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Osakis brothers Trenton (bottom, left) and Brendon Coyer wrestle each other during a workout earlier this month. The Coyer brothers both made the state tournament as underclassmen a year ago. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)

The backing of a brother

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Osakis’ Trenton and Brendon Coyer never had to search far to find a wrestling partner growing up.

The brothers have been surrounded by the sport for as long as they can remember. They competed in statewide tournaments starting in kindergarten, eager to follow in the footsteps of their dad and their uncle who instilled their love of wrestling in them from an early age.


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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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