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Legendary Husky Coach Passes Away

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May 19, 2014 at 2:32 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud State mourns the loss of former Husky wrestler Jim Short, who passed away on May 17. 

Short wrestled at SCSU during the 1965-66 season and the 1968-69 season and went on to begin the highly regarded wrestling program at Simley High School in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. in 1970. 

A member of the Minnesota wrestling coaches' hall of fame, Short led Simley to five state championships and served as a co-coach on state title teams in 2010 and 2011 along with his son Will Short.  His career record as a high school coach was an impressive 374-160-16.

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