NSIC Delays Decision on Fall Sports Season

Meetings set for Friday, Monday for final decisions

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The NCAA Division Two Board of Governors voted Wednesday to cancel any fall sports championships. According to Minnesota-State Moorhead football coach Steve Laqua, that news means no Dragon games starting in September. The NSIC was suppose to decide officially Thursday morning, however, has delayed its decision on whether to cancel or postpone the fall season. Instead all…

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…

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…

MSUM Women’s Basketball Comes From Behind to Beat Northern State

Dragons beat the Wolves 73-65

MOORHEAD, Minn. — (MSUM Athletics) The No. 12 Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team rallied from a 15-point third-quarter deficit to earn a 73-65 win over Northern State in action Thursday night in Moorhead, Minn. MSUM outscored the Wolves 28-11 in the final quarter. MSUM is now 5-0 overall and 1-0 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference while Northern…

MSUM Football Takes Down University of Mary

The Dragons defeated the Marauders 47-32

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Minnesota State University Moorhead football team built a 33-14 halftime lead and held on for a 47-32 win over the University of Mary in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action Saturday at Scheels Field in Moorhead, Minn. MSUM retained the Paddle Trophy for a fifth straight year with the win. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: MSUM…

MSUM Women Take Care of Upper Iowa in First Round of NSIC Tournament

The Dragons defeated the Peacocks 92-67

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM entered round one of the NSIC tournament as the No. 1 seed from the north and routed 8-seeded Upper Iowa 92-67. The Peacocks ended the first quarter with a four-point lead, but the Dragons got ahead in the second and never looked back as they advance to the next round of playoffs. MSUM will play No….

MSUM’s Laqua Named NSIC Coach of the Year

The Dragons earned a trip to the Mineral Water Bowl by going 8-3

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — Minnesota State University Moorhead head football coach Steve Laqua has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Coach of the Year, the league announced on Thursday. It is the first time in Laqua’s career he has received the honor. He is the first Dragon football coach to earn the honor since 1994 when Ralph Micheli won the award. Since…

MSUM WBB Glides Through First Round of NSIC Tournament

The Dragons beat down Southwest Minnesota State 70-53

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With the memory of last year’s postseason collapse still fresh, MSUM women’s basketball took down Southwest Minnesota State 70-53 in the first round of the NSIC Tournament Wednesday night. The Dragons were led by Kiley Borowicz’s 21 points and never trailed in the game. MSUM is on to the conference quarterfinals, where they will face Sioux Falls…