KVRR NFL Pick ‘Em: MSUM Football Coach Steve Laqua Makes his Picks


FARGO, N.D. — All season, KVRR is doing an NFL Pick ‘Em challenge. Each week, there will be a guest picker to compete against the KVRR Sports staff and everyone signed up to play. This week’s guest picker is MSUM football coach Steve Laqua. Categories: College, Football Pick Em Guest, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Dragons, Football, KVRR NFL…

KVRR Roundtable: MSUM Football Preview

KVRR Sports team preview the upcoming football season for MSUM.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Dragons Athletics) — The Dragons are beginning their seventh season under the direction of Head Coach Steve Laqua. MSUM opens the regular season on Sept. 2 at Augustana. MSUM returns nine starters on offense and seven on defense from last year’s team that finished 7-4, which was the Dragons’ most victories in a season since 1999. MSUM returns 45…

Demetrius Carr Ready to Take the Reins of MSUM Football

Carr is the expected starting quarterback in 2017.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM is preparing for what could be its most successful football season in recent memory. The Dragons bring back significant talent from the team that went 7-4 a year ago. On the offensive side, quarterback Demetrius Carr is not battling for a starting job for the first time. After Jake Hodge was injured last year, it opened the door…

Expectations are Reaching New Heights for MSUM Football

The Dragons return many of their stars from a year ago

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM has not been known for its football program in recent years. The Dragons won just nine games total from 2008-2012. The team has been turning things around for a while, but this season is poised to be a big breakthrough. MSUM returns its starting quarterback from a year ago, its three most productive rushers and the…

MSUM Football Opens up Practice

The Dragons are fresh off of a 7-4 season

MOORHEAD, Minn. Coach Steve Laqua and the MSUM football team began their 2017 campaign Thursday morning with the season’s first practice. The Dragons are fresh off a 7-4 season where they won five of their final six games. This year’s squad has a lot of returning talent, especially on the offensive side of the ball. Highlighting the group is senior…

Jake Richter Excels in MSUM Spring Game

Richter caught 20 passes for 296 yards and two touchdowns

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Minnesota State University Moorhead held its spring game on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Scheels Field at Nemzek Stadium, which saw the White team defeat the Red team on the final play of the game, 28-27. The Red team got on the board first after senior quarterback Demetrius Carr connected with sophomore wideout Hayden Swartz on a 9-yard touchdown…

MSUM Softball Swept by UMD at Home

Dragon lose 8-1 and 5-3 Tuesday afternoon

MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Athletics) – The Minnesota State University Moorhead softball team dropped a doubleheader to Minnesota Duluth on Tuesday, dropping 8-1 and 5-3 contests at the MSUM Softball Field. MSUM is 7-18 overall and 2-6 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference while UMD improved to 23-9 overall and 7-1 in the league. “We need to be consistent in all…

Coach of the Week: MSUM Football’s Steve Laqua

Laqua and Dragons concentrate on Spring Practice.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Steven Laqua is heading into his 7th season as the Minnesota State Moorhead Dragons’ head coach. In his first two seasons, MSUM won a combined three games, but has seen improvement in each year since. As the team gears up for even more improvement for this season, Laqua is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Prior to his…

MSUM Releases Schedule as Team Continues Spring Practice

MSUM opens season at Augustana.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Athletics) – The Minnesota State University Moorhead football team has announced its 2017 season schedule. The Dragons will play five games at home at Scheels Field at Nemzek Stadium as part of the campaign. All 11 games are Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contests. MSUM opens the 2017 season at Augustana on Sept. 2 in Sioux Falls, S.D….

MSUM Men Ready for NCAA Tournament

Dragons open first round of NCAA Tournament Saturday.

FARGO, N.D. — The MSUM Dragon mens basketball team did not finish the NSIC tournament the way that it hoped, but its season did not end there. MSUM opens up the first round of the Division II NCAA Tournament on Saturday against East Central. The Dragons will bring in the NSIC player of the year in Aaron Lien. He was…