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NDSU Football Knows Nothing Comes Easy After Missing Main Goal in the Spring

Bison coming in to fall with new mindset and chip on their shoulder

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State football as a program fell short of the one goal every year  that wasn’t achieved winning an fcs championship. It was just the eighth time in ten years that happened and the first since 2016. One reason for the spring playing out the way it did  was youth. 32 redshirt or true freshman saw…

NDSU’s Gonnella Does More Than Score Touchdowns, He Hits Baseballs

The bison running back spent the summer with the Arizona Diamondbacks

FARGO, N.D. — Being a multi-sport athlete in high school is common, however, once you get to the college ranks, carrying the load of two sports– becomes a little harder. That’s not the case for North Dakota State running back Dominic Gonnella. When Bison nation is not cheering loudly for him on the football field, Dominic Gonnella’s second calling is…

Former Bison Otterdahl Ready to Carry Out Olympic Dream

Competes in the shot put at the Tokyo games August 2-5

Video Courtesy: NBC Sports/Olympics FARGO, N.D. — There have been seven former North Dakota State athletes to compete in the Olympics and only one has come from the men’s track and field team. After a year long postponement, Payton Otterdahl carries out that honor in Tokyo. “I think it’s finally settled in. It took a couple weeks but were finally,…

NDSU’s Griesel Taking Name, Image, Likeness to a Whole New Level

Griesel is donating 20 percent of profits made from NIL to Landon's Light Foundation

FARGO, N.D. — Since the NCAA allowed their athletes to benefit off  their name, image and likeness earlier this month, there have been very few examples of athletes adding a charitable component to it. One of those is right here in Fargo with North Dakota State men’s basketball player Sam Griesel. Bison fans know the contributions guard Sam Griesel has…

Marlins, Royals, Perfect Situations for NDSU’s Hostetler, Harm

Bennett Hostetler selected by Miami Marlins in 18th round, Parker Harm signed as undrafted free agent

FARGO, N.D. — After the NCAA Regionals came to an end for North Dakota State baseball, Bennett Hostetler and Parker Harm were hearing interests from MLB organizations. Now on the last day of the Draft both get their shot at the next level. Hostetler went in the 18th round to the Miami Marlins becoming the first Bison selected since 2016…

Portland Native Azure Commits to NDSU Football

Second commitment for the class of 2022

PORTLAND, N.D — A shoutout to small town North Dakota as Portland native Kelby Azure announced his commitment to play for North Dakota State football in the fall of 2022. The Hatton-Northwood product played mostly on the offense and defensive line along with some fullback and linebacker, however the expectation is to play tight end for the Bison depending on…

Fate Leads NDSU Baseball Alum Luke Lind to Opportunity With RedHawks

RedHawks signed Lind who left baseball after being released by the Los Angeles Angels

FARGO, N.D. — A familiar face to North Dakota State baseball fans returns to the mound at Newman Outdoor Field this time donning the RedHawks colors. “I couldn’t be more excited to be here. I’m just grateful for the opportunity,” Lind said. “I’m ready to go. I’m ready to be back.” It wasn’t easiest of roads getting to this point. After…

Local Reaction to NCAA Athletes having the opportunity to get paid

Easton Stick, Derrek Tuszka in favor of it for NDSU athletes

FARGO, N.D. — Starting Thursday  all NCAA athletes can make money of their name, image and likeness. It creates a major shift in the organizations view on amateurism in the past where athletes were not given this right. Anything from posts on social media, teaching camps, starting their own business or signing autographs are fair game to profit of off….

Former Bison WR Shepherd Excited for New Opportunity with Hometown Chiefs

Won a roster spot off mini-camp tryout

FARGO, N.D — Even though he was really busy winning a roster spot with the home town Kansas City Chiefs during a tryout at mini-camp former North Dakota State receiver Darrius Shepherd still found time to come back for Carson Wentz’s A01 foundation charity softball game. Spending the time off hanging out with old teammates, Shepherd had time to reflect…

Former Bison Baller Ward Signs A Second Pro Deal in Germany

Signing with Telecom Baskets Bonn

FARGO, N.D. — Former North Dakota State men’s basketball forward Tyson Ward is signing on for another year of professional basketball in Germany. After spending the rookie season with Oliver Wurzberg, he’ll make the move over to Telecom Baskets Bonn. Ward averaged 9.2 points per game and scored in double figures 14 times in year one. Categories: College, Top Sports…