MSUM President Anne Blackhurst announces 2023 retirement

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – After leading Minnesota State University Moorhead for eight years, President Anne Blackhurst will call it a career in June of next year. “It’s a leader’s responsibility to know when the time is right for someone new to take the lead. After an especially challenging year for me personally, I’ve made the difficult decision to retire,” Blackhurst…

Cooper Mattern Transferring to Concordia

North Dakota High School Football Star, Cooper Mattern Will Play for the Cobbers

Moorhead Moorhead, MN — Cooper Mattern is trasnfering from St. Johns to Concordia College. Mattern finished his senior season as the top quarterback in the state of North Dakota after throwing for over 2,000 yards, 18 touchdowns and averaging just under 258 yards per game for Shanley high school in 2020. Mattern did not play last season with the Johnies….

Coach of the Week: MSUM Women’s Basketball’s Karla Nelson

MSUM finds out its fate in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Despite losing in the NSIC Tournament championship game, MSUM women’s basketball is well set up to make the NCAA D-II Tournament. The Dragons are 26-6 on the year and are on the verge of making the Dance for the third year in a row. Head coach Karla Nelson swung by the KVRR studio to discuss what lies…

MSUM WBB is NSIC Championship Bound

Dragons Beat Sioux Falls, 77-62

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (MSUM Athletics) The Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team is heading to the NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament Championship game after cruising to a 77-64 win over University of Sioux Falls in Semifinal action on Monday afternoon. Junior forward Megan Hintz tied a career-high with 28 points in the win. MSUM improves to 26-5 overall while USF falls to…

Dragon Men Take Down Duluth, Women have their Winning Streak Snapped

The women had won 14 games in a row before losing to the Bulldogs 69-53

DULUTH, Minn. — MSU-Moorhead’s basketball teams came away with a split in their basketball games at Duluth. The Dragon men took down the Bulldogs 79-58, led by Addison Park’s 22 points and Travaun Coad’s 20. MSUM’s women fell for the first time since the Sunday before Thanksgiving, having their 14-game winning streak snapped. They have had a streak of at…

MSU-Moorhead Loses Homecoming Game

Number one team in state builds huge first half lead to down the Dragons at home

MOORHEAD, Minn. — (MSU-Moorhead Athletics) No. 1-ranked Minnesota State, Mankato built a 28-0 first-half lead and went on to defeat Minnesota State University Moorhead, 42-20 in the Dragons’ homecoming contest on Saturday at Scheels Field in Moorhead. MSUM’s three-game winning streak ended with the loss, as the Dragons fell to 4-2 overall and in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. MSU…

MSUM Takes Season Opener over Crookston

The Dragons won the matchup 34-10

MOORHEAD, MINN. — The Minnesota State University Moorhead football team opened the season with a 34-10 win over Minnesota Crookston in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action Thursday night at Scheels Field in Moorhead, Minn. MSUM (1-0) has now won four straight season openers and also retained the State Farm Traveling Trophy for a fifth straight year. The Dragon defense held…

Coach of the Week: MSUM Women’s Basketball’s Karla Nelson

The Dragons are on a 14-game winning streak

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota State-Moorhead women’s basketball has been unbeatable the last 14 games. The Dragons (20-3, 17-2 NSIC) dealt Bemidji State a 76-61 loss to extend the streak. Karla Nelson is in her 18th season with MSUM and is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: coach of the week, Dragons,…