Concordia Cobbers

MIAC Winter Season Gets Green Light

Competition Begins First Week of February

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – (MIAC Press Release) The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Presidents’ Council has voted to approve plans for a return to competitive athletics this winter. The MIAC winter sports of basketball, hockey, indoor track and field, and swimming and diving will be permitted to participate in regular-season competition. The MIAC will not host winter-sport playoffs nor conference postseason…

Making History: Moorhead’s D’Agostino Qualifies for World Weightlifting Junior Championships

Will compete in Saudi Arabia for USA Weightlifting in March

MOORHEAD, Minn. — When Christano D’Agostino arrived at Moorhead high school as a freshman he was looking for a way to gain an advantage on the baseball field  after taking a weightlifting class along with a little belief from his coach sport became part of life. We just saw his physical stature. You could told he was built for the…

NDSU, UND, Concordia, MSUM Don’t Hold Any Practices On Election Day

NCAA made rule in September not to hold practices on Nov. 3

FARGO, N.D. — Minnesota along with NDSU, UND, Concordia and MSUM did not hold practices. The NCAA passed a rule in September making it mandatory for teams to give their players the first Tuesday in November off to make sure everyone votes. Bison athletes were all 100 percent registered. Fighting Hawks student athletes for inclusion and diversity made a push…

MIAC Postpones Competition Until January

Includes Winter Sports

MOORHEAD, MINN. (8/31/20)— (CONCORDIA ATHLETICS) The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference office announced that all athletic competition has been postponed until January of 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This latest decision includes all winter sports as well as golf and tennis which were not included in the initial postponement of all medium and high contact fall sports that came out…

Concordia Football’s Horan: “MIAC competition will be on even playing field” with No Non-Conference

Wisconsin-Lacrosse, Wisconsin-Whitewater games canceled

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — The MIAC has followed the lead of many power five conferences in terms of a football season, eliminating the non-conference schedule come the fall. The decision leaves Concordia with a delayed start and just seven games to play. The cobbers usually play two non-conference games, one home and one away. This year, one of the top…

MIAC announces cancellation of fall non-conference contests

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – (MIAC) The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced today that it will cancel non-conference contests for the fall sports season. Presidents and Athletic Directors will continue to explore opportunities for the fall. MIAC administrators and staff have met weekly throughout the summer to develop protocols, expectations, and best practices for the possible return of athletics this fall….

Local Collegiate Athletes Who Have Served in the Military

KVRR's Nick Couzin looks at NDSU, UND, MSUM and Concordia who have served

FARGO, N.D. — As a way to honor those who are currently serving or have served our country, KVRR’s Nick Couzin looks at athletes past and present from NDSU, UND, MSUM and Concordia who have made an impact in their respective branches in the military.       Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Concordia Cobbers, Memorial Day, MSUM Dragons,…

Concordia Football Taking Advantage of Virtual Platform With Junior Days

Cobbers have held four virtual junior days with two more coming

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia football is looking at the positives of having to going completely virtual for both spring practice and recruiting. That is carried over into the program’s junior day, where there is usually only one. The coaches have been able to conduct four. The virtual days have currently reached over 450 juniors all over the country allowing the…

Local Talent Highlights Record-Setting Recruiting Class for Concordia Football

56 signed recruits is a program record

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Head coach Terry Horan welcomed 56 new recruits to the incoming 2020 Concordia football class. 56 is a program record and the fifth consecutive season the Cobbers have brought in 50 or more recruits to the program. This is the first year the coaching staff went into untapped markets to get players from Nevada, Utah and Florida. …

Bormann “honored” to take over as head coach of Concordia men’s basketball

Tyler Bormann accepted the position at his alma mater, becoming the 12th head coach in the history of the program

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s a homecoming of sorts for Tyler Bormann. The 2006 Concordia College graduate has accepted the position of head men’s basketball coach for the Cobbers and is thrilled to be heading back to his alma mater. “It was not so much getting back to the college level specifically, it was about Concordia College,” Bormann said. “It was…