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BCHS Coach Sterling Beane to receive National Wrestling Hall of Fame honors

By Shirley Shuman

Sterling Beane first  became involved in wrestling at the urging of his Glenville State College roommates to whom he refers as “the Mills brothers.”  The brothers were among those trying to start a wrestling team at GSC. He recently described how that went. “One evening they came into the room and asked me if I’d like to be on the wrestling team. ‘We need a heavyweight,’ they told me. I’d never wrestled, but they were persuasive so I decided I’d try it,” he said.  Nearly sixty years later . . .

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