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Division II Fall Sports Championship Season Canceled

MSUM Fall sports can not play for championship

(NCAA) The Division II Board of Governors followed the lead of Division III canceling its fall sports championship season. The official statement is as follows: “After reviewing and discussing the Board of Governors’ directives, the Division II Presidents Council made the difficult decision that holding fall championships in any capacity was not a viable or fiscally responsible option for Division…

MSUM Men’s Basketball “Right Fit” for Fargo Davies Hektner

Part of the Dragons 2021 Class

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota State-Moorhead men’s basketball has their newest member to the class of 2021 and it comes from just on the other side of the river at Davies with Owen Hektner. The 6-foot-seven-footer averaged 11.9 points per game in his junior season with the Eagles helping lead them to a 23-2 record and a spot in the state…

NSIC delays the start of fall sports

The football season will not begin until September 26th

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – With the health and safety of its member institutions’ communities, the importance of successful institutional campus reopening and the overall well-being of its student-athletes as its top priorities, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Board of Directors unanimously supported a delay to the start of NSIC fall athletic competition. For the sports of football and men’s & women’s…

Coach of the Week: MSUM Football’s Steve Laqua

Dragons 2020 season will have just 10 games

FARGO, N.D. — Minnesota-State Moorhead football is set to play one less game and start one week later in the fall due to the coronavirus and the impact it’ll have on division two athletic departments. To gain some more perspective on this topic, KVRR’s Nick Couzin talked with the Dragons head coach Steve Laqua. The season starts on September 12th…

MSUM Football’s Laqua Welcoming Challenge of Shortened 10-Game Season

Division Two Council shortened programs athletic schedules to deal with financial impacts of COVID-19

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The upcoming athletic season will look a bit different for division two schools after the NCAA Division Two Council reduced the amount of games played in order to deal with the financial impact of COVID-19. That means instead of the usual 11 games, Minnesota State-Moorhead football plays one less contest. Players are currently on campus for workouts…

MSUM Football Updates 2020 Season Schedule

Schedule shortened due to COVID-19

MOORHEAD, Minn. — (MSUM Athletics) A revised schedule for the Minnesota State University Moorhead football team has been announced. The Dragons will play a 10-game schedule that features five home games and five road games in 2020. MSUM opens the 2020 season at home against Winona State on Sept. 12. Kickoff is 2 p.m. at Scheels Field at Nemzek Stadium….

Legendary MSUM Fooball Coach Fortier on 2021 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

All-time winningest coach at MSUM

MOORHEAD, Minn. – (MSUM Athletics) Former Minnesota State University Moorhead football coach Ross Fortier is listed on the 2021 College Football Hall of Fame ballot. Fortier is one of 33 coaches from the divisional ranks to be listed on the ballot, which also includes seven coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision. Fortier is in the MSUM Hall of Fame and…

Local Collegiate Athletes Who Have Served in the Military

KVRR's Nick Couzin looks at NDSU, UND, MSUM and Concordia who have served

FARGO, N.D. — As a way to honor those who are currently serving or have served our country, KVRR’s Nick Couzin looks at athletes past and present from NDSU, UND, MSUM and Concordia who have made an impact in their respective branches in the military.       Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Concordia Cobbers, Memorial Day, MSUM Dragons,…

MSUM A.D. Peters “Long Term Benefit Unknown” About Division II’s Decision to Reduce Games Next Season

Peters Says "Didn't Come as Surprise"

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The NCAA’s Division II council made headlines this week reducing the amount of games in all sports for the upcoming academic year to help with the economic downfall that comes from the COVID-19 pandemic. The process took about 6-7 weeks to work out all the details. Minnesota-State Moorhead athletic director Doug Peters says it came as no…

NCAA Division II Reduces Number of Games for Upcoming Academic Year

Decision made by NCAA's D-II Presidents Council

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — When heading out to Minnesota-State Moorhead athletic events this upcoming season, you’ll see fewer games played on the Dragons schedule. This decision was made for all division two programs coming from the NCAA’s Division II President’s Council for one sports academic year. The council says its in response to help schools manage the economic fallout that comes…