Moorhead Spuds Boys Basketball

Relationship With Coaches Helped Moorhead’s Jenkins Commit to MSUM

Moorhead's Adam Jenkins part of 2023 recruiting class

MOORHEAD, Minn — A Spud is becoming a Dragon as Moorhead rising senior forward, Adam Jenkins is committing to MSUM. The 6 foot 9 200 pound big man is the first to be part of the 2023 recruiting class. Jenkins is coming off his first full season as a starter for Matt Ellingson’s squad. It was an impressive junior season,…

Chris Heise High School Play of the Week Nominees

Moorhead and DGF Basketball tip off in this week's nominations

FARGO, N.D — This week’s nominees for the Chris Heise high school play of the week showcase performances for the Minnesota High School State Section Semi-Finals. First up, in Moorhead it’s Adam Jenkins following for the putback slam in Moorhead’s win over Roger. But is it better than DGF’s Blake Kragness’s steal and layup to help lead the Rebels past…

Cinderella Spuds Head to State

First State Tournament Appearance in 10 Years

MOORHEAD MN. –“Beginning of the year we didn’t know our lineups quite yet and were still mixing and matching to see what works best. I think as soon as we figured out our lineups and the people who were gonna play and I feel like we just clicked and really played a lot better,” said junior center, Adam Jenkins. Once…

Moorhead’s Zimmerman Wins High School Play of the Week

Won with 53 percent of the votes

FARGO, N.D — The DJ Colter high school play of the week winner goes to Moorhead boys basketball and sophomore Dylan Zimmerman. Zimmerman made a nice move to the rim and converted on a lay-in against Davies last Friday. Congrats to Zimmerman and the Spuds. Categories: High School, Play of the Week, Top Sports Headlines Tags: DJ Colter, DJ Colter…

Moorhead Boys Basketball Getting Ready to Play in Program’s Second Section Title Game

Head Coach Matt Ellingson played in the last one back in 2012

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead boys’ basketball makes history Friday night playing in their first Class 4A Section 8 final since 2012 and looking to become only the second team in the program’s existence to get to state. It’s been 18 years since the last time it happened and if there is any team capable of making it there it’s this…

Minnesota High School Basketball Roundup

Barnesville defeated Breckenridge by three, Moorhead beats Perham by 12

FARGO, ND – (KVRR) Barnesville defeated Breckenridge, 81-78 to even up the season series at 1 apiece. Perham was handed just their third loss on the season to Moorhead on the road, 67-55.   Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Barnesville Boys Basketball, Moorhead Boys Basketball, Moorhead Spuds, Moorhead Spuds Boys Basketball, MSHSL Boys Basketball, spuds…

Thursday Night High School Roundup: Davies Boys Hockey, Fergus Falls Boys Basketball Get Wins

Recaps of Davies-Moorhead boys hockey, Moorhead-Fergus Falls boys basketball

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It was a busy night of high school sports in Moorhead Thursday night. The Spuds hosted Davies in boys hockey and Fergus falls in boys basketball. It was the visitors who came out victorious in both match-ups. The Otters beat the Spuds, 73-60 and Eagles won on the ice, 3-2. Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags:…

Moorhead Hoops Split Games on Opening Night

Spud girls beat Shanley; West Fargo topped Spud boys

FARGO, N.D. — Opening night of the Minnesota high school winter season. Moorhead boys and girls basketball traveled across the river for match-ups. The Spud girls took down Shanley, 53-50, for their first win of the season. The Spud boys fell to West Fargo, 90-75, as the Packers stay undefeated on the season. Its the first of 18 games this…

New Moorhead Coach Ellingson Putting Players First

Ellingson was an assistant under previous coach Bormann

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There’s a new Moorhead boys basketball coach and its a familiar name to the Spuds athletics community. Matt Ellingson takes over the program after four years as an assistant under Tyler Bormann, whose now the head men’s basketball coach at Concordia. Ellingson knows what success at Moorhead looks like. He was part of the last spuds team…