KVRR Sports Extra

Coach of the Week: UND Football Head Coach Bubba Schweigert

UND Football coach Bubba Schweigert is the KVRR Coach of the Week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — From former All-American defensive end Mason Bennett being drafted into the CFL, virtual spring practices, transitioning to the Missouri Valley Football Conference and questions surrounding the start of the college football season, there is a lot to discuss with North Dakota football head coach Bubba Schweigert. Coach Schweigert joined KVRR’s Nick Couzin through Zoom to talk…

Play of the Year Nominees: May 1

Barnesville, Grand Forks Red River Battle for Advancement in Play of the Year Bracket

FARGO, N.D. — The first showdown in the Football quadrant of the 2020 Chris Heise High School Play of the Year Bracket is a battle between the states: Minnesota and North Dakota. First play comes from Barnesville and the State Section Playoffs at the FargoDome. Adam Tonsfeldt takes it himself to the house with the impressive moves with the legs….

Meet The Coach: NDSU Men’s Basketball’s Joshua Jones

Comes to NDSU after four years at Western Illinois

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State men’s basketball finished its season on a high winning the Summit League Championship before COVID-19 canceled their chances of playing in the NCAA Tournament. Along with the departures of the four seniors, head coach Dave Richman has two spots to fill on his coaching staff. One of them was hired today in Josh Jones….

Play of the Year Nominees: April 24

MOORHEAD, FARGO SOUTH, BATTLE FOR ADVANCEMENT IN PLAY OF THE YEAR BRACKET

FARGO, ND – The first showdown in the soccer quadrant of the 2020 DJ Colter Play of the Year Bracket is a battle between the genders: Moorhead girls soccer up against Fargo South boys soccer. Both plays come from back in September. The first is the Spuds Maria Zanotti with an absolute laser of a goal in the top left…

MSHSL cancellation of spring activities was expected, but no less heartbreaking for local schools

The Minnesota State High School League announced the cancellation of all spring activities in response to Governor Tim Walz's Executive Order

MOORHEAD, Minn. — When the news was announced that the remainder of the spring sports season had been canceled in Minnesota, schools weren’t exactly blindsided by the decision, but that didn’t make the blow any easier to take. “We kind of saw it coming, but once it finally does, it’s that punch in the gut,” said Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton activities director, Joe…

NDSU Draft Preview With Hero Sport’s Sam Herder

Hero Sport's Sam Herder previews where ndsu players can go in draft

FARGO, N.D. — The NFL Draft is here and its time to talk where North Dakota State players could fall this weekend. Two who are likely to go off the board are defensive end Derrek Tuszka and tight end Ben Ellefson after both played in the East-West Shrine Game and Tuszka competed at the NFL Combine back in February. Hero…

Play of the Year Nominees: April 17

Valley City, West Fargo Battle for Advancement in Play of the Year Bracket

  FARGO, ND – The first showdown in the Volleyball quadrant of the 2020 Chris Heise Play of the Year Bracket was a battle between EDC schools on the court: Valley City and West Fargo. In the state quarterfinal game against Bismarck Century back on November 24th, Hi-Liner’s Natalie Lemnus caught the Patriots defense off guard with the push over…

Season Tribute: North Dakota Lightning

KVRR Sports continues to honor teams whose seasons were cut short due to COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — KVRR Sports continues to pay tribute to those players and teams in the area whose seasons were cut short due to COVID-19. Friday night the North Dakota Lighting girls basketball travel team was honored for their accomplishments on the court. The Lightning own a 57-6 record and were unable to defend their Junior Fast Break Grand Am…

Player’s Perspective: PGA Tour’s Tom Hoge

Hoge Joined KVRR Sport to discuss current state of PGA Tour amid COVID-19 pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — The PGA Tour is currently on hiatus due to COVID-19 with the last event, The Players Championship, on March 12th canceled after the first round. The next event on the schedule is suppose to be May 18th at Colonial. One major has been canceled with The British Open, however, the other three majors and many of the…

Play Of The Year Nominees: April 10th

Moorhead and Grand Forks Red River Hockey are the finalists for this week's POTY

FARGO, ND – The first showdown in the Hockey quadrant of the 2020 DJ Colter Play of the Year Bracket was a battle between the borders: Grand Forks Red River and Moorhead. In the state quarterfinal against Jamestown on February 27th, Roughriders’ Mason Thingvold sliced and diced his way through traffic, slow it down to see the stick work for…