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Press Photo by Dustin Monke Dickinson freshman Jaret Lee, left, fends off a shoot attempt by Minot High freshman Ethan Benham that led to Lee pinning Benham on Tuesday night during a West Region wrestling dual at the DHS gymnasium.

Pins set tone as Dickinson defeats Minot in season-opening wrestling dual

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Dickinson High senior Jacob Shypkowski came into the opening match of the wrestling season giving up more than 20 pounds to Minot High sophomore Michael Lambert.


It didn't matter.

Shypkowski, who weighed in at 161, came out fighting and set the tone for the Midgets with a second-period pin at 182 pounds on Tuesday night.

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Dustin Monke
Monke came to The Dickinson Press in July 2006 as the newspaper's sports editor and was hired as its managing editor in March 2013. During his tenure at The Press, Monke has won multiple awards for sports reporting, feature reporting, column writing, page design and photography. He has been a key member of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, as well as the Press' Sweepstakes win in 2013. As the newspaper's editor, he writes a Sunday column, contributes feature stories, designs pages and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff.
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