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Past Lights give back on the mat

Annual MSU-N Alumni Dual is a chance for the past and present to come together


October 15, 2018

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Former Montana State University-Northern All-American Rudy James, right, faces off against current MSU-N senior Chris Nile during Saturday's Alumni Dual at the Armory Gymnasium. James, an accomplished wrestler all over the world, made his 22nd appearance in the Alumni Dual.

Rudy James has traveled the world with his amateur wrestling career. Travels that have taken him to three silver medals at the World Veteran Championships. But as much as any wrestling mat James wrestles on, he holds the one he gets on every October inside the Armory Gymnasium as one that's extremely special.

That's because James values the time he spent wrestling for the Northern Lights, and that's why, for 22 years now, James returns to take part in the annual MSU-Northern Alumni Dual.

Saturday, James was once again back in Havre to take part in the Alumni Dual and help the Northern Alu...

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