Demons Ripplinger and Steidler Place at USAW Preseason Nationals

Two Bismarck High wrestlers left the UNI Dome with hardware after a long Saturday of competition.  Ryan Ripplinger, who lost week finished first first at the JJ Classic in Rochester, MN, made a strong run to the quarterfinals at 126 pounds before ultimately finishing in sixth place.  Ripplinger reeled off three victories on the championship…

Bismarck’s Ripplinger Wins JJ Classic Title

126 pounds was widely considered to be the toughest bracket at this year’s Intermat JJ Classic.  The weight boasted four state champions; two with two titles to their name and another that went undefeated for his first in AAA Minnesota last season.  In the end, Bismarck High junior Ryan Ripplinger bested them all, winning by…