Dragons

MSUM Freshmen Start New Chapter at Move-In Day

There were a lot of mixed emotions for both students and parents

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s that time of year again: a new class of freshmen is joining the Dragon Family at MSUM. Hundreds of students loaded things into carts and lugged them up to their dorm rooms, and in the midst of it all was university president Anne Blackhurst. “When you’re a university president, the best day of the year is…

MSUM Football Entering 2019 With a Clean Slate

The Dragons went 8-4 last season

MOORHEAD, Minn. –The 2018 year was a successful one for the MSU Moorhead football program in Steve Laqua’s eighth season as the Dragons head coach The team finished with an 8-4 record and advanced to their first postseason appearance since 1994, earning a spot in the Mineral Water Bowl. With fifteen starters returning to the field this season, the hope…

MSUM’s Volkert Looking to Extend Collegiate Career on Friday

The Dragons play in the NCAA Tournament against Duluth on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — One day away from the Division-II NCAA Tournament, MSUM women’s basketball is still in Moorhead, Minn. The Dragons had their flight pushed back due to weather and will now leave for Hays, Kan., at around 7:00 Friday morning. The team plays about 12 hours after that against Minnesota-Duluth. MSUM just faced the Bulldogs in the NSIC title…

MSUM Women’s Basketball Gears up for Tournament Game against Conference Foe

The Dragons are 1-2 against Minnesota-Duluth so far this season

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM women’s basketball is in the NCAA D-II Tournament for the third year in a row. The Dragons are getting ready to face Duluth in the first round on Friday. The Bulldogs have been a thorn in the side of the Dragons all season, snapping their 14-game winning streak during the regular season and also taking them…

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

MSUM finds out its fate in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Despite losing in the NSIC Tournament championship game, MSUM women’s basketball is well set up to make the NCAA D-II Tournament. The Dragons are 26-6 on the year and are on the verge of making the Dance for the third year in a row. Head coach Karla Nelson swung by the KVRR studio to discuss what lies…

MSUM Women Take Care of Upper Iowa in First Round of NSIC Tournament

The Dragons defeated the Peacocks 92-67

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM entered round one of the NSIC tournament as the No. 1 seed from the north and routed 8-seeded Upper Iowa 92-67. The Peacocks ended the first quarter with a four-point lead, but the Dragons got ahead in the second and never looked back as they advance to the next round of playoffs. MSUM will play No….

MSUM Men Fall in NSIC Tourney Opener to SMSU

The Dragons lost 86-81

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  MSUM’s men’s basketball team came up short in a back-and-forth game against Southwest Minnesota State in the NSIC Tournament opener. The four-seeded Dragons led by one at the half, but ended up falling 86-81. Travaun Coad led the team with 18 points, but Ryan Bruggeman’s 35 for the Mustangs proved to be too much. Categories: College, Top…

‘Gritty’ MSUM Women’s Basketball Team Readies for NSIC Tournament

The Dragons are the top seed in the North

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A 19-3 conference record was good enough for MSUM’s women’s basketball team to win the NSIC for the third year in a row. The dragons are now heading into the conference tournament trying to keep the momentum rolling, something they were unable to do each of the last two seasons. Despite being the top seed, MSUM dropped…

MSUM Falls to Sioux Falls

The Dragons fell 77-74

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSU Moorhead women’s basketball team lost a close game to Sioux Falls at home 77-74. The Dragons held the lead for the entire first half, but could not withstand the Cougars come back. Heading into the second, Sioux Falls was only down by one. From there on, the lead went back and forth between teams before the…

Dragon Men Take Down Duluth, Women have their Winning Streak Snapped

The women had won 14 games in a row before losing to the Bulldogs 69-53

DULUTH, Minn. — MSU-Moorhead’s basketball teams came away with a split in their basketball games at Duluth. The Dragon men took down the Bulldogs 79-58, led by Addison Park’s 22 points and Travaun Coad’s 20. MSUM’s women fell for the first time since the Sunday before Thanksgiving, having their 14-game winning streak snapped. They have had a streak of at…