Sherburne-Earlville wrestlers honor fallen veterans

SHERBURNE – For the past several years, the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) has honored the soldiers who willingly gave the ultimate sacrifice in the Vietnam War in a unique way – by doing push-ups. Sherburne-Earlville’s wrestling team will join JROTC in paying tribute to the fallen, attempting to do one push-up for all 58,320 soldiers who lost their lives in Vietnam.

“We became involved because the JROTC aren’t interested in keeping this to themselves,” said Assistant Wrestling Coach Brian Hicks. “They didn’t want to deny anyone the opportunity to pay tribute to all the soldiers that died in the Vietnam War.”

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