KVRR Sports Extra

Moton’s Decision to Switch Sports Pays Off at NDSU

The Bison Thrower played Basketball at UND last Season

FARGO, N.D. — There is no doubt that Akealy Moton has always been an athlete. The question was never if she’d play sports in college, but which sport was right her. “I always grew up with basketball, just cause of my parents – not just because of them, I also loved basketball too at the time,” Moton said. “But figuring out…

HS Roundup: Baseball Highlights

West Fargo, Mandan, Fargo North Come up with wins on Friday Night

FARGO, N.D. — There was plenty of Friday night baseball around town this week. West Fargo played in a doubleheader against Mandan. In game one, Packers fell behind 7-0. They would go on to score three runs to try to fight their way back before eventually falling 7-3 to the Braves. Game two was a different story. This time it…

HS Roundup: Softball Highlights

Fargo North, Shanley got the wins

FARGO, N.D. — Two local softball teams added to their win columns on Friday night. Shanley came back from behind to take get the 10-6 win over Devils Lake. Fargo North played in a doubleheader at home against Mandan. They won a close contest 5-4 in the first matchup. They handled things a little easier in the second game. They…

NDSU Football Finishes Spring Ball With Green and Gold Game

The Bison held their annual Spring Game

FARGO, N.D. –For the final time this Spring, NDSU football took the field in its annual Green and Gold Game. It wasn’t quite a game, but instead, more of a modified practice. The team did a few position drills before moving to 7-on-7 and two-down scrimmages in full pads, but there was no tackling. Both first and second-team guys took…

Play of the Week Nominees: April 19

Watch the nominees for the Ken Kraft High School Play of the Week

FARGO, N.D. — With Spring sports finally in full swing, this week’s Ken Kraft nominees come from the Diamond and the Pitch. The first is from Moorhead baseball. Noah Pilon opened up the season with a no-hitter against Detroit Lakes. He struck out five and gave up no walks in his six-inning showing. The second play comes from Shanley soccer….

Play of the Winter Finalists

Warroad and Moorhead Battle it out for the DJ Colter Play of the Winter

FARGO, N.D. — It is time for the final round of the DJ Colter high school play of the winter. There was one hockey play and one basketball play chosen from the semifinal rounds. The first play comes from Warroad hockey. Grant Slukynsky makes a sweet move and goes five hole for the score. The second finalist comes on the…

Round Table: UND Football Spring Practice Recap

The Fighting Hawks conclude Spring Ball on Friday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football returned to the field for Spring practice with a new offensive system under first-year offensive coordinator Danny Freund. The team is also looking to add depth on defense, while bringing back a sold linebacker core. KVRR’s sports team analyzes the Fighting Hawks as they finish up the spring season. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra,…

Play of the Winter Nominees Pt. 1


FARGO, N.D. — The KVRR sports team is celebrating the Ken Kraft plays of the winter. There will be four plays up for the honor – two hockey and two basketball. This first semifinal round will decide which high school hockey play deserves a spot in the finals and next week, the second semifinals will feature the two plays from the…

Former UND Running Backs Participate in Pro Day

John Santiago and Brady Oliveira went to work in front of NFL Scouts

FARGO, N.D. — Former UND standouts John Santiago and Brady Oliveira are done with their collegiate careers, but they are still hoping to keep the playing careers alive. They are getting ready for the NFL draft. Both had their chance to show off in front of NFL scouts at their pro day on Thursday. It was a special day for the…

Play of the Week Nominees: March 15

Perham, Barnesville Battle for play of the week

FARGO, N.D. — For this week’s Chris Heise High School Play of the Week Nominees, both plays come from the Minnesota Section 8AA Tournament quarterfinals. First up, from Barnesville and East Grand Forks. Adam Tonsfeldt from Barnseville makes a pair of solid defensive plays that help Barnesville advance to the semifinals. But is it better than what we saw from…