Prep Spotlight: Durango wrestler Rashaad Liggins rises to state level

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Prep Spotlight: Durango wrestler Rashaad Liggins rises to state level

DHS senior started wrestling two years ago
Rashaad Liggins, right, became the only member of the Durango High School wrestling team to qualify for this weekend’s state championship after he surprised the 182-pound bracket with a third-place finish at the Class 4A Region 1 meet last weekend in Pueblo.
Behind the scenes with Rashaad Liggins

What’s your favorite food?: Eggs. I like omeletes.


Who’s your favorite athlete?: Ronnie Coleman. He’s a body builder.


What’s your favorite sports movie?: “When the Game Stands Tall”


Do you play any other sports?: Football and I do track (100 and 200 meters, triple jump, long jump and discus) and I’m going to play rugby this fall, so we’ll see how that goes.


What’s your favorite team?: Atlanta Falcons


Who’s your favorite superhero?: Probably Martian Manhunter


Is there a teacher who has had a big impact on you?: Of course. All my coaches, my teachers, my mother, they’ve all had a big impact on me; how I act and do different things.


If you won $1 million, what’s the first thing you’d do with the money?: I’d probably put it in the bank and save it up.


What’s your favorite outdoor activity?: I jog a lot, well, kind of, and ride my bike.


What do you like to do outside of school and sports when you have some free time?: Sleep

Prep Spotlight: Durango wrestler Rashaad Liggins rises to state level

Rashaad Liggins, right, became the only member of the Durango High School wrestling team to qualify for this weekend’s state championship after he surprised the 182-pound bracket with a third-place finish at the Class 4A Region 1 meet last weekend in Pueblo.

Prep Spotlight: Durango wrestler Rashaad Liggins rises to state level

Rashaad Liggins of Durango High School began wrestling as a junior in high school and is on his way to the CHSAA Class 4A State Championships in his senior season.
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