North Dakota State 22, Wyoming 15

North Dakota State Conquers No. 14 Wyoming, 22-15

LARAMIE, Wyo. – It was Senior Day for the No. 14-ranked University of Wyoming wrestling team on Sunday inside the UniWyo Sports Complex, but the North Dakota State wrestling seniors made sure the Bison were the team celebrating at the end of the day. NDSU knocked off defending Western Wrestling Conference champion Wyoming, 22-15, for its third win over a ranked opponent this season. Continue reading

MCC Region I Hall of Fame to induct seven on March 4th

The Mayo Civic Center Region I Wrestling Hall of Fame will honor seven new members at The SEMWREC Wrestling Recognition Banquet on Monday, March 4, 2013 at the downtown Marriot in Rochester, MN.

Social Hour will begin at 5.30 PM, Dinner will be at 6.00 PM, to be followed by an Awards Banquet for High School Seniors, Teams and Coaches, and the Hall of Fame program. Zach Sanders, four-time All-American for The Gophers, and five-time state champion for Wabasha-Kellogg High School, will be the guest speaker. Continue reading

Gophers wrestlers fall to Iowa 16-15 on tiebreaker

Minnesota redshirt junior heavyweight Tony Nelson strode to the mat Saturday, Jan. 26, with the confidence that comes with being a defending NCAA Division I champion.

His task seemed attainable.

Nelson, ranked No. 2 nationally, needed to defeat Iowa’s Bobby Telford, ranked No. 8, by an eight-point margin. A major decision would give the No. 3-ranked Gophers four team points, just enough to rally past No. 4 Iowa in front of 8,254 at Williams Arena. Continue reading at

High School Milestones – Saturday, January 26, 2013

  • 200th Win – Daniel Woiwor, Apple Valley, 12th, 160 lbs
  • 200th Win and 100th Pin – Garrett Hoffner, Mahnomen/Waubun, 152 lbs
  • 175th Win – Abbot Aho, Fergus Falls, 12th, 113 lbs
  • 150th Win – Chase Morlock, Moorhead, 12th, 195 lbs
  • 150th Win – Jake Hanson, Rochester Mayo, 12th, 145 lbs
  • 150th Win – Justin Herold-Plakut, Woodbury
  • 125th Win – Jordan Theede, Lewiston-Altura/Rushford-Peterson, 11th, 160 lbs
  • 100th Win – Lucas Westrich, Lakeville North, 10th, 160 lbs
  • 100th Win – Brandon Schmitt, Dawson-Boyd/Lac qui Parle Valley, 12th, Hwt
  • 100th Win – Jaydan Bullerman, Adrian, 12th, 120 lbs
  • 100th Win – Jakob Berthiaume, Monticello, 11th, 145 lbs
  • 100th Win – Tone Fuenffinger, Hibbing
  • 100th Win – Tony Reurink, Frazee Continue reading