Category: Houston Heroes

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Nov2016
By Jennie Koenig for IAwrestle Have you considered signing your kid up for wrestling, but are unsure? Parents, can I just take a minute to convince you to have your kids give it a try? Before I begin, let me just say that I do not wish to insinuate that every ... Read More

02

Nov2015
“More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill—none have wrestled without pride.” ~ Dan Gable Today’s workforce is extremely competitive. When comparing resumes it’s easy to get lost in all the bullet points of software literacy and past responsibilities. If you really ... Read More

16

Nov2014
Wrestling turns boys into men He wasn’t lightning quick. He couldn’t hit a superduck off of the line. His upper body was far bigger than the lower half, but he was my heavyweight, and I loved him just the way he was. His daddy was a wrestler with a ... Read More

14

Nov2014

Wrestling is for Everybody

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November 14, 2014
Wrestling is for EVERYBODY! The first time I met him, his mom did the talking. She explained about his past, the bullying, the torture. She explained that he had Asperger’s Syndrome, something I hadn’t heard of, and that he didn’t like touching, or talking, or getting close to anyone, ... Read More

05

Oct2014

Two Years with Jake

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October 5, 2014
Two years with Jake The first time I met him, he smiled as he shook my hand. It was a smile I’d come to recognize, dimples surrounding the pearly whites. I knew of him, because people in a small town talk, almost to the point where you ... Read More

28

Aug2014
My Wrestling Summer By Kobe Ames The past 5 weeks of my summer I have been wrestling with Rob Waller at the All American Wrestling Club and camps. These past 5 weeks I’ve had a great experience wrestling. I learned lots of different technique and different looks. I had the privilege to ... Read More

30

Apr2014

Matt Grice

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April 30, 2014
Matt Grice is a Police Officer in Oklahoma City and has been for 5 years. On Sept 8th Matt was involved in a car accident were Matt was off duty and rear ended in a multi car ... Read More

30

Apr2014
Houston Hero 10.07.13 (day before my Birthday) My new Houston Hero is not  really a person but an organization--Victory Wrestling Challenge. Victory Wrestling Challenge will conduct their inaugural event on Nov 22, 2013. Elite wrestlers competing in Freestyle and Greco Roman. This may be a great addition to what our sport needs to create ... Read More

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Apr2014

Coach Keith Healy

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April 30, 2014
Keith Healy will be inducted into the Chicago Catholic League Conference Hall of Fame May 1, 2014 Keith started wrestling in the IKWF as a youth. I remember hanging out with Keith at tournaments because I too wrestled in the ... Read More