Several of the girls have brothers that were or are currently in the Panther program. Most notable is freshman Gracelyn Friedrichsen whose oldest brother Gabe finished fourth at state his senior year in 2019 and brother Elijah who is currently ranked 8th in Class A at 285#. “Watching my brothers wrestle, being brought along to all their meets, showed me that it was fine if I wanted to do it.” .”I want people to know it’s not just a boys’ sport but that women have the capability of doing what men can do too.”
The High Honor Roll requires an “A-” average (3.66 or higher), and the Honor Roll requires a “B” average (3.00 to 3.65). Physical Education (P.E.) grades are not counted in figuring the Honor Roll.
“It took a lot of good kids and coaches to get me here,” said McCullough who is in his 26th year as a head coach.
The couple was married on January 22nd, 1972 at Leon United Methodist Church.
Juanita M. Bender, age 85, of Prophetstown, died January 15, 2022 at CGH Medical Center after a battle against Covid.