Individuals who have made long-term contributions to the sport of wrestling will be the guests on Takedown Wrestling this Saturday, Oct. 26, the weekly radio broadcast announced Wednesday.
Join Scott Casber, Brad Johnson, Joe Gibbons and award-winning wrestling writer Dan McCool live this Saturday 9-11 a.m. Central and 10 a.m.-noon Eastern live from the Iowa Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Iowa High School Coaches Show in Des Moines.
The first guest will be Dave Ewing, Iowa State All-American wrestler who has served as head coach of the Ankeny (Iowa) Hawks for 26 years… followed at 9:20 by William Roths, a referee who’s officiated at every level since 1974, and was named National Wrestling Official of the Year in 2008. At 9:35, it’s John Kinley, head wrestling coach at Jefferson Community High from 1975-86, who formed the Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association.
Kicking off the second hour will be Thomas McLaughlin, who launched the mat program at Norwalk High in 1966. At 10:15, David Morgan, a national champ for Iowa Central, whose career as a head coach spans 35 years, takes the mic… followed at 10:30 by Dr. Rick Wilkerson, a former wrestler at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, then started the program and coached at Fort Lewis Washington.
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
Takedown Wrestling's guest list for Oct. 26:
- 9:05: Dave Ewing
- 9:20: William Roths
- 9:35: John Kinley
- 9:50: Tyler Barkley, Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Update
- 10:00: Thomas McLaughlin
- 10:15: David Morgan
- 10:30: Dr. Rick Wilkerson
- 10:50: Peggie Johnson, Wildrose Casino and Resort, Clinton, Iowa
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