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Central's Dave Marko Sets Wrestling Coaching Record

Dave Marko became the all-time winningest coach in Blair County wrestling history last month when his Central High School squad knocked off Claysburg-Kimmel at Claysburg. That gave Marko his 318th career victory to move ahead of former Altoona High coach Marty Rusnak.

Ironically, it was as the former Claysburg-Kimmel coach that Marko racked up 234 victories over 18 seasons, before moving to Central where he has notched another 84 wins, and counting, over eight seasons.

Marko owes his start in Blair County wrestling to his college girlfriend, Rebecca Brubaker of Roaring Spring, who had been a c...


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