NDSU Adds Perham’s Rach to Newcomer List

FARGO, N.D.–North Dakota State University head wrestling coach Roger Kish announced that two-time Minnesota state place-winner Leighton Rach (Perham, Minn. / Perham H.S.) will be joining the wrestling program in the fall of 2019.

Rach joins Corey Gamet (Jackson, Mich. / Michigan Center H.S.); Riley Habisch (Buffalo, Minn. / Buffalo H.S.) Tyler Jones (Shakopee, Minn. / Shakopee H.S.); Ty Moser (Perham, Minn. / Perham H.S.); Michael Nelson (Dover, Minn. / Dover-Eota H.S.), Ryan Ripplinger (Bismarck, N.D. / Bismarck H.S.) and Michael Weber (Forsyth, Mont. / Forsyth H.S.) will be also joining the wrestling program in the fall of 2019.

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Gopher Alumni Corner: Don Meyers (Class of 1958)

Don Meyers (Class of 1958) caught up with Gopher Sports to discuss his Gophers wrestling career and nearly 40-year career in public education. Meyers was a Minnesota State Champion who became the Gophers team captain in his final season, but considers his biggest accomplishments to be sending seven wrestlers to the Maroon and Gold with two of them becoming high school wrestling coaches themselves. With fond memories on the mat, the most impactful parts of wrestling happened off the mat for Meyers. Continue reading at gophersports.com