The 1982 Bettendorf High School wrestling team will be inducted into the Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame of Iowa on August 22, 2020, at the Dan Gable Museum. Coached by Franc Freeman, who was inducted into the GBHOF in 2009, the 1982 Bettendorf High School wrestling team was 12-0 in dual meets, won every tournament, set the all-time points record and were ranked fourth in the nation. All ten members that qualified for state placed in the Top Five, led by Brian McCracken’s state championship at 185-pounds. The closest dual for the Bulldogs was a 34-13 win against Clinton High School, which finished third in the state.
Head Coach: Franc Freeman, Assistant Coaches: Paul Castro, Terry Paustian, Dana Deines, Merv Habenicht, Tom McCutcheon, and Bob Glenn.
Tickets to the 2020 Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame of Iowa induction ceremony are available at https://dgm-nwhof.ticketleap.