Dragon National Championship Memories Still Resonate a Half Century Later

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Fifty years ago this spring, a small band of Dragons headed west to the Black Hills of South Dakota, in search of championship gold at the 1964 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Wrestling Championships. It was yet another journey for the road-weary Dragons, and after a perfect 10-0-0 dual meet season and runner-up finish in the rugged Northern Intercollegiate Conference, it seemed almost unfair to ask this crew to handle another arduous road trip, but what’s a few miles more for a willing cast of characters, most who came half-way across the country in search of a wrestling utopia? Continue reading at msumdragons.com