Sidney Sanders

For 32 years, Sid Sanders served the sport of wrestling in Oklahoma as a referee.

He officiated 23 state high school tournaments, 26 regional high school tournaments, 17 Western Conference Championships, 20 Midwestern Conference Championships and numerous high school tournaments throughout the state.

He was chosen twice in his career to referee Oklahoma’s All-State dual.

For the last 19 years, he has been responsible for hiring the officials and helping to organize the Oklahoma Junior High All-State Tournament.

In addition, Sanders coached grade school wrestling for 11 years.


Lifetime Service to Wrestling

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