Former Mayo High School wrestler vies for spot on Paralympics team

Ricky Ties, 32, figured that his competitive years were behind him.

He had a great wrestling career as a Mayo Spartan, twice qualifying for state, and he wrestled for RCTC. But injuries brought his college athletic career to a quiet end a decade ago, and of late he’s settled in as a fourth-year assistant wrestling coach at RCTC.

But a few months ago, life took an unexpected turn. Continue reading at