Ryan Blees Registered for U23 Freestyle Nationals

Virginia Tech’s Ryan Blees, a four time North Dakota State champion, is entered in the 70 KG weight class for the Southeast Regional Training Center at U23 nationals.  Winners of each weight class will represent the United State at the U23 World Championships this fall.  Blees, who competed at 149 pounds for the Hokies and…

Blees Wins Virginia Tech Wrestleoff Over LaPrade

Bismarck native Ryan Blees, currently in his second season with Virginia Tech after transferring from Oklahoma State, won his 157 pound wrestleoff Friday evening over teammate BC LaPrade.  Blees looked strong in all positions, scoring four takedowns including a beautiful left side hi-crotch in the closing seconds of the third period to cap a 10-3…