Willie McDougald makes Falls history as inaugural Linda C. Knuutila Memorial carries on wrestling tradition
December 21, 2019


Kristin Knuutila Clark marked the bittersweet anniversary of her mother’s death by recalling her last wishes.

“Don’t interrupt Christmas for the grandkids,” she said, “and don’t interrupt wrestling.”

The inaugural Linda C. Knuutila Memorial Wrestling Tournament got underway Friday at Niagara County Community College, with preliminary matches highlighted by a milestone victory for Niagara Falls High School senior Willie McDougald.