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Community Mourns the Loss of Ulen Athlete Alivia Mortenson

Alivia Mortenson was killed in a rollover in northwestern Minnesota last weekend

HAWLEY, Minn. — Alivia Mortenson may have only been seventeen, but that was old enough to have touched the lives of those who knew her. “Alivia was just an outstanding person, I mean, she really was,” Norman County East Ulen-Hitterdal softball coach Steve Radnecki said. After her untimely death, the communities of Ulen, Hitterdahl and Twin Valley are left reeling….

HS Roundup: Softball Highlights

Fargo North, Shanley got the wins

FARGO, N.D. — Two local softball teams added to their win columns on Friday night. Shanley came back from behind to take get the 10-6 win over Devils Lake. Fargo North played in a doubleheader at home against Mandan. They won a close contest 5-4 in the first matchup. They handled things a little easier in the second game. They…

Play of the Week Nominees: August 31

VOTE FOR THE DJ COLTER-KEN KRAFT AGENCY HS PLAY OF THE WEEK NOMINEES

FARGO, N.D. — The nominees for the DJ Colter high school play of the week are in. We’re back after summer, but some of these high school student–athletes picked up right where they left off. Both of this week’s nominees come from the gridiron. Davies quarterback Jesse Forknell scrambles, throws to Brett Vetter who makes the leaping grab. It’s a solid…

Fargo North’s Atkins Spears HS Play of the Week

Atkins adjusted to a ball skipping off the mound to earn the High School Play of the Week

FARGO, N.D. — This week’s nominees for the D.J. Colter – Ken Kraft High School Play of the Week pitted two plays from Fargo North against each other. Blake Atkins takes the most votes for the Spartan baseball team on a comebacker right up the middle. Atkins makes an adjustment to the ball skipping off the pitcher’s mound and gets…

Play of the Week Nominees: June 1

VOTE FOR THE DJ COLTER-KEN KRAFT AGENCY HS PLAY OF THE WEEK NOMINEES

FARGO, N.D. — The DJ Colter-Ken Craft high school play of the week nominees both come from Fargo North high school. The chase for the state softball and baseball tournament titles began last weekend. Fargo north baseball’s second baseman Blake Atkins reads the misdirect off the mound, and gets his foot on the bag just in time to get the…

Fargo North Soccer Seniors Hoping to Replicate State Title from Freshman Year

The Spartans last won state in 2015.

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota high school state soccer tournament begins this week. Fargo North is trying to live up to its No. 1 seed from the East after winning the EDC. The Spartans, like every team from the East, had to adapt to a shortened season after weather made field conditions unplayable. But now, they say they’ve had…

HS Softball: Fargo North Edges Fargo Davies

North picks up win number 13 on the season.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo North Spartans downed the Fargo Davies Eagles 8-7 on Friday night at Mickelson Field. The Spartans improve to 13-6 on the season. The Eagles fall to 6-10 on the year. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Eagles, Fargo Davies, Fargo Davies Eagles, Fargo North, Fargo North Spartans, High School Softball, Spartans

Opheim Lays Out to Capture POTW Honors

Congrats to Taya Opheim for winning AM FAM HS POTW

FARGO, N.D. — The winner of the DJ Colter – Ken Kraft high school play of the week goes to Fargo North shortstop Taya Opheim. Opheim got a great read on a flair. She then laid out to make the catch. Great play that likely saves a run and ends the inning. Congratulations to Opheim, winner of the high school…

Coach of the Week: Fargo North Softball’s Scott Carter

Carter is in his fourth season as head coach of the Spartans

FARGO, N.D. — When it comes to high school softball in the state of North Dakota, West Fargo stands head and shoulders above the competition. But, Fargo North is trying to put its hat in the ring with a solid start to the season. Scott Carter is in his fourth season as the Spartans head coach. Check out KVRR Sports…

Olek Strikes out 13, North Softball Upends Top-Ranked Valley City

The Spartans split the doubleheader with the Hi-Liners.

FARGO, N.D. — The ninth-ranked Fargo North got a huge performance from sophomore pitcher Gabi Olek as the Spartans took down top-ranked Valley City on Tuesday 5-2. Olek recorded 13 strikeouts for the Spartans in the win. Valley City went on to take the second game of the double header 11-2 in four innings. Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines…