Karla Nelson

NDSU Transfer Skibiel Adds Veteran Presence to Young MSUM Team

One of four upperclassman on roster

MOORHEAD, Minn — Minnesota State-Moorhead women’s basketball adding a familiar face to many of bison nation bringing Olivia Skibiel over the Red River from North Dakota State. Skibiel is expected to play at the small and power forward position alongside all-conference player Peyton Boom and has two years of legibility left wanting to stay in the area after graduation pursuing…

MSUM Basketball Programs Back to Action After 2-Week COVID Pause

First games since Jan. 2-3

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Its been a long two weeks for both Minnesota State-Moorhead basketball programs. Four games over two weekends including a home doubleheader were canceled after the return from the holiday break as COVID spread across both teams. Its been a slow work back to the court. The Dragons went through a mandatory 7-day pause from the NSIC before…

Richland’s Roob Commits to Dream School in MSUM

Part of 2022 recruiting class

ABERCROMBIE, N.D. — An early offer was on the table for Richland’s Megan Roob and she grabbed it committing to Minnesota-State Moorhead women’s basketball before her senior year. For Roob, it was a no brainer. Its a tradition in her household to be a Dragon. Her older brother is on the football team and the school is close to home.With…

MSUM Women’s Basketball Embracing Underdog Role Heading into NSIC Tournament

Dragons are four seed from the north division

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In the final home series of the regular season not only did head coach, Karla Nelson clinch her 21st consecutive winning season for Minnesota State-Moorhead women’s basketball, it also earned them a postseason berth. After starting the season 3-3, the Dragons worked there way back after a two week COVID pause to finish as winners in four…

MSUM Women Clinch NSIC Tournament Berth, Down Wolves 63-51

21st winning season for head coach Karla Nelson

MOORHEAD, Minn. — (MSUM Athletics) A 13-2 run in the fourth quarter helped the Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team top Northern State, 63-51 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action Friday night in Moorhead, Minn. The win clinched a berth in the upcoming NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament for the Dragons. MSUM has won three in a row and improved to…

Boom Leads MSUM To Weekend Sweep Of Crookston

The Dragons defeated the Eagles 83-64 at home on Saturday afternoon

MOORHEAD, MINN – A career game from junior forward Peyton Boom helped the Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team earn an 83-64 win over Minnesota Crookston in action on Saturday at Nemzek Fieldhouse in Moorhead, Minn. MSUM is now 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division. UMC fell to 0-4 overall and 0-2 in the league….

MSUM Women’s Basketball Notches Second Straight Conference Win

Dragons beat Crookston 77-67

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM women’s basketball opened up at home for the first time this season taking on Minnesota-Crookston. The Dragons came out with their second straight win, 77-67. Mariah McKeever had a season-high 18 points in the win. Both sides back at it on Saturday. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Dragons Women’s Basketball, Karla Nelson,…

Peyton Boom Hoping to Provide Spark for MSUM Women’s Basketball This Season

Was Named NSIC All-Second Team Selection last season

MOORHEAD, MINN. — Heading into a new season, Minnesota State-Moorhead women’s basketball is in a youth movement. 7 of the 15 players are underclassmen and only four played in all 30 games. One of those players who was out there every night Barnesville native forward Peyton Boom. Business will need to be boomin’ for the Dragons to have success this…

MSUM Men’s and Women’s Basketball Ready to Tip-Off Seasons After Two-Month Delayed Start

Both teams open up against Augustana this weekend

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The wait is over for Minnesota State Moorhead’s men’s and women’s basketball programs.. After a two month delay to the start of the season NSIC play tips off this weekend. On the men’s side, the Dragons are coming off a year playing their best basketball at the end of it. Getting past the quarterfinals of the NSIC…

Coach of the Week: MSUM Women’s Basketball Caoch Karla Nelson

Dragons Coach Karla Nelson Talks 2019 Season

FARGO, N.D. — Heading into Friday night’s game against Winona State, MSU-Moorhead Women’s Basketball sat at  10 and 3 on the season with just one loss in NSIC Conference play. The Dragons started out 6 and 0 before heading to the Oahu Classic in Hawaii and dropping their first two games of the year. Head coach Karla Nelson joined KVRR’s…