Concordia Students Take Break from Studying, Help Clean Up Community

They picked up trash in Island Park

FARGO, N.D. — Concordia students are taking a break from studying for finals and using that time to make the community a better place. The organizations Cobbers in Action, Better Together, and Rhombus Guys pizza teamed up to pick up trash at Island Park. Organizers say there was more trash than they expected. One person picked up about two bags full…

Concordia Holds Relay for Life to Raise Money for the Fight Against Cancer

The goal is to raise $35,000

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College is bringing the community together to raise money for the fight against cancer. Relay for Life is a 12-hour event, and all money raised will go towards the American Cancer Society. The goal is to get to $35,000. Over three hundred people are taking part. There are all sorts of games and activities, from volleyball to…

Former UND Standout Dooley Named Cobber Volleyball Coach

Dooley was an All-American for the Fighting Hawks

MOORHEAD, Minn. (Concordia Athletics) — Concordia Athletic Director Rachel Bergeson announced that former University of North Dakota All-American Faith Dooley has been hired as head coach of the Cobber volleyball program. Dooley becomes the sixth head coach in program history. She takes over for Tim Mosser who resigned in December after coaching the team for 26 seasons. “I am tremendously…

Cobbers Hoping Difficult Schedule Prepared them for Thursday’s Playoff Game

Concordia faced some of the top teams in the conference down the stretch.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Concordia men’s hockey team starts the MIAC playoffs on Thursday. Concordia is the four-seed in the five-team field, matching them up with St. Mary’s. The Cobbers won two of the three regular-season showdowns between these two squads. They view the Cardinals as a very fast team, but Concordia also feels prepared for this playoff matchup because…

Concordia Hockey Hoping to Slow Down Fast-Paced St. Mary’s in MIAC Tournament

The 4-seed Cobbers host the 5-seed Cardinals on Thursday night

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It is playoff hockey time in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The top five teams all make it to the Tournament, and Concordia grabbed the fourth seed. That pits the cobbers up against St. Mary’s to see who will play the top seed, Augsburg. Concordia beat the Cardinals to open the season and more recently split a…

Moorhead Police Continue Search for Vehicle & Gun Robbery Suspect

Police responded to the report of a stolen vehicle outside of Snarr Hall at MSUM just after 7:30pm Tuesday

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Moorhead Police are continuing to search for the suspect involved in the Tuesday evening vehicle and gun robbery incident on the MSUM Campus. Police responded to the report of a stolen vehicle outside of Snarr Hall just after 7:30pm. When police arrived, the suspect left the vehicle and headed northeast. The suspect is described as a white…

Hope Inc. Gives Athletes with Disabilities a Chance to Thrive Athletically

The group had their fourth winter indoor track meet at Concordia College

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Once Morgan Oberg, 4, lines up against her opponents, her speed looms over the competition. “She always has a big smile on her face, and talks about it for weeks later, and talks about her medals she has hanging up in her room, and it’s instilling that competition in her, and the fire,” said Kasey Oberg, Morgan’s mother….

Cobber Men’s, Women’s Basketball Drop Matchups with First-Place St. Thomas

The men lost 79-70, while the women fell 73-49

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia’s men’s and women’s basketball teams were outmatched Wednesday night against St. Thomas. The Cobber men were playing their first home game of the season, and they fell 79-20. St. Thomas’s women remain undefeated on the season. The No. 3 Tommies picked up a 73-49 win. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Basketball, Cobbers, Concordia, St. Thomas

Concordia Student Musicians Hold Final Dress Rehearsal for Christmas Concert

This is the 92nd annual concert

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at Concordia College are getting ready for the school’s annual Christmas concert. Four different choirs and an orchestra are performing, and that totals to almost 400 student musicians. The theme for this year’s concert is “For the Beauty of the Earth,” which celebrates Christmas and nature. The Christmas concert is a tradition that’s been going on for…

Author Jon Krakauer Draws Packed Crowd at Concordia

He spoke about his best-selling book, "Missoula"

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students packed the Knutson Campus Center at Concordia to hear from author Jon Krakauer. Krakauer spoke about his best–selling book, Missoula, which shares the experience of five victims of sexual assault. He is also the author of books Into the Wild and Where Men Win Glory. Krakauer received the Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of…