Class of 2002
Warren “Babe” Stahlhut attended Edwardsville High School and was a graduate in the class of 1960. He wrestled for Edwardsville for three years: 1958, 1959, and 1960. He was a state qualifier in 1960.
Babe attends Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and wrestled for the Salukies in 1963 and 1964.
He coached at Edwardsville for 27 years from 1969 through 1996. He attended graduate school during the 1971 season. His teams had a dual meet record of 491-193-10 during this period. Babe’s teams also won five regional titles and he had 26 individual state qualifiers and three state place winners. He has also been a registered I.H.S.A. official for 34 years. In 1998, Babe was recognized by the Illinois High School Association with a twenty-five year service award.