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Decatur grad part of national wrestling championship

The Mirror

Dana College (Neb.) has the best wrestling team in the nation.

The Vikings, including Decatur High School graduate Ben Henderson, won the 2006 NAIA National Wrestling Tournament Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa Sunday.

All 12 Dana wrestlers placed at the tournament, giving Dana 12 All-Americans and an NAIA tournament-record 193 team points. Lindenwood was the runner-up with 164 points.

Henderson finished up in fifth place at the national championships in the 152-pound division.

The title was the first-ever NAIA team championship for any Dana College team.

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