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Richman Signs Contract Extension with NDSU Men’s Basketball

Head coach Dave Richman is extended through the 2021-22 season

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State University director of athletics Matt Larsen announced today a two-year contract extension for head men’s basketball coach David Richman through April 2022. Richman is entering his sixth year as NDSU’s head coach in 2019-20. In five seasons as head coach, Richman has led the Bison to two NCAA Tournament appearances and three Summit…

West Fargo HS Well Represented at NCAA T&F Championships

The Bison have three athletes from West Fargo at the NCAA Track and Field Championships

AUSTIN, Texas — North Dakota State has seven student-athletes representing the Bison at the NCAA Track and Field Championships. Of those seven, three are from West Fargo High School: Alex Talley (shot put, hammer throw), Akealy Moton (javelin, shot put) and Amanda Levin (Heptathlon). “It seems kind of crazy,” Levin said “I actually think it’s really cool that we’re all…

Fargo Moorhead Youth Choir Sings Their Way to Carnegie Hall

Twenty five singers in the Fargo Moorhead Youth Choir were invited to New York.

FARGO, N.D.– Twenty five singers in the Fargo Moorhead Youth Choir were invited to New York to perform at Carnegie Hall. For months, they practiced for their moment on the big stage. “A lot of challenges, the music was extremely challenging both in range and intervals and mixed meters,” says artistic director of FMYC, Josh Dahl. “There are a lot of…

NDSU’s Moton in Rarefied Air at NCAA Track and Field Championships

Moton is competing in the shot put and the javelin

AUSTIN, Texas — On Wednesday, competition opens up for the NCAA Track and Field Championships. North Dakota State has 11 entries in the national meet, two of which come from redshirt freshman Akealy Moton. Moton is set to compete in both the shot put and the javelin, which is a rare feat. It’s so rare, in fact, that the two…

F-M Metro’s High School Seniors Ready to Take On New Challenge After Graduation

Fargo North, Fargo South, Davies, DGF, Moorhead, West Fargo and Sheyenne High Schools all graduated

  FARGO, N.D. — The nostalgia is beginning to set in. “It was kind of unreal. It hasn’t really hit me yet that we’re going to be moving out. It was weird, especially seeing the people technically for the last time,” said Emily Durow, who will study medical lab sciences at UND in the fall.  Plenty of high school’s ick factors…

NDSU T&F Looking to Otterdahl for Leadership ahead of NCAA Championships

Payton Otterdahl won two indoor titles earlier this year

Less than a week out from the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas, North Dakota State has seven student-athletes competing, three of them in multiple events. All but one of those is a throwing event, prompting throws coach Justin St. Clair to be named the Midwest Region’s Men’s Assistant Coach of the Year. This is the sixth regional honor…

LIVE: Researcher Discovers Fish Species Live Really, Really Long Lives

Big Mouth Buffalo Fish Can Live 80+ Years Longer Than We Used To Think

  An NDSU PhD researcher discovered species of fish here in our region lives much longer than we previously thought. And that discovery could have drastic consequences in our wildlife management. Alec Lackmann discovered the Bigmouth Buffalo Fish can live well past 100 years old. He researched fish from 12 different populations in Minnesota. Before, the oldest known example was…

Two More NDSU Throwers Earn NCAA Championships Berth

Payton Otterdahl placed second in the discus and Brendan Artley took 12th in the Javelin

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Payton Otterdahl kept his discus title hopes alive on Friday when he took second in the event at the NCAA Track and Field West Prelim. Otterdahl threw 59.61 meters, finishing behind Dotun Ogundeji by 0.7 meters. Freshman Brendan Artley barely makes the cut for nationals by taking the final spot with his 12th place finish in the…

NDSU Sends Three to Nationals on First Day of NCAA Track & Field Prelims

Akealy Moton, Bailey Retzlaff and Alex Talley all earned spots at Nationals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — North Dakota State earned three berths in Nationals for NCAA Track and Field. The top 12 in every event move on. Freshman Akealy Moton was ranked 24th in the women’s javelin entering competition, but she threw a personal best 50.56 meters to take sixth. Teammate Kari Wolfe just missed out with a 17th-place finish. In the women’s…

Retzlaff, Talley Preparing for Multiple Events at West Track & Field Prelim

NDSU has 22 student-athletes competing for a shot at Nationals

The next stage of competition for collegiate track and field is the East and West Preliminaries. North Dakota state has 22 student-athletes competing at the west prelims this week, and five of those athletes are competing in multiple events. Throwers Bailey Retzlaff and Alex Talley each have a very real possibility of earning a trip to nationals in both events….