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RedHawks Hoping to Bond During Season-Opening Road Trip

The RedHawks play their first six regular-season games on the road

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks wrapped up their exhibition season Wednesday night. Now, it’s on to the regular season, where each game is critical.  That was especially apparent last season, when the RedHawks missed the playoffs by just one game. They start things off on the road for a couple series, and that time together is very important for…

RedHawks Manager Schlact Draws Excitement from Players as Season Approaches

With Schlact in an interim role last year, the RedHawks closed the year with a 16-8 record

FARGO, N.D. — Michael Schlact is hoping the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks pick up where they left off last season. The team did miss the playoffs, but by only one game. After Schlact took over for Doug Simunic, the squad went 16-8 to close out the year. “In the second half, we felt awesome, because we felt free to do whatever we…

RedHawks Focused on Well-Rounded Roster in Productive Offseason

The team plays its first exhibition game on Tuesday.

FARGO, N.D. — For the first time in team history, the Fargo–Moorhead RedHawks are heading into day one with a manager not named Doug Simunic. Former pitching coach Michael Schlact took over the team with 24 games left last season, and he earned his keep. Now, the skipper is fresh off an offseason filled with acquisitions, trades and front office work…

Senator Hoeven Asks for $35 Million of Federal Funds to Support Diversion

The funds will go towards flood protection of Fargo as well as diversion design and engineering plans

FARGO, N.D. — While the Metro Flood Diversion Authority awaits a decision from the Minnesota DNR on the new diversion plan, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and Senator John Hoeven stress the need for flood protection across the valley. “This is a huge project, you’re talking more than $2 billion, but really important because this is a dynamic, growing region and…

Local Music Fans Celebrate Vinyl Records on “Record Store Day”

Local record stores have festivities featuring live music, discounted prices

FARGO, N.D. — Music fans celebrate their love for vinyl records at several stores across the metro. As part of Record Store Day, Vinyl Giant on 13th Avenue South held an all–day event to sell discounted vinyl records and merchandise. Live music featuring local musicians and DJ’s fills the air as people relive their favorite records from decades ago. Some…

RedHawks Deal Rights to Ace Alexander

Alexander is playing in Mexico this summer

FARGO, N.D. — Tyler Alexander has been as dominant as any American Association pitcher in the last two seasons. He is playing in an international league in Mexico this season, but if he returns to the AA, it will be for a different team. The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks traded away Alexander’s reversionary rights to the Lincoln Saltdogs. This means that Lincoln…

Teddy Bear Posse Hopes to Raise 4,000 Teddy Bears This Spring

Midwest Radio Fargo-Moorhead, Gate City Bank Team Up for Second Straight Year

FARGO, N.D. — The Teddy Bear Posse is at it again but this time they have a new goal in their sights. Midwest Radio Fargo–Moorhead and Gate City Bank announced that they plan to collect four thousand teddy bears and stuffed animals to donate to law enforcement agencies across the valley. Some of the bears will also be donated to firefighters…

Fargo Native Matt Rau Named F-M RedHawks GM

Rau replaces Josh Buchholz, who took a job as the league's Executive Director

FARGO, N.D. — The search is over for a new Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks General Manager. The team announced today that Fargo native and former NDSU baseball player Matt Rau will take over Josh Buchholz’s old position. Buchholz accepted a job as the American Association’s Executive Director and will begin that role on March 1. Rau has worked for minor league ballclubs…

RedHawks GM Buchholz Takes Job with American Association

Josh Buchholz has been the Vice President and General Manager of the RedHawks since 2005

DURHAM, N.C. (American Association) — The American Association announced on Thursday that Josh Buchholz has been named the league’s new executive director, and will begin his role in May 2018. Buchholz has been the Vice President & General Manager of the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks since October 2005. While with the RedHawks, Buchholz was a part of five league championships (1998, 2003,…

RedHawks Name Former Catcher Chris Coste Hitting Coach

Coste worked his way from the RedHawks to the Major Leagues as a player

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks welcomed one of their own to the coaching staff. Former catcher Chris Coste will serve as the hitting coach for the upcoming season, while retaining his managerial job with Concordia College. As a player, the Fargo native batted .323 from 1996-99, and he helped the program to its first of five championships in 1998….