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Published: Thursday, 2/26/2009

Sidelines: Spotlight athlete - Justin Wharton

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School: Clay

Year: Senior

Sport: Wrestling, football

Notes: Wrestling 25-30 career record, including 38-6 this year; two-time City League champion; state qualifier last year; football linebacker as sophomore and junior; carries 2.8 grade-point average


School subject: History

Car: Dodge Ram truck

MySpace or Facebook? MySpace

Store: Dick s Sporting Goods

Musical artist: Sublime

Song: What I Got, bySublime

TV show: SportsCenter

Movie: Dazed and Confused

Actor: MatthewMcConaughey

Actress: Angelina Jolie

Magazine: Sports Illustrated

Radio station: 99.9 FM

Food: Chicken chunks

Beverage: Mountain Dew

Fast food: Burger King

Place to visit: Fort Myers, Fla.

Sport: Wrestling

Athlete: Tony Romo

Baseball team: Tigers

NFL team: Cowboys

NBA team: Pistons

Pet peeve: People who talk too much

Person most admired:My biddy wrestling coach, Gary Burgess

Person you d like to meet: LeBron James

Pregame routine: Playing hacky sack with a few friends

Top sports moment: Beating Craig Greene of Lakewood St. Ed s to qualify for state last year

In 10 years I hope to be:A firefighter

Ohio State or Michigan? Ohio State

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