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North Branch wrestling
Wrestling float wins trophy at NB Homecoming
Published October 10, 2012 at 10:41 am
Hoard takes over NB Vikings wrestling
Published August 29, 2012 at 11:02 am
Jim Hoard has been hired as the head wrestling coach at North Branch Area High School. Hoard, a native of Grand Rapids, Minn., wrestled throughout high school before attending Augsburg College in Minneapolis. While at Augsburg, Jim was a member of both the 1993 and 1995 National Champion team....
NB wrestling awards
Published May 9, 2012 at 11:12 am
North Suburban Conference All-Conference Aaron Senne Reid Johnson Jake Pilz Patrick Mork Honorable Mention Dalton Horak Seamus Hunter Aaron Sistrunk State Entrants Patrick Mork Reid Johnson Ninth Grade League State Entrant Cameron Sampson Team Awards Fastest Fall Reid Johnson (9 sec.) Most Falls...
Season ends for NB grapplers Johnson, Mork in first round of state tourney
Published March 7, 2012 at 11:44 am
By Victoria Dahlin — The 2011-12 season ended for North Branch wrestlers Reid Johnson and Patrick Mork last Friday in the first round of the State Wrestling Championships. Johnson, a sophomore, was defeated by fall in 3 min. 35 sec. by senior Noah Schlee of GrandMeadow/LeroyOstrander/Kingsland in...
Viking wrestlers Patrick Mork, Reid Johnson state-bound
Published March 1, 2012 at 2:39 pm
By Victoria Dahlin— The Section 7AA Individual Wrestling Championships in Mora ended on a great note for the North Branch team, with Patrick Mork and Reid Johnson earning champion runner-up titles, qualifying them for the State Championships. In the first round of the 160 weight class, Mork —...
NB grapplers end team season at section quarters
Published February 22, 2012 at 12:12 pm
The #4 south seeded North Branch wrestling team ended its season as a team in the quarterfinals of the Section 7AA Team Championships Feb. 14. The team defeated #5 south seed Hinckley-Finlayson/Pine City 39-28 in the first round and then fell to the #1 south seed Milaca/Faith Christian 51-12....
NB wrestlers take second at Skip Nalan tourney
Published February 1, 2012 at 11:37 am
By Victoria Dahlin— The North Branch wrestling team took second place out of 12 teams last Saturday in the 54th Grand Rapids Skip Nalan Invitational. The Vikings accumulated 191.5 points to place ahead of Hibbing (162 points) and behind Grand Rapids (248) in the longest continuously run sports...
Vikings freshman qualifies for NGUWL State Individual Tournament
Published February 1, 2012 at 11:36 am
By Victoria Dahlin— Vikings freshman wrestler Cameron Sampson qualified for the Ninth Grade and Under Wrestling League (NGUWL) State Individual Tournament by placing in the top two in the 132 pound weight class in the Region 5 Individuals last Saturday at Chisago Lakes Area High School. The North...
Viking grapplers down Hawks
Published January 25, 2012 at 1:26 pm
By Victoria Dahlin— The North Branch wrestlers thwarted Robbinsdale Cooper 57-16 in a conference match up last week. “This was a nice win for the team,” said Coach Tony Aho. “Though Cooper is down a bit this year, we have a lot of movement in our line-up, and young guys are starting to step...
Viking wrestlers face tough competition
Published January 18, 2012 at 11:21 am
By Victoria Dahlin — After blanking Columbia Heights 84-0 in a meet last Thursday, the Vikings wrestling team placed seventh against tough opponents in the Mounds View Mustang Duals Tournament. North Branch was defeated by Maple Grove 38-17, Tartan 40-27 and Milaca 57-18 before crushing Park...