Author: Kathryn Gallo

UND Softball Falls To Western Illinois in Double Header

The Fighting Hawks lost 10-1,3-2 against the Leathernecks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — GAME 1: The Leathernecks exploded for seven runs in the top of the sixth to stretch a 3-1 lead to a 10-1 victory in six innings to open Saturday’s action inside the Alerus Center. Angel Love led the way offensively for the Fighting Hawks with a pair of hits and drove in the lone run of the game…

Play of the Week Nominees: April 19

Watch the nominees for the Ken Kraft High School Play of the Week

FARGO, N.D. — With Spring sports finally in full swing, this week’s Ken Kraft nominees come from the Diamond and the Pitch. The first is from Moorhead baseball. Noah Pilon opened up the season with a no-hitter against Detroit Lakes. He struck out five and gave up no walks in his six-inning showing. The second play comes from Shanley soccer….

Viking’s Smith Admires Barr’s Choice to Stay

Barr Turned down a $75 million deal with the Jets to remain a Viking

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Harrison Smith has played for the Vikings since being drafted by the team in 2012. During that time, the safety has emerged as one of the leaders of Minnesota’s defense. He has shared the field with plenty of talented teammates over that time, including Anthony Barr. Barr made headlines during free agency after backing out on a deal…

Cook Returns Healthy to Vikings after Injury-Filled Seasons

The Running Back enters his third season with Minnesota

EAGAN, Minn. — Since being drafted by the Vikings in the second round in 2017, Dalvin Cook has played in just 15 NFL games. The running back has been plagued with knee and hamstring injuries over the course of his first two seasons which have kept him sidelined for the majority of his career. Cook says he’s fully healthy entering…

Shoultz Uses Team-First Mentality to lead Bison

The outfielder holds the team's highest batting average

FARGO, N.D. — Halfway through Summit League play, NDSU softball is continuing what has been a successful 2019 campaign. Before its loss on Monday to South Dakota State, the Bison were on a twenty-game winning streak. Outfielder Katie Shoultz has played a huge part in that good fortune, boasting a career and team-high batting average of .412. This season, Shoultz has…

Griffen Excited for Another Year with Vikings

This will be the Pro Bowler's tenth season with the team

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — As the Minnesota Vikings return for workouts, few are happier to be back than Everson Griffen. The defensive end had a difficult year in 2018. Forced to step away from the team to deal with mental health issues, the pro-bowler missed five games last season. He returns for another year with the Vikings after both sides agreed to…

West Fargo Park District Hosts Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Kids met the Easter Bunny, played on inflatable games, and hunted for eggs

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Children get the chance to celebrate Easter a little bit early thanks to the 14th Annual Easter Egg Hunt put on by the West Fargo park district. The event gives kids the opportunity to search for Easter Eggs to redeem prizes, play on inflatable games, meet the Easter Bunny, pet baby chicks and get their faces…

Chief of Army Corps of Engineers Stresses Importance of F-M Diversion in Fargo Roundtable

The Project has raised $100 million of federal funding

FARGO, N.D. — The F-M Diversion project is unifying surrounding areas to find more permanent solutions to future flooding. “This is a local, state, federal partnership,” Sen. John Hoeven said. “It is Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo, Cass County, Clay county – the region working together.  This is about comprehensive flood protection for the regions.” The plan involves the creation of several…

Play of the Winter Finalists

Warroad and Moorhead Battle it out for the DJ Colter Play of the Winter

FARGO, N.D. — It is time for the final round of the DJ Colter high school play of the winter. There was one hockey play and one basketball play chosen from the semifinal rounds. The first play comes from Warroad hockey. Grant Slukynsky makes a sweet move and goes five hole for the score. The second finalist comes on the…