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Longtime Eastern Iowa wrestling official receives prestigious honor

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -- A long time Eastern Iowa wrestling official receives one of the highest honor in the sport.

Waterloo native Mike Allen was given the Golden Whistle award tonight at the Dan Gable Wrestling Museum in Waterloo.

A retired Waterloo Schools administrator, Allen is already in the International Wrestling, the NCAA Wrestling and the Iowa High School Athletic Halls of Fame.

The Golden Whistle award is given to an official who has worked 10 NCAA Division I national wrestling tournaments.

Mike Allen has worked 23 national tournaments.

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