We have another addition to the alumni article series. Terry Smith joins us to talk about what it means to be a Spartan. It’s a good read with a lot of history and a good story behind what it means to put on the red and gold and wrestle as a Spartan.
Here is a little background on the writer. Terry Smith was a 1989 graduate of Sparta High School. During his time at Sparta, Smith had a career record of 100-23 with 62 of those 100 wins coming by way of pin. During his senior year, Smith won 36 matches and placed second at the state tournament wrestling heavyweight. A year earlier, he finished third at the state tournament. In college, Smith was a division two All-American at Adams State in Colorado during the 1992-93 season. Since graduating, Terry has been active in the Highland Games, which are a competition that involves a number of events and honors Scottish and Celtic culture and heritage. You can click here to find out more about these games. Presently, Smith is the head athletic trainer at Aurora University in Aurora, IL.