‘He is still with us’: Henning is inspired by fallen teammate, headed to state championship game

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Fans from Henning, a town with a population of 850 people, have waited 53 years to come cheer on their team in the high school boys’ state basketball tournament. Friday, the Hornets took on Spring Grove at the Target Center in the semifinals. Almost from tip-off, Henning dominated the hardwood, but time on the court is constantly bittersweet for players, friends, fans…

Perham Wins Close Game Over Hawley to Advance to States

The Yellowjackets beat the Nuggets 53-47

MOOREHEAD, Minn. — In the Minnesota Section 8AA boys basketball championship game, Perham got a tight 53-47 victory over Hawley. Both teams were evenly matched, keeping the race close throughout the entire game. Hawley tied things up at 47 towards the final minute of the game, but the Yellowjackets went on to score five unanswered points to close things out…

Spud Hockey Credits Recent Success with Amped Up Practices

Moorhead went 5-1-1 over a homestand

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead boys hockey is in action on Friday after their game against Bemidji postponed from Tuesday. It will be the team’s first road game since January 3. The homestand was extremely effective for the Spuds, where they went 5-1-1. That includes a 5-2 win over a St. Cloud Cathedral team that had only lost one game all…

Otter Tail Central and Barnesville Win Section Championships

Ottertail beats Ada-Borup 38-28 and Barnesville beats Hawley 34-23

FARGO, N.D. — The number one seed Otter Tail Central faced Ada-Borup for the 6A Section Final at the Fargo Dome Friday night. Ada-Borup got out to the early lead, 7-0, but Otter Tail Central rolled from there. Austin Wensauer rushed for 114 yards. The Bulldogs had a 30-point first half lead and held a 16-point lead at the break….

Moorhead FB Drops 5OT Thriller against St. Cloud Tech

The Spuds fell to the Tigers 48-42.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead Spuds were neck-and-neck with St. Cloud Tech for the entire game before it eventually went to overtime. Then it went to double-overtime. Then triple. The Spuds and Tigers played to five overtimes before St. Cloud Tech finally earned the edge, winning 48-42. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: 5OT, moorhead, MSHSL,…

Coach of the Week: DGF Girls Basketball’s Tom Critchley

Critchley led the Rebels to a 15-0 start to the season before Friday's loss.

GLYNDON, Minn. — The DGF girls basketball team is in the middle of a stretch of five games in seven days. The Rebels started the year 15-0 before losing on Friday night to Pelican Rapids, 76-72. DGF coach Tom Critchley is coaching his two daughters, Rae and Allie, as they push for a State Tournament berth. Critchley is the KVRR…

Boys Basketball Roundup: South Deals West Fargo 2nd Loss, Moorhead Rolls Past Shanley

The Packers have lost two of their last three games.

FARGO, N.D. — After starting the year 10-0, West Fargo boys basketball has lost two of three. The most recent loss comes at the hands of Fargo South. The Bruins held out at home in a tight contest, winning 77-69. Across the border, Moorhead hosted Shanley, and the Spuds had no trouble dealing a loss to the Deacons. The Spuds…

MN Prep Football Roundup: Hawley outlast’s Barnesville in Undefeated Showdown

Barnesville's 38-game home winning streak snapped, DGF Wins at home against Perham

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Hawley and Barnesville entered the day as two of just four undefeated teams in Minnesota Class-AA football. The Nuggets’ offense plowed through the Trojans on the way to a 48-30 win, bumping them up to 7-0 on the season. No. 4 Moorhead was back at home to take on Brainerd, but the Warriors were not intimidated by…

Warroad Baseball Downs Perham to Advance to Section-8AA Title Game

Phillip Ness: 2-run Home Run for Warroad.

PERHAM, Minn. – The section 8AA baseball tournament continued Tuesday in Perham. Home field did not help the Yellow Jackets as they fell 9-5 to the Warroad Warriors. Phillip Ness hit a 2-run home run in the second to get the offense started for the Warriors. With the win, Warroad advances to the section title game and will have two…