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June 13, 2014

Rockets to put on wrestling camp

EDDYVILLE — The Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Wrestling Club along with the Mini Rocket Wrestling Club will put on their Future Champs Camp June 28-June 29.

The camp is available to boys and girls grades K-12. The Rocket wrestling team won the Class 1A State championship as a team this year with four wrestlers earning individual state titles. The coaching staff also was named Class 1A Coaches of the Year.

The purpose of this camp is to help prepare young wrestlers to become champions. Camp clinicians include Eastern Iowa Hawkeye Wrestling Club coach Joey Slaton. Slaton's impressive portfolio of accomplishments includes two-time Iowa High School State Champ, two-time State Runner-Up, Cadet and Junior Freestyle All-American and NCAA National finalist for the University of Iowa; and Dimitri Boyer, four-time Iowa High School State Place winner, two-time state champ, two-time NCAA National Qualifier, 2014 NCAA DIV III National Tournament runner-up and NCAA All-American.

The cost to attend the camp is $50, which includes a camp T-shirt ($25 for additional sibling, group/team rate of 10 plus $40 each). For more information, contact Rocket coach Brett Little at 641-295-0116 or brettlittle@hotmail.com. Registration forms can be found under the activities tab at rocketsk12.org.

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