athletes

Fargo Invaders scouting for 2021 season

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo Invaders are scouting for new players to join the team as they prepare for this year’s football season. The reigning Northern Elite Football League champions are preparing athletes for the national championship with a combine practice as they test each player’s skills and endurance on the field. After cancelling last year’s season due to…

Ninja warriors compete in Four Star Ninja Academy obstacle competition

"It's really a way to get people in the door to experience what a ninja competition would feel like."

FARGO, N.D. — A warrior-style training facility is giving athletes of all ages the chance to compete in a one-of-a-kind obstacle course. The Four Star Ninja Academy gives young athletes the chance to showcase their skills on balance, agility and endurance all while promoting a healthier lifestyle. “We really wanted to inspire kids’ fitness because the one thing we didn’t…

Truckers drive through West Fargo to raise money for Special Olympics North Dakota

More than 40 trucks took part in the event

WEST FARGO, N.D.-The North Dakota trucking community and local law enforcement host their annual drive to raise awareness and funds for the state’s Special Olympics. Chad Sorensen works at Kyllo Trucking Inc. in Larimore, North Dakota. He’s been part of the truck drive for the Special Olympics North Dakota for over a decade. “It’s just a fundraiser that brings the…

13 NDSU student athletes test positive for COVID-19

One student has fully recovered.

FARGO, N.D.–North Dakota State University has confirmed 13 cases of COVID-19 among its student athletes. One student has fully recovered. The other students have been prohibited from attending all voluntary workouts and team activities. The school says 247 tests have been administered over the last three weeks. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Local News, North Dakota News Tags: athletes, Coronavirus, COVID-19, NDSU,…

NDSU Professor Receives Grant Money From NCAA For Research

The Five Research Teams That Received Grants Will Present Their Findings In January 2021 At The NCAA National Convention In Washington, D.C.

FARGO, N.D. — A NDSU Professor is getting a large sum of cash from the NCAA for her research. Professor of Human Development and Family Science Christi McGeorge received 20 thousand dollars for her work to reduce prejudice against L-G-B-T-Q people in sports. The project is called “Standing Up, Speaking Out: Reducing L-G-B-T-Q Prejudice in Sports.” It will provide training…

F-M Community Talks New Year Resolutions

The first day of the year is often when people try to better themselves with new year's resolutions.

  FARGO, N.D.- Some may want to quit smoking or drinking. Others want to lose some weight, have a healthier diet or exercise more. We luckily got to speak to a few people about goals they have for the new year. “To get married – Best guy I ever had he deserves it, he’s a hard working man,” says Crystal…

3rd Annual North Dakota Senior Games Begin

Nearly 150 seniors are competing in this year's tournaments

FARGO & WEST FARGO, N.D. — Cindy Miller learned from the people closest to her how important it is to stay active. “At the age of 91, my mom started trying to play pickleball. And her eyesight was a little shaky right then, but she was a tennis player. She played all the way up until she was almost 93,”…

Kids Fly High at North Dakota Elite’s Adaptive Cheer Camp

North Dakota Elite has an adaptive cheer team that meets year round

FARGO, N.D. — Kids are getting their groove on and flying high at North Dakota Elite’s Adaptive Cheer Camp. Some of the highlights include a dance routine, learning arm motions for cheer, and stunts like lifts and flips. The camp is designed to be all-inclusive. Even those in wheelchairs get to go up in the air. Not only is it a…

Special Olympics ND Summer Games Kick Off With Parade, Opening Ceremony

Over 600 athletes are participating

FARGO, N.D. — The Special Olympics North Dakota Summer Games kick off, and it’s all smiles for the six hundred plus athletes who will be competing. One athlete, Billy Pyfer, says the Special Olympics is basically his entire life. He trains five to six times a week, and competing has given him an outlet to meet many like-minded athletes. “You get…

Former NDSU & MSUM Athletes Bring Rise Training and Fitness to Moorhead

There are two programs: adult fitness and athlete performance

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you want to spice up your fitness routine, there’s a new fitness center in town. Rise Training and Fitness celebrated its grand opening. It offers two main programs: one focusing on adult fitness and one on athlete performance. Workouts center around cardio circuits and strength training. Rise was started by former Bison Running Back Chase Morlock and…