On the road to recovery

Alexandria’s Ben Johnson says he is doing fine right now, which is the most important outcome from a scary incident that took place on the wrestling mat in front of his home crowd last Friday.

He was conflicted in his emotions during the aftermath of suffering a stroke in a match against Paynesville’s Shawn Rue during the Cardinals’ home triangular. The effects of the injury will end the senior’s Alexandria wrestling career. That’s tough to take for one of the best 113-pounders in the state, but he knows a much worse outcome was possible. Continue reading at www.echopress.com