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Girls Basketball: Barnesville Wins Emotional Homecoming

Trojans honor Jaynie Halvorson, a 2007 Barnesville graduate, in first home game since the accident

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Nine days ago the Barnesville community suffered a tragic accident losing one of their own, Jaynie Halvorson. Jaynie, a 2007 Barnesville high school graduate, had close ties to the community her entire life. Her younger sister, Nicole Herbranson is a current senior for the girls basketball team, so tonight they honored Jaynie with a moment of silence in…

Women’s Basketball: NDSU Dealt with Defensive Dilemmas in Last Four Games

NDSU allows the 2nd most points in the league

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU Women’s Basketball has had the week off after falling to Summit League opponent, Denver on Saturday. The Pioneers knocked down 16-three-point buckets in the contest, shooting 42 percent from long range. Denver also scored 20-second chance points in its 98-79 victory. But struggling to slow down opposing team’s offenses is nothing new for the Bison. NDSU has…

Men’s Basketball: UND’s Bench Bolstering Hawks through Last Three Wins

UND’s bench combined for 59 points in last three wins

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After eight consecutive losses, UND men’s basketball has finally turned a new leaf. The Fighting Hawks won their last three matchups, including last night’s 86-77 victory over rival, NDSU. UND committed a season-low five turnovers in Tuesday’s victory, while forcing the Bison into 17 turnovers. The Hawks say the biggest key in their last three contests,…

Rink Report: UND Hopeful to End Duluth’s Reign

Four of the fighting hawks' next six opponents rank in the top 15 in the USCHO polls

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND Hockey has a tall task ahead of it. Four of the Fighting Hawks’ next six opponents rank in the top 15 in the USCHO poll, starting with No. 14 Minnesota Duluth this coming weekend. The Bulldogs topped the Hawks in all five matchups last season, including the NCHC Frozen Faceoff Championship. UND says it’s not…

NDSU Hosts Annual Innovation Challenge Pitch Night

The event gives students a chance to share their business ideas, get feedback from professionals, and find ways to transform it into an actual business

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU students are taking part in the Innovation Challenge Pitch night on campus. The event gives students a chance to share their business ideas, get feedback from professionals, and find ways to take that idea and transform it into an actual business. “Wow! I want to be like that guy! It makes it seem like it’s possible…

USHL: Sioux Falls Stampedes the Fargo Force, 3-2

The Force's record is now 18-8-5 and still sit in first place overall in the USHL

FARGO, N.D. (Fargo Force) —The Force fall 3-2 in regulation tonight in Sioux Falls versus the Stampede. Ben Meyers and Sammy Steele each netted a goal for the Force. Strauss Mann in net registered 17 saves. Same two teams match up tomorrow night in Sioux Falls at 7:05 PM. The Force’s record is now 18-8-5 and still sit in first place overall…

KVRR Round table: NDSU Gearing Up For Summit League Stretch

Paul Miller has scored a combined 103 points in last four games

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU’s Paul Miller scored 20 points in Thursday’s contest against Summit League opponent, Denver. Despite Miller’s efforts, the Bison fell to the Pioneers 67-61. Watch the KVRR Round table to see what the Bison need to do to close out games in league play.

Rink Report: Out-Work and Out-Will to Win

The Fighting Hawks say work ethic will be the difference in the upcoming series with Bemidji State

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota is wrapping up its non-conference schedule with a home-and-home series against an old WCHA rival Bemidji state. The Beavers enter the series boasting a very similar resume to the fighting hawks…including an identical 11-6-and 5 record, the same top 13 national rank in scoring defense and penalty kill and both have an average goal…