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Nebraska wrestler Brester follows Olympian Vering's path to Lincoln

Originally Published: February 25, 2009
By Alisha Ricardi | ESPN.com

In the tiny town of Howells, Neb., 12-year-old twins Heath and Hunter Schroeder don their bedroom walls with posters of their idols.

There's Brett Favre and Jeff Gordon. And alongside those legends are images of Brad Vering and Craig Brester.

Not so familiar with the latter two names? Unless you're a wrestling buff, you're probably not alone.

But among the roughly 640 people who populate Howells, those names are famous. They belong to two of the town's very own -- a two-time ...

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