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Press Photo by Dustin Monke Dickinson State senior Jesse Hellinger, top, tries to turn Northern State’s Jeb Clay during their 184-pound match on Jan. 30 at Scott Gymnasium. Hellinger is the only returning All-American for the Blue Hawks.

Playing underdogs: Blue Hawks ready to take wrestling mat with high hopes for this season


There is a short window of time to achieve greatness.

Those words are preached by Dickinson State’s wrestling head coach Thad O’Donnell to his team every year as well as to treat every practice or match as a new opportunity.

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Meaghan MacDonald
Meaghan is the sports reporter for the Dickinson Press, focusing primarily on Dickinson State athletics. After graduating from James Madison University last May, she moved from New Jersey to North Dakota to start pursuing her career in sports journalism. 
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