MSUM Football

Offense Tops Defense in MSUM Spring Game

MSUM will face Minnesota Crookston to open season in August.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Athletics) – Senior Joe Tjosvold’s 18-yard field goal on the final play of the game helped the Offense top the Defense, 23-20 in the Minnesota State University Moorhead spring football game on Saturday at Scheels Field at Nemzek Stadium. The defense got points for turnovers, three-and-out stops and stops in front of the 50 and also got points…

College Football: MSUM Quarterbacks Stir Up Some Healthy Competition

Junior Bryce Meehl and Sophomore Jakup Sinani are competing for the starting quarterback role

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM football players laced up their cleats this evening for their first day of practice, and they did so without the likes of Demetrius Carr, the Dragons former gunslinger. Without Carr, there will have to be a new driver steering the squad. That spot, according to head coach Steve Laqua, is up grabs. Junior Bryce Meehl and…

MSUM Football Gives Up 31 Unanswered, Fall to SCSU

MSUM falls to 2-5 overall.

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (MSUM Athletics) — The Minnesota State University Moorhead football team managed less than 200 yards of total offense in a 31-7 loss at St. Cloud State on Saturday in St. Cloud, Minn. MSUM fell to 2-5 overall and 0-3 in the NSIC North Division while St. Cloud State improved to 5-2 overall and 2-1 in the league….

MSUM Falls to Southwest Minnesota State

Southwest Minnesota State wins 51-35 over MSUM

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The MSUM Dragons drop to 1-1 on the season after Thursday’s loss to Southwest Minnesota State. The Mustangs got out to an early 7-0 lead in the first quarter before going on to win the game 51-35. MSUM will head to Winona State on September 16th.   Categories: Top Sports Headlines Tags: MSUM Dragons, MSUM Football

MSUM Rolls to a 38-7 win over Augustana in the Season Opener

The Dragon defense held the Vikings to 127 yards of total offense on 49 plays and just eight first downs.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (MSUM Athletics) — A dominant effort by the defense helped the Minnesota State University Moorhead football team roll to a 38-7 win over Augustana in the season opener for both teams Saturday in Sioux Falls, S.D. MSUM is 1-0 overall and in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference while Augustana fell to 0-1 overall and 0-1 in the…

KVRR Roundtable: MSUM Football Preview

KVRR Sports team preview the upcoming football season for MSUM.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Dragons Athletics) — The Dragons are beginning their seventh season under the direction of Head Coach Steve Laqua. MSUM opens the regular season on Sept. 2 at Augustana. MSUM returns nine starters on offense and seven on defense from last year’s team that finished 7-4, which was the Dragons’ most victories in a season since 1999. MSUM returns 45…

Expectations are Reaching New Heights for MSUM Football

The Dragons return many of their stars from a year ago

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM has not been known for its football program in recent years. The Dragons won just nine games total from 2008-2012. The team has been turning things around for a while, but this season is poised to be a big breakthrough. MSUM returns its starting quarterback from a year ago, its three most productive rushers and the…

MSUM Football Opens up Practice

The Dragons are fresh off of a 7-4 season

MOORHEAD, Minn. Coach Steve Laqua and the MSUM football team began their 2017 campaign Thursday morning with the season’s first practice. The Dragons are fresh off a 7-4 season where they won five of their final six games. This year’s squad has a lot of returning talent, especially on the offensive side of the ball. Highlighting the group is senior…

Coach of the Week: MSUM Football’s Steve Laqua

Laqua and Dragons concentrate on Spring Practice.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Steven Laqua is heading into his 7th season as the Minnesota State Moorhead Dragons’ head coach. In his first two seasons, MSUM won a combined three games, but has seen improvement in each year since. As the team gears up for even more improvement for this season, Laqua is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Prior to his…

MSUM Releases Schedule as Team Continues Spring Practice

MSUM opens season at Augustana.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Athletics) – The Minnesota State University Moorhead football team has announced its 2017 season schedule. The Dragons will play five games at home at Scheels Field at Nemzek Stadium as part of the campaign. All 11 games are Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contests. MSUM opens the 2017 season at Augustana on Sept. 2 in Sioux Falls, S.D….