CLOSER LOOK: Roosevelt’s Nour Abdullatif

Take a closer look at Roosevelt sophomore Nour Adbullatif and you’ll see an affable kid who just so happens to dominate the heavies. Abdullatif recently won the 285-pound title at CIF-Southern Section Master’s meet, and will wrestle beginning Thursday, May 1, 2012, at the CIF-State Championships at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield (Ca.). I caught up … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: Centennial’s Andrew Schulte

Take a closer look at Corona Centennial senior Andrew Schulte and you’ll see a wrestler seeking perfection. Schulte, headed to the CIF-Southern Section Masters meet for the fourth time in his high school career. It’s just the latest highlight in a season that has included victory after victory for Schulte, another in a very long … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: Canyon Springs’ Im. Barber

Take a closer look at Moreno Valley Canyon Springs’ 170-pound wrestler Immanuel Barber and you’ll see a competitor with a surprising ability to communicate about his typically dominating performances. The reigning Freestyle state champion and a two-time All-American in the discipline, Barber was unstoppable in earning his first Riverside County championship on Jan. 7, blasting … Continue reading