Mellmer Fall Camp Starts September 10

The Mellmer fall wrestling camp, which has become the premier preseason training option for wrestlers all over the state of North Dakota, is back Sunday, September 10 with a laundry list of the best prep and college coaches in the state as clinicians.  Last year, seventy wrestlers from all over the state travelled to Mandan…

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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…

Noah Cressell Verbals to NDSU

Noah Cressell, a soon-to-be senior at Wabash High School in Wabash, IN, has given NDSU Head Coach Roger Kish a verbal commitment.  He joins West Fargo’s Jared Franek as wrestlers to have committed to the Bison for the class of 2018.  Cressell was 39-2 at 182 pounds for Wabash last season and was eliminated in…

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…

Sophie Smith Ends Week With Sixth Place in Junior Division

After finishing second in the Cadet age division earlier this week, Sophie Smith went from 117 to 122 pounds and entered the Junior division where she finish sixth.  Smith won in the consolation quarterfinals last night to ensure a top six finish, but dropped both matches she wrestled today.  The first by 10-0 technical superiority…

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…