Jake Short, Nick Wanzek together, as always, in Simley backfield

Jake Short and Nick Wanzek have been teammates and competitors since their very first tee-ball game back in first grade.

The Simley High School seniors have continued their athletic careers together through elementary, junior high and high school until arriving, finally, at their final year with the Spartans. But that’s not goodbye: Their next stop — together, of course — is the University of Minnesota, where both have given oral commitments to wrestle for the Gophers. Continue reading at www.twincities.com

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