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Carson Wentz Enters Year Two with New Weapons on Offense

Alshon Jeffery, Torrey Smith add to Eagles passing attack.

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (Philadelphia Eagles) — The second time around, as Carson Wentz is learning, means a great deal. The Eagles’ quarterback is the Eagles’ starting quarterback in his second NFL season, and nobody disputes that. So everything is different for The Franchise, as he acknowledged on Tuesday at the NovaCare Complex. “For me mentally, the way I approach it, it’s not so…

Bridgewater Optimistic about 2017 Return

Teddy Bridgewater will begin the season the Vikings PUP list.

MANKATO, Minn. (Minnesota Vikings) — Whether it’s been learning to walk again or going through the painstaking process of trying to put on his pants, Teddy Bridgewater has endured quite the grind over the past 11 months. But the Vikings quarterback has remained steadfast in his resolve, even on days where progress might be tough to see. Bridgewater met with the media Thursday at…

Fargo Post 2 Leaning on Defense, Pitching as it goes for 3rd Consecutive State Title

Post 2 is the 2-seed in the North Dakota state tournament

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Post 2 is the 2-seed in the North Dakota legion state tournament. Post 2 is going for its third consecutive state title under head coach Luke Rustad. “There’s a little bit of luck involved when you’re winning a state tournament,” Rustad said. “You’ve got to make sure everybody’s playing well, and a couple things gotta go…

NDSU Football Picked to Win 7th Consecutive MVFC Title

The Bison edged out South Dakota State by one vote in the preseason poll

ST. LOUIS (NDSU Athletics) — Last year’s Missouri Valley Football Conference co-champions appear to be on a collision course again in 2017. A single vote separates top pick North Dakota State from second-place South Dakota State in the MVFC preseason poll. It’s the tightest vote for a preseason favorite in league history. North Dakota State has earned the league title for…

Carson Wentz Feeling More Secure Entering Eagles Camp

Wentz is heading into his second season in the NFL

PHILADELPHIA — Former North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz says he feels a lot more comfortable about Philadelphia Eagles training camp the second time around. At this time last year, Wentz was the backup quarterback before his rookie season before Sam Bradford was traded to the Vikings. “This summer I was just chomping at the bit to get back here,”…

RedHawks Pitcher Cody McPartland Named American Association Pitcher of the Week

McPartland threw a complete-game shutout Saturday against Cleburne

DURHAM, N.C. — Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks right handed pitcher Cody McPartland is this week’s Pitcher of the Week after his complete-game shutout on Saturday. McPartland needed just 87 pitches to lead the RedHawks to a 4-0 home win over the Cleburne Railroaders. He gave up four hits in the contest and struck out a pair in just his second start with the…

NDSU Features Five Defensive Players on All-MVFC Preason Team

Nick DeLuca and Nate Tanguay make the team after being injured for much of 2016

ST. LOUIS (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State had seven players selected to the Missouri Valley Football Conference preseason all-conference team Monday, July 24, by a vote of the league’s head coaches, sports information directors and media. NDSU’s picks were junior running back Lance Dunn, senior long snapper James Fisher, senior defensive end Greg Menard, senior defensive tackle Nate Tanguay,…

RedHawks Sweep Cleburne, Win Eighth Straight before All-Star Break

RedHawks pull within a game and a half of the division lead at all-star break.

FARGO, N.D. (RedHawks Baseball) — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks picked up their second consecutive three game sweep and their eighth straight win defeating Cleburne by a score of 6-2 Sunday afternoon. Tyler Herron’s performance wasn’t the same caliber as Cody McPartland’s complete game 87 pitch shutout that silenced the Railroaders yesterday, but it was exceptional in its own right. The crafty…

McPartland’s Shutout Leads RedHawks to 7th Straight Win

Cody McPartland only allowed 4 hits on 87 pitches in the complete game victory.

FARGO, N.D. (RedHawks Baseball) — The Fargo Moorhead RedHawks are now currently riding their longest winning streak of the season after defeating Cleburne 4-0 in a game Saturday night that was highlighted by a complete game shutout from Cody McPartland. McPartland’s second start was drastically different from his first one last week in St. Paul where he lasted just 1.1…

Almarante Leads RedHawks to 6th Consecutive Win

Almarante goes eight innings and allowed two earned runs in the win

FARGO, N.D. — For the first time since their opening roadstand of the season, the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks are in a groove. Friday night, they won their sixth contest in a row, taking a series opener from Cleburne 6-2. Jose Almarante (3-5, 4.38) earned the win with eight strong innings of work. He allowed just two earned runs on six hits….