FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State University Wrestling Coaches Clinic is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Sanford Health Athletic Complex
Cost of the clinic is $150 for the first coach, $125 for each additional coach per high school. Cost includes lunch, dinner and an evening social. Continue reading
FARGO, N.D. – Nine home dates with eight dual matches including Purdue, Wyoming, Oklahoma, and Stanford highlight the North Dakota State University 2019-20 wrestling schedule in the Scheels Center at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex.
Season tickets for wrestling go on sale Oct. 1, single-dual tickets are available on Oct. 15. More information is available at GoBison.com.
The challenging schedule for NDSU and head coach Roger Kish starts with a pair of non-conference home duals against Cal State Bakersfield at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, and the Big Ten’s Purdue University at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. The 49th annual Bison Open is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Scheels Center at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex.
The Bison Open is one of four regular-season tournaments. NDSU will send athletes to compete at Daktronics Open in Brookings, S.D., on Nov. 17, the prestigious Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational on Dec. 6-7, and the South Beach Duals on Dec. 29-30, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Continue reading
FARGO, N.D. – Former South Dakota State University 157-pounder Cody Pack has been named volunteer assistant wrestling coach at North Dakota State University. NDSU head coach Roger Kish made the announcement today.
Pack, a native of Quincy, Calif., comes from Legends of Gold RTC in Beresford, S.D. He has been an assistant coach and residential life counselor for the IDA residential program. His responsibilities have ranged from teaching freestyle, Greco-Roman and folkstyle skills on the mat to developing diets and motivational techniques to helping young athletes gain balance between competition and daily life.
Currently, Pack is training for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics in the Greco-Roman discipline. He has placed 4th and 5th at the U.S. World Trials and was a residential athlete at the Olympic Training Center in 2016-17. Pack rolled up 196 wins at Quincy (Calif.) High School, and was a three-time finalist and six-time All-American at the USA Wrestling tournament in Fargo. Continue reading
LIMA, Peru – At this week’s Pan American Games, Team USA will be led by a trio of successful volunteer coaches handpicked by USA Wrestling including new North Dakota State University head assistant wrestling coach Obenson Blanc. Herb House (Greco-Roman), Troy Steiner (women’s freestyle) and Blanc will guide American athletes alongside the U.S. National Team Coaches.
Wrestling at the Pan Am Games begins at 10 a.m. CT on Wednesday, Aug. 7, and available on ESPN3. The tournament runs through Saturday, Aug. 10, at Miguel Grau Coliseum.
Prior to making the move to North Dakota State in July 2019, Blanc spent four years at North Carolina State as an assistant coach under the direction of Pat Popolizio. Continue reading
FARGO, N.D. — Former Oklahoma State All-American wrestler Austin Marsden has been named assistant wrestling coach at North Dakota State University. NDSU head wrestling coach Roger Kish made the announcement today.
Marsden, a native of Crystal Lake, Ill., served as an assistant coach at the University of Buffalo from 2017 to 2019. He helped to develop Bulls’ heavyweight Jake Gunning into an NCAA qualifier during his stay. Continue reading
FARGO, N.D.–The 11th annual Bucky Maughan Golf Scramble hosted by the Bison Wrestling Club and sponsored by 3X Gear is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Meadows Golf Course in Moorhead, Minn.
Registration starts at 11 a.m. on Aug. 24 with a 12 p.m. shotgun start for the four-person scramble. A dinner and awards presentation starts at 5 p.m. Awards will be presented for the top team, the longest drive, and the longest putt, along with other various door prizes. Continue reading