The Doug Reiter Family

The Doug Reiter Family of Jesup received the first ever Iowa Legacy Award.

The Reiter family has made a remarkable impact on the sport in the state of Iowa.

Doug and Janet have four sons - Joe, Mack, Eddie, and Bart - and between them they won nine individual titles and 15 medals at the state high school championships.

It is the only family in Iowa to have two four-time state champions in Mack and Bart.

Joe Reiter was a state champion and three-time finalist. He was expected to win his second title when he was sidelined for the season by a concussion, while riding a 45-match winning streak.

Eddie Reiter placed all four times he went to the state meet, including a third his final season.

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