Hildebrandt to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Eugene Hildebrandt, legendary wrestling coach at St. James High School for over three decades, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association April 30 in Benson.

His award will be part of the annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Hildebrandt was inducted into this HOF in 2003, and he knows almost all of this year’s eight inductees (Paul Cyr, Brad Pike, Lyle Freudenberg, Eric Sanders, Tom Keating, Paul Vaith, Al “Swede” Olson, and Joel Viss).

“That’s what happens when you get old, I guess; you know pretty much everybody,” he said. “It’s a really good group.” Continue reading at www.stjamesnews.com

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