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Spuds take on Two Harbors Agates in MSHSL Nickname Challenge semifinals

MINNESOTA – Do you have Spud spirit? Moorhead High School is in the semifinals of the Minnesota State High School League Nickname Challenge. The Spuds are taking on the Two Harbors Agates. You can vote until 11:30 Friday morning above. If the orange and black win, they’ll take on the Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms. They beat another area team, the…

Fargo Post 2, Marcus Hughes, Tom Hoge Highlights NDAPSAA Awards

Annual Wards Given by North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association

FARGO, N.D. — PGA Tour golfer and Fargo South alum Tom Hoge, Fargo Post 2 and Coach Luke Rustad and Thompson baseball’s Marcus Thompson all received year-end awards by the North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. The Dakota Award, given annually to a North Dakotan who has outstanding achievement outside the state, was given to Hoge. in 2020,…

MSUM Football’s Laqua Welcoming Challenge of Shortened 10-Game Season

Division Two Council shortened programs athletic schedules to deal with financial impacts of COVID-19

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The upcoming athletic season will look a bit different for division two schools after the NCAA Division Two Council reduced the amount of games played in order to deal with the financial impact of COVID-19. That means instead of the usual 11 games, Minnesota State-Moorhead football plays one less contest. Players are currently on campus for workouts…

Reports: Players Union, MLB Agree to Play 60-Game Season starting July 24th; Report on July 1st

Health and Safety Guidelines Still Being Worked Out

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.– According to reports, the Major League Baseball Players Association agreed to the outline set by commissioner Rob Manfred and the league for a 2020 season. The season will be played be in a span of 66 days and 60 games starting on July 24th. A second spring training will start on July 1st. The two sides…

FBI Investigation Concludes Noose From Wallace’s Garage There Since October 2019

No Hate Crime Handed Down; Noose reported as being used as rope handle

LINCOLN, AL – The FBI released a statement on its investigation over the noose found in NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace’s Garage at Talladega Motor Speedway. It says that 15 agents conducted numerous interviews regarding the situation and concluded that no federal crime was committed. The FBI learned through video confirmed by NASCAR that garage number four, assigned to Bubba Wallace,…

Reports: NDSU Guard Carter III to miss time with leg injury

JUCO transfer from Scottsdale Community College

FARGO, N.D. — Per Bison Report and 247 Sports, NDSU transfer guard Donald Carter III suffered a lower leg injury working out in preparation for the 2020-21 basketball season.  The injury is a non-ligament lower leg issue with an expected recovery time between 18-24 weeks. Carter III started 23 of 25 games during his final season at Scottsdale Community College…

NASCAR Drivers; Pit Crews Stand With Bubba Wallace Ahead of Race at Talladega

KLWN Kansas City's Tyler Jones Provides Perspective on Issue

LINCOLN, AL (Talladega Motor Speedway)- Powerful moment as NASCAR drivers and pit crew members competing in Monday’s race at Talladega began walk alongside Bubba Wallace and his no. 43 race car to show support after a noose was found in his garage on Sunday afternoon. Nascar president Steve Phelps said a crew member discovered the noose and immediately took action….

Moorhead’s Zanotti Advances to Play of the Year Bracket Championship

Zanotti won by the slim margin of 12 votes to advance

FARGO, N.D. — The DJ Colter High School Play of the Year Championship is complete after Moorhead’s Maria Zanotti advances by voting. Zanotti received over 280 votes to get the win by 12 votes over the competition. Zanotti showed off her goal scoring skills in a game against Alexandria earlier in the fall season. Congrats to Zanotti and the Spuds…

MSUM Football Updates 2020 Season Schedule

Schedule shortened due to COVID-19

MOORHEAD, Minn. — (MSUM Athletics) A revised schedule for the Minnesota State University Moorhead football team has been announced. The Dragons will play a 10-game schedule that features five home games and five road games in 2020. MSUM opens the 2020 season at home against Winona State on Sept. 12. Kickoff is 2 p.m. at Scheels Field at Nemzek Stadium….

Cruz wins Ali Award for humanitarian efforts

Annual ESPYS Award Given on Sunday Night

MINNEAPOLIS (MLB.com) There are countless people in the small community of Las Matas de Santa Cruz, deep in the northwestern corner of the Dominican Republic, who owe their health and livelihood in part to Nelson Cruz, one of the town’s most prominent sons. For all those years of tireless work and service to better the lives of those in his…