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Parkland High School Wrestling Team Wants to Go to the Mat to Save Sport From Olympics Cut

7:35 PM, Feb 13, 2013   |    comments
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One of the first sports in the Olympics is out.

And in case you're wondering that would be wrestling.

Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee announced plans to drop wrestling from the world competitions. The sport's last appearance may be as soon as the 2016 games in Rio.

WFMY News 2 check with some area high school wrestling teams to get their feelings on the IOC decision.

One school, Parkland High is on a roll in the sport. The coach said the wrestling team has won more than 300 matches in a row.

And the team is hoping fans will go to the mat to save the sport.

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