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Northview wrestling coach Bobby Bellamy leaving a legacy while living his dream

Northview head coach, Bobby Dellamy during a wrestling meet against Servite at Northview High School in Covina, Calif. on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.  (Correspondent photo by Trevor Stamp)
Northview head coach, Bobby Dellamy during a wrestling meet against Servite at Northview High School in Covina, Calif. on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (Correspondent photo by Trevor Stamp)

To gain a full understanding of the type of inspirational and beloved figure Northview High School wrestling coach Bobby Bellamy is at one of the most dominant athletic programs in the San Gabriel Valley, consider a recent situation in the school’s wrestling practice room.

The room, heavily marked with black padding on the floor and walls with yellow workout circles peppered all around, has a small section that shows past teams’ CIF State individual champions and CIF Southern Section team titles. Yet on this day, no one was looking anywhere near the display of champions.

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