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Border West's Cameron Sykora won his fourth state championship in St. Paul Saturday. Michael Vosburg/Forum News Service.

Border West's Cameron Sykora wins 4th state title

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ST. PAUL — In the tunnel of the Xcel Energy Center on Saturday, he waited.

Border West junior 120-pound wrestler Cameron Sykora sat with his back against the wall, knees up and his head resting on his arms. He was mouthing the mixture of rap and country music coming from his headphones. His knees shook up and down as if he was starting his engine.


He lifted his headphones to hear the announcer say, “It’s time to crown the 2014 state champions,” and he glared at the wall.

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Chris Murphy
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