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Bison Focusing on Depth as Spring Practice Begins

NDSU returns 16 starters on offense and defense.

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU football began its spring football practice at Dacotah Field inside the dome on Wednesday. The Bison return 16 starters on offense and defense from last season’s team which made it to the FCS semifinals. One starter knows how much work it takes to get back to a FCS title game. “We weren’t the best team in…

UND Hockey Hoping to Take Advantage of Power Play vs. BU

Boston University has fourth-best penalty kill in the country

FARGO, N.D. — As the University of North Dakota prepares for its West Region game against Boston University, the Fighting Hawks are looking to find a way through the Terriers’ penalty kill. BU is the fourth best team in the country while short-handed, killing off 87 percent of penalties. UND thrives with the man advantage, scoring all three of its goals…

NDSU Football Gears up for Spring Practice

Bison begin first of 15 practices on Wednesday

FARGO, N.D. — The first of 15 spring practices for North Dakota State’s football team is on Wednesday. The Bison are back to the gridiron without the title of ‘defending National Champions’ for the first time since 2011. There are 16 starters returning to the Herd from last year, but head coach Chris Klieman says this is not the time…

UND Expects Tucker Poolman to Play on Friday

The Fighting Hawks defenseman was injured in the Frozen Faceoff Final against Minnesota-Duluth

MINNEAPOLIS — University of North Dakota defenseman Tucker Poolman is expected to play in the Region West game against Boston University on Friday, according to head coach Brad Berry. Poolman left Friday’s game with an upper-body injury suffered in the first period of the Frozen Faceoff Final against Minnesota-Duluth and did not return. “I do know one thing,” Berry said…

Moorhead Hockey Scores Am Fam HS Play of the Week

Spuds get a goal in the state final off of a steal

video courtesy of KSTC 45 ST. PAUL, Minn. — In the final game of the season, Moorhead’s boys hockey team lands the American Family Insurance High School Play of the Week, brought to you by agent Lakin Green. The Spuds stole the puck away from Grand Rapids in the Minnesota AA State Final. Then, Jack Stetz is the recipient of…

Fighting Hawks Coming to Fargo as 3 Seed in NCAA’s

UND in the NCAA Tournament for 15th straight season.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – The University of North Dakota, which will host the NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey West Regional next weekend in Fargo, has earned the region’s No. 3 seed and will host Boston University in one of two regional semifinals on Friday, March 24 at Scheels Arena. UND’s game is scheduled for 2 p.m. Central and…

KVRR Superlative Awards: UND Athletics

KVRR Sports reporters Keith Albertson and Jeremy Klein cover the "Best-Of" for the 2016-17 UND Athletics' season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota athletics are in the middle of a tremendous season. The Fighting Hawks claimed conference titles in volleyball, football and men’s and women’s basketball in 2016-17. KVRR Sports reporters Keith Albertson and Jeremy Klein discuss the “Best Of” Fighting Hawks’ athletics, including Best Coach, Best Program, Biggest Achievement as well as the…

AM FAM HS Play of the Week Nominees: March 17

Video Courtesy of: WDAY 6 and KSTC 45

FARGO, N.D. — The nominees of the American Family Insurance High School play of the week, sponsored by AM FAM agent Lakin Green. The nominees come from two different sports, but both plays feature the team capitalizing off of a turnover. Play number one features the Class-A girls basketball tournament. Emily Dietz forces the turnover and dishes it to Brooklyn Dew….

Force Fall to Des Moines

Buccaneers score first and hold on late over Force.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Force hosted the Des Moines Buccaneers in the third game of a four-game homestand. The Buccaneers got the best of the Force with a 3-2 win at Scheels Arena. Des Moines got on the board first in the first period with a goal from Isaac Johnson who redirected a shot from the point. The Buccaneers…

Breckenridge Returns to State Tournament with Win over Perham

Cowboys take down the Yellowjackets 54-41

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Breckenridge’s boys basketball team is heading back to the Class-A Minnesota state basketball tournament after beating Perham in the section final. The Cowboys are heading to the state tournament for the second time in three years with the 54-41 win. The Class-A Tournament begins Thursday. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Boy’s Basketball,…