Rick Ripplinger has been named head girls wrestling coach at Legacy.
Ripplinger, a Rugby native, wrestled at Rugby High School and Valley City State. He has served as a referee at the high school and college levels and has been involved in youth wrestling in the community for years and has coached at numerous national events.
Rick and his wife Cindy are owners of Capital Trophy in Bismarck.
Baron Blanchard has been named head girls wrestling coach at Century.
A Kindred native, blancher wrestled for Kindred High School and Northern State. He has been employed by Bismarck Public Schools since 2005, assisting in the Century boys wrestling program before serving as the Horizon Middle School coach for 13 years. He teaches high school technology and engineering courses at the Bismarck Career Academy.
Scott Knowlen, who served as the girls wrestling coach for the district last season, including all three schools, will be the head girls coach at Bismarck High School.