KVRR Sports Extra

Bormann “honored” to take over as head coach of Concordia men’s basketball

Tyler Bormann accepted the position at his alma mater, becoming the 12th head coach in the history of the program

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s a homecoming of sorts for Tyler Bormann. The 2006 Concordia College graduate has accepted the position of head men’s basketball coach for the Cobbers and is thrilled to be heading back to his alma mater. “It was not so much getting back to the college level specifically, it was about Concordia College,” Bormann said. “It was…

Play of the Year bracket Round 1: March 27


FARGO, N.D. — Sheyenne and Davies boys basketball are the second pair of Play of the Week winners from this season to go head-to-head in KVRR’s Play of the Year bracket. First up from Sheyenne, Blake Berg forces the turnover and Tyler Terhark finishes off the play with a slam dunk. That won the Mustangs the play of the week…

Devils Lake’s Grant Nelson wins North Dakota Mr. Basketball

The Firebirds senior is committed to play at North Dakota State next year

FARGO, N.D. –Devils Lake’s Grant Nelson is this year’s winner of North Dakota Mr. Basketball. The 6-foot-10 senior averaged 25 points, 18 rebounds and six blocked shots per game this year for the Firebirds. He finished voting with 88 points for the award. There will be a plenty more to see from Nelson in the future, as he is committed…

Shanley’s Reile Payne crowned North Dakota Miss Basketball

Payne received 56 votes from the NDAPSSA to earn the honor

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley girls basketball season ended abruptly after the postponement of the state tournament, however, the Deacons had their spirits lifted as it was announced their very own Reile Payne was named North Dakota Miss Basketball. The Deacons senior was one of seven players across the state up for the honor. Payne has been a member of Shanley’s…

Reaction on USHL Canceling Season From Fargo Force GM Cary Eades

Fargo Force General Manager Cary Eades Reacts to USHL Season Ending

FARGO, N.D. — Upon USHL Commissioner Tom Garrity canceling the reminder of the league’s season on Wednesday, KVRR Sports’s Nick Couzin spoke with Fargo Force General Manager Cary Eades to talk about the team’s plans moving forward. The season ended with 14 games left before the postseason and the Force were fourth in the Western Conference.   Categories: Fargo Force,…

UND’s Colton Poolman signs with Calgary Flames

Poolman was a two-year captain with the Fighting Hawks

GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Graduating senior free agent defenseman Colton Poolman (East Grand Forks, Minn.) has signed a one-year, entry-level NHL deal with the Calgary Flames, announced Friday. The two-time captain helped guide the Fighting Hawks to a 26-5-4 overall record this season with a National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) regular season title and the top spot in the NCAA Pairwise Rankings at the…

UND’s Jordan Kawaguchi named USCHO Player of the Year

Kawaguchi is a an all NCHC First-team selection and a Hobey Baker Award finalist

GRAND FORKS,  N.D.– The University of North Dakota hockey team continued to be recognized for its stellar season with more national honors Friday. Head coach Brad Berry was named the national coach of the year by both USCHO.com and College Hockey News while junior forward Jordan Kawaguchi was dubbed the USCHO.com Player of the Year. Berry, in his fifth year, guided North Dakota to a…

Play Of The Week Nominees: March 13th

Sheyenne and Grand Forks Red River are the finalists for this week's POTW

FARGO, ND – This week’s Chris Heise High School Play of the Week nominees are similar in style. The first one came from last Saturday’s Class A Boys Title Game between Sheyenne and Fargo Davies. Ty Satter had the nice steal and then dished a spot-on pass to Cole Hage, who had a smooth layup to go along with it….

Pelican Rapids Girls Basketball Advances to State Tournament

Vikings go undefeated into State Tournament

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Pelican Rapids goes into the State Tournament in exciting fashion after a buzzer beater win over Fergus Falls, 43-41 at Concordia College in Moorhead. The Vikings will look to maintain their undefeated season next week at Target Center. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Pelican Rapids Basketball, Pelican Rapids Girls Basketball, Pelican Rapids…

NDSU Women’s Basketball Embracing Seed in Summit League Tournament

Bison go in as six seed

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State women’s basketball heads to the Summit League Tournament for the first time under head coach Jory Collins looking to make a splash as the six seed. That’s because NDSU had their most wins in conference since the 2014-15 season. If there was any indication based off what happened last year in the conference tournament…