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Concordia Football Working to Fill Holes at Offensive Line

The Cobbers graduated four starting offensive linemen from 2016

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College returns a lot of talent at skill positions from last season. The Cobbers bring back their starting quarterback, their two star running backs and seven starters from the defense. One position where Concordia will lack a lot of depth is at the offensive line, where four starters from 2016 graduated. Senior running back Jason Montonye…

Demetrius Carr Ready to Take the Reins of MSUM Football

Carr is the expected starting quarterback in 2017.

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†MSUM is preparing for what could be its most successful football season in recent memory. The Dragons bring back significant talent from the team that went 7-4 a year ago. On the offensive side, quarterback Demetrius Carr is not¬†battling for a starting job for the first time. After Jake Hodge was injured last year, it opened the door…

Moorhead’s Matt Cullen Rejoining Wild for his 20th Season

Cullen is coming off of two Stanley Cup championships with Pittsburgh

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Former Moorhead Spud Matt Cullen is deciding to put off retirement for at least another season. Cullen signed a one-year contract with the Minnesota Wild worth $1 million with a possible $700,000 in bonuses. The 40-year-old centerman is coming off of two Stanley Cup championships with the Pittsburgh Penguins. His 19-year NHL career has been spent across…

Expectations are Reaching New Heights for MSUM Football

The Dragons return many of their stars from a year ago

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM has not been known for its football program in recent years. The Dragons won just nine games total from 2008-2012. The team has been turning things around for a while, but this season is poised to be a big breakthrough. MSUM returns its starting quarterback from a year ago, its three most productive rushers and the…

NDSU Football Announces Captains

Darrius Shepherd joins the four returning captains

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football will have five captains for the 2017 season. Quarterback Easton Stick, defensive tackle Nate Tanguay, linebacker Nick DeLuca and safety Tre Dempsey were captains in 2016 and retain the role this year. Junior wide receiver Darrius Shepherd joins his Stick as the second captain of the offense. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags:…

HS Football Preview: Fargo South

The Bruins have a new coach, but the same goals

FARGO, N.D. — In his first year as head coach of Fargo South in 2010, Troy Mattern led the Bruins to a State Title. In the offseason, Mattern left for the head coaching gig at Shanley high school, but the high expectations remain. The Bruins have made the Class AAA playoffs in each of the last four seasons, and new…

Swenson wins 85th Pine to Palm Tournament

Chris Swenson defeats Jon Miller in Pine to Palm championship.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The 85th Pine to Palm golf tournament concluded on Sunday at Detroit Country Club with a brand new champion. First time competitor Chris Swenson defeated Jon Miller in the rain to capture the title. “That’s what made it a grind after it already being one. The rain makes you think a lot more,” Chris Swenson said….

RedHawks Fall in Series Finale with Gary

RedHawks lose first game without Former Manager Doug Simunic

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks shook things up Sunday by “relieving him of his duties with the organization” but the Hawks still fell to Gary Southshore by a score of 3-2. RedHawks ace Tyler Alexander had another great start. He threw eight innings and struck out 12 but still took the loss. Charlie Valerio pounded out four hits including…

Manager Doug Simunic Relieved Of His Duties

Only Manager In F-M RedHawks Club History

Fargo, N.D. — Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Manager Doug Simunic has been fired. The organization released a statement at noon saying Simunic was relieved of his duties and pitching coach Michael Schlact had been named interim manager for the remainder of the season. Simunic was in his 22nd season with the RedHawks and was the only manager in club history. Read the…

Andrew Passanante and Chris Swenson Advance in Pine to Palm Tourney

Passanante defeats Brennan Hockman 2 and 1, Swenson beats Nate Varty 4 and 2

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The 85th Pine to Palm Golf Tournament has returned to Detroit Lakes. The 64 player tournament continues to dwindle until just one remains on Sunday. Brennan Hockman and Nate Varty are two of the players eliminated following Saturday’s matches. Andrew Passanante defeated Hockman 2 and 1, while Varty fell to Chris Swenson 4 and 2. Passanante…