Author: Nick Couzin

Former MSUM Wrestler Johnson Set for First Title Fight in Bellator

Fighting for Interim Heavyweight Title on June 25th

MOORHEAD, Minn — From being a two-time All-American for Minnesota-State-Moorhead wrestling to know getting his chance to be a heavyweight champion in Bellator, its been quite the journey for Tim Johnson getting to the top of the sport. Taking on a professional career in combat sports wasn’t always the plan for MSUM alum Tim Johnson, however, after training with two…

RedHawks Put Up 17 Runs to Take Series Over Chicago

F-M had a 9-0 lead after the second inning

FARGO, N.D. — If you think the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks bats were going cold after 11 runs on Monday, think again. The RedHawks put up 17 behind 21 hits on Tuesday night to take the series from Chicago at Newman Outdoor Field. F-M as up 9-0 after the second inning. The three-game set concludes Wednesday with first pitch at 7:02 P.M….

“He has great chemistry with all the guys” Bison Alum Harm on Tyler Oakes as Head Coach

Oakes had interim tag removed to become 22th head coach of program

Photo courtesy: NDSU Athletics FARGO, N.D — The interim tag was short lived for Tyler Oakes. Five days after Tod Brown left to become the head coach at New Mexico, Oakes takes over as North Dakota State’s 22nd in program history. Since joining the staff in 2014, Oakes has played many roles. He came in as the pitching coach. In…

Moorhead’s Weah Named Preseason All-American for UND Football

Led conference in several different rushing categories

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Defenses make way for Otis Weah because the North Dakota running back is coming for some more hardware. The Moorhead native was named a preseason All-American by Athlon sports. Weah led the Missouri Valley this spring in rushing yards, yards per carry, rushing touchdowns and yards per game.. All were top ten nationally. Weah is one…

Volson, Watson Named Preseason All-Americans for NDSU Football

One of six schools with multiple selections

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State is one of six schools with multiple preseason All-Americans. Offensive lineman Cordell Volson and receiver Christian Watson headline the list. Watson led all Bison wideouts¬† with 19 catches for 442 yards and a touchdown. On special teams, he tied an NDSU single season record with two 100 yard-returns for touchdowns in a season. Volson…

RedHawks explode for 11 runs in series opener against Chicago

Second series opening win in last four series

RedHa FARGO, N.D. — Behind an eight-run fifth inning, The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks took down the Chicago Dogs, 11-0, on Monday night. It was the 25th anniversary of the first game at Newman Outdoor Field. The runs started with a two-run homer from Jordan George. Brett Jones pitched six innings giving up just two hits on ten strikeouts. Game Two is…

UND Football was “Right Fit” for Moorhead’s Teiken

Spuds defensive end is committed to the Fighting Hawks as part of the 2022 class

MOORHEAD, Minn — Grand Forks might as well change its name to north Moorhead because a fifth Spuds player is set to play for North Dakota football. Defensive end Jack Teiken commits to the fighting hawks as part of their 2022 class. Teiken had 10 offers including NDSU, USD and Wyoming, Army and Air Force¬† from the FBS. While there…

Hansen Steps Down as Shanley Girls Soccer Coach

Spent last seven years as head coach

FARGO, N.D. — After seven years at the helm of Shanley girls soccer, Lance Hansen is stepping down. The reason? to spend more time with his family. Hansen leaves quite the legacy with in the program. Under his watch, the Deacons won one of their two state titles in 2019 went to the state tournament every season and took home…

Couzin’s Clubhouse: Fargo Country Club Hole 17 With Shanley’s Jake Skarperud

Find out the key to playing hole No.17 at Fargo Country Club

FARGO, N.D. — Its the first edition of Couzin’s Clubhouse. Each week KVRR Sport’s Nick Couzin will play a hole on a different course with Shnaley Golfer Jake Skarperud. This week both played Fargo Country Club’s par five 17th hole. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Couzin’s Clubhouse, Jake Skarperud, Shanley Deacons, Shanley Deacons Golf

Former Bison WR Shepherd Signs With Kansas City

Won roster spot in mini-camp off tryout

Fargo, N.D. — A former Bison footballer has a new home in the NFL. Receiver Darrius Shepherd signs with the 2020 super bowl champs Kansas City Chiefs joining the 90-man roster after a tryout during mini-camp. Shepherd spent the last two seasons with the Green Bay Packers after going undrafted out of NDSU. He appeared in 14 games for the…