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Memory of late coach inspires Eagles wrestlers

Concluding an emotional week on top Friday at Virgin Valley, members of the Boulder City High School wrestling team competed with the late, longtime coach Chuck Brown in their hearts, escaping Mesquite, Nevada, with a 39-36 victory.

Athlete of the Week

Each week the coaches at Boulder City High School nominate an athlete to spotlight for contributions made to his or her team. This week’s honoree is senior Devin Fox, who competes in the 220-pound weight class on the varsity wrestling team. Fox was singled out for his first-place win at the Chaparral Invitational, going undefeated by pinning his opponents, and is currently the No. 1 seed in his division heading into regional competition. “Devin is a great kid. Dedicated, loyal and always putting others first before himself,” said coach Jim Cox in nominating Fox. He is the son of Matt and Gretchen Fox.

Wrestlers to honor memory of coach

Members of Boulder City High School’s wrestling program are paying tribute to Charles “Chuck” Brown, a longtime Boulder City wrestling coach who died Friday at the age of 67.

Athlete of the Week

Each week the coaches at Boulder City High School nominate an athlete to spotlight for contributions made to his or her team. This week’s honoree is senior Justus Green, who plays guard and forward for the boys varsity basketball team. Green was recognized for his averages of 12 points and 10 rebounds during league play. Green also is a member of the school’s track and field team. He is the son of Julie Mendoza.