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Posted March 3, 2011
North/South All-Star Meet set for April 9 in Charles City

The 33rd Annual North/South All-Star wrestling meet, pitting some of Iowa’s best seniors from the 2010-11 season. The well-known All-Star dual will be held Saturday, April 9 at 5 p.m. at Charles City High School.

The rosters have not been finalized yet, but will include some of the top wrestlers, who reached the podium at the Iowa High School Athletic Association state wrestling tournament Feb. 16-19 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Former University of Iowa two-time NCAA champion and four-time All-American Mark Ironside, who was a two-time state champion at Cedar Rapids Jefferson, will be conducting a camp at 1 p.m. before the competition. 

Here is a news release about the event:

This is to announce that the 33rd Annual North/South All-Star Wrestling Meet hosted by the Charles City Mat Club is Saturday, April 9th at 5:00 p.m. in the Charles City High School gym. Senior state champions and place finishers from all over the state of Iowa come together in one last match of their high school career. Meets in the past have seen many future All-Americans, NCAA Champions, as well as Olympic medal winners. Some of the past wrestlers have included many familiar names such as: Jay Borschel, Barry Davis, Joe Gibbons, Mark Schwab, Dan Knight, Lee Fullhart, Jeff McGinnis, Mark Ironside and Drew Kelly just to name a few of the state of Iowa’s outstanding wrestlers.

Tickets will be on sale at the door for $6. For more information contact David Williams at 641-330-9617 or e-mail: dwillia@charlescityschools.org

 All wrestlers are Iowa high school 2011 seniors from 1A, 2A, and 3A.

 This year we are having a 3-hour camp featuring 2X NCAA Champion Mark Ironside before the All Star Meet. This 3-hour camp will begin at 1:00 pm and costs $25 per camper. Championship technique, a t-shirt and admission to the NorthAll Star Meet is included in the price. Please contact Chad Vance 641-330-7166 with campers’ names and tshirt sizes.

 Tickets will be on sale at the door for $6. For more information contact David Williams at 641-330-9617 or e-mail: dwillia@charlescityschools.org

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