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Takedown Wrestling salutes Iowa’s Emmetsburg High mat legacy

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Takedown Wrestling takes to the road to Emmetsburg, Iowa to salute that community’s great wrestlers and wrestling tradition this Saturday, August 23, the weekly broadcast announced via email Wednesday.

Join Scott Casber, Jared Pickett, Corey Lathrup and Brad Johnson live this Saturday 9-11 a.m. Central and 10 a.m.-noon Eastern live on KXNO.com, TakedownRadio.com, and I HeartRadio.com live from the Wildrose Casino and Resort at Emmetsburg.

Wrestling fans are invited to check out Takedown Wrestling’s Super Sunday Singlet giveaway, where you can win a singlet each Sunday of the year. Just follow Takedown Wrestling on Facebook at Facebook.com/TakedownWrestling and on Twitter at @Takedownradio.

Emmetsburg High School has a proud wrestling tradition. Located in northern Iowa, the school can claim 31 individual state championships and four state team titles. Coaches Bob Roethler, Jeff Kerber, Jared Pickett and others have shaped the Emmetsburg High program over the years.

Guests for this special tribute include former Emmetsburg High wrestling coaches Jeff Kerber, a three-time NCAA All-American and three-time Big Ten champ at University of Iowa who is now a 2007 Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame inductee, and Bob Roethler, a former Loras College mat star who was welcomed into the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2010. Other guests slated to appear include Paul VanOosbree, Paul Reedy, Clint Young, Rich Stillman, J.D. Naig, Jacob Naig, Bob Kenny, Pat Hamilton and other coaches and wrestlers.

Fans, athletes, coaches: This is your sport. Join in the conversation, ask questions. Call 866-333-5966 or 515-204-5966.

Takedown Wrestling is available on radio on AM 1460 KXNO, on your computer, your Blackberry or I Phone with the I Heart Radio App. KXNO.com, Takedownradio.com, I Heart Radio App.

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