Author: Kathryn Gallo

NDSU men’s basketball powers past UND

The Bison defeated the Fighting Hawks 83-74

FARGO, N.D. – Seniors Tyson Ward and Vinnie Shahid combined for 49 points to lead the North Dakota State men’s basketball team to an 83-74 victory over North Dakota on Sunday afternoon inside the Scheels Center. Ward finished with a season-high 27 points, 11 rebounds and six assists to lead the Bison in all three categories. Shahid put up 22…

NDSU women’s basketball defeats UND

The Bison defeated the Fighting Hawks 92-82

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State women’s basketball team used a 10-1 run in the final 2:23 Sunday afternoon, as the Bison beat rival North Dakota 92-82 at the Scheels Center. NDSU improved to 4-13 on the year and 1-4 in Summit League play with the victory, while North Dakota dropped to 12-7 overall and 3-3 in league play….

Concordia women’s hockey runs by St. Catherine

The Cobbers defeated St. Catherine 5-1

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Thanks to a four-goal second period, Concordia took care of business against aN MIAC opponent, taking down St. Catherine 5-1. The Cobbers scored early in the first period, but both teams were quiet to finish out the frame. In the second, however, Concordia found its groove. The Cobbers scored three goals in just over two minutes and…

West Fargo hockey takes down rival Sheyenne

The Packers defeated the Mustangs 7-2

WEST FARGO, N.D. — In a rivalry game between the two West Fargo high schools, West Fargo took down Sheyenne 7-2. While the Packers finished on top, the Mustangs struck first. Cooper Freije got the scoring started with a goal about six minutes into the first. West Fargo was quick to answer back. Brayden Jacobson evened things out with a…

UND Hockey Shows Resiliency in Omaha Series

The Fighting Hawks bounced back after a loss to pull off a 4-1 on Saturday to split the series

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Omaha stunned the University of North Dakota in the team’s latest series, pulling off an upset 6-3 victory over the Fighting Hawks and handing UND its first loss in the last sixteen games. It proved this UND team that previously hadn’t lost a game since October 19th,  isn’t invincible after all, but it also gave the…

Moorhead hockey bests St. Cloud in overtime win

The Spuds defeat St. Cloud 4-3

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In a game where Moorhead honored its seniors, the Spuds defeated St. Cloud 4-3 in overtime. Caden Triggs put Moorhead on the board first with a goal off assists from Luke Gramer and Cullen Gess. St. Cloud tied it up later in the period to send the things into the first intermission tied up. In the second,…

Play of the Week Nominees: January 10th

Grand Forks Red River, Shanley battle for the DJ Colter High School Play of the Week

FARGO, N.D. – Both of the DJ Colter High school Play of the week nominees come from North Dakota girls basketball. First up, from Grand Forks Red River, Jade Azure makes a dominating block in the Roughriders game against Shanley. The second nominee comes from the Deacons. Down one point in their game against Sheyenne, Reile Payne makes a wild…

Davies basketball downs Sheyenne to stay on top of the East

The Eagles defeated the Mustangs 74-47

FARGO, N.D. — In a battle of the undefeated, Davies took down Sheyenne in a statement 74-47 win on Friday night. The game was close early in the first half, but the it didn’t take the Eagles long to pull away. Sheyenne entered the intermission down 36-20. In the second, Davies continued to build on their advantage. They scored another…

Shanley girls basketball edges Grand Forks Red River in overtime

The Deacons defeated the Roughriders 73-71

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley and Grand Forks Red River battled down to the wire in a game that finished in overtime with the Deacons coming out on top 73-71. Both teams entered Thursday’s game with identical 6-2 records, and it felt like an evenly matched contest throughout. The Deacons were down for a majority of the second half, but they…

Brett Holinka named UND Football defensive coordinator

Former two-time all-conference selection for UND spent last season coaching OLBs

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – With the departure of Eric Schmidt, University of North Dakota head football coach Bubba Schweigert announced Thursday that Brett Holinka has been named as the program’s new defensive coordinator. The former two-time all-conference selection during his playing days at North Dakota served as the school’s outside linebackers coach last season. “We are excited about Coach Holinka’s…