Blake Bosch Joins MSUM Dragons Coaching Staff

Wishek native Blake Bosch, who was second in the nation for MSU Moorhead at 133 pounds last March, has accepted a coaching position with his alma mater.  Bosch will step in as an assistant this season for the Dragons under Head Coach Kris Nelson. Read the entire press release from MSUM HERE. Recent Fargo All…

Metz Makes Junior Greco Final, Schulz to Wrestle for Third

Brandon Metz’s semifinal match probably didn’t start the way he would have liked.  The West Fargo graduate and defending Greco national champion got behind early 6-0 as a result of some aggressive unforced errors.  After the rough start, Metz slowed things down, scored three pushouts, and then hit a classic Metzmode a lateral drop that…

Ripplinger Second at Cadet Greco

Bismarck’s Ryan Ripplinger came one win short of a Greco national championship Friday afternoon, falling to Oklahoma’s Reece Witcraft 15-4.  Ripplinger got behind 4-0 early, but responded with a beautiful hip toss to knot the score at 4.  From there it was all Witcraft.   Witcraft worked another takedown and and upshot to make the…

Bismarck Wrestlers Smith and Ripplinger Double Up in Fargo

Ryan Ripplinger and Sophie Smith will both leave the Fargodome with two All American plaques.  Ripplinger, a two time North Dakota state champion and soon-to-be Junior at Bismarck High School, was seventh in the Freestyle tournament earlier this week and now sits in the Greco-Roman semifinals set for Friday morning.  Sophie Smith is competing in…

Cadet Greco, Junior Women Day 1 Results

Three North Dakota wrestlers remain after the first day of Cadet Greco Roman competition at the Fargodome.  Bismarck’s Ryan Ripplinger and Chase Dockter, who garnered Freestyle All American honors two days ago, as well as Mandan Sophomore Jacob Boehm, are still alive entering tomorrow’s quarterfinal round.  Ripplinger and Dockter have yet to drop a match…