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WRESTLING: ‘Institution’ retires

Posted: Thursday, July 8, 2010 12:00 pm

BYRON — An era has ended in Byron High School wrestling.

After coaching varsity wrestling the past 34 years — including the last 32 at Byron — Marti Covert has finally decided it’s time to step down and enjoy the fruits of retirement.

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