Football

Approx. 5,000 Show up for Wentz’s Charity Softball Game

Carson Wentz invited 28 former NDSU teammates to help raise money for his AO1 Foundation

Even though the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks are on the road, Newman Outdoor Field was still in use. Around 5,000 fans packed into the stadium for a charity softball tournament featuring more than two dozen former North Dakota State football players. For the second time in four weeks, Carson Wentz orchestrated a softball tournament to raise money for his AO1 Foundation. On…

Kids Learn from Carson Wentz at Sanford POWER Football Camp

250 kids were at the high-demand camp

FARGO, N.D. — The softball game wasn’t Carson Wentz’s only appearance in Fargo. He spent the morning at the Sanford POWER Football Camp, where 250 kids got to learn from him. For many, the experience is a once in a lifetime opportunity. “It’s a big thing I’ve never really thought I’d go to a camp with Carson Wentz,” 11-year-old Ethan…

Judge Dismisses Former Football Players’ Lawsuit Against University

No criminal charges were filed in the alleged sexual assault.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by nine former University of Minnesota football players who claimed their rights were violated after a woman alleged she was the victim of a gang rape in 2016. The Star Tribune reports that U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank found no merit to claims that the men were subjected to…

Legendary Green Bay Packers Quarterback, Bart Starr, Dead at 85

Starr led Green Bay to six division titles

GREEN BAY, WI — Bart Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi’s powerhouse teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. The Packers announced Sunday that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering two strokes and a heart attack in 2014. Starr led Green Bay to six division titles,…

Former UND RB Santiago Signs with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

John Santiago joins his former teammate Brady Oliveira, who was drafted by the Blue Bombers earlier this month

WINNIPEG, MB (UND Athletics) – One of the most dynamic running back duos in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) has been reunited north of the border as John Santiago has signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL), as announced by the franchise at the beginning of training camp. Santiago joins a group of 93 names…

Davies WR/CB Ty Satter Verbally Commits to NDSU

Satter made the announcement on Twitter Thursday night

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football secured its first verbal commitment of the 2020 season. Davies wide receiver/cornerback Ty Satter announced on Twitter his commitment to play for the Bison. Satter’s dad, Tony Satter, is in the NDSU Hall of Fame for his playing days as a running back. He graduated as the second-leading career rusher in program history…

NDSU Wide Receivers Identify Areas to Improve as Spring Practice Wraps Up

The Bison have a young wide receiving corps with limited returning production

FARGO, N.D. — In 2018, wide receivers caught 107 passes from North Dakota State’s signal callers. Only 14 percent of those went to players who are back on this year’s roster, leaving a lot of room for other guys to step up. Phoenix Sproles hopes to play a big role after appearing in every game as a true freshman last year….

Coach of the Week: MSUM Football Coach Steve Laqua

The Dragons have their Spring Game on April 27

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In 2018, MSUM football had its most successful in decades. The Dragons won eight games, earning an invite to the Mineral Water Bowl. As the team wraps up Spring Practice and tries to raise the bar yet again, head coach Steve Laqua is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines…

Barnesville’s Zenzen Gives Verbal Commitment to Iowa State

Hunter Zenzen is going into his senior year with Barnesville football

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Barnesville linebacker/tight end Hunter Zenzen is going to Iowa State to play football. The 2020 recruit announced this on Twitter Wednesday, turning down scholarship offers from North Dakota and North Dakota State. Zenzen is listed as 6-foot-3 and 215 pounds and a three-star recruit. This past season, the Trojans finished as the state runners-up is Class AA, losing…

AJ Blazek Brings one-on-one Attention to First Season as NDSU O-Line Coach

Blazek comes to the Bison after three years as Rutgers' offensive line coach

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football is one-third of the way through its spring practices. You might think the team will have a different look in the 2019 season with only seven returning starters, a new head coach and five brand new members of the coaching staff. But, they are trying to keep the same look the same. The…