Apple Valley’s Steveson’s locked on success

As Steveson makes a run at a second title in this week’s wrestling state meet, he also has another goal on his mind: Be unstoppable.

Robert and Laticia Steveson were at a wrestling tournament in Fort Dodge, Iowa, 16 years ago when they kept hearing a legendary name.

Dan Gable.

Laticia, three months pregnant at the time, thought the name of the former Iowa State wrestler and Iowa coach — arguably the sport’s most renowned figure — had a nice ring to it. She decided then and there that would be the name of the couple’s youngest son. Gable Dan Steveson would be born into a wrestling family and grow up on a mat.

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