High School

Sheyenne to Northern State Pipeline Continues With Michael Nhial

EDC Player of the Year reunited with Jacksen Moni in Aberdeen

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The EDC boys basketball player of the year and Mr. North Dakota Basketball finalist, Michael Nhial has found his college home committing to division two powerhouse, Northern State. Nhial averaged a double-double his senior season with 21 points and 10 rebounds per game helping the Mustangs finish fourth in the state and runners up in the…

Central Cass Softball Brings Back Experience Coming Off Third Straight State Title

Squirrels looking to become first Class B team to four peat as champs

CASSELTON, N.D — 2021 was just any other year for Central Cass softball as of late winning a third straight Class B state championship. Number one in the preseason coaches poll this year, the eye is on creating history and being the first program to four peat. The Squirrels  come back loaded with four seniors and experienced juniors like all-state…

Sheyenne Baseball Ready For “Target On Back” in New Season

Mustangs are the defending state champs

WEST FARGO, N.D — The Sheyenne Mustangs made history last season taking home the state championship. “It was awesome, especially since it was our first one in our school history and first one for the baseball program,” senior outfielder Cooper Borchardt said. “It was pretty special.” Last year’s 26-7-1 season and championship run puts a target on the mustangs back…

Fargo South’s Smedshammer Retires From Coaching

Ends 40-plus year coaching career

FARGO, N.D — Fargo south girls basketball coach Jason Smedshammer has announced his retirement. Smedshammer has been at the helm for 11 years and was an assistant before that since 1999. It ends a coaching career that started in 1988. Smedshammer -saw through the career of Adie Wagner, who is one of only six high school players in North Dakota…

Shanley hires former NDSCS Coach Irwin as New Boys Coach

All-time winningest coach with the Wildcats

FARGO, N.D. — After 14 years away from coaching a familiar face returns to the bench. Shanley has hired former North Dakota State College of Science head coach Craig Irwin. In eight seasons with NDSCS, Irwin recorded a 212-48 record, won 7 conference titles and 4 district titles. The announcement comes on the same day, his daughter, Tylee, plays for…

Perham Boys Basketball Playing With Nothing To Lose

Yellowjackets head to fifth state tournament in 11 years

PERHAM, Minn — Perham boys basketball heads to the Class AA state tournament as one of the hottest teams in Minnesota. As the three seed, the Yellowjackets took down the top two teams in Section 8A to earn their spot. The win over the one seed, DGF, came by 14 points. The confidence came at the start of their five-game…

Moorhead’s Jenkins Wins High School Play of the Week

Adam Jenkins dunk takes home win

FARGO, N.D — The Chris Heise high school play of the week winner goes to Moorhead boys basketball and Adam Jenkins. Jenkins showed the hops cleaning up a missed shot off the rim by a teammate and throwing it down against Rogers in the Section 8AAAA semifinals. It helped the Spuds advance to the Section Final and eventually earning a…

Chris Heise High School Play of the Week Nominees

Moorhead and DGF Basketball tip off in this week's nominations

FARGO, N.D — This week’s nominees for the Chris Heise high school play of the week showcase performances for the Minnesota High School State Section Semi-Finals. First up, in Moorhead it’s Adam Jenkins following for the putback slam in Moorhead’s win over Roger. But is it better than DGF’s Blake Kragness’s steal and layup to help lead the Rebels past…

Fergus Falls Girls Basketball Advances to Class AA State Championship

Play Providence Academy at 2 P.M. Saturday

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn — Fergus Falls girls basketball advances to the Class AA State Championship with a 69-57 win over Minnehaha Academy. The Otters will face the top seed, Providence Academy, at 2 P.M. Saturday. You can watch the game on Antenna TV. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fergus Falls Basketball, Fergus Falls Otters, Fergus Falls…

Cinderella Spuds Head to State

First State Tournament Appearance in 10 Years

MOORHEAD MN. –“Beginning of the year we didn’t know our lineups quite yet and were still mixing and matching to see what works best. I think as soon as we figured out our lineups and the people who were gonna play and I feel like we just clicked and really played a lot better,” said junior center, Adam Jenkins. Once…