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Top Illinois High School coach diagnosed with rare disease
« on: June 19, 2009, 03:01:31 PM »
Mike Powell, who coached Oak Park High School in suburban Chicago to their 1st ever state championship this year, was diagnosed after the season with a rare, potentially fatal disease...polymyositis.  The Chicago Sun-Times had a nice article about Powell's fight and how he applies what he learned and teaches in wrestling to his current battle.

It's worth the read.

http://yourseason.suntimes.com/schools/ ... mn.article
« Last Edit: June 19, 2009, 06:52:52 PM by ac1998 »

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Re: Top Illinois High School coach diagnosed with rare disease
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2009, 03:07:48 PM »
Thats terrible
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Re: Top Illinois High School coach diagnosed with rare disease
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2009, 04:09:14 PM »
I talk with someone who works out at oprf whos a old guy. He told me he can coach and show moves but can't wrestle with the kids