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Athlete of the Week: Kamren Stewart

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  • Athlete of the Week: Kamren Stewart

    Career Facts

    • Member of the Dixon High School wrestling team for three years

    • Accepted into The Citadel

    • Plans to follow step-dad’s path and become an Officer in the United States Marine Corps

    2019 Season Stats

    • Won by points 7-2 over Lejeune’s Keegan McDonough taking the conference title at 145 pounds

    • Placed second in the 1A East Regional

    • Qualified for the state championship on Thursday

    • Won the indiviudal title at 145 pounds at the Onslow County Cup

Posted: Monday, January 21, 2019 7:57 am

Q: What is it like being a military child?

A: We knew about the military because our mom was in the Marine Corps. My step-dad [also a U.S. Marine] has always had a strong pride for the Marine Corps, which rubbed off on me.

Q: How did you get involved with wrestling?

A: My step-dad got me involved with wrestling. He went to Valley Forge for his first two years of college, winning two national championships there and qualifying for the NCAA tournament.

Q: How does it feel to be a conference champion?

A: It felt really great to be a conference champion, and it will add to my confidence moving forward. The goal is to do well at states.

Q: What is your favorite movie and why?

A: My favorite movie of all time is Stepbrothers. I have watched that movie so many times, and it always gets funnier.


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