Football

Friends And Family Celebrate The Life of James Nyei

On Wednesday, 14 year old James Nyei died after drowning in the Sheyenne River.

FARGO, N.D. – “I wish I could go back, and just, give him a big hug, and just tell him how much I love him and how much he meant to everyone.” On Friday, James was buried surrounded by friends and family who described him as someone who could brighten up anyone’s day. “Everything that he did was just always…

West Fargo VFW Hosts Super Bowl Party

Fans cheered on the Chiefs and 49ers in Super Bowl 54

WEST FARGO, N.D. — People packed into West Fargo’s VFW to watch the biggest Sunday night in sports television. Eric Jorgenson, who helps keep the place running on such a busy night, says it takes a lot of work. “So as you can see a brand new building, doesn’t look like your average VFW, we changed our liquor license back…

Minnesota Vikings Great Chris Doleman Dead at 58

No cause of death was reported.

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9)–Late Tuesday night, Minnesota Vikings great Chris Doleman passed away, the team announced on Twitter. He was 58. For 15 seasons, he tormented quaterbacks as one of the NFL’s most feared defensive ends. An eight-time Pro Bowler, Doleman spent nine seasons with the Vikings amassing a league high 21 sacks in 1989. In 2012, Doleman was elected to…

NDSU Bison Invited to White House

Sen. Kevin Cramer tweeted about the invitation from President Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Kevin Cramer tweeted a photo saying the NDSU Bison football team is invited to the White House after winning the FCS National Championship. The tweet says President Donald Trump asked specifically about Matt Entz and “how they keep doing it with new head coaches.” The Bison visited the White House last March for the first time….

Bison Fans Support Team From Fargo

The Team Capped Off Its Perfect Season With The FCS Championship

FARGO, N.D. — Bison fans herding into the Fargo Herd & Horns to celebrate their perfect season championship run. For Assistant General Manager Frank Thomas, it’s been a good season for the restaurant “Oh ya this is Bison game day, it’s always big for us we are a family friendly environment so we allow kids in and so it’s championship…

Former Viking Helps Raise Money For Football Camps

The former Viking signed autographs, took pictures and had Vikings gear out for sale

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Vikings fans packed into bars and restaurants to cheer on their team. They were joined by a former Viking, who was out helping support the next generation of athletes. Former Vikings player Ted Brown was at J.C. Chumley in Moorhead to help raise money for the Midwest Premier Football League. The former Viking signed autographs, took pictures…

Bison fans make their way to Texas

NDSU fans starting to make their way to the lone star state.

FARGO, N.D. – As it gets closer and closer to Saturday’s FCS Championship game, fans are making sure to get there early. We caught up with some of them at the airport who say that what makes this experience great every year is the way fans handle themselves at the games. Some say this trip has become a family tradition,…

UND Football Player Seriously Hurt In Skiing Accident In Colorado

Hunter Pinke suffered trauma to his head and back and has a severed spinal cord

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A UND football player has a long road ahead of him after a skiing accident in Colorado right after Christmas. Hunter Pinke suffered trauma to his head and back and has a severed spinal cord. UND Head Football Coach Bubba Schweigert says Pinke is the spiritual leader of the team. He says he is very courageous and…

2,500 unsold Bison playoff tickets “concerning” NDSU official says

FARGO, N.D. – The Bison are looking to fill seats in the Fargodome for its playoff game this weekend. Season ticket holders didn’t end up buying 2,500 tickets for NDSU’s FCS Playoffs second round game against Nicholls State on Saturday. The team is hoping to continue its perfect season and get its third straight championship. The university says a lot…

More Surgery for Minnesota Football Player, Cancer Survivor

O'Brien was nearly two years cancer-free.

MINNEAPOLIS–University of Minnesota football player and four-time cancer survivor Casey O’Brien is facing more surgery this week to remove a spot on his lung. The walk-on holder made his college debut at Rutgers on Oct. 19, holding all three of the Gophers’ fourth-quarter extra points in their 42-7 victory. O’Brien this season has shared the story of his cancer fight…