Dragons

MSUM Women’s Basketball Refuses to get Complacent During Winning Streak

The Dragons have won 14 games in a row

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSU-Moorhead women’s basketball is on another big run, having won 14 games in a row. Their last loss came on the Sunday before Thanksgiving. This is the third year in a row where the Dragons have put together a winning streak of at least that length. Each of the last two seasons, however, the momentum fizzled late,…

MSUM Wins Conference Battle Over Wayne State

MSUM remains atop NSIC Standings with the 71-57 win

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Dragons won big tonight at home with a 71-57 victory against Wayne State. Wayne State played MSUM close in the first half, but the Dragons pulled away easily in the second to secure the win. Megan Hintz was the team’s high scorer with 21 points and a double-double. This win means MSUM remains undefeated in conference…

MSUM Basketball Squads Extend Winning Streaks Friday Night

The women pick up their 11th in a row, the men earn their fifth consecutive win

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSU-Moorhead’s men’s and women’s basketball teams continue to roll. The Dragon women overcome a halftime deficit to take down Bemidji State 62-54, earning their 11th consecutive win in the process. The men have now won five in a row after hanging on 80-78 over the Beavers. Chad Walthall collects his 300th career head coaching win in the…

Dragon MBB Cruises to 94-73 Win over Mayville State

MSUM shot 52.9 percent in the contest

MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Athletics)— Five Minnesota State University Moorhead players scored in double figures as the Dragon men rolled to a 94-73 win over Mayville State in action Tuesday night at Nemzek Fieldhouse in Moorhead, Minn. MSUM finished nonconference play 6-2. Freshman center Jesse Bergh had 12 points and a career-high 16 rebounds for his first career-double double. Junior guard Johnny Beeninga had 16…

MSUM’s Laqua Named NSIC Coach of the Year

The Dragons earned a trip to the Mineral Water Bowl by going 8-3

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — Minnesota State University Moorhead head football coach Steve Laqua has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Coach of the Year, the league announced on Thursday. It is the first time in Laqua’s career he has received the honor. He is the first Dragon football coach to earn the honor since 1994 when Ralph Micheli won the award. Since…

MSUM Begins Preparation for December 1st Mineral Water Bowl

The Dragons went 8-3 during the regular season

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSU-Moorhead earned a Division II Bowl berth on Saturday by taking down St. Cloud State. The win gave the Dragons their first eight-win season since the George H. W. Bush administration. Head coach Steve Laqua says the chance to play in a bowl game is great for all of the seniors who are extending their college careers by…

MSUM MBB Rolls Morris Behind 52 Point Second Half

Dragons beat the Cougars 97-69

MOORHEAD, Minn. – (MSUM Atheltics) The Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball team posted a 97-69 victory over the University of Minnesota-Morris in their regular-season opener on Friday. Senior forward Addison Park led the team with 21 points and contributed two assists. Senior guard Travaun Coad had 20 points and a team-high nine rebounds. Junior guard Johnny Beeninga led the team with four assists to go…

Coach of the Week: MSUM Football Coach Steve Laqua

Laqua and the Dragons are 7-3 heading into Saturday's matchup against St. Cloud State

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSU-Moorhead football coach Steve Laqua is the KVRR Coach of the Week. After a disappointing 2017 season, the team had to reevaluate expectations. Laqua was very open about his uncertainly surrounding this year’s team potential, but they are 7-3 with the chance of clinching a bowl berth with a win against St. Cloud State on Saturday Categories:…

MSUM Takes Season Opener over Crookston

The Dragons won the matchup 34-10

MOORHEAD, MINN. — The Minnesota State University Moorhead football team opened the season with a 34-10 win over Minnesota Crookston in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action Thursday night at Scheels Field in Moorhead, Minn. MSUM (1-0) has now won four straight season openers and also retained the State Farm Traveling Trophy for a fifth straight year. The Dragon defense held…

Quarterback Competition Heats Up for MSUM as Season Approaches

Bryce Meehl and Jakup Sinani are fighting for the starting job.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Two weeks out from the first game of the season, MSU-Moorhead still doesn’t have a starting quarterback. Jakup Sinani and Bryce Meehl are fighting for the job vacated by Demetrius Carr. Sinani is heading into his sophomore season and is currently working with the first-team offense. But head coach Steve Laqua says Meehl is not far behind….