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FRONT PAGE: The Feb. 27, 2013 edition of the Itemizer-Observer sports section.

POLK COUNTY -- Today's front page features plenty of proud moments from last weekend's high school state wrestling championships held at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland.

February 27, 2013 Itemizer-Observer sports front page.

February 27, 2013 Itemizer-Observer sports front page.

February 27, 2013

POLK COUNTY -- Today's front page features plenty of proud moments from last weekend's high school state wrestling championships held at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland. Featured are the Dallas wrestling team -- which captured second place in the team standings with eight placers and three state champions -- as well as Central's squad, led by runner-up finisher Noah Stepp.