Baseball

Moorhead orchestra performs the national anthem at Target Field

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – It was a long, but gratifying, day for Moorhead’s Horizon Middle School Orchestra as the youngsters played the National Anthem before the Twins took the field against the White Sox Wednesday afternoon. 5 busses ☑️ 287 Students ☑️ And Road Construction 🦺 ☑️ pic.twitter.com/GavGOwDZDY — Moorhead Orchestra (@MoorheadOrch) August 11, 2021 Since it was a 12:10 first…

Sports Book Lounge Coming To Dakota Magic Casino This Fall

HANKINSON, N.D. — Dakota Nation Gaming Enterprise will now be one of the first establishments in North Dakota to have its very own Vegas-style sports book lounge coming this fall. Dakota Magic Casino will leverage the IGT PlaySports platform, self-service betting kiosks, and turnkey services. The enterprise has three tribal casinos with Dakota Magic Casino and Hotel near Hankinson, North…

RedHawks’ home opener brings fewer Covid-19 restrictions

New changes that will bring fans to the stands.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Newman Outdoor Field comes alive again with the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks’ home opener against the Chicago Dogs. The RedHawks’ home games will look a lot different compared to last summer when the pandemic limited fan capacity to 25 percent and the regular season to 60 games. “The new thing is we will be having fans back in…

Hank Aaron dies at 86

Hank Aaron (CNN)ATLANTA – Baseball great and one-time home run king Hank Aaron has died. The Atlanta Braves said he died peacefully in his sleep early Friday. No cause was given. Aaron endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth but went on to break the career home run record in the pre-steroids era. “Hammerin’ Hank”…

Minnesota Twins cancel Winter Caravan, TwinsFest

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – The Twins Winter Caravan, an annual Minnesota tradition for the past 60 years, has been canceled for 2021. “An offseason without our longstanding and beloved fan events is certainly tough to digest, but our top priority is, and always will be, the health and safety of Twins Territory,” according to President & CEO Dave St. Peter. “With…

F-M Community Walks To Raise Awareness About Crohn’s & Colitis

Marcus Stephenson was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease in 2013 at the age of 7

FARGO, N.D- The Fargo-Moorhead community walks from Sanford Broadway Medical Center to Hotel Donaldson as part of the Crohn’s and Colitis foundation’s fundraiser to raise awareness about the illnesses. Marcus Stephenson has always been an athletic kid. Suddenly, he started getting symptoms that were not normal for his age. “It started when I was playing baseball. Like t-ball, I would…

Author of “The Wax Pack, on the Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife” discusses book

Brad Balukjian talks about his book with Chief Meteorologist and baseball lover Rob Kupec

Fargo:  Have you ever wondered where some of the athletes you loved as a kid are now? Brad Balukjian from California was inspired by a pack of baseball cards to track some former major leaguers down. Chief meteorologist and baseball fan Rob Kupec talked with him recently. (Note to see the entire interview go to our Entertainment page) Rob Kupec: …

Fargo Post 2 VP, Former NDSU Baseball Coach Jim Pettersen Dies

Courtesy: Fargo Post 2FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Post 2 baseball is saddened to report Vice President Jim Pettersen passed away at a hospital in Arizona after losing his battle with covid-19. He was diagnosed with the virus on April 2nd. In the last report on his health, Pettersen was working toward getting off a ventilator. Along with overseeing post two’s…

Byron Buxton placed on 60-day IL, season over

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – After just 87 games, Byron Buxton’s 2019 season with the Minnesota Twins is over. The Twins announced Tuesday they’ve placed Buxton on the 60-day injured list with a shoulder injury. He’s been out since hurting his non-throwing shoulder on Aug. 1 in a 5-4 loss at the Miami Marlins. The Twins have selected the contract of Ronald Torreyes…