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WCT Sports Show: One for the record books

The West Central Tribune sports staff talks wrestling, gymnastics and another career milestone for longtime NLS girls basketball coach Mike Dreier

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New London-Spicer senior guard Avery Rich dribbles the ball near the three-point line during a game against Delano on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, at New London-Spicer High School in New London.
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In this installment of the WCT Sports Show, sports editor Tom Elliott and reporters Joe Brown and Michael Lyne take a deep dive into winter sports. New London-Spicer head girls basketball coach Mike Dreier reaches the mountain top for career wins in Minnesota. Plus, Joe talks area wrestling while Michael breaks down Willmar gymnastics.

0:30: Joe Brown begins the show with some early-season wrestling impressions around last year's state teams, Willmar and Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa.

3:05: Tom Elliott asks Joe Brown for his take on the best pound-for-pound wrestlers in the area.

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6:00: Michael Lyne touches on Willmar gymnastics, which has a new head coach this year in Torrie Heitzman.

9:20: Michael Lyne closes out the show with New London-Spicer girls basketball and Mike Dreier winning his 1,013th career game, making him Minnesota's all-time wins leader among both girls and boys basketball.

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