Jeremy Klein

Meyers’ Hot Streak Creating Plenty of Offense for Force

Fargo Force are 6-1 during Meyers' seven-game goal streak.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Force found plenty of offense in their sweep of the Dubuque Fighting Saints last weekend. The Force downed the Fighting Saints 3-1 on Friday night and 5-1 on Saturday. Three of the team’s eight goals came from forward Ben Meyers. Meyers has scored in seven-consecutive games for the Force, nine times to be exact. The…

Cowboys Basketball Enjoying Community Support on State Tourney Run

Cowboys battle second-seeded Brooklyn Center on Wednesday.

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — The Breckenridge boys basketball team is one day closer to the state tournament. The Cowboys left Breckenridge in front of a fan base on Tuesday afternoon as they headed toward the Twin Cities. This is Breckenridge’s third state tournament appearance in the last four years. The Cowboys will be searching for their first win at state since 1978….

College Hockey: Lucia Steps Down at Minnesota After 19 Years

Lucia steps down with 457 wins, the most in program history.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (University of Minnesota) — University of Minnesota Athletics Director Mark Coyle and Head Coach Don Lucia today announced that Lucia will step down as Minnesota’s head men’s hockey coach, pending the approval of the University’s Board of Regents later this week. Coyle and Lucia have agreed that he will remain with Gopher Athletics as special assistant to the athletics director…

Breckenridge Ready for Another Shot at State Tournament

Cowboys boys basketball is looking for their first win at state since 1978.

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — It has been awhile since the Breckenridge boys basketball team has won a game at the Minnesota state tournament. The drought dates all the way back to 1978. One would have to go back 38 more years to find the Cowboys 1940 state basketball championship. This year’s Breckenridge squad has an eye on rewriting history at the…

Steffen Stuffs the Stat Sheet for Play of the Week

Congrats to Maggie Steffen for winning AM FAM HS POTW

FARGO, N.D. — The winner of the DJ Colter – Ken Kraft high school play of the week featured the all-around play of basketballers turning defense into offense. Red River’s Maggie Steffen grabbed an offensive rebound and scored. She then stuck around for the press. Credit her with the steal and then another bucket! An impressive six seconds with a steal,…

History Made as UND, Minnesota Both Miss NCAA Hockey Tournament

UND misses national tournament for first time in 16 years.

FARGO, N.D. — The NCAA men’s hockey tournament was announced on Sunday morning. North Dakota’s run of consecutive appearances in the tournament ends at 15. UND, the University of Minnesota and Boston College have all missed out on the NCAA tournament. The Hawks, Gophers and Eagles have combined to win eight national titles since 2000. This is the first time…

Force Sweep Dubuque in Convincing Fashion

Fargo Force win 5-1 on Saturday night.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Force completed the sweep of the weekend series with the Dubuque Fighting Saints winning 5-1 on Saturday night at Scheels Arena. Ben Meyers netted the two goals in the opening period for the Force to give them a two goal lead at the first intermission. William Fallstrom also had a goal in the victory.

College Hockey: UND’s Season Ends in NCHC Tournament

North Dakota defeated UMD in third place game, but fell in PairWise Rankings

ST. PAUL, Minn. (UND Athletics) — After a 4-1 victory over Minnesota Duluth in the NCHC Frozen Faceoff third-place game, North Dakota was in a celebratory mood inside its locker room, having snapped an eight-game losing skid against the Bulldogs. Just three hours later, with the Fighting Hawks aboard their bus back to Grand Forks, the celebration was over. Boston University’s…

Fargo Force Score Three in First, Down Dubuque

Force improve to 28-15-3 with 63 points.

FARGO, N.D. (Fargo Force) — The Force scored three goals in a dominant first period on their way to a 3-1 win over the visiting Dubuque Fighting Saints in front of 3500 fans at Scheels Arena on Friday night. “That’s the key to the win,” head coach Cary Eades said. “Come out and assert yourself on home ice and build…

College Hockey: Overtime Loss Puts UND Playoff Hopes in Jeopardy

North Dakota faces Duluth in the third place game on Saturday

ST. PAUL, Minn. (UND Athletics) — In the crazy world that is postseason hockey, North Dakota suffered heartbreaking overtime loss on Friday yet remained alive in its chase for a 16th straight NCAA Tournament berth. St. Cloud State’s Nick Poehling scored 1:47 into overtime to lift the Huskies to a 4-3 victory over North Dakota in the NCHC Frozen Faceoff semifinals,…