New Title For Mark Lardy; Likely Same Bismarck Demons on the Mat

When Mark Lardy made the move to Bismarck in 2002, the possibility of head coaching one of the most powerful teams in North Dakota in any sport wasn’t really on the radar.  Lardy left his head wrestling coaching job at Oakes High School for a math position at Wachter Middle School and the opportunity to…

Advertisements

NDSU Crowns Five Champions at Bison Open

NDSU crowned six champions at the Bison Open on Saturday.  Sam Hampton (141), Clay Ream (157), Andrew Fogarty (165) and Codell Eaton (197) all notched the individual honors, while Dan Stibral and Brandon Metz were co-champions at 285.  Hampton continued the impressive start to his college career with a 14-0 major decision over South Dakota…

Marauders Upend Beavers In Minot

The University of Mary scored a win Wednesday 21-15 over the home Minot State Beavers.  Mary started strong with bonus point victories in the first four weight classes, starting with a 15-6 major decision for Bismarck native Nate Humann over Dean Arevalo.  From there Tate Barnhardt scored a fall in 6:36, and both Hunter Eckert…

Podcast 303: Bison Green/Gold, Daktronics, Monster Match

Mr. Headlock and the Coach sift through the North Dakota results starting with high schoolers at Monster Matcn in Denver, CO.  From there, we discuss the merits of the NDSU wrestle-offs, the Daktronics Open, and an impressive debut for Brandon Metz and Jesse Shearer. <a href=”https://ndheadlock.podbean.com/mf/play/xesm5w/Kayle_Dangerud_on_2017-11-07_at_20_30.mp3″>Download this episode (right click and save)</a>

Three Bison Redshirts Place at Daktronics

North Daktoa State University had a nice showing from its redshirts Sunday at the Daktronics Open.  The group of freshman Bison was led by West Fargo Heavyweight Brandon Metz, who took a quarterfinal loss to 3X World Champion Gable Steveson, but was dominant the rest of the way.  Wrestling in his first college competition, Metz…