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NCAA Wrestling Seeds Released: Ream grabs No. 6, Rodriguez No. 9

The NCAA Wrestling Tournament begins March 16

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (NDSU Athletics) — The NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship brackets were revealed Wednesday, March 8, for North Dakota State University 125-pound Josh Rodriguez, 133-pound Cam Sykora, 157-pound Clay Ream, 165-pound Andrew Fogarty and 285-pound Ben Tynan. The NCAA tournament is scheduled for Thursday, March 16 through Saturday, March 18, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo. Rodriguez,…

Spuds Hockey Gears up for Rematch with Hill-Murray

Moorhead defeated Hill-Murray 4-3 in OT earlier this season.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There is only one day until Moorhead’s boys hockey team hits the road to the Minnesota State Hockey Tournament.  The Spuds cleaned up in the section, winning all three games in blow-out fashion, but the state tournament is unfamiliar territory for this team. Moorhead fell short in the section final in each of the last three seasons,…

HS Basketball Roundup: Oak Grove, Richland Advance to Region Final

Grovers take down Bulldogs; Colts defeat Pirates.

WAHPETON, N.D. — The Class-B boys basketball region tournaments continued today. In Region 1 the top-seeded Oak Grove Grovers took down Milnor- North Sargent 78-56. In the other semifinal game Richland defeated Hankinson 76-66. Oak Grove will play Richland on thursday at 7:30 p.m. with a trip to the state tournament on the line. In Region 2, Hillsboro/Central Valley beat…

MSUM Men’s and Women’s Basketball Going to NCAA Tournament

MSUM's men's and women's basketball teams are heading to the NCAA tournament

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s a great time to be an MSUM basketball fan. Both Men’s and Women’s basketball teams have made it to the Division 2 NCAA basketball tournament. This is the first time the women’s team is playing in the tournament since the 2008-09 season. The Dragons earned the No. 3 seed in the Central Region and the women’s…

UND’s Brewster Named Big Sky WBB Coach of the Year

Brewster led the Fighting Hawks to a 15-3 conference record

RENO, Nev. (UND Athletics) — After guiding the Fighting Hawks’ women’s basketball team to another co-regular season Big Sky Conference title, UND head women’s basketball coach Travis Brewster was named the league’s coach of the year, announced Tuesday at the postseason league tournament. UND (20-9, 15-3) tied atop the conference standings and brings the No. 2 seed into tomorrow’s quarterfinal…

Three UND Men’s Basketball Players Earn Conference Honors

Hooker, Crandall and Seales get Big Sky recognition

RENO, Nev. (UND Athletics) — Senior Quinton Hooker along with sophomores Geno Crandall and Cortez Seales all earned recognition Monday by the Big Sky Conference for their contributions to the Fighting Hawks’ regular season title. UND set a Division I program record with 19 regular season victories with 14 of those coming in league action. Hooker was one of three unanimous selections to the All-Big…

Top-seed Oak Grove Makes Region 1 Semifinal

The Grovers zipped past Maple Valley in the Region 1 quarterfinal

WAHPETON, N.D. — The top-seeded Oak Grove Grovers picked up a comfortable win in the quarterfinals of the Region 1 boys basketball tournament to end Maple Valley’s season. The No. 9 seeded Raiders hung with Oak Grove through the first quarter before the Grovers pulled away for a 66-47 win. Region 1 scores: (1) Oak Grove, 66, (9) Maple Valley,…

Moorhead’s Herbranson Dangles his way to Am Fam Play of the Week

Moorhead's senior makes a great move to score a goal against Roseau

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — The Moorhead Spuds are heading back to the Minnesota state tournament for the first time since 2013. Although Moorhead could’ve gotten through its 8AA section final against Roseau without an extra goal from Matt Herbranson, the play itself is voted on as the American Family Insurance High School Play of the Week, sponsored by the…

Four Bison Wrestlers Qualify for NCAA Tournament

Josh Rodriguez and Clay Ream Place second at Big 12 Championships

TULSA, Okla. (NDSU ATHLETICS) — North Dakota State 125 Josh Rodriguez and 157 Clay Ream both placed second at the Big 12 Wrestling Championships on Sunday, March 5 in the BOK Center. NDSU 133 Cam Sykora placed third, 285 Ben Tynan finished fourth, and 165 Andrew Fogarty, 184 Tyler McNutt and 197 Cordell Eaton all placed sixth. North Dakota State finished fourth in the team…

Big Sky Basketball Conference Tournaments Set

UND men seeded 1; UND women seeded 2.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND ATHLETICS) — Quinton Hooker scored 29 points to help deliver North Dakota’s first regular season men’s basketball conference title in 22 seasons with an 82-73 victory over Portland State. Making it extra special was that it came on Hooker’s Senior Day that he celebrated with three classmates in a pre-game ceremony. With the win, UND (19-9, 14-4…