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RedHawks Player Profile: Will Solomon

This is Solomon's second year with the RedHawks

FARGO, N.D. — Baseball often takes athletes to new and exciting places, and RedHawks pitcher Will Solomon is no exception. “Well I went to three different colleges and then my last year I got drafted by the Padres,” said Solomon. “They didn’t sign me. I was only there for two days and then about a week later I got a…

KVRR Sports Extra Coach of the Week: Doug Simunic

Doug Simunic's squad has won 9 straight.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks have changed a lot in the last two decades. One thing that hasn’t? Manager Doug Simunic. Most of the players on his team now hadn’t started grade school when Simmy started coaching the RedHawks in 1996. The RedHawks are playing their best baseball of the season at the moment. Last night’s win expanded their streak to…

Fargo Junior League Falls in Opening Game of Districts

Fargo will be in action Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in an elimination game.

FARGO, N.D. — The defending Junior League District Champion Fargo opened up the tournament on Friday taking on Rapid City American (S.D.). The defending champs fell to RC American 13-0. Marcus Jenkins hit a bases clearing double in the first inning and Rapid City never looked back. RC American faces RC National in the winners bracket on Saturday. The loser…

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,…