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….

Spuds win! Moorhead takes home MSHSL Nickname Challenge Championship

MINNESOTA – Even though it’s the offseason for high school sports, Moorhead has something to celebrate. A huge Minnesota thanks to John Millea for creating the MSHSL Nickname Challenge. John deserves “One Shining Moment”@MSHSLjohn — Moorhead Orchestra (@MoorheadOrch) July 1, 2020 The Spuds have been mashed every once and a while, but they just can’t be beat in this…

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…

Spuds take on Two Harbors Agates in MSHSL Nickname Challenge semifinals

MINNESOTA – Do you have Spud spirit? Moorhead High School is in the semifinals of the Minnesota State High School League Nickname Challenge. The Spuds are taking on the Two Harbors Agates. You can vote until 11:30 Friday morning above. If the orange and black win, they’ll take on the Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms. They beat another area team, the…

Minnesota Sports Can Begin Return

The state enters its next phase of reopening which include the permission of certain sports and activities

FARGO, ND – As Minnesota head into its next phase of reopening, some of what’s going to be allowed to return limited are certain summer sports and practices. Individual sports and ones with minimal contact such as Tennis and Golf can be played but it’s not the same for team oriented ones with contact involved and athletes consistently coming within…

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…

Moorhead and St. Michael-Albertville Come Together for Socially Distant Baseball Game

Game Gave The Seniors A Chance to Play With Season Cancelled

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Its been two weeks since the MSHSL decided to cancel the spring sports season. The decision did not stop the Moorhead and St. Michael-Albertville baseball teams from getting together to play a game on the diamond all by keeping socially distant. The original idea to set up the game came from coach Salvevold’s wife and once everything…

Play of the Year Nominees: May 1

Barnesville, Grand Forks Red River Battle for Advancement in Play of the Year Bracket

FARGO, N.D. — The first showdown in the Football quadrant of the 2020 Chris Heise High School Play of the Year Bracket is a battle between the states: Minnesota and North Dakota. First play comes from Barnesville and the State Section Playoffs at the FargoDome. Adam Tonsfeldt takes it himself to the house with the impressive moves with the legs….

MSHSL cancellation of spring activities was expected, but no less heartbreaking for local schools

The Minnesota State High School League announced the cancellation of all spring activities in response to Governor Tim Walz's Executive Order

MOORHEAD, Minn. — When the news was announced that the remainder of the spring sports season had been canceled in Minnesota, schools weren’t exactly blindsided by the decision, but that didn’t make the blow any easier to take. “We kind of saw it coming, but once it finally does, it’s that punch in the gut,” said Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton activities director, Joe…

MSHSL Girls and Boys Basketball Tournaments Canceled

MINNESOTA–The Minnesota State High School League has canceled the girls and boys basketball tournaments amid coronavirus concerns. The Class A and Class AA semi-finals were scheduled for Friday with the championship games scheduled for Saturday. The boys basketball tournament was scheduled for March 18-21. The MSHSL made the announcement at 10:45 a.m. on Friday. An updated programming schedule for Antenna…