coach of the week

Coach of the Week: Fargo Force Assistant Coach Chad Demers

Demers was hired as Assistant Coach and Director of Scouting for the 2019 season

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Force’s latest hire at the coaching position is a reunion of sorts. Chad Demers played for the Force from 2008-2011 before heading to the Air Force Academy to continue his hockey career at the college level. He returns to Fargo as the team’s new assistant coach and director of scouting. In this interview with KVRR’s…

Coach of the Week: West Fargo Legion’s Jordan Rheault

The Packers are 14-9 on the season entering Friday

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Jordan Rheault is not far removed from his high school playing days, but he is already in his second year as head coach of the West Fargo Patriots. Rheault was a part of the 2012 team that won the North Dakota legion title in 2012. In this sit-down interview with KVRR Sports Director Keith Albertson, Rheault…

Coach of the Week: Sheyenne Baseball’s Ryan Bodell

The Mustangs clinched a playoff berth on Thursday

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Sheyenne Mustangs baseball team has a chance to win the EDC on Saturday. Ryan Bodell is in his first year as head coach of the Mustangs after four years as an assistant. He sat down with KVRR Sports Director Keith Albertson as his team hopes to make a deep playoff push. Categories: High School, KVRR…

Coach of the Week: Shanley Soccer’s Lance Hansen

The Deacons have only given up one goal through 11 games

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley girls soccer has been dominant on defense this season. The Deacons have allowed just one goal through 11 games after a scoreless tie against Sheyenne on Friday night. That contest was the first time Shanley failed to pick up the win. Lance Hansen is in his fifth year as the Deacons head coach, and he is…

Coach of the Week: RedHawks Manager Jim Bennett

Bennett is taking over in his first season with the RedHawks

FARGO, N.D. — Jim Bennett is gearing up for his first season as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks manager. Bennett replaces Michael Schlact, who accepting a job as a pitching coach for a Milwaukee Brewers minor league affiliate. He has been coaching since 1992 for various squads, most recently in the Australian Baseball League. Bennett is the KVRR Coach of the Week….

Coach of the Week: NDSU O-Line Coach AJ Blazek

AJ Blazek is in his first year at North Dakota State after three seasons at Rutgers

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State offensive line coach AJ Blazek is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Blazek is in his first year with the Bison after spending three at Rutgers. NDSU capped off its spring practices on Friday with the Green and Gold game, and now Blazek is hitting the recruiting trail in Kansas City, Mo. Categories: College,…

Coach of the Week: MSUM Football Coach Steve Laqua

The Dragons have their Spring Game on April 27

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In 2018, MSUM football had its most successful in decades. The Dragons won eight games, earning an invite to the Mineral Water Bowl. As the team wraps up Spring Practice and tries to raise the bar yet again, head coach Steve Laqua is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines…

Coach of the Week: Central Cass Softball’s Scott Kost

Central Cass is eager to get the season rolling to defend its Class-B State Title

CASSELTON, N.D. — A mid-April blizzard is delaying Spring sports in North Dakota. Central Cass is eager to get back on the diamond to defend its 2018 Class-B state title. The Squirrels picked up a win against Kindred before the storm this week, thanks in part to their turf field. Head coach Scott Kost is in his eighth season as…