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Jim Tonte Quotes

Eric is on a roll. He's wrestling as well as I've seen him wrestle in high school, and it's happening at the right time.
Jim Tonte
#School

I was speaking at the middle school wrestling banquet in 2002 after we'd finished second in the state tournament. I passed around my (runner-up) ring and told them that we were going to get the other ring, the champion ring, before they left high school.
Jim Tonte
#School

We tell our kids that every round in every tournament gets tougher. The good thing about having a tougher match so early is that you get one of the pressure situations out of the way. Now you know you're going to be standing on the podium at the end of (tonight). Now you can go out and go after a championship.
Jim Tonte
#Kids

IU has done a great job of keeping some in-state talent lately. Purdue was doing a good job before that. It seems to go in cycles.
Jim Tonte
#Talent

I told them that they were champions. They had a great year, and they're state champions in my mind.
Jim Tonte
#Mind