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2012 Iowa Wrestling
Hall of Fame
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Four new Hall-Of-Fame inductees were honored at the
2012 Wrestling Hall-Of-Fame Ceremonies at the Cresco
Country Club.

Gene Doyle of Cedar Falls, Marv Reiland of Iowa City and
formerly from Eagle Grove, Bob Buzzard of Salem, Oregon,
who prepped at Waterloo East, and Mark Sindlinger of
Charles City were the four honorees.

Many wrestling dignataries including Dan Gable were in
attendance at the event emceed by Dennis Meirick.
1960 Cresco Spartan's
Wrestling team won the state
championship and had 4
individual champions making it
one of the finest in the rich
tradition of Cresco wrestling.  
They got together during the
2012 Wrestling Hall-Of-Fame
ceremonies at the Cresco
Country Club.  We captured
them with photos, interviews
and, videos...
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photo on the left
Hear parts of their acceptance speeches and see some
videos from the banquet on the video below
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Dan Gable presents an early wrestling influence Bob
Buzzard now of Salem, Oregon, but formerly of Waterloo,
Iowa for induction into the Iowa Wrestling Hall-Of-Fame
during the 2012 ceremony at the Cresco Country Club in
Cresco, Iowa.  Gable talks about the influence the Buzzard
family and others had on him during his early wrestling
Bob Buzzard, East Waterloo
Now Salem, Oregon

Buzzard was a 2-time state
champion and two-time
All-American @ Iowa State
Gene Doyle, Cedar Falls

Coaching HOF with 3 state titles @
Cedar Falls in 1993, 1997, & 1998
Coached 10 state champions
Marv Reiland, Iowa City
Coached and wrestled @ Eagle

Has officiated for 42 years.  Also
coached 14 state champions
Mark Sindlinger, Charles City

Three time state heavyweight
champion.  Two-Time All-American
@ Iowa where he also played
football making him a rare 2-sport
D-1 athlete.
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