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FARGO — It’s that time of the year when kids in full sweats can be spotted running around the outside of the Fargodome with the temperatures at their Midwestern peak.


It’s called the USA Wrestling Junior and Cadet national championships, but Fargo could just as well be in the name.

The city and North Dakota State have hosted the Junior tournament since 1993 and the combined Junior and Cadet event since 1996.

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Jeff Kolpack
Jeff Kolpack covers North Dakota State athletics, the Fargo Marathon and golf for The Forum. His blog can be accessed at On the radio, Kolpack & Izzo sports talk show runs from 9-11 a.m. every Saturday morning. April through August, the WDAY Golf Show with Jeff Kolpack runs from 8-9 a.m.