Corry has a rich and impressive wrestling history.
And some of those names from the past came into the present at last week’s Alumni Night held before the Beavers wrestled against Iroquois.
Among those on hand was Bob Culbertson, a 1964 graduate, a two-time section champ and Corry’s first-ever district champ.
There was Charlie Buckshaw, a district and regional champ in 1984 when he placed third at states. He went on to become a four-time conference champion and two-time national qualifier at the university of Tennessee Chattanooga.
Former coaches on hand included Tom Brunner, Kim Forrest, Mark Curtis and Les Utegg Jr., plus current coaches Greg Lutton, Brandon Edwards, Jared Johnson and Mike Munsee.
Also attending were Cory’s only father-son District 10 champs, John and Jake Kondrlik.
Two current college wrestlers returned, Austin Gillihan and Levi Catalfu.
Recent wrestlers like Garret Schweitzer, Alan Royek, Nash Walters, Dustin Taubert, Alec Gluvna, Tyler Silka and Alex Sproveri were recognized.
So was Randy Kondrlik, a district champ in 1976, plus referee and ex-Beaver Curtis Bailey along with Nathan Walters, Mike Nordlund, Harry Wilcox and Mitchell Bauer.