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On This Day: One Cobber Continued To Soar

On this day in 2016, Concordia's Chad Johnson capped off a March to remember

FARGO, ND – On this day, back in 2016, Concordia Baseball’s Chad Johnson punctuated a month to remember for himself and cobber fans in an 11-8 win over then 9th ranked Jamestown. The sophomore finished the day with two home runs and five runs batted in. It was part of a march that saw the center-fielder go 11 for 23…

Play of the Year bracket Round 1: March 27

Sheyenne, Davies ARE UP FOR PLAY OF THE YEAR IN ROUND ONE

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…

UND Hockey’s Brad Berry On Shortened Season

North Dakota Hockey Head Coach Brad Berry recaps the 2020 season

FARGO, ND – A few days prior to winning his second Herb Brooks NCHC Coach of The Year award, Fighting Hawks Head Coach Brad Berry joined KVRR Sports to discuss the shortened season, his message to the team, and more. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Brad Berry, Coach of the Year, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Fighting Hawks Hockey, NCHC, North Dakota…

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…

A Chapter Not Finished: NDSU Wrestling Coach Roger Kish Reflects on Season & Canceled NCAA Wrestling Championships

Championships Canceled Two Days Before Competition

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State Wrestling finished both their regular season and had the opportunity to compete in the Big 12 championships. However, the Bison were two days away from their six NCAA Championship qualifiers competing for titles before the NCAA canceled the championships due to COVID-19. The emotion of a cancelled championships reached far more than just the…

UND Hockey’s Berry Named Herb Brooks NCHC Coach of the Year

Second-Time Taking Home Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– (UND Athletics) Following national coach of the year honors from both USCHO.com and College Hockey News, UND head coach Brad Berry was also selected by his peers as the top bench man, Thursday winning the National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s Herb Brooks Coach of the Year award. Berry led UND to a resurgent 2019-20 campaign that saw the Fighting…

Outlook After the Heartbreak: NDSU Softball Head Coach Darren Mueller Reflects on Canceled Season

Topics covered: How the news was heard, impact on season, defining shortened season

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State softball was just 23 games into their season before COVID-19 canceled the rest of competition for 2020. The Bison were in a meeting getting ready to hit the road for their next tournament when the news broke. “It was an emotional time,” Mueller said. “To get that news in the middle of a meeting…

UND Hockey’s Kawaguchi Named NCHC Forward of the Year: Pinto Rookie of the Year

More Postseason Accolades for UND Hockey

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– (UND Athletics) The University of North Dakota hockey team made an impressive run though the regular season, going 26-5-4 and grabbing the No. 1 spot in the NCAA Pairwise Rankings. Individual honors continue to pour in as today junior Hobey Baker Award finalist Jordan Kawaguchi was dubbed the NCHC’s Forward of the Year and freshman Shane Pinto was named the NCHC Rookie…

2020 Olympics Postponement Hits Close to Home

Former NDSU and current professional Thrower Payton Otterdahl speaks on Tokyo Games Cancellation

FARGO, N.D. — With the official announcement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games being postponed due to Coronavirus until 2021, the news impacts the whole world and close to home with former NDSU Thrower Payton Otterdahl, looking to qualify for the games during the Olympic Trails in June. KVRR’s Nick Couzin talked with Otterdahl about how the decision changes his…

Tokyo Olympics Officially Postponed to 2021

The IOC says the games will be held “not later than summer 2021.”

TOKYO (AP)–The Tokyo Olympics have been officially postponed until 2021. The International Olympic Committee along with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and local organizers have decided that the Tokyo Games cannot go ahead as scheduled this year because of the coronavirus outbreak. The IOC says the games will be held “not later than summer 2021” but they will still be…