Freshman wrestler Will Meador of Carbondale High School, left, waits out the clock while holding down freshman Deairis Tipler of Cahokia
High School Saturday at the 53rd annual Murdale Wrestling Tournament at Carbondale Community High School. Meador defeated Tipler
by a 9-7 decision to advance to the next round in the 132-pound tournament. The Murdale Wrestling Tournament featured wrestlers from
18 schools in the southern Illinois and St. Louis area.
LEWIS MARIEN · DAILY EGYPTIAN

High school wrestlers converge on Carbondale

Eighteen high schools from around Illinois came to Carbondale High School Saturday for the 53rd annual Murdale Wrestling Invitational. The tournament featured nearly 200 wrestlers in 14 weight classes ranging from 106 to 285 pounds. Wrestlers from 10 ... Continue Reading →

Living The Dream

Like Spiderman, Captain America and the Hulk, Southern Illinois fitness manager Tyler Hatton also has a secret identity. When he isn’t whipping customers into shape at his day job, you can find him whipping his opponents with back-breaking pile drivers, ... Continue Reading →

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