Jared Franek

NDSU Wrestlers Off To Nationals

Four Bison will head to the NCAA National Championships in St. Louis

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Another winning season for NDSU Wrestling. Roger Kish’s squad finished the regular season at (7-3) before moving on to the Big 12 Championships in Tulsa Oklahoma. But that wasn’t the end of the road for the men on the mats. Now, they’ll be represented at NCAA championships in less than a week. “We’re grateful with the…

North Dakota State Wrestling Moves Over .500 On The Season With Win Over Oklahoma

Bison Beat the Sooners, 24-15

FARGO, N.D — (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State 24, Oklahoma 15 Results by weight class of each match: 141— #9 Dom Demas (OU) dec Dylan Droegemueller (NDSU), 11-5 149— Jaden Van Maanen (NDSU) fall Jacob Butler (OU), 1:27 157— Jared Franek (NDSU) dec #16 Justin Thomas (OU), 3-1 165— #9 Andrew Fogarty (NDSU) fall Jose Lao Cooper (OU), 3:32 174—…

Franek Falls in USA Wrestling Juniors Freestyle Championship

Jared Franek finishes runner-up for second consecutive year in USA National wrestling tournament.

FARGO, N.D. — For the second consecutive year West Fargo’s Jared Franek fell just short of his goal of winning a national title in the Juniors freestyle wrestling tournament at the FargoDome. Franek fell 13-2 to Danny Braunagel from Illinois to finish runner-up in the 160-pound weight class. Last year Franek lost in the championship match at 152-pounds. Categories: High…

Franek Advances to Junior Finals with Three Wins Monday

The West Fargo graduate won three bouts to advance all the way to the finals in the Junior National Championships

FARGO, N.D. — Last year at the USA Wrestling Junior & Cadet National Championships, Jared Franek finished runner-up at 152 pounds. Now, the West Fargo graduate is hoping to finish one spot better as he moves on to the finals at 160 pounds. Franek picked up three wins on Monday (7-3, 10-0, 11-0,) to sweep his way into the championship…

N.D. State Wrestling: Individual State Championships

Day three of the North Dakota high school state wrestling tournament featured the individual championships

FARGO, N.D. — Day three of the North Dakota high school state wrestling tournament featured the individual championships. West Fargo’s Jared Franek topped Valley City’s David Peterson in the Class A, 152 lbs. match, earning him his fourth state title of his career. Franek also broke the record for most wins in North Dakota’s high school wrestling history. He, as…

Class AAA Championship: West Fargo wins First State Title Since 2003

Jared Franek scored three touchdowns in West Fargo victory.

FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo capped off an undefeated season downing Minot in the Dakota Bowl 56-28. The Packers got on the board first in the opening quarter with a Jared Franek two-yard touchdown run. The Magi scored the next two touchdowns of the game to take a 14-6 lead, but West Fargo answered back. Tanner Zepeda caught a 19-yard…

Metz, Grove Score Wins at Rumble on the Red

Metz Repeats, Grove Becomes First Spud Ever to Win Title

Watch the video to see highlights from the championship round at the 11th annual Rumble on the Red, as shown on KVRR Sports. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Brandon Metz, Jared Franek, Jesse Shearer, moorhead, Packers, Rumble on the Red, Sam Grove, Spuds, West Fargo, Wrestling