MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota State University Moorhead head wrestling coach Kris Nelson has announced the addition of Jake Lords to the Dragon coaching staff starting this fall.
A native of Rexburg, Idaho, Lords was a three-year varsity letterwinner at Division II Chadron State in Nebraska, where he earned Freshman of the Year honors.
He has spent the past six years as the head wrestling coach at Madison High School in Rexburg. Continue reading
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The 2019-20 season schedule is set for the Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team. The Dragons open the season on Nov. 9 at the Bison Open in Fargo.
MSUM’s home opener is Dec. 8 when the team hosts the annual Dragon Open. That is the only home competition for MSUM prior to Christmas. Continue reading
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Minnesota Storm wrestler Pat Smith (77 kg/169.5 lbs) lost his first match of the tournament to Germany’s Roland Schwarz, 5-3. Smith scored on a passivity point and a step-out to lead 2-0 after the first period. In the second period, Schwarz scored a passivity point to cut the deficit to 2-1. The German then scored with a four-point throw to go up 5-2. Smith would add a step-out point, but it wasn’t enough. Continue reading
Minnesota Storm wrestler Pat Smith (77 kg/169.5 lbs) begins his second World Championships against 2019 European silver medalist Roland Schwarz of Germany. Schwarz was 7th in the 2018 World Championships and 5th in the 2018 Military World Championships. Smith’s previous World Championships appearance was in 2015. Continue reading
The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Minnesota Chapter is proud to announce the induction of Bud Heidgerken as their Outstanding American from Minnesota. Brian Bakke will receive the State Medal of Courage Award from Minnesota. Honorees for the Lifetime Service Award are Tom Beyer, Mary Davis, Larry Goodnature, Mark Jensen, Don Kuusinen, Bill Schmidt, and the late Father Otto Weber. Continue reading