Current Ripon News

Ernst Notches 150th Career Victory

(Reprinted from redhawks.ripon.edu) At the beginning of the day on Saturday, there was only one head football coach in the history of the Midwest Conference with at least 150 victories. At the end of the day, there are two, as Ripon College Professor of Exercise Science and Head Coach Ron Ernst joined that select group with a 48-28 victory over… Continue reading

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Messitte Op-Ed: Time for Washington Redskins to rethink name

Ripon College President Zach Messitte penned an opinion piece titled “Time to rethink Redskins name” that appeared in the September 9, 2013 edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In the piece, Messitte, a Washington D.C. transplant and professed fan of the Washington NFL team, discusses the NFL’s path forward and the difficulties inherent in a name change. He also examines… Continue reading

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