Moorhead Spuds

Social Distancing: The Taste Of Victory

Pizza Honors Spuds After Winning Best HS Nickname In Minnesota

High School football is delayed until spring in Minnesota this year due to COVID-19, but you can still celebrate a rousing Spuds victory Thursday anyway. The Spuds won the Minnesota State High School League Nickname Challenge, beating 63 other mascots across the state. That’s that winning tater. The contest was conjured up as kind of a way to still compete…

Spuds Mash Competition, Voted Best HS Nickname In Minnesota

We Talk With The Man Who Organized The Tournament That Captivated High School Sports Fans

  With an absence of high school sports, a different kind of high school competition captured Minnesota’s imagination over the last month and a half. Since May 18th, people have been voting for the best high school nickname in the state. It started with a 64 school bracket put together by John Millea with the Minnesota State High School League….

Social Distancing: Supporting The Spuds

Moorhead Spuds In Finals Of High School Nickname Challenge

There were no high school sports this spring, but a fierce high school battle ends Wednesday. 64 teams entered the Minnesota State High School League Nickname Challenge. Two are left. One of those is our very own Moorhead Spuds. The Spuds have mashed the competition to this point. But we don’t know yet if they can scallop to victory. With…

Play of the Year Championship: June 26

Moorhead, South-Shanley battle for Play of the Year Championship

FARGO, N.D. — The Championship is here for the 2020 Chris Heise High School Play of the Year Academic Bracket. The battle for the winner of the bracket is between Moorhead’s Maria Zanotti and South-Shanley’s Alex Senf. First play comes from the Spuds and Zanotti, Zanotti scored an impressive goal against Alexandria. The other play comes from the Bruins and…

Moorhead’s Zanotti Advances to Play of the Year Bracket Championship

Zanotti won by the slim margin of 12 votes to advance

FARGO, N.D. — The DJ Colter High School Play of the Year Championship is complete after Moorhead’s Maria Zanotti advances by voting. Zanotti received over 280 votes to get the win by 12 votes over the competition. Zanotti showed off her goal scoring skills in a game against Alexandria earlier in the fall season. Congrats to Zanotti and the Spuds…

Play of the Year Final Four Nominees: June 19

Moorhead, Grand Forks Red River Battle for Fall Sports Title

FARGO, N.D. — The Final Four is here for the 2020 DJ Colter High School Play of the Year Academic Bracket. The second match-up to determine the champion of the fall sports season is between Moorhead’s Maria Zanotti and Grand Forks Red River’s Brady Dvorak. First play comes from the Spuds and Zanotti, Zanotti scored an impressive goal against Alexandria….

Moorhead’s Zanotti Advances in Play of the Year Bracket

Zanotti's Goal becomes third play to advance

FARGO, N.D. — On Friday night during Sports Extra, the KVRR Sports team announced the first nominees for advancement to the Play of the Academic Year Final Four bracket. The third to move comes from Moorhead Girls Soccer and Maria Zanotti. Zanotti’s goal against Alexandria moves on by the closest of margins. Congrats to Zanotti and the Spuds  for moving…

Play of the Year Nominees: May 29

West Fargo, Moorhead Battle for Advancement in Play of the Year Bracket

The first showdown in the Hockey quadrant of the 2020 D.J. Colter High School Play of the Year Bracket is a battle between Minnesota and North Dakota: Moorhead’s Maria Zanotti and West Fargo’s Erin Binstock. In the Spuds game against Alexandria, Zanotti scored the team’s third goal of the first half Bending it like Beckham into the top left corner…

Play of the Year Elite Eight Nominees: May 22

South-Shanley/Moorhead Battle for POTY Bracket Advancement

FARGO, N.D. — The first showdown in the Hockey quadrant of the 2020 D.J. Colter High School Play of the Year Bracket is a battle between Minnesota and North Dakota: South-Shanley’s Alex Semf and Moorhead’s Caden Triggs. First play comes from the Bruins and Senf, Senf recorded a hat trick in the first eight minutes of a game against Sheyenne. …

Social Distancing: Watch Where You Order Delivery From

Plus, A High School Mascot Throwdown

  If you’re social distancing and want to avoid crowds at restaurants, ordering food seems like a good way to go. But be careful who your order from. They may not be who they seem. A couple big restaurant chains are selling food on delivery apps under different names. In some places, if your order “Pasqually’s Pizza”, you’re actually getting…