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MSUM Football Focused on Culture Shift after Disappointing Season

The Dragons have implemented new tactics to play more as a team, including mixing things up in the cafeteria.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — No matter how you look at last year’s football season for MSU-Moorhead it was a disappointment. The Dragons had high expectations with a strong senior corps, but they still failed to get six wins. This year, many of those starting pieces are gone. Head coach Steve Laqua says there needed to be a culture shift after evaluating what…

MSUM’s Huber Wins D-II Long Jump Title

Huber flew nearly eight meters to claim the top of the podium.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (MSUM Athletics) — A record-shattering performance helped Minnesota State University Moorhead senior Brian Huber cap off his Dragon track and field career in style as he won the NCAA Division II Outdoor National Championship in the long jump on Thursday in Charlotte, N.C. Huber jumped a school record 26-2 1/4 in the long jump finals to claim the first…

German Athletes Find Home with MSUM Track and Field

MSUM track and field to compete at NSIC Championships next Friday.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The track and field season is nearing its end for MSUM. Both the men and women’s teams continue to prepare for the NSIC Outdoor Championships in Winona a week from Friday. At Minnesota State-Moorhead there is a pair of Dragons that have traveled a great distance to compete in the sport that they love. “The flight attendant…

MSUM WR Gibson Hones Focus at Pro Day

Damon Gibson competed at the NDSU Pro Day

FARGO, N.D. — Former Bison football players weren’t the only ones competing at North Dakota State’s Pro Day. MSU-Moorhead’s standout wide receiver Damon Gibson also performed for the NFL scouts. Gibson made an appearance at the Shrine Bowl this winter, becoming the first MSUM Dragon ever to do so. He says he spent that last six weeks working for this…

Women’s Basketball: MSUM Falls in First Round of Central Regional

MSUM women finish season 23-6.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (MSUM Athletics) — The Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team saw its season come to an end on Friday as the Dragons fell to No. 10 Central Missouri, 66-49 in the first round of the NCAA tournament at the Elmen Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. MSUM ended the season 23-6. Central Missouri improved to 25-3. “We…

MSUM WBB Trying to Erase Late-Season Struggles

The Dragons have lost two of their last three games after a 16-game winning streak.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Riding a 16-game winning streak heading into the final game of the regular season, MSUM women’s basketball was red hot. Since that point, the Dragons have lost two of three and backed their way into the NCAA D-II Tournament. “We haven’t performed very well at the end of the season so far this year and last year,”…

MSUM Women’s Basketball Ready for Chance in Central Region Tournament

Dragons draw second-seeded Central Missouri in the opening round.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — At the division two level, the season continues for the MSUM women’s basketball team. It was announced late Sunday night that the MSUM Dragons were awarded the seventh-seed in the Central Region tournament and will battle second-seeded Central Missouri. Last years season ended for MSUM by the hands of Central Missouri in the NCAA Tournament. After finishing 23-5…

Women’s Basketball: Sioux Falls Squeaks by MSUM in NSIC Tournament

Sannes lead MSUM with 18 points in loss to USF.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The MSUM women’s basketball team fell in a tight game to Sioux Falls 59-56 in the NSIC tournament. Drew Sannes led the way for the Dragons with 18 points and eight rebounds. Jacky Volkert and Cassidy Thorson each added 11 points for MSUM. Mariah Szymanski dropped 26 points for Sioux Falls who will advance in the…

MSUM WBB Glides Through First Round of NSIC Tournament

The Dragons beat down Southwest Minnesota State 70-53

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With the memory of last year’s postseason collapse still fresh, MSUM women’s basketball took down Southwest Minnesota State 70-53 in the first round of the NSIC Tournament Wednesday night. The Dragons were led by Kiley Borowicz’s 21 points and never trailed in the game. MSUM is on to the conference quarterfinals, where they will face Sioux Falls…

College Basketball Roundup: MSUM Women Win 16th Straight

Dragons clinch a share of the NSIC North division title.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team clinched a share of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference title with a 70-54 win over St. Cloud State on Friday night in Moorhead, Minn. MSUM also clinched a share of its third straight NSIC North Division title and tied a school record with its 16th straight win. The Dragons…