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Legion Baseball: Moorhead’s Late Rally Dooms West Fargo

Blues scores three runs in the seventh with two outs to down Patriots

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Moorhead Blues used a two-out rally in the top of the seventh to sneak passed West Fargo 10-8 at Young Field on Tuesday night. Carter Howell singled in Tommy Horan from second base to tie the game at eight after the Patriots got the first two batters out in the inning. Caleb Saari later knocked…

Franek Falls in USA Wrestling Juniors Freestyle Championship

Jared Franek finishes runner-up for second consecutive year in USA National wrestling tournament.

FARGO, N.D. — For the second consecutive year West Fargo’s Jared Franek fell just short of his goal of winning a national title in the Juniors freestyle wrestling tournament at the FargoDome. Franek fell 13-2 to Danny Braunagel from Illinois to finish runner-up in the 160-pound weight class. Last year Franek lost in the championship match at 152-pounds.

Franek Advances to Junior Finals with Three Wins Monday

The West Fargo graduate won three bouts to advance all the way to the finals in the Junior National Championships

FARGO, N.D. — Last year at the USA Wrestling Junior & Cadet National Championships, Jared Franek finished runner-up at 152 pounds. Now, the West Fargo graduate is hoping to finish one spot better as he moves on to the finals at 160 pounds. Franek picked up three wins on Monday (7-3, 10-0, 11-0,) to sweep his way into the championship…

The East Tops the West in 11-Man and 9-Man ND Shrine Bowl Contests

132 student-athletes played in this year's 45th annual Shrine game

FARGO, N.D. — After a week of preparations, the 132-student athletes selected for the ND Shrine Bowl took the field Saturday night.   In both the 11-man and 9-man game, the East topped team West. The 11-man squad won 35-12, while the 9-man squad won 28-20. The athletes say they attribute the victory to their newfound brotherhood and chemistry on…

ND Shrine Bowl Builds a Brotherhood

Student-athletes from rival schools join one team for 45th annual Shrine Bowl

MAYVILLE, N.D. — Getting ready for the 45th annual Shrine Bowl wasn’t all fun and games. Taking student-athletes from rival schools and building one team meant they’d be sharing a field with some old enemies. “Zach Murphy from Grand Forks Central,” Jamon Howard, the former Fargo South Bruin said of his biggest rivals. “When we played at their place we…

ND Shrine Bowl Turns Rivals Into Friends

132 student-athletes were selected for this year's 45th annual Shrine game

MAYVILLE, N.D. —┬áIt’s that time of year again where the best high school football players from the state get to strap on their high school equipment one last time in the East vs. West Shrine Bowl. 132 student-athletes were selected for this year’s 45th annual Shrine game. Of course, with exhibition games like this, players need to adjust to playing…

Legion Roundup: Post 2, West Fargo, and Moorhead Host Legion Games

Post 2 rallied back in their first game against the Gillette (WY) Riders to win it 7-5

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Post 2, the West Fargo Patriots, and the Moorhead Blues each hosted legion games Wednesday evening. Post 2 rallied back in their first game against the Gillette (WY) Riders to win it 7-5. Post 2 then went on to top the Moorhead Blues 15-1 in their second contest. The Patriots also came out on top in…

Lions All-Star Roundup: Class B Girls Complete the Sweep of Class A

Class A boys downed Class B boys to get the series split.

FARGO, N.D. — The class B girls basketball team completed the series sweep of class A at the Fargo Civic Center on Tuesday night 78-73. On the boys side class A avenged its loss in Bismarck by picking up a 95-86 victory over class B. “As a little kid coming to these games you always dream about being here and…

Legion Roundup: DGF Walks Off at Newman Outdoor Field

Post 2, Moorhead pick up a pair of wins.

FARGO, N.D. — Designated hitter Tyler Heagley knocked in the game-winning run as DGF walked-off on Monday night at Newman Outdoor Field 4-3 over Ada. Post 397 took a three-run lead into the top of the seventh before surrendering three runs to Post 26 to continue the game. DGF starting pitcher Nathan Leitner struck out nine Ada batters and gave…