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Pueblo, CO 81002

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Colo State Univ.- Pueblo
Pueblo, CO 81007

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Tuesday, 26 September 2017
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Ed A. "Heavy" Reinert

Ed. A. ReinertEd. A. ReinertHigh School: Attended Pueblo South H.S., graduating in 1979...Lettered and played three years each (1977-79) on the Colts football squad as a lineman and wrestling team as a heavyweight.

H.S. Athletics: 
Football: 
(while at Pueblo South H.S.)
- Two-time South-Central League first team
- First Team All-State (1979)

Wrestling: (while at Pueblo South H.S.)
Two-time South-Central League Champion
AAA State Champion (1979)
AAU Greco National Champion (1978)
Rocky Mountain Jr. World Team to Poland (1978)
Gold Medal Greco Elite World Championship 100+ kilo
Silver Medal Greco National sports festival (1979)

College: Attended USC (now CSU-Pueblo) and competed in wrestling in the heavyweight division from 1983-86.

Wrestling: (while at USC)
RMAC Gold Heavyweight Champion (1984)
RMAC Silver Heavyweight 1985 and 1986
Member of USC Team that placed 2nd at the National Tournament
Member of Olympic 200 project...Best 200 wrestlers that trained at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.

Semi-Pro Football:
Four-year starter for the Pueblo Crusaders (1986-90)
Starting left tackle for Crusaders National Championship Team 1989
All-Minor Football League First Team 1989 (Championship season)

Pro Football:
Signed NFL Contract with the N.Y. Giants (1990)

Coaching: Spent one season as a wrestling assistant coach at USC (1990) 

Contributions: :Ed has been a great leader as an Athlete, Coach, and a father. It was just as important to him as theassistant Coach at USC to mentor several younger wrestlers to achieve all that they could as it wascompeting himself. To be called an All-American is a great goal. He Helped several get there!Ed has a passion for Pueblo wrestling. It is a love that any wrestling fan that has spent a Saturday inthe gym with Ed around will see and understands his love for the sport! It could be any kid, or evenhis own kids. You can hear him coaching and giving encouragement to others!

Achievements: Pueblo wrestling is still very important to Ed. His Son Hunter graduated from South two years ago. Heattended every match and tournament he wrestled in. He will still always be at the big matches.Taking care of those less fortunate than ourselves is also a great passion and job Ed has. He hashad a handicapped client (Ron ) for over 30 years. This is a reflection of the kind of commitment andheart Ed has for those that find victory in the daily walk of mastering life. Ed makes him feel like he isone of the family. That who he is makes a difference!

Related Activities: Ed still helps with any Tourney either High school or College that asks for help dOing just aboutanything. He is a loyal team mate and Alumni.

Personal:Reinert has lived in Pueblo for over 50 years with his wife, Jeanette

 

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