Basketball

Am Fam HS Play of the Winter Nominees: March 31

Vote for either Red River's hustle play and Moton's block

FARGO, N.D. — With high school hockey and basketball seasons over, it’s time to recognize the top plays from the winter. For the next two weeks, vote for the top play, and then the winners will square off on April 14 to see which play is the best play of the winter season. This week you can vote for either West Fargo’s…

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…

MSUM Men’s and Women’s Basketball Going to NCAA Tournament

MSUM's men's and women's basketball teams are heading to the NCAA tournament

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s a great time to be an MSUM basketball fan. Both Men’s and Women’s basketball teams have made it to the Division 2 NCAA basketball tournament. This is the first time the women’s team is playing in the tournament since the 2008-09 season. The Dragons earned the No. 3 seed in the Central Region and the women’s…

Health Matters: How Athletics Helps Your Child Flourish On and Off the Field

Many of the positive effects from athletics have nothing to do with the physical component

HEALTH MATTERS — Whether it’s playing kickball in gym class or joining a little league team, most of us were active as children. Experts say athletics can build lifelong skills. Most of us have that favorite chair or couch to sit to watch our hometown team. Athletic trainers are challenging parents to get their kids off the couch and onto…

Lien Named NSIC North Division Player of the Week

Former Moorhead Star Excelling for MSUM

Courtesy MSUM Minnesota State University Moorhead senior Aaron Lien has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division Player of the Week for a third time this season, the league announced on Monday. The Moorhead, Minn., native had an outstanding weekend in helping MSUM to a pair of key home wins. He averaged 24.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.5…

University of North Dakota Moving Conferences for Basketball, Football

The University of North Dakota is moving its basketball teams to the Summit League and its football team to the Missouri Valley Football Conference.

GRAND FORKS – The University of North Dakota is moving its basketball teams to the Summit League and its football team to the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The programs currently compete in the Big Sky Conference. UND President Mark Kennedy and Athletics Director Brian Faison say the move to the Summit League in 2018 and to the Missouri Valley Football…

MSUM Hoops: UMD Stuns Women, Men Down Bulldogs

WBB: UMD 71, MSUM 59. MBB: MSUM 87, UMD 68.

Courtesy MSUM Athletics MOORHEAD, Minn. — The 15-game winning streak for the No. 15 Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team came to an end on Friday as Minnesota Duluth topped the Dragons, 71-59 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action at Nemzek Fieldhouse in Moorhead, Minn. MSUM fell to 15-2 overall and 12-1 in the NSIC with the loss; the…