By Phillip Awender, Published February 26 2012
Letter: Wrestling star got no coverageI am a very proud Oakes Tornado fan. We have won our fourth North Dakota Class B state wrestling title in a row and have two state champs.
However, I was disappointed with the state wrestling article in Sunday’s (Feb. 19) Forum. Jared Reis of Napoleon is one of the best wrestlers I have ever seen. He has done the unthinkable. He has wrestled several different weight classes this year to help his team win. This year he has shown his athletic ability by wrestling from 145 pounds to 170 pounds and has been undefeated in North Dakota. He was also chosen as senior Class B athlete of the year.
I was very surprised that there wasn’t an article or even a picture of him in the paper. I think he deserves more credit than what he has received.
We should be proud of our North Dakota athletes and brag about their accomplishments a little more. Good job, Jared Reis. You are an inspiration to my young boys and many other aspiring wrestlers.