Author: Nick Couzin

UND Hockey, Assistant Coach Shaw Part Ways

Shaw Spent Four Years on UND's Staff

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — On Tuesday, the University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey Program announced assistant coach Matt Shaw has parted ways with the team. Shaw was in his fourth season with UND as an assistant. The Fighting Hawks have missed the playoffs each of the last two seasons. Matt is the father of defenseman Hayden Shaw, who graduated from…

NDSU Softball’s 20-Game Win Streak Ends With Loss to SDSU

SDSU Beat NDSU 6-2

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) Megan Rushing hit a two-out bases-clearing double in the sixth inning to help South Dakota State rally past North Dakota State 6-2 in a Summit League game played Monday, April 15, at Tharaldson Park. The game was delayed by rain for 4-hours and 4-minutes. The loss snapped the Bison 20-game winning streak. NDSU (30-12, 8-1…

Warroad’s Slukynsky Goal Takes Home Play of the Winter

Slukynsky scored against Moorhead

FARGO, N.D. — After the finals of the DJ Colter High School Play of the Winter, we have a winner. Warroad’s Grant Slukynsky takes it home with the filthy goal, scoring five hole against Moorhead. Slukynsky’s goal beat out Moorhead’s Quentin Hegg whose made basket came off a steal and nice behind the back move. Congrats to Slukynsky and Warroad…

Leddy Throws No-Hitter As NDSU Softball Takes Doubleheader from SDSU

Bison beat Jackrabbots 5-0 in Game One; 1-0 in Game Two

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) KK Leddy threw her first career no-hitter as North Dakota State turned back South Dakota State by the score of 5-0 in game one, then Paige Vargas followed with a 1-0 shutout of her own as the Bison earned a pair of Summit League wins on a cold and windy Sunday, April 14, before 306 spectators…

Former NDSU Coach Babich Back in Fargo

Babich Coached the Bison from 1997-2002

FARGO, N.D. — Former NDSU head coach and current Buffalo Bills linebackers coach, Bob Babich, is back in Fargo to speak with the Bison. Even with Babich leaving for the NFL in 2002, his Bison pride is still close to his heart. “Anytime they’re on T.V, we watch them. We follow the scores. I coached a couple players in the…

NDSU’s Olson Implementing Changes to Linebacker Group

Olson returns to NDSU after playing for Bison from 2010-2013

FARGO, N.D. — Grant Olson is the new face behind the North Dakota State linebacking corps. He’s not exactly a new face after his time playing with North Dakota State, but now he can put his own touch on the position group. Current linebacker Jabril Cox is getting more reps at the Will linebacker position, while converted safety Jaxon Brown…

Moorhead’s Hegg Becomes Finalist for HS Play of the Winter

KVRR is bracketing off the top high school plays from the winter

FARGO, N.D. — The KVRR Sports team is celebrating the top plays of the winter, presented by Chris Heise. Last week, Grant Slukynsky became a finalist for his great play for Warroad boys hockey. This week, Moorhead’s Quentin Hegg joins Slukynsky by stealing the rock going behind the back to beat the defender and finishing the layup. The final vote for the…

Grant Olson Brings Experience as Former Bison Player to First Season as NDSU Linebackers Coach

Olson spent the last two seasons as Indiana State's Linebacker coach

FARGO, N.D. — Grant Olson is back at his alma mater coaching the linebackers. “Being back in the bubble, being back in the same meeting rooms that I had meetings in, the same practice fields, same locker room, I’m very comfortable and confident,” Olson said. “I enjoy being back.” Olson’s message to his players is twofold. “Understanding the guys who…

Force Win Crucial Game For Playoff Standings

Force Beat Team USA U-17 4-2

FARGO, N.D.– The Fargo Force entered tonight’s final home series tied for fourth in the Western Conference standings.  The fourth seed represents home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs. Tyler Johnson was in net for the Force. Team USA had the first chance of  the game.  Hunter Strand gave them the early lead, 1-0. Force came storming back….