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A wrestling friendship that will never die


March 24, 2018

Jon and Colbe at the 2016 Hawkeye National

There are no guarantees in life or in sports, and it makes a kid grow up faster - especially when a best buddy dies.

That happened last August when Jon T. Dingwall Jr. a super kid, died in an ATV accident at age nine and left a huge void in everyone's life who knew the dynamic and personable boy.

Jon Dingwall and Colbe Tappe had been workout partners and teammates in the West Central Area School District.

When Jon died, Holly (née Przekwas, RHS Class of 2003) didn't know how her son would cope with his great loss.

Colbe did it in a very special way.

"Ever since that day, I find that Colbe...

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