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KVRR Sports Breakdown: FCS Championship Game Preview

KVRR's Nick Couzin & Jackson Roberts preview the FCS Championship

FRISCO, TX — Ahead of tomorrow afternoon’s FCS Championship game between North Dakota State and James Madison, KVRR’s Nick Couzin and Jackson  Roberts preview the matchup with the top storylines to look out for. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Bison Football, FCS Championship, frisco, James Madison, NDSU Bison, NDSU Football

Davies basketball downs Sheyenne to stay on top of the East

The Eagles defeated the Mustangs 74-47

FARGO, N.D. — In a battle of the undefeated, Davies took down Sheyenne in a statement 74-47 win on Friday night. The game was close early in the first half, but the it didn’t take the Eagles long to pull away. Sheyenne entered the intermission down 36-20. In the second, Davies continued to build on their advantage. They scored another…

Trey Lance Wins Walter Payton Award

Trey’s father, Carlton Lance, accepts the Walter Payton Award from College Football Hall of Famer Gary Reasons. pic.twitter.com/DVbcrkS6df — NDSU Football (@NDSUfootball) January 11, 2020 North Dakota State Quarterback Trey Lance becomes the first Freshman Walter Payton Award winner. The Marshall, Minnesota native is also the first Bison to win the award, which is given out to the FCS’ offensive…

Shanley girls basketball edges Grand Forks Red River in overtime

The Deacons defeated the Roughriders 73-71

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley and Grand Forks Red River battled down to the wire in a game that finished in overtime with the Deacons coming out on top 73-71. Both teams entered Thursday’s game with identical 6-2 records, and it felt like an evenly matched contest throughout. The Deacons were down for a majority of the second half, but they…

The Key to NDSU’s Football Success

KVRR's Nick Couzin takes a closer look into what has made Bson Football sucessful

FRISCO, TX- North Dakota State football has preached the same message season after season..Taking things one game and one week at a time. That message is especially evident to how NDSU has established a winning culture.. Winning seven national titles and 9 Missouri Valley Conference championships is not easy. That success may be outlined by one common mindset but continued…

How NDSU Football Gets Ready for the FCS Championship

KVRR's Nick Couzin shows how NDSU spends time the three weeks getting ready for the Championship

FRISCO, TX — Between the FCS Playoff semifinal game and the Championship, there is a three week gap. In order to come out with a national title, it’s all about how each team handles that time period, In the case of North Dakota State football, the Bison have embraced the extra time even calling it a winter camp based on…

Brett Holinka named UND Football defensive coordinator

Former two-time all-conference selection for UND spent last season coaching OLBs

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – With the departure of Eric Schmidt, University of North Dakota head football coach Bubba Schweigert announced Thursday that Brett Holinka has been named as the program’s new defensive coordinator. The former two-time all-conference selection during his playing days at North Dakota served as the school’s outside linebackers coach last season. “We are excited about Coach Holinka’s…

NDSU Football Arrives in Frisco: Athletic Director Matt Larsen Interview

KVRR's Nick Couzin caught up with NDSU AD Matt Larsen after team's arrival in Frisco

FRISCO, TX — North Dakota State football arrived to their team hotel in Frisco around 5:15 P.M. Wednesday night. The late arrival was due to an early morning practice in Fargo where the team said they wanted to be in an indoor, controlled environment before flying down. That’s something NDSU has done for the second year in a row. The…

UND Hockey Focuses on NCHC Play After Finishing With Strong Non-conference Record

The Fighting Hawks went 9-1-1 against nonconference opponents this season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the rest of the regular season, it is all about NCHC play for the University of North Dakota. The Fighting Hawks concluded their nonconference schedule this past weekend with a sweep over Alabama-Huntsville, making their nonconference record 9-1-1. That is the best it has been in five seasons under head coach Brady Berry. It’s something…

Sheyenne’s Berg Wins High School Play of the Week

Berg's Dunk Against Wahpeton Wins HS POTW

FARGO, N.D. — This week’s winner of the Chris High School Play of the Week is Sheyenne’s Blake Berg. Berg took home just over 60 percent of the votes. Berg went up for the two-handed jam in EDC play against Wahpeton. Congrats to Berg and the Mustangs for taking home this week’s win. Categories: High School, Play of the Week,…