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Hutzenbiler places runner-up at Mandan Lions

December 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANDAN — The Dickinson High wrestling team might not have finished with a champion at the Mandan Lions Tournament on Saturday, but head coach Pete Dobitz feels good about the performance.
Dickinson senior Austin Hutzenbiler led the team with a run…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Finishing just short: Dickinson’s Berger, Hutzenbiler place runner-up in finals matches

February 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Reaching the state finals is a common occurrence in the Berger household.
Dickinson senior Devin Berger’s father, uncles and brother have all reached the state title match.
Before Saturday, the Dickinson senior hadn’t experienced t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Night Hawks’ seventh-grader 1 of 3 in semis

February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Hettinger-Scranton seventh-grader Kyle Burwick is accustomed to wrestling under the bright lights.
In his words, the North Dakota Class B state wrestling tournament is fun.
“I wrestle in those big tournaments in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Night Hawks’ seventh-grader 1 of 3 in semis

February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Hettinger-Scranton seventh-grader Kyle Burwick is accustomed to wrestling under the bright lights.
In his words, the North Dakota Class B state wrestling tournament is fun.
“I wrestle in those big tournaments in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Entering state with high hopes

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

“Let it buck.”
That’s the motto the Hettinger-Scranton wrestling team.
After winning the Region 4 champion, the Night Hawks are entering the 2014 North Dakota Class B state wrestling tournament today with high expectations.
“Our goal is to…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rodriguez battling a language barrier

February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

Winning a varsity wrestling match is complex.
Add a language barrier between the wrestler and the coaching staff, and odds of winning become more complex.
On top of it, the odds of the wrestler making the North Dakota Class A state tournament are s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Punching tickets: Dickinson qualifies 15 wrestlers at West Region

February 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

The final matches didn’t result in a West Region championship for Dickinson senior Devin Berger or junior Austin Hutzenbiler.
However, the main goal at the West Region Tournament was accomplished — qualify for the state tournament.
“The only …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sickler relying on quickness, speed

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

When Dickinson High senior Chris Sickler is on the wrestling mat, he relies on speed and quickness.
He has to, because he’s giving up at least 50 pounds every match.
Sickler weighs 215 pounds and wrestles at heavyweight — where the wrestlers ca…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Region 4 teams maintain focus

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Bowman County, Hettinger-Scranton and Killdeer wrestling teams account for eight of the 14 top-ranked wrestlers in each respective weight class going into Region 4 Tournament.
However, each team knows one of the most important meets is right on …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bismarck High rolls by Dickinson High

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The Dickinson High wrestling team was never able to keep up, as Bismarck High beat the Midgets 50-6 Thursday night in a West Region matchup.
Dickinson’s two wins came at the 120-pound and 220-pound weight classes. At 120, Austin Hutze…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com