaha at the CenturyLink Center.


The Whippets competed on Friday and Saturday in the Class C-3 district meet held at Cross County near Stromsburg. Minden will have three two-time state qualifiers wrestling on Thursday. Sophomore Austin Olson was a qualifier at 106 pounds while Quin


Rutt, a junior, qualified at 170 pounds and Sam Fiest, a senior, will represent Minden at 182 pounds.


Minden finished seventh in the district with a team total of 79 points. Central City won the team championship with 186.5 points followed by Wood River with 133 and Gibbon with 123.5.


The full article can be found in the February 13, 2013, edition of the Minden Courier.

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