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Play of the Year Final Four Nominees: June 19

Moorhead, Grand Forks Red River Battle for Fall Sports Title

FARGO, N.D. — The Final Four is here for the 2020 DJ Colter High School Play of the Year Academic Bracket. The second match-up to determine the champion of the fall sports season is between Moorhead’s Maria Zanotti and Grand Forks Red River’s Brady Dvorak. First play comes from the Spuds and Zanotti, Zanotti scored an impressive goal against Alexandria….

Fargo Marathon Gets Green Light

The annual event is scheduled for the last week in August (24th-29th)

FARGO, ND – Every spring, so many in the area partake in the Fargo marathon, as well as the 5k and 10k. It’s usually in may, but obviously -19 wouldn’t let it happen at it’s normal time. However, that doesn’t mean it’s canceled. The race is still on. In a release, it was said that the event is scheduled for…

Coach of the Week: Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Interim Manager Chris Coste

Coste was introduced as interim manager earlier this week

FARGO, N.D. — On Tuesday, the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks named Chris Coste interim manager after releasing the contract of Jim Bennett. Coste is a former RedHawks player, a World Series Champion with the Philadelphia Phillies and was the Bench Coach the last two seasons. Heading into the 2020 season opener on July 3rd, KVRR’s Nick Couzin caught up with Coste to…

Minnesota health officials will allow outdoor youth sports games to resume next week

St. Paul, Minn. (FOX 9) – Under new guidance issued on Friday, the Minnesota Department of Health will allow outdoor youth sports leagues to resume in full starting June 24. Team practices, scrimmages, and games between teams will all be allowed to start on June 24 for outdoor sports, leaders say For indoor leagues, the state says practices will be allowed to resume…

Legendary MSUM Fooball Coach Fortier on 2021 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

All-time winningest coach at MSUM

MOORHEAD, Minn. – (MSUM Athletics) Former Minnesota State University Moorhead football coach Ross Fortier is listed on the 2021 College Football Hall of Fame ballot. Fortier is one of 33 coaches from the divisional ranks to be listed on the ballot, which also includes seven coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision. Fortier is in the MSUM Hall of Fame and…

NCAA expands ban, joins SEC in targeting Confederate flag

States were flag is prominent banned from having championship events

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The NCAA on Friday expanded its policy banning states with prominent Confederate symbols from hosting its championship events, one day after the Southeastern Conference made a similar declaration aimed at the Mississippi state flag. The current NCAA ban, in place since 2001, prevents states from hosting what the NCAA calls predetermined championship sites, such as for men’s basketball tournament games. Mississippi…

Twins remove ex-owner Griffith statue over racist remarks

Griffith’s statue was one of several installed in the ballpark in 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)–The Minnesota Twins have removed a statue of former owner Calvin Griffith at Target Field, citing racist remarks he made in 1978. Griffith’s statue was one of several installed when the team opened its ballpark in 2010. Griffith moved the Washington Senators to Minnesota for the 1961 season, and the team was renamed the Twins. During a 1978 speech…

UND Athletes “Back to the Basics” Returning to Campus for Voluntary Workouts

UND athletics spells out specific guidelines for voluntary on-campus workouts as athletic programs attempt to begin activities

  GRAND FORKS, ND – The University of North Dakota has opened up all athletic facilities for voluntary player workouts. Every workout conducted by the strength staff is scheduled in small group meetings with capacity requirements. With the different athletes returning, each one is on a different fitness level based off what could be done during quarantine. That gave strength…

NDSU Volleyball Coaches Do’s and Don’ts During Voluntary Workouts

NDSU Volleyball players can return to the gym with limitations as part of the next phase of bringing back sports

  FARGO, ND – Since last week, North Dakota State Volleyball players have been allowed back on campus for voluntary workouts. It’s their first time on campus since spring training sessions were cut short. Coaches are not allowed to be at the workouts or talk about, recommend, or ask about prepping for the upcoming season. All they can do is…

NCAA Division One Council Approves College Football Six-Week Restart Plan

Originally planned by Football Oversight Committee

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. — The NCAA Division One Council approved of the 6-week phasing process created by the football oversight committee to start on time. In the plan, coaches would be allowed to start interacting with their players on July 13th when full team workouts can begin. Right now, players are back on campus on a voluntary basis for workouts. 20…