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Play of the Year bracket Round 1: March 27

Sheyenne, Davies ARE UP FOR PLAY OF THE YEAR IN ROUND ONE

FARGO, N.D. — Sheyenne and Davies boys basketball are the second pair of Play of the Week winners from this season to go head-to-head in KVRR’s Play of the Year bracket. First up from Sheyenne, Blake Berg forces the turnover and Tyler Terhark finishes off the play with a slam dunk. That won the Mustangs the play of the week…

Devils Lake’s Grant Nelson wins North Dakota Mr. Basketball

The Firebirds senior is committed to play at North Dakota State next year

FARGO, N.D. –Devils Lake’s Grant Nelson is this year’s winner of North Dakota Mr. Basketball. The 6-foot-10 senior averaged 25 points, 18 rebounds and six blocked shots per game this year for the Firebirds. He finished voting with 88 points for the award. There will be a plenty more to see from Nelson in the future, as he is committed…

Ada-Borup’s Gwin Advances in Play of the Year Bracket

Gwin's Reverse Lay-In Advances to Elite Eight

FARGO, N.D. — On Friday night during Sports Extra, the KVRR Sports team announced the first two nominees for the Play of the Year Sweet bracket. After the first week of voting, Ada Borup’s Preston Gwin and his reverse lay-up against DGF from February advance on to the elite eight after taking home 74 percent of the vote. Congrats to…

Play of the Year Bracket, Round 1: March 20

Ada Borup, Lake Park Audubon are up for Play of the Year in Round one

FARGO, N.D. — Lake Park Audubon girls basketball and Ada-Borup boys basketball are the first pair of play of the week winners from this season to go head-to-head in KVRR’s play of the year bracket. The Raider’s Izzy Olson won earlier this year by showing off some great defense, poking the ball away to break free for the layup. That…

Shanley’s Reile Payne crowned North Dakota Miss Basketball

Payne received 56 votes from the NDAPSSA to earn the honor

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley girls basketball season ended abruptly after the postponement of the state tournament, however, the Deacons had their spirits lifted as it was announced their very own Reile Payne was named North Dakota Miss Basketball. The Deacons senior was one of seven players across the state up for the honor. Payne has been a member of Shanley’s…

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

Leach's Steal and Bucket Against Davies takes home the Play of the Week win

FARGO, N.D. — This week’s winner of the Chris Heise High School Play of the Week is Grand Forks Red River’s Claire Leach. Leach forced the steal and finished on the other end with the bucket in the Class A Girls State Tournament against Davies. Congrats to Leach and the RoughRiders  for taking home the win for the final time…

NDHSAA Postpones Remaining Winter Activities

In response to Covid-19, all NDHSAA winter activities will cease for the time being

FARGO – On Friday, March 13, due to the Emergency Declarations issued by President Donald Trump and Governor Doug Burgum the NDHSAA will postpone play until further notice at the 2020 NDHSAA Class A Basketball State Tournament and all remaining 2020 NDHSAA Winter Postseason State Tournaments including the 2020 NDHSAA Class B Boys Basketball State Tournament. In addition to the…

Shanley girls basketball downs Mandan in ND Class A state semifinals

The Deacons defeated the Braves 73-55

FARGO, N.D. — In the first semifinal game of the North Dakota Class A girls state basketball tournament, Shanley took down Mandan 73-55 ahead of the suspension of tournament play. Reile Payne led the way for the Deacons, tallying 27 points and 14 rebounds in the contest. Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Mandan Girls Basketball, ND Class A…

Devils Lake girls basketball wins tight battle over Davies in state semifinals

The Firebirds and the Eagles played the final game of the state tournament before play was canceled

FARGO, N.D. — Devils Lake girls basketball got the last victory of the North Dakota high school season for a while as the Firebirds defeat Davies 64-57 in the state tournament semifinals. Devils Lake was forced to play-from-behind for a majority of the game, before catching up halfway through the second half, where it tied the game at 49 off…

MSHSL Girls and Boys Basketball Tournaments Canceled

MINNESOTA–The Minnesota State High School League has canceled the girls and boys basketball tournaments amid coronavirus concerns. The Class A and Class AA semi-finals were scheduled for Friday with the championship games scheduled for Saturday. The boys basketball tournament was scheduled for March 18-21. The MSHSL made the announcement at 10:45 a.m. on Friday. An updated programming schedule for Antenna…