High School

West Fargo Basketball Coach Josh Downey Resigns

Downey led Packers on two state tournament runs in his two seasons as boys basketball coach

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After two seasons and two state tournament runs, West Fargo boys basketball coach Josh Downey resigned Thursday, according to a school release. Downey, who led the Packers to a 44-10 record during his tenure at the school, steps down after a a 5th-place finish in the North Dakota state basketball tournament. “We would like to thank…

Oak Grove Prepares for Class-B State Tournament

Grovers set to face Bishop Ryan in first round

FARGO, N.D. — Oak Grove’s boys basketball team is preparing for the Class-B State Tournament. The Grovers will match up with Bishop Ryan in the quarterfinals on Thursday night, a team that head coach Kyle Card says they’re learning more about each day. “We’ve been watching film on them to learn some things about them,” Card said. “We started getting prepared…

Maple Valley’s Killoran Blocks the Competition in Am Fam HS POTW

Carter Killoran scores two blocks against Oak Grove in Region 1 Tournament

Carter Killoran is the winner of the American Family Insurance High School Play of the Week, sponsored by the D.J. Colter Agency. The Maple Valley junior recorded two blocks in the Region 1 Tournament against Oak Grove. Congratulations to Carter Killoran. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Play of the Week, Top Sports Headlines Tags: AM FAM High School POTW, American…

Oak Grove Basketball with Four seed in State Tournament

Oak Grove faces Minot Bishop Ryan in State Quarterfinals.

BISMARCK, N.D. – The brackets and team seedings are out for the Class-B boys basketball tournament in Minot, N.D. The top five teams were seeded by coaches of the participating schools voting, and the remaining three teams were randomly selected through a drawing. Matchups for Thursday, March 16 in Minot: 1:00 p.m. – No. 2 Seed Dickinson Trinity vs. Ellendale (Second Random…

HS Basketball Roundup: Shanley Girls back in Title Game

Shanley Girls advance to title game with Semifinal victory

BISMARCK, N.D. — The Semifinals of the Class-A boys and girls basketball tournaments continued Friday. The Davies boys entered the tournament undefeated on the year, but they get upset in the semifinal by Minot, 73-69. Shanley’s girls are the three-time defending state champions, and they moved one step closer to the four-pete with a win against Bismarck Century. Categories: High…

Coach of the Week: Oak Grove’s Kyle Card

Grovers' boys basketball coach Kyle Card is the KVRR Coach of the Week

FARGO, N.D. — Oak Grove’s boys basketball team is back to the North Dakota Class-B state tournament. Head coach Kyle Card led the Grovers to a state title in 2014, and he is the KVRR Coach of the Week. The Class-B Tournament begins Thursday, March 16. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Class b, coach of…

AM FAM HS Play of the Week Nominees: March 10

Davies' Paper or Maple Valley's Killorn for AM FAM HS POTW.

FARGO, N.D. — This week’s American Family High School Play of the Week is brought to you by the D.J. Colter agency. The nominees come from the hardwood during vital moments in the playoffs. In Class-A girls basketball, Davies’ Alyssa Paper finishes a lay up in transition and draws the contact for the foul. In Class B boys basketball, Maple…

Bracket: Shanley Girls, Davies Boys advance in the State Tournament

West Region owns the East except for top seeds

BISMARCK, N.D. — Shanley’s girls basketball team snuck past Bismarck in the first round of the North Dakota Class-A girls basketball tournament 64-54. The Deacons will match up against Bismarck Century at 1:00 on Friday with a trip to the state final on the line. Davies boys entered the tournament undefeated but faced a scare as Bismarck lost by only…

Spuds Hockey Gears up for Rematch with Hill-Murray

Moorhead defeated Hill-Murray 4-3 in OT earlier this season.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There is only one day until Moorhead’s boys hockey team hits the road to the Minnesota State Hockey Tournament.  The Spuds cleaned up in the section, winning all three games in blow-out fashion, but the state tournament is unfamiliar territory for this team. Moorhead fell short in the section final in each of the last three seasons,…

HS Basketball Roundup: Oak Grove, Richland Advance to Region Final

Grovers take down Bulldogs; Colts defeat Pirates.

WAHPETON, N.D. — The Class-B boys basketball region tournaments continued today. In Region 1 the top-seeded Oak Grove Grovers took down Milnor- North Sargent 78-56. In the other semifinal game Richland defeated Hankinson 76-66. Oak Grove will play Richland on thursday at 7:30 p.m. with a trip to the state tournament on the line. In Region 2, Hillsboro/Central Valley beat…