Jay's Chicago

Bowen Wrestling Coach Pays it Forward

Clip: Season 2022 Episode 4 | 5m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

When Ron Wilson started teaching at Bowen High School in 2000, there was no wrestling program. Wilson had wrestled in high school, and says his high school coach saved his life. So he offered to start a team at Bowen. Within three years the Bowen Boilermakers won the city championship. But just as importantly, the impact on the wrestlers themselves was profound.

Aired: 03/24/22

Rating: NR

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Jay's Chicago is a local public television program presented by WTTW.