Football

Bison fans cheer on the Herd for spring season opener

"We're going to come out strong, these guys have waited a long time since October to play this game. They're ready, we're ready, we're going to cheer them on as loud as we can."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — With the start of the Spring Football Championship Subdivision, NDSU bison fans are showing their support as they cheer on the herd for the home opener. “This is game one, game one of many, we’re going to win today, we’re going to win the next game and the next game…this is just the start,” Bison Fan,…

Fargo Invaders scouting for 2021 season

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo Invaders are scouting for new players to join the team as they prepare for this year’s football season. The reigning Northern Elite Football League champions are preparing athletes for the national championship with a combine practice as they test each player’s skills and endurance on the field. After cancelling last year’s season due to…

Gophers cancel game with Northwestern due to COVID-19 outbreak

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – The Minnesota Gophers football game against Northwestern Saturday has been canceled after the University of Minnesota reports 21 players and 26 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 since Nov. 19. The U announced the decision on Monday, saying the team has also paused all team-related activities. The Gophers will also hold team meetings virtually for the remainder…

Fans no longer allowed at Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools sporting events

Games will be live streamed for fans

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools will no longer allow fans at sports games beginning Friday, October 16. Only athletes, coaches and essential personnel will be allowed at games. The decision was made based on the number of active COVID-19 cases in Cass County which was updated to an orange COVID status on Wednesday. Fargo Public Schools says both the…

Bars, restaurants prepare for first fall Bison football game

The Bison football season normally brings with it hundreds of thousands of dollars in visitor spending

FARGO, N.D. — The NDSU football season normally brings with it big dollars to the metro. Those at the Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau estimate every home game during a normal season brings in between $500,000 to $600,000. “People are spending money at our restaurants, they’re spending money in our stores, they’re spending money in the bars and the hotels,…

Bison release 2021 Spring schedule

  FARGO, ND — If the NDSU Bison win another FCS championship it will take place in May. The Missouri Valley Football Conference released the spring 2021 schedule. North Dakota State plays it’s conference opener at home on Sunday, February 21 against Youngstown State. The Bison has four home and four road games. Home games include March 13 against Illinois…

Fans Gather for Sunday Football at The Lights in West Fargo

Although fans can't watch the game in person in Minneapolis, they're still enjoying it right here in town

WEST FARGO, N.D. — With no fans allowed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the first NFL Sunday of the season was less than ideal for football fans in the area. “Definitely disappointed, but I think with everything going on, there’s also a way to look at the bright side of things and be able to get out into your own…

Big Ten postpones fall sports season

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced the postponement of the 2020-21 fall sports season, including all regular-season contests and Big Ten Championships and Tournaments, due to ongoing health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.In making its decision, which was based on multiple factors, the Big Ten Conference relied on the medical advice and counsel of the Big…

Cancelled NDSU fall football season may have impact on local businesses

For Grand Junction Grilled Subs, being near the Fargodome and NDSU meant seeing an influx of customers.

FARGO, N.D- COVID-19 has already taken a toll on many businesses in the F-M area. “All the students gone, there goes our big wave of cash flow that usually gets us through a slow summer. So, that was kind of tricky, the other part too is with the social distancing, we switched to takeout and delivery only, but just with…