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UND Football Excited for Spring Season

Fighting Hawks first year as members of Missouri Valley Football Conference

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota football  also released their eight game spring schedule in their first year  as members  of the Missouri Valley Football Conference. It all starts on February 20th against Missouri State, one of three consecutive home games before a bye. The Fighting Hawks end their season against the Bison on April 17th, a match up  that…

Bison release 2021 Spring schedule

  FARGO, ND — If the NDSU Bison win another FCS championship it will take place in May. The Missouri Valley Football Conference released the spring 2021 schedule. North Dakota State plays it’s conference opener at home on Sunday, February 21 against Youngstown State. The Bison has four home and four road games. Home games include March 13 against Illinois…

NDSU’s Watson Taking WR Role to Another Level With Maturity

Coming off season leading the team in receiving yards and touchdowns

FARGO, N.D. — 2019 was a breakout year for North Dakota State receiver Christian Watson. Watson became a primary target for quarterback, Trey Lance, in his first full season as a starter. The second team all-Missouri Valley selection led the team in receiving yards and touchdowns as a replacement to All-American and Green Bay Packers receiver, Darrius Shepherd. With great…

Spring FCS Playoffs Finalized

16 teams: Bracket reveal on April 18th

(NCAA) The NCAA Division One  Board of Directors finalized the plan for a spring FCS Playoffs. The changes include a smaller bracket that includes 16 teams verses the usual 24. 11 will be automatic bids the rest at-large berths. The bracket will be announced April 18th and the exact championship date is being targeted for a mid-May date with the…

Gophers Taking Optimistic Approach to Possible Bateman Return

Rashod Bateman originally opted out of season before Big Ten returned

MINNEAPOLIS — Once the Big Ten announced football is making its return this fall, there was one call that head coach, PJ Fleck, made and it was to his top receiver from last season in Rashod Bateman. Bateman set school records  in receiving yards and touchdowns, making him a projected first round pick in this year’s draft. With asthma ,the…

NDSU Linebackers Filling Void Left Behind By Cox, Mercadel

Hankey, Kaczor, Jasir Cox will start against Central Arkansas

FARGO, N.D. — Since returning to campus after the announcement of their game with Central Arkansas, North Dakota State football, has been going  at it with 11 practices. Heading in to the match-up, just 10 days away, defensive coordinator, David Braun is putting focus  on the linebacker position. That’s because 6th year senior, Aaron Mercadel, is moving on and grad…

NDSU, UND Practice Hours Increased After NCAA Announces College Basketball Return

College Basketball start date is November 26th

FARGO, N.D. — Thanksgiving Eve will never be the same as the NCAA Division One Council gifted college basketball fans with a November 25th start date. The day before america enjoys some delicious turkey. The season starts 15 days later than originally scheduled. Teams can only play a max of  24 games four less than usual. With just four non-conference…

Flom Native, NCE-UH Standout, Lien Commits to South Dakota State

Averaged 24 points, 11 rebounds per game his junior season

FARGO, N.D. — From small town to division one. That’s the road, Flom’s Minnesota native,  Broden Lien is on committing to South Dakota State  for basketball. After a junior season  with the Titans, averaging a double-double 24 points and 11 rebounds, Lien is spending his senior season playing for prep basketball academy, Andrews Osborne ISA in Ohio. Its the mentality…

Division One Council Lays Out Spring Season; FCS Playoffs

Playoffs run from April 18-May 15

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division One Council announced that the FCS Playoffs will be conducted  from April 18 through May 15 with 16 teams instead of 24. Eight conference games can be played over 13 weeks. Conferences can start and end their seasons at their own discretion. Conference championships  can be added. The final championship and spring season framework has…