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2017 All-Metro wrestling awards

  • Wrestling Athlete of the Year: Ethan Smith, Sparrows Point

    Wrestling Athlete of the Year: Ethan Smith, Sparrows Point

    Few in Maryland knew who Ethan Smith was when he came from Pennsylvania to wrestle his junior season at Aberdeen last year, but it didn't take long for everyone to take notice. And soon, the nation could be taking notice when Smith heads to wrestle for Big Ten champions and NCAA tournament runner-up...

  • All-Metro boys' wrestling first and second teams

    All-Metro boys' wrestling first and second teams

    All-Metro first team: 106: Kurt McHenry St. Paul's, sophomore •Won Beast of the East, Powerade, Escape the Rock, MIAA and MIS tournaments •Finished season with 52-0 record •Won World Wrestling Freestyle Cadet Nationals World Championship last summer •Ranked No. 1 in state by Maryland State Wrestling...

  • Wrestling Coach of the Year: Mike Whisner, Sparrows Point

    Wrestling Coach of the Year: Mike Whisner, Sparrows Point

    Sparrows Point coach Mike Whisner had some tough luck at the state tournament before this year. His wrestlers were 0-8 in semifinal matches at the season’s final event, but it was only fitting that the losing skid ended in the Pointers’ best season to date. Sparrows Point broke through and crowned...

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