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Coach of the Week: Fargo Force’s Cary Eades

The Force are in the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 2013.

FARGO, N.D. — Cary Eades and the Fargo Force haven’t slowed down in the playoffs. The team rode its hot streak to two series wins and has a date with top-seeded Waterloo in the Western Conference Finals. KVRR Sports Director Keith Albertson sits down with Eades to discuss his team’s recent success, the tough decision he has every night around…

Coach of the Week: UND Offensive Coordinator Paul Rudolph

The Fighting Hawks wrapped up spring practice last week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — University of North Dakota offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Paul Rudolph is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Rudolph is evaluating the three quarterbacks vying for the starting job in 2018. In this interview, Rudolph gives his scouting report on the three QBs, discusses the key pieces returning for next season and talks about who surprised…

Coach of the Week: NDSU Offensive Coordinator Courtney Messingham

The Bison have knocked out two of their 15 spring practices.

FARGO, N.D. — At this time last season, North Dakota State offensive coordinator Courtney Messingham was just getting a feel for the team. Now, he has a national championship under his belt as he goes through his second set of spring practices in Fargo. Storylines to follow this spring include: two freshmen fighting for the backup QB role, six returning…

Coach of the Week: Kindred Girls Basketball’s Sam Brandt

Brandt led the Vikings to the State Tournament in her first season as head coach

FARGO, N.D. — Kindred girls basketball is trying to defend its Class-B state title. The Vikings are one step closer after clinching the Region 1 championship Friday night. Sam Brandt was an assistant coach on last year’s team behind Perry Piatz, and now she is running the show after Piatz stepped aside. Brandt is the KVRR Coach of the Week….

Coach of the Week: Davies Boys Hockey’s Scott Petersen

Davies is looking for its first state boys hockey title

FARGO, N.D. — Davies boys hockey has never won a North Dakota state championship. The Eagles are knocking on the door with second-year head coach Scott Petersen, and he is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Davies took down 2-seed Grand Forks Red River in the East Region semifinal Friday night to clinch a state berth.   Categories: High School,…

Coach of the Week: MSUM Women’s Basketball’s Karla Nelson

The Dragons are on a 14-game winning streak

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota State-Moorhead women’s basketball has been unbeatable the last 14 games. The Dragons (20-3, 17-2 NSIC) dealt Bemidji State a 76-61 loss to extend the streak. Karla Nelson is in her 18th season with MSUM and is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: coach of the week, Dragons,…

Coach of the Week: DGF Girls Basketball’s Tom Critchley

Critchley led the Rebels to a 15-0 start to the season before Friday's loss.

GLYNDON, Minn. — The DGF girls basketball team is in the middle of a stretch of five games in seven days. The Rebels started the year 15-0 before losing on Friday night to Pelican Rapids, 76-72. DGF coach Tom Critchley is coaching his two daughters, Rae and Allie, as they push for a State Tournament berth. Critchley is the KVRR…

Coach of the Week: Moorhead Boys Hockey’s Jon Ammerman

Ammerman and the Spuds are playing in Hockey Day Minnesota on Saturday.

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Moorhead’s boys hockey team returns a lot of talent from last year’s state runner-up finish. Head coach Jon Ammerman is hoping his team can finally bring a title back to Moorhead for the first time in school history. On Saturday, the Spuds (12-6) are facing Centennial (10-3-3) as part of Hockey Day Minnesota in St. Cloud….

Coach of the Week: West Fargo Boys Basketball’s Adam Palczewski

The Packers improved to 10-0 with a win on Friday night

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo boys basketball has not missed a beat with a new head coach this season. After moving up from coaching the J.V. squad, Adam Palczewski has led the Packers to a 10-0 record after they beat Fargo North Friday Night. Palczewski is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top…

Coach of the Week: UND Hockey’s Brad Berry

UND is Ranked No. 6 at the halfway point of the season in Berry's third season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — At the halfway point in the season, North Dakota men’s hockey is ranked No. 6 in the USCHO Poll. Brad Berry is in his third season as head coach of the Fighting Hawks as they sit second in the NCHC standings. UND has emphasized spreading the puck out through a variety of scorers, and six different…