Tag: ‘powell’


On Coming Back and What Integrity Means

Michele Weldon | April 29, 2010

OPRFHS 2009 graduate Jake Venerable talks about what Coach Mike Powell means to him and why he came back to the varsity wrestling team after leaving for a year. And why this group of teammates who shared “blood, sweat and tears” will be his friends for life.


2009 OPRF Wrestler Brendan Rogers on Coach Powell, Injury and The Team Medal

Michele Weldon | January 18, 2010

Brendan Rogers, an OPRF Wrestler 2004-2009, talks about the impact Coach Powell had on his life, especially the moment Powell gave Brendan the team state medal; Brendan was unable to wrestle team state because of a knee injury.


OPRF Coach Mike Powell on Wrestling Moms

Michele Weldon | November 23, 2009


Slideshow: Coaches

Michele Weldon | September 5, 2009