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98 Pounds - A True Story

It was about this time, 60 years ago, that CHS P.E. Teacher Mr. Richard Felber got a bunch of guys together and started training them to be the first and sustained Colfax High School wrestling team.

He picked or let volunteer guys who he knew would listen to him and were just ornery and inquisitive enough to go one-on-one and most important, each guy had to want to win. (How many of you guys reading this ever heard of Mr. Felber ever have to tell a person something twice?) A start-up team has several disadvantages in that some (or most) of its opponents had JV teams where they had learned hold...


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