Coach of the Week: Shanley Football’s Troy Mattern

In Mattern's first year with Shanley, he led his team to a 9-0 regular-season finish

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley football is putting together a dynasty. The Deacons have made the state final in six of the last eight seasons and are well on their way to another appearance. What’s different about this team is its head coach; Troy Mattern is leading the Deacons after seven years at Fargo South. With the Bruins, Mattern won two…

Coach of the Week: West Fargo Football’s Jay Gibson

Gibson and the Packers went 9-0 during the regular season

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Jay Gibson and the West Fargo Packers have been snake bitten in the AAA State Playoffs in North Dakota. The team got stuck in the semifinals each of the last two seasons despite holding the No. 1 seed. This year, Gibson says things are different. Watch the interview to see KVRR Sports Director Keith Albertson’s interview…

West Fargo Boys Soccer Eyeing Another State Title as EDC’s Top Seed

The Packers finished the regular season 10-2-2

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo’s boys soccer team are the east’s top seed in the State Tournament with a 10-2-2 EDC record. The Packers are the defending state champions, and they also won it all back in 2014. The team has slumped off a little since starting the year 8-0, but now that they state tournament is here, the records…

Taylor Lubungo Drills Home HS Play of the Week

Lubungo scored a deep goal against West Fargo for Fargo South

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo South’s Taylor Lubungo is the winner of the DJ Colter-Ken Kraft High School Play of the Week. Lubungo nailed a long goal that ricochet off the post and into the net. American Family Insurance Play of the Week brought to you by D.J. Colter and Ken Kraft. Follow them on Twitter @DJColterAgency. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports…

Coach of the Week: Davies Soccer Coach Nick Christianson

Christianson led the Eagles to a 2017 State Championship

FARGO, N.D. — Davies girls soccer coach Nick Christianson is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Christianson led his team to the 2017 state title despite the Eagles heading into the tournament as a No. 4 seed. Davies held each of its three opponents scoreless en route to the school’s first championship since 2014. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra,…

North’s Murphy-Jentrud Saves the Day with Am Fam Play of the Week

Alexis Murphy-Jentrud makes a diving save in the state tournament to help her team win

FARGO, N.D. — Offense was lacking in Fargo North’s quarterfinal matchup against Bismarck Century in the North Dakota State Soccer Tournament. The contest went to a shootout with a 0-0 tie. Then, with the Spartans up 3-1, they needed a save from Alexis Murphy-Jentrud to secure the victory, and she delivers. Congratulations to Murphy-Jentrud on earning the American Family Insurance…

Shanley Baseball, North Softball Take Down Davies

Deacons win 16-3, Spartans win 2-1

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley’s baseball team brought the lumber to the ballyard. The Deacons routed Davies 16-3. In softball, the Eagles faced Fargo North in more of a pitchers duel. The Spartans win that contest 2-1. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Davies Eagles, Deacons, Fargo North Softball, NDHSAA, Shanley Baseball

Kindred-Richland Baseball Caps off Perfect Regular Season, Downs Oak Grove

Vikings finish regular season 19-0.

FARGO, N.D. — The Kindred-Richland Vikings (19-0) defeated Oak Grove (1-17) 8-1 Tuesday. The Vikings cap off an undefeated regular season and will receive the top seed in the region one tournament. “It’s a great group of guys,” Kindred-Richland Head Coach Scott Milbrandt said. “They worked hard all year. Our number one goal was to get the number one seed,…