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Mikko Koivu, face of the Minnesota Wild, will not return to team

Spent 15 Years with Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – Mikko Koivu’s time with the Minnesota Wild has come to an end. Wild general manager Bill Guerin announced Friday the team will not re-sign the longtime captain for the upcoming season. Koivu, 37, has played all 15 seasons and 1,028 career games in Minnesota. “Mikko Koivu was a true leader both on and off the ice during…

Play of the Week Nominees: September 18

West Fargo, Davies Battle for POTW

FARGO, N.D. — The DJ Colter High School Play of the Week highlights two EDC schools this week. First up, West Fargo taking on Sheyenne. Park Nelson puts on the spin moves to get the offense in the redzone. But is it better than what we saw from Davies Soccer? Eagles taking on Sheyenne. Mustangs get a chance on goal…

Wentz’s AO1 Charity Has First Golf Outing At Oxbow

The first golf put on by Carson Wentz's foundation was held at Oxbow Country Club on Friday

OXBOW, ND – The AO1 charity was back for another event in the FM area, this time on the links at Oxbow Country Club. After COVID-19 forced the organization to cancel their annual celebrity softball game back in may, another idea came to mind. “So we were trying to be creative in finding a way to come back and golf…

Shanley Volleyball’s Hoedl Takes Home Play of the Week Win

Hoedl won 70 percent of the vote

FARGO, N.D. — This week’s winner of the Chris Heise High School Play of the Week goes to Shanley Volleyball’s Hannah Hoedl. Hoedl took home 70 percent of the votes. The Deacons Libero served 10 points in a row to win the first set against Davies in a Tuesday night match-up. Congrats to Hoedl and the Deacons for taking home…

Former Bison LB Cox Transitioning Nicely into SEC

Transferred to LSU after the 2019 season with NDSU

FARGO, N.D. — After the 2019 season, linebacker Jabril Cox, had the opportunity to transfer from North Dakota State to the FBS level, as a grad transfer and took advantage. Landing with the national champion, LSU Tigers. Now, the former Bison is making an impression with his new squad in Baton Rouge. Even though Cox has left the NDSU football…

Play of the Week Nominees: September 11th

Lisbon, Shanley Battle for POTW

FARGO, N.D. — The Chris Heise High School Play of the Week is back! This week its all about the individual performances. First up, Lisbon taking on Oak Grove. What a night for Jordan Sours who scores three touchdowns in the first half en route to victory. But is it better than what we saw from Shanley Volleyball? The Deacons…

Vikings to honor George Floyd, family at Sunday’s home opener against Packers

Game kicks off at noon form U.S. Bank Stadium

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The Minnesota Vikings host the Green Bay Packers on Sunday to open the 2020 regular season at U.S. Bank Stadium, and the team announced Friday its plans to address racism and social injustice. The family of George Floyd will be at U.S. Bank Stadium for Sunday’s game and will be recognized pregame following the performance of…

Coste Talks Red Hawt RedHawks

KVRR's Nick Couzin talks with interim manager Chris Coste about team's turnaround

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks have gone from last in the American Association to in serious playoff contention the last 12 games. Before heading on the road for the final six game , the RedHawks won 8 of 10 including an eight-game win streak. What’s been the key to the turnaround? KVRR Sports Nick Couzin talked with interim manager…

Finley-Sharon-Hope-Page Football Preaching Message of Heart Through Season of Adversity

Spartans battling through the injury bug led by senior QB Zerface

HOPE, N.D. — Finley-Sharon-Hope-Page football came into the 2020 season having to fill the void of five seniors including running back Jack Ihry, who is a red-shirt freshmen at UND. Fast forward to week two and the injury bug hit them hard. Losing their top receiver, Blake Jacobsen, to a broken collarbone. That brought a new mentality. “We’re working hard….

Play of the Week Nominees: September 4

HCV, May-Port-CG Battle for POTW

FARGO, N.D. — The DJ Colter High School Play of the Week is back! Some small town North Dakota love this week as Hillsboro battles May-Port-CG for the win. First up, the Burros hosting Grafton. Gannon Limke shows the athleticism and  goes up to snag the touchdown grab. But is it better than what we saw from May-Port-CG? The Patriots…