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Mark Pryor Steps Down as UND Volleyball Coach

Pryor cited the need for a better work-life balance

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics)– University of North Dakota Director of Athletic Bill Chaves announced Wednesday that UND head volleyball coach Mark Pryor has resigned, effective June 15, 2019, and will pursue another opportunity back in his home state of Texas. “Coach Pryor submitted his resignation effective June 15th today. First and foremost, I want to thank Mark for his…

NDSU Wide Receivers Identify Areas to Improve as Spring Practice Wraps Up

The Bison have a young wide receiving corps with limited returning production

FARGO, N.D. — In 2018, wide receivers caught 107 passes from North Dakota State’s signal callers. Only 14 percent of those went to players who are back on this year’s roster, leaving a lot of room for other guys to step up. Phoenix Sproles hopes to play a big role after appearing in every game as a true freshman last year….

Vargas Having Strong Freshman Season for the Bison

The Pitcher has won twelve games, including four shutouts

FARGO, N.D. — K.K. Leddy has been leading the NDSU softball team all season as the Summit League’s top pitcher. But she is not the only Bison who has been throwing lights out this season. Paige Vargas is having a season of her own to remember, and she is only a freshman. Vargas has started 18 games and has won 12…

Emma Groom Wraps up Collegiate Career with Impressive Round at Summit League Championship

Groom birdied the 18th hole to finish even on the day

NEWTON, Kan. (NDSU Athletics) — The North Dakota State women’s golf team finished fifth at the 2019 Summit League Championship at Sand Creek Station Golf Course. NDSU shot a 300 in the final round, which was the fourth-best score by any team over the course of the three rounds. The Bison finished with a 944 over the three rounds, 10…

NDSU’s St. Clair Invited to Coach Team USA for a Meet, Hopes to Have Bison Athletes there too

North Dakota State University associate head track & field coach Justin St. Clair has been named to the Team USA coaching staff for the Europe vs. USA dual meet this September in Belarus.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State University associate head track & field coach Justin St. Clair has been named to the Team USA coaching staff for the Europe vs. USA dual meet this September in Belarus. St. Clair will coach the Team USA throwers at the meet in Minsk, Belarus, on Sept. 9-10. Under St. Clair’s direction, the…

Vikings Looking for Best Players Available in this Week’s Draft

General Manager Rick Spielman said he won't necessarily pick based on team need

EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings are slotted with their first pick in the 2019 NFL draft at No. 18 overall. That would be their earliest selection in a draft since 2015 when the Vikes went with cornerback Trae Waynes at No. 11. The next year, Minnesota went with cornerback Mackensie Alexander in the second round and last year took cornerback…

Force Add Four Players in Dispersal Draft

The Central Illinois Flying Aces are going dormant, so their players were drafted by the other teams in the USHL

FARGO, N.D. (Fargo Force) – The Fargo Force acquired the USHL playing rights to four players in today’s Central Illinois dispersal draft. The Flying Aces announced last month that they would be going dormant following the 2018-19 season. In a draft lottery last week, the Force drew the #1 overall pick in the draft and with that pick they selected…

Pilon’s Pitching Performance Earns HS Play of the Week

Pilon threw a no-hitter in Moorhead's first game of the season

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead pitcher Noah Pilon is the winner of the first warm weather set of High School Play of the Week nominees in 2019. He started off the Spuds’ season with a no-hitter, pitching on batter over the minimum to help his team win 10-0. Congratulations to Pilon for winning the Ken Kraft HS Play of the Week….

Moorhead Baseball Holds off Late West Fargo Comeback to Earn Walk-Off Win

The Spuds won 5-4

MOORHEAD, Minn. — West Fargo baseball didn’t fold when trailing by four runs late on the road against Moorhead. The Packers tied the game up with a four-run seventh inning, but ultimate the Spuds prevailed. Moorhead loaded the bases before Mason Connally walked to bring in the game-winning run. Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Baseball, moorhead, Packers, Spuds,…

NDSU’s McCorkle in Second After Day One of Summit League Golf Championships

McCorkle shot a 3 Over, 75 in First Round

NEWTON, KS — (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State sophomore Taylor McCorkle sits in second place after the opening round of the 2019 Summit League Women’s Golf Championship at Sand Creek Station Golf Course. Teams battled blustery winds throughout the first round, as the Bison sit in a tie for sixth as a team with a 328. McCorkle shot a 75 in the first round and…