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Longtime Sports Writer Dan Mccool Passes Away

Longtime well known Iowa sports writer Dan Mccool passed away on Monday. A cause of death was not revealed by the Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office by the time of this report. The news was first reported by the website IAWrestle. While Mccool worked for outlets like the Des Moines Register and covered various sports throughout the years, his specialty was amateur wrestling. In addition, to his articles on wrestling he authored a book on the history of the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament titled “Reach For The Stars”. Dan Mccool was 60 years old.

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