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MSUM Releases Schedule as Team Continues Spring Practice

MSUM opens season at Augustana.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Athletics) – The Minnesota State University Moorhead football team has announced its 2017 season schedule. The Dragons will play five games at home at Scheels Field at Nemzek Stadium as part of the campaign. All 11 games are Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contests. MSUM opens the 2017 season at Augustana on Sept. 2 in Sioux Falls, S.D….

NDSU’s Plankers is ‘Beat Up,’ Participates in Pro Day Anyway

Jack Plankers one of three former Bison linemen who participated in Pro Day.

FARGO, N.D. — Many former Bison have dreamed of continuing their football careers after hanging up the green and gold, but the wear-and-tear of a football season can get to some players. Jack Plankers was one of those players who suffered from the physicality of a long football season, leaving him unsure if he wanted to hang up his football cleats…

UND’s Poolman Forgoes Senior Season, Signs with Jets

Tucker Poolman signs entry-level contract with Winnipeg.

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – The National Hockey League’s Winnipeg Jets announced on Thursday the signing of North Dakota junior defenseman Tucker Poolman to a one-year, entry level contract.   Poolman was named the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Defensive Defenseman of the Year and earned All-NCHC First Team honors in 2016-17 after collecting seven goals and a team-leading…

Former NDSU Basketball Star Hits the Gridiron

Former NDSU Forward Dexter Werner participates in Football Pro Day.

FARGO, N.D. — Bison fans have grown accustom to seeing number 40 dominating the paint on the basketball floor, but today the Summit League 6th-Man of the Year traded his sneakers for cleats at the NDSU football pro day. “I had a blast today,” Dexter Werner said. “Just getting to be out here, doing some of the drills, showing what…

UND Freshman Tyson Jost Leaves for NHL

Forgoes sophomore season to join Colorado Avalanche.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – University of North Dakota freshman standout Tyson Jost has signed a three-year, entry level contract with the National Hockey League’s Colorado Avalanche and will join the club for the remainder of the 2016-17 season, it was announced on Wednesday evening by the Avalanche. Jost was selected in the first round (10th overall) by the Avalanche…

Former Bison Participate in Pro Day

King Frazier, Zack Johnson and others perform in front of scouts.

FARGO, N.D. — The NDSU Bison football program held the annual pro day for former Bison players at the Dacotah Field bubble. Former Bison King Frazier, Zack Johnson, Landon Lechler and more were strutting their stuff for the chance to impress the pro football scouts. Members from nearly a dozen NFL teams showed up to assess the former NDSU athletes…

University of North Dakota Cuts Women’s Hockey, Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving

University needs to make $1.3M in cuts to athletic department

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — The University of North Dakota Athletics Department announced on Wednesday, following the discontinuance of its men’s baseball and golf programs in the prior fiscal year, that it will discontinue its varsity women’s hockey and men’s & women’s swimming & diving programs, effective at the end of the 2016-17 academic year as part of the…

NDSU to Show Off Strong Class of Offensive Linemen at Pro Day

Zack Johnson, Jack Plankers and Landon Lechler will participate in NDSU's Pro Day

FARGO, N.D. — Wednesday afternoon marks a big step for former North Dakota State football players who hope to play at the next level. It’s Pro Day. The Bison will not quite have the same representation as last season without a certain No. 2 pick at quarterback, but three offensive linemen are expected to make waves. Zack Johnson, Jack Plankers and…

Lipp Shoots his way to Am Fam HS Play of the Week

Breckenridge boys basketball player gets an and-one play in section final

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Breckenridge boys basketball player Stevin Lipp is the winner of the American Family Insurance High School Play of the Week. Lipp made an acrobatic shot while getting fouled against Perham in the Minnesota section final. Congratulations to Stevin Lipp. Categories: High School, Play of the Week, Top Sports Headlines Tags: American Family Insurance, Breckenridge boys basketball, Cowboys,…

Offensive Line Vacancies Leave Big Hole for NDSU Football

Bison graduate three starter's from last year's team

FARGO, N.D. — One of the biggest holes North Dakota State’s football team has to fill this season is from the guys who are supposed to make holes, the offensive linemen. The Bison lose three starters to graduation for the 2017 season, and with three large holes to fill, head coach Chris Klieman is shuffling some people around to experiment with the…