Mandan’s Ethan Fleck Signs with Dickinson State

Mandan state runner-up Ethan Fleck has committed to continuing his wrestling career at Dickinson State.  Fleck is a four-time state place winner for the Braves and projects as a 157 at the college level. Mandan head coach Luke Mellmer believes college success is in Fleck’s future because of his passion for wrestling. “Ethan will do…

North Dakota Class A Returning Team Points

The Bismarck Demons lead the Class A in 2019 returning team points.  Though the Demons lose state champions Lake Boese, Ryan Ripplinger, and Chase Dockter, they also return the state champion Tanefeu brothers and Brandt Kringlie.  All three will be juniors next season.  The Demons will also benefit from the return of Gage Roaldson, who…

Valley City Wrestling Continues to Succeed On and Off the Mat

Though this year’s state tournament didn’t go quite as well as hoped, the Valley City Hi-Liners wrestling team qualified for its fourth consecutive state dual tournament this season, and qualified fourteen wrestlers for the state tournament.  Of those fourteen, eleven will return next year. That makes head coach Aaron Larson’s squad an EDC contender looking forward…