Author: Nick Couzin

Coach of the Week: NDSU Softball Darren Mueller

KVRR's Nick Couzin caught up with NDSU softball coach Darren Mueller before their trip to South Carolina

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State Softball starts their season this weekend in Columbia, South Carolina with five games on the campus of the University of South Carolina. The Bison are looking to defend their Summit League Tournament Title and Conference Championship from last season. Before heading down south, KVRR’s Nick Couzin caught up with head coach Darren Mueller to…

NDSU Thrower Akealy Moton Heads into Bison Cup With More Belief After Good Start to Indoor Season

Moton has the NCAA's sixth best throw in the shot put

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State Track and Field is getting ready to host its third indoor invite of the season, the Bison Open, this weekend. One of the groups that continues to put up results every week is the throwers. In shot put, one of them is sophomore Akealy Moton. Moton threw a personal best 17.12 meters at the…

Youthful NDSU Softball Team Ready to Take on Bigger Roles in New Season

Bison lose six seniors from last season

FARGO, N.D. — Its hard to tell by going outside, however, spring sports are here and North Dakota State softball is getting ready for a new season inside. NDSU is coming off the program’s 10th Summit League Tournament title, but the team will look different than last season’s senior-driven roster. The Bison lose six seniors who accounted for over 130…

High School Basketball Roundup: Shanley Girls, Sheyenne Boys Win

Shanley, Sheyenne Spilt Tuesday night doubleheader

FARGO, N.D. — Big Tuesday night in the EDC for boys and girls basketball. Shanley Girls came into the night tied for second in the conference with Davies. Sheyenne sat a game and a half back of them in the standings. Last time out, it took a buzzer beat from the Deacons. This time, the Deacons took control on their…

Bye Week Gives Opportunity for UND Hockey to Keep Improving in Competitive Areas

UND is back at no.1 in latest USCHO Poll

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota Hockey is riding high into a bye week after earning their first series sweep in a month and putting up nine goals against Colorado College. UND won’t play again until February 14th against Denver. The Fighting Hawks won’t get back on the ice until tomorrow with an off ice work out today. As of…

Grand Forks Red River’s Obioha Wins High School Play of the Week

Obioha's dunk against Sheyenne Wins HS POTW

FARGO, N.D. — Grand Forks Red River’s Will Obioha is the winner of the Chris Heise High School Play of the Week. Obioha’s dunk against Sheyenne in EDC play received 64 percent of the total vote. Congrats to Obioha and the Roughriders for taking home this week’s win. Categories: High School, Play of the Week, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Grand…

HS Hockey Roundup: Fargo North Takes Down Grafton-Park River

Spartans beat Spoilers 3-2

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo North hosted Grafton-Park River Friday night. The game was all tied up at one after the first period. In the second, Caden Fritel got the scoring going for the Spartans en route to a 3-2 victory. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fargo North, Fargo North Boys Hockey, Fargo North Spartans, Spartans…

HS Basketball Roundup: Davies Tops Grand Forks Red River

Eagles beat the Roughriders 81-51

FARGO, N.D. — Davies Boys Basketball remains a top the EDC standings heading into Friday night’s match-up with Grand Forks Red River. The Roughriders are one of the teams in the top half of the those standings but the Eagles made a statement against them tonight with a 81-51 win. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags:…

NDSU Softball Tops Summit League Preseason Poll

Bison are the defending conference champions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State University was selected as the Summit League preseason softball favorites in a poll of the league’s seven head coaches released on Thursday, Jan. 30. NDSU received six of the seven first place votes for a total of 34 points. South Dakota was second with 28 points, and South Dakota State was…