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Concordia Students Kick Off New School Year

About 570 incoming freshman flooded Olin Hill to show their school spirit for their new home at Concordia

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students and faculty at Concordia College are excited to kick off the school year. Concordia’s traditional beanies have been taking over their campus for nearly 100 years and the annual toss is back this season. About 570 incoming freshmen flooded Olin Hill to show their school spirit for their new home at Concordia. Some of the students…

KVRR Roundtable: Concordia Football Preview

KVRR Sports team preview the upcoming football season for Concordia.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The 2017 season is the 100th season in the storied history of Cobber football. Head Coach Terry Horan is entering his 17th season and has put together five straight Top 3 finishes in the MIAC but is still looking for that one win that get him into the Top 2 and an NCAA playoff berth. The last…

Concordia Football Working to Fill Holes at Offensive Line

The Cobbers graduated four starting offensive linemen from 2016

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College returns a lot of talent at skill positions from last season. The Cobbers bring back their starting quarterback, their two star running backs and seven starters from the defense. One position where Concordia will lack a lot of depth is at the offensive line, where four starters from 2016 graduated. Senior running back Jason Montonye…

Cobber Athletics Hosts Finn/Carol Grinaker Golf Scramble

The Meadows Golf Course in Moorhead hosted the event.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College hosted the 32nd annual Finn/Carol Grinaker golf scramble at The Meadows golf course. It’s a big opportunity for the athletic department to draw in money as donors and fans can golf with coaches and student-athletes. It’s the first official event for the Cobbers’ new Athletic Director, Jeff Bretherton. “It’s clear this golf tournament has been around…

Relentless: Joe Hallock’s Road to Recovery

Two years after suffering a stroke, Joe Hallock thrives on baseball diamond for Concordia.

FARGO, N.D. — People don’t always go to college near their hometown, Fargo Shanley graduate Joe Hallock did. “I like it a lot, I can go see my family whenever I want,” Cobber catcher Joe Hallock said. “Friends can come watch. It is a good atmosphere, especially on game day.” During Joe’s time at Concordia, he cherishes game days and every…

Matt Veit Commits to Concordia for Basketball

Veit: two-time All-State Tournament Team at Davies H.S.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Fargo Davies’ basketball player Matt Veit has a team lined up for college. Veit is taking his talents to Concordia to become a Cobber. He holds the Eagles record for steals in a season and in a career, and this winter he set the Davies mark for most assists in a single season. Over his high school…

College Baseball Roundup: Bison Down Vikings, Comets Out-Slug Cobbers

Mayville State beats Concordia for second time this season.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – The North Dakota State University baseball team claimed an 8-3 win over the Valley City State University Vikings on Tuesday, May 2, in a non-league game played at Newman Outdoor Field. With the victory, the Bison improve to 22-21 overall while the Vikings drop to 25-24 on the season. Freshman catcher Jake Malec went 2-for-3…

Cobbers Introduce First-Ever Full-Time Athletic Director

Jeff Bretherton will serve as Concordia A.D.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (Cobber Athletics) — Concordia-Moorhead President Dr. William Craft announced that Jeff Bretherton has been hired as the first full-time Athletic Director in the history of Concordia College. Bretherton takes over for interim athletic director Rachel Bergeson who was named to the position after head men’s basketball coach Rich Glas stepped down from being athletic director in the spring…

Concordia Football Top-10 in Attendance

Cobbers averaged 4,951 fans at five home games in 2016.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (Concordia Athletics)— Make it 10 straight seasons in the Top 10 of NCAA Division III attendance for Concordia. The Cobbers averaged 4,951 fans for their five home games in 2016 and finished sixth in the nation in attendance per game for the second straight year. The 2016 average of 4,951 fans is the second most in program history….

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,…