Watertown Wrestling Coach Turned Love of Working With Youth into Hall of Fame Career

Watertown High School wrestling coach Kevin Russo recently was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. A room full of well-wishers, one coming from across the Atlantic, gathered recently to see Watertown High School wrestling coach Kevin Russo be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Russo has had success where ever he has gone, notching more than 400 wins, but the longtime WHS coach said the thing that keeps him going is the satisfaction he gets from working with youth. Dozens of former wrestlers, parents and others were on hand to see Russo receive the Lifetime Service to Wrestling award at a ceremony held at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro on April 13, 2019. A plaque in his honor will be installed at the Hall of Fame in Stillwater, Okla.

WHS Sports: Raiders Claim 2 Individual League Track Titles, Wrestling Coach Wins No. 400

Watertown High School had some outstanding individual performances at the Middlesex League Indoor Track Championships in Boston this week. Senior Emily Koufos won the 2-mile run in a time of 11:28.01, more than 12.5 seconds ahead of the second place runner. The League Meet was the first time Koufos ran that distance competitvely. In her career Koufos has also won 800, the mile and in cross country. On the boys side, junior Mange Camara won the 300 meters by nearly a second.