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Local woman enjoys a unique vocation for WV women

By Shirley Shuman

Drina Kearns has, in her own words, “never been one to back down or shy away [from anything].” That attitude has led to her current vocation as the only female wrestling official in West Virginia. The recent graduate of the University of Akron explained how she became interested in wrestling and how she arrived at her current position.

It all began with her decision to try out for the BCMS wrestling team when she was in the eighth grade. “It kind of started as a joke,” she said . . .

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