Charlie Meadows Wrestling Room

Webb City High School is dedicating its new wrestling room in honor of Charlie Meadows, who established the program in 1969 and continued coaching until 1989. The ceremony will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 during the match against Seneca.

20 Comments on Charlie Meadows Wrestling Room

  1. No coach is more deserving of this recognition. His compassion for his athletes was astounding!

    • Great and well deserved. It was very fitting and nice to to see the old wrestling family come out and honor him and show everyone what he meant to this town and school.

  2. He had the ability to work with so many kinds of young men and to help them be successful on the mat and in life.
    I was a member of Charlie’s first team and later coached with and against coach meadows. He was one of those coaches you never forget.

  3. Great guy knew him since he came here in 1969 I was one of his first Students, got to work with him later for mini years Sure enjoyed and miss his stories.

  4. There was NO Greater man than Charlie Meadows. He was a true humanitarian to him everyone had worth. He went above & beyond for his students, wrestlers, & anyone in need; to honor him is most fitting.

  5. Charlie was a great leader to so many young men that looked up to him with suspect ! He was also a wonderful friend to many including the Sweet family . Wonderful memories that we will cherish forever ! Gone but never forgotten ! Love & miss you Charlie !!

  6. One of my favorite teachers. Made history interesting! Great coach. I was glad he came to Columbus in his final days as a teacher/coach.

  7. Mr. Meadows was an amazing teacher taught me so much!! He want above and beyond to teacher us. He deserves this more than anyone. #RIPMRMEADOWS

  8. I was fortunate to coach with Charlie his last years at CUHS. The man simply is a “STUD” I will never forget those days. This is truly deserving honor! What a great man!

  9. Fitting tribute to a great man, coach and teacher to many. He was like a second dad to many and taught us much more than wrestling. Just sad that it took this long to honor a man who had done so much for this town and school. RIP.

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