Galesburg Wrestling Foundation schedules meetings

From The Register-Mail:

Organizational meetings are planned the next two Tuesday’s for the Galesburg Wrestling Foundation, a group that hopes to unify all wrestling entities in Galesburg from youth through Galesburg High School varsity.

The GWF will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday and again May 24 in Lecture Room C at Galesburg High School.

The GWF’s organization is being spearheaded by GHS wrestling coach Chris Carpenter and Knox College coach Tony Islas.

“The GWF is founded on the principles of solid citizenship, great physical and mental development and high academic achievement for our wrestlers,” said Carpenter. “Our vision is to gain support from for parents and business members.”

Questions on the GWF can be directed to Carpenter at or Islas at