Mason Crowe is an eighth grade student at Flinn Middle School. Mason played football and wrestled for Flinn over the past two years. During our first dual of the season last year, Mason dislocated his elbow and broke the medial epicondyle off the end of his humerus bone. The doctors reset the dislocation but missed resetting the epicondyle. Mason went back to the doctor for a check-up a week after the injury and the broken bone was noticed. They surgically repaired the broken bone and put a screw in to hold into its proper place.
This school year Mason returned to the football field playing linebacker but was hesitant to get back onto the mat. Mason and I had several conversations about his injury and his fears of reinjuring his elbow. We eased our way into the season and built his confidence as the season progressed. Mason went on to compete in the IESA State Wrestling Championship Tournament.
Through his hard work and perseverance he was able to conquer his fears and achieve at an exceptional level. Kudos to you, Mason, on your focus and drive!
The ribbon cutting is at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, followed by a community open house until 5 p.m.
Bricks from New Milford Elementary School will be available to the public starting Monday, Aug. 26.
Rockford Public Schools will receive $1.6 million more than originally estimated for the current fiscal year and school year according to new information from the state.
Auburn High School officials introduced Milwaukee native Jason McClelland to several players and their families on Friday as their choice to lead the girls basketball program in the coming year.
The Chicagoland Summer Showcase, a boys basketball tournament featuring top talent across several states, brought in nearly $650,000 in economic activity to the region.
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