Then and now

Published 8:55 am Friday, February 24, 2012

The 2011-12 Albert Lea wrestling team, below, wear replicas of the uniforms the wrestling team wore in 1971, above, when it won a state team championship. Larry Goodnature, back row, second from the left, and Neal Skaar, back row, far right, are coaches on this season’s Big Nine Conference championship team. Goodnature won an individual state championship in 1971 at 145 pounds. -- Submitted photo

The Albert Lea wrestling team competes in the Section 1AAA Individual Tournament today and Saturday at the Rochester Civic Center. Look to the Tribune in print on Sunday and Monday, and online today and Saturday for coverage, and view live updates by following @ADyrdal_Tribune on Twitter. -- Andrew Dyrdal/Albert Lea Tribune

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