Author: Nick Couzin

West Fargo’s Mertz Wins High School Play of the Week

Mertz's Touchdown Against Shanley wins potw

FARGO, N.D. — This week’s winner of the DJ Colter High School Play of the Week is West Fargo’s Dustin Mertz. Angeles took home 79 percent of the votes on Twitter and every vote online taking it himself into the end zone for the score and win over Shanley. Congrats to Mertz and the Packers for taking home this week’s…

NDSU Football Looking For Fast Start Against Youngstown State

Penguins played Bison to two close games the last two meetings in Ohio

FARGO, N.D. — In recent years, there are two teams in the Missouri Valley Football Conference who give North Dakota State fits, one is South Dakota State, who the Bison escaped by a touchdown over the weekend. The second is Youngstown State where NDSU goes this Saturday. In the last two meetings in Youngstown, the Bison squeaked out a pair…

NFL Pick Em: MSUM Women’s Basketball Coach Karla Nelson

Karla Nelson Makes Her Picks for Week 8 of the NFL

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — During the entire football season, fans can compete in the KVRR NFL Pick ‘Em. We are giving out weekly prizes to the people who pick the most winners from the NFL match ups while also highlighting a new guest picker every week. MSUM Women’s Basketball Coach Karla Nelson is the guest picker for week eight. Categories:…

Play of the Week Nominees: October 25

West Fargo, Moorhead Battle for Play of the Week

  FARGO, N.D– For this week’s DJ Colter High School Play of the Week nominees, the regular season on the gridiron wrapping up in the EDC. The first play comes from there, West Fargo Quarterback Dustin Mertz takes it himself to the house for the score against Shanley in a 17-14 win. The second top play comes from section playoffs…

NDSU Volleyball Improves to 5-4 in Conference Play After Win Over SDSU

Bison Beat Jackrabbits three sets to one

  FARGO, N.D. — (NDSU Athletics)  Alexis Bachmeier collected 15 kills and 17 digs for her 10th ‘double-double’ of the season as North Dakota State turned back South Dakota State 3-1 (25-23, 25-14, 21-25, 25-19) in a Summit League volleyball match played Friday, Oct. 25, before 888 spectators in the Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse. It was the third straight win for NDSU….

Key Returners to Play Pivotal Role in MSUM Men’s Basketball’s Success in New Season

Three top scorers return for the Dragons

MOORHEAD, Minn. — On the men’s side, Minnesota State-Moorhead was picked fifth in the preseason NSIC poll. The Dragons come off a season where the team saw 19 wins and improved in every category raising their points and assists per game marks. The Dragons will look to pick up from where they left off returning their top three scorers from…

MSUM Women’s Basketball Taking Success Under Karla Nelson into New Season

In 20 years at MSUM, Nelson has never had a losing season

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota State-Moorhead women’s basketball enters the 2019–2020 season as the preseason favorite to win the Northern Sun. The Dragons are coming off three consecutive NSIC regular season titles returning three starters including first team all-NSIC forward Megan Hintz. MSUM has been under the helm of head coach Karla Nelson for the last twenty seasons. In that time…

Minnesota HS Football Roundup: Moorhead, DGF, Barnesville, Perham Win

All winners advance in section playoffs

FARGO, N.D. — High School football Sections Playoffs began Tuesday night in Minnesota. Three-seeds Moorhead and Perham, top seeds DGF and Barnesville all advanced with wins. The Spuds downed St. Cloud Apollo, 49-6. The Rebels beat Thief River Falls, 33-7. The Trojans came out on top over Hawley, 48-8. The Yellowjackets won over Roseau, 60-18. Section Playoffs continue Saturday afternoon…

UND Football Knows Importance of Wins for Rest of Season

Won first road contest last week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football got the monkey off its back getting the first road win of the season. This week’s task is another ranked opponent, the fifth faced this season, in Montana State coming to the Alerus Center. It’s a place where the Fighting Hawks have not lost this season. UND knows every game from here on…

NDSU Football Staying Focused on Winning Dakota Marker Despite Outside Noise

Last time Bison played in Brookings was last loss

FARGO, N.D. — Besides Frisco and the FCS Championship, the one other week circled on Bison fans calender’s is the week leading up to the Dakota Marker game between North Dakota State and South Dakota State. Besides the outside distractions of a trophy to bring home, the undefeated season, the number one ranking, the homecoming for many Bison players from…