Wilfried Tanefeu Advances to Quarterfinals at U16 Nationals; Four North Dakotans Still Alive

Bismarck High state champion Wilfried Tanefeu is the only North Dakota Cadet still alive on the championship side of the bracket at the U16 national championships in Fargo.  Reece Barnhardt (Bismarck), Nathan Schauer (Ashley), and Isaiah Huus (New Salem) still remain in the wrestlebacks.  Tanefeu started the day with consecutive technical falls including a 10-0…

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North Dakota Cadet and Junior Nationals Lineups

North Dakota’s best Cadet (U16) and Junior wrestlers are set to compete for national championships this weekend at the Fargodome.  The North Dakota Junior team is led by prior Fargo All Americans Kyle Burwick (Hettinger), Ryan Ripplinger (Bismarck), and Matt Kaylor (Bismarck).  Burwick was fourth in the freestyle portion of the tournament at 120 pounds…

Jordan Burroughs Rocks Gorilla Wrestling Camp

One of America’s greatest and most decorated was in Bismarck Saturday for camp with over 300 wrestlers from four different states and Canada. Fresh off his ninth consecutive consecutive World Team spot at 74 KG, Nebraska Regional Training Center’s Jordan Burroughs came to Legacy High School in Bismarck courtesy of the Gorilla Wrestling Club. Getting…

NDSU Wrestling Names Obenson Blanc Head Assistant Coach

*NDSU MEDIA RELEASE FARGO, N.D.—Obenson Blanc has been named head assistant wrestling coach at North Dakota State University. NDSU head wrestling coach Roger Kish made the announcement on Friday. “I am very excited about this opportunity to help bring my skill sets to a program on the rise, its wonderful community, and student-athletes. I am…

Kyle Hardy Benefit July 9

Turtle Mountain Assistant Wrestling Coach Kyle Hardy and his family need your help! Kyle has been put on the lung transplant list so we are doing a benefit to help defer the cost. It is $100,000 out of pocket but we are very lucky in the fact that Cystic Fibrosis Association of North Dakota is…