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Published: Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 12:42 a.m. CST • Updated: Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 7:11 a.m. CST

Public viewing

AMES — A public visitation will be held today in Hilton Coliseum to honor the legacy of Johnny Orr, Iowa State’s all-time winningest men’s basketball coach who passed away on Tuesday.

All family, friends and fans are welcome to attend. The visitation will take place on the outer east concourse of Hilton Coliseum in front of “Johnny’s” gathering area. Doors will be open from 1-8 p.m., with the Orr family present from 4-8 p.m.

All parking lots will be open to the public except the ramp and B2 for ADA patrons. All doors except the east doors to Hilton Coliseum will be open. ADA patrons may enter on the lower west entrance.

Adams Funeral Home in Ames is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. For further questions, call 515-232-5121.

Youth tourney

Entry fee is $15 for the Express Club’s youth wrestling tournament Saturday at Creston High School. Registrations are accepted at the door.

Divisions will be held for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Awards will be presented in four-man round robin brackets.

For more information contact Kim Frain at 641-202-0065 or Dennis Leith at 641-340-5500.

Weigh-in and wrestling times (approximate):

Pre-K/kindergarten — Weigh-in 7-8 a.m.; wrestling starts 9 a.m.

First/second grade — Weigh-in 9:30-10:30 a.m.; wrestling starts 11:30 a.m.

Third/fourth grade — Weigh-in 9:30-10:30 a.m.; wrestling starts 11:30 a.m.

Fifth/sixth grade — Weigh-in 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; wrestling starts 1:30 p.m.

Seventh/eighth grade — Weigh-in 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; wrestling starts 1:30 p.m.

NV corrections

In Monday’s top sports stories of 2013, the Nodaway Valley boys Pride of Iowa Conference win streak was listed at 38 games, but is at 39 games. It was also published that the Jan. 11 game against Clarke is in Greenfield, but it is in Osceola.

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