coach of the week

Coach of the Week: UND Men’s Basketball’s Brian Jones

Jones signed a four-year extension with the Fighting Hawks last month

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Months after leading his team to its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance, University of North Dakota men’s basketball coach Brian Jones signed a four-year extension with the program. Jones is entering his 12th season at the helm of UND and is fourth in team history with 166 wins. Currently, Jones is on the road recruiting to fill…

Coach of the Week: RedHawks Pitching Coach Michael Schlact

Schlact has helped the RedHawks to the 4th-best team ERA in the American Association

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks pitching coach Michael Schlact is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Despite the RedHawks’ struggles of losing 13 of their last 17 games after Friday’s loss, the team’s ERA is the 4th-best in the American Association. Schlact emphasizes that this low patch is not an indicator of the overall quality of the team, and the…

Coach of the Week: Shanley Soccer’s Lance Hansen

The Deacons are the 3-seed going into the EDC Tournament

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley-Oak Grove’s girls soccer team is the 3-seed in the EDC Tournament. Head coach Lance Hansen is in his third year leading the Deacons (10-2-4, 9-2-3 EDC), and he is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: coach of the week, Girls Soccer, Lance Hansen, Shanley Deacons

Coach of the Week: NDSU Baseball’s Tod Brown

Tod Brown and NDSU have a 15-10 record in the Summit League after their win Friday

Fargo, N.D. — North Dakota State baseball coach Tod Brown is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Brown and the Bison are 2nd place in the Summit League after their 5-2 win over Western Illinois. It’s Brown’s 10th season at the helm of the Bison baseball team, during which he has a career record of 240-271. Categories: College, KVRR Sports…

Coach of the Week: Fargo North’s Michelle Crary

Crary is the girls soccer coach at Fargo North

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo North girls soccer coach Michelle Crary is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Crary is in her fourth year in charge of the Spartans, and she is trying to get them a second championship during her tenure. North is 6-2-1 on the year after a win against Grand Forks Central Friday night. Categories: High School, KVRR…

Coach of the Week: NDSU Softball Coach Darren Mueller

Mueller is trying to lead the Bison to their 6th consecutive regular-season Summit League title

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State softball coach Darren Mueller is in his 16th season as the head coach of the Bison, and he is the KVRR Coach of the Week. The Bison have two series¬†left in their regular-season before they host the Summit League Tournament.   Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Bison, coach of the…

Coach of the Week: Concordia Baseball’s Chris Coste

Coste and the Cobbers have won 8 of their last 9 games

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia baseball coach Chris Coste is in his third season as the Cobbers’ skipper after taking over for Bucky Burgau. The Cobbers (18-12, 7-5 SL) have won eight of their last nine games and are finding a groove as the regular season winds down. Coste is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra,…

Coach of the Week: West Fargo Softball’s Pat Johnson

The Packers are 9-0, going for their 20th consecutive state title

FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo softball coach Pat Johnson is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Johnson is in his 23rd season coaching the Packers, and he has led them to a state championship in each of the last 19 seasons. This year, West Fargo is already off to another hot 9-0 start, outscoring opponents 109-25 in the stretch. Categories:…

Coach of the Week: UND Football’s Bubba Schweigert

Schweigert led the Fighting Hawks to their first FCS Playoff appearance in 2016

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota football coach Bubba Schweigert is the KVRR Coach of the Week. The Fighting Hawks are in their final week of spring practice, with their spring game on April 14, and they are coming off their first trip to the FCS Playoffs. KVRR Sports Director Keith Albertson and Schweigert discuss spring practice…

Coach of the Week: MSUM Football’s Steve Laqua

Laqua and Dragons concentrate on Spring Practice.

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†Steven Laqua is heading into his 7th season as the Minnesota State Moorhead Dragons’ head coach. In his first two seasons, MSUM won a combined three games, but has seen improvement in each year since. As the team gears up for even more improvement for this season, Laqua is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Prior to his…