The St. Columbkille Knights of Columbus will be hosting a benefit cookout to assist the Bahl family with upcoming medical and travel expenses. Matthew is a recent Wahlert graduate on his way to becoming a college freshman at Steven's Point WI. when he was suddenly diagnosed with a brain tumor. He has been going through testing and will be scheduled for surgery soon at Iowa City.
Coach Jamie Bahl has coached wrestling at Western Dubuque for the last six years, and was with football for 3-4 years as well. Jamie has also worked at Greene and Dubuque Hempstead. His youngest son is currently wrestling at Wahlert. There is going to be a benefit on his behalf this weekend at the Sam's Club parking lot hosted by the Knights of Columbus from 9:00 am- 4:00 pm. This benefit will feature angus beef, brats, hot dogs, and pulled pork sandwiches – all proceeds will go to benefit the Bahl family.