KVRR Sports Extra

Astudillo among Twins players who tested positive for COVID-19

Other Twins Player Not Revealed

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Two Minnesota Twins players have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Twins President of Baseball Operations Derek Falvey. Willians Astudillo is one of the two players, according to Falvey. Astudillo will now have to quarantine. In order to return to practice, Astudillo will need to have two negative tests. Falvey did not name the other Twins player who tested positive. This…

Play of the Year Championship: June 26

Moorhead, South-Shanley battle for Play of the Year Championship

FARGO, N.D. — The Championship is here for the 2020 Chris Heise High School Play of the Year Academic Bracket. The battle for the winner of the bracket is between Moorhead’s Maria Zanotti and South-Shanley’s Alex Senf. First play comes from the Spuds and Zanotti, Zanotti scored an impressive goal against Alexandria. The other play comes from the Bruins and…

Moorhead Blues ready to begin new season, give seniors one last chance to play together

The Blues begin their season on Friday after Minnesota cleared teams to restart outdoor youth sports.

MOORHEAD, Minn — There was nothing but good feelings in the air at Matson field on Friday afternoon. The Moorhead blues held hitting practice just a couple of hours before the team’s long awaited start to the season. “Guys are excited,” said head coach, Bryant Bergeson. “We have been waiting for this moment since probably the middle of March, so…

Post 2 Honors Late Vice President Pettersen With Tournament This Weekend

F-M Invite Named in his honor

  FARGO, N.D. — To close out the first day of the F-M Invite, post 2 is honoring their late Vice President Jim Pettersen, who lost his battle with COVID-19 this past spring by honoring him before their game against Moorhead. All teams participating also agreed to rename the invite “The Pete” . This weekend’s annual event was always pete’s…

Coach of the Week: Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Interim Manager Chris Coste

Coste was introduced as interim manager earlier this week

FARGO, N.D. — On Tuesday, the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks named Chris Coste interim manager after releasing the contract of Jim Bennett. Coste is a former RedHawks player, a World Series Champion with the Philadelphia Phillies and was the Bench Coach the last two seasons. Heading into the 2020 season opener on July 3rd, KVRR’s Nick Couzin caught up with Coste to…

Play of the Year Final Four Nominees: June 12

Sheyenne, South-Shanley Battle for Winter Sports Season Title

FARGO, N.D. — The Final Four is here for the 2020 Chris Heise High School Play of the Year Academic Bracket. The first match-up to determine the champion of the winter sports season is between Sheyenne’s Tyler Terhark and Fargo South-Shanley’s Alex Senf. First play comes from the Bruins and Senf, Senf recorded a hat trick in the first eight…

Central Cass softball relishes second chance with summer league

The Squirrels are one of eight teams playing in the North Dakota Impact League

CASSELTON, N.D. — It was something Central Cass softball hadn’t experienced in over a year; game day. “Most of them were here about an hour and 20 minutes early just because they are excited to get out and be able to play,” said the team’s head coach, Scott Kost. “It has been 72 days since our opening day was supposed…

Coach of the Week: NDSU Men’s Basketball Coach Dave Richman

KVRR's Nick Couzin talks with Richman about story lines heading into upcoming season

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State men’s and women’s basketball players can start returning to campus on June 15th. On top of that, there are many early story lines heading into a new season come late fall. Two new assistants, three new captains, top programs on the schedule and the Bison coming off another Summit League title were all discussed…

Kicking His Way to Fame: Shanley’s Emmet Kenney

Shanley's Kicker has received division one schools from posting videos on social media

  FARGO, N.D. — Kicking wasn’t always the first love for Shanley’s Emmett Kenney. At a young age, Kenney played receiver and basketball before an injury sparked his interest with the leg. “I was a wide receiver when I first started playing football. I was about in third-fourth grade and was pretty good at it but I happened to get…

Coach of the Week: Fargo Post 2 Manager Luke Rustad

Post 2 Manager Luke Rustad Previews Season With KVRR's Nick Couzin

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Post 2 gets games underway next week in the Senior Babe Ruth League to make up for a lost American Legion season. Coming off their first Legion World Series appearance in 27 years, there’s a lot to look forward to this summer. Post 2 Manager Luke Rustad previews what’s to come with KVRR’s Nick Couzin. Categories:…