Shanley Deacons

Shanley Golf’s Skarperud Looks to End Senior Season With State Title

Was EDC's senior athlete of the year

FARGO, N.D — As a four-year captain for the Shanley boys golf, Jake Skarperud will represent his school one last time at state. Going in as the the EDC senior athlete of the year, the state’s top qualifier in stroke average and winner in five of the eight tournaments played the mentality is simple. “The biggest thing is just to…

Shanley hires former NDSCS Coach Irwin as New Boys Coach

All-time winningest coach with the Wildcats

FARGO, N.D. — After 14 years away from coaching a familiar face returns to the bench. Shanley has hired former North Dakota State College of Science head coach Craig Irwin. In eight seasons with NDSCS, Irwin recorded a 212-48 record, won 7 conference titles and 4 district titles. The announcement comes on the same day, his daughter, Tylee, plays for…

Shanley’s Simon Continues North Dakota-Nebraska Baseball Pipeline

Tommy Simon commits to play in the Big Ten with Nebraska baseball

FARGO, N.D — The North Dakota to Nebraska baseball pipeline continues with Shanley and Post 2 shortstop, Tommy Simon, committing to play for the Huskers as just a sophomore. Simon went to Lincoln in November for a visit and then later was invited back in January for a prospects camp. Two weeks after returning home the coaches offered him a…

H.S. Girls Basketball Roundup: Shanley, Central Cass Come Out With Wins

Central Cass defeats Oak Grove, Shanley defeats Fargo South

FARGO, N.D — A pair of round wins on this Tuesday night in North Dakota high school girls basketball. In EDC action, Shanley knocks off Fargo South, 75-67. In Class B, Central Cass takes down Oak Grove, 69-20. Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Central Cass Girls Basketball, Central Cass Squirrels, Fargo South Bruins, Fargo South Girls Basketball, NDHSAA…

Stellar Senior Season Earns Opportunity for Shanley’s Gores at NDSU

Earned a preferred walk-on offer

FARGO, N.D — When you have a big senior season like Shanley’s John Gores did it usually sparks some interest at the next level. The receiver had 88 receptions for 1269 yards and 10 touchdowns with the Deacons, who fell in the state semifinals to Sheyenne. Gores had three division one preferred walk-on opportunities from St Thomas, North Dakota and…

H.S. Football Roundup: West Fargo, Sheyenne Meet for State Championship

Battle of West Fargo in next Friday's Dakota Bowl

WEST FARGO, N.D — Sheyenne uses a 15-point fourth quarter to top Shanley and advance to their third straight 11AA Dakota Bowl with an undefeated record. West Fargo traveled to Bismarck and shutout the defending state champions, Century, 15-0 to advance to the Dakota Bowl. Jamestown and Bismarck St. Mary’s will meet for the first ever 11A state final. Categories:…

H.S. FB Roundup: 11AA Playoffs

Sheyenne, West Fargo and Shanley all advance to semis

FARGO, N.D — Friday night saw three local teams advance from the quarterfinals to the semifinals of the North Dakota 11AA high school playoffs. Top seed Sheyenne took the home victory over Minot, 28-6. The Mustangs will match-up with Shanley in the next round who got past Mandan, 35-20. West Fargo shutout Bismarck Legacy 31-0 that included an 85-yard touchdown…

Play of the Week Nominees: October 15

Moorhead Soccer, Shanley Volleyball Battle for Play of the Week

FARGO, N.D — This week’s nominees for the Chris Heise high school play of the week give love to both side of the border. First up, Moorhead boys soccer in section tournament play as the one seed and Revar Qaqos capitalizes on an unreal header in a 4-1 Spuds win over Elk River. Is it better than what we saw…