Spring Game

Offense Tops Defense in MSUM Spring Game

MSUM will face Minnesota Crookston to open season in August.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Athletics) – Senior Joe Tjosvold’s 18-yard field goal on the final play of the game helped the Offense top the Defense, 23-20 in the Minnesota State University Moorhead spring football game on Saturday at Scheels Field at Nemzek Stadium. The defense got points for turnovers, three-and-out stops and stops in front of the 50 and also got points…

Defense Overpowers Offense in UND Spring Game

Team green recorded 12 sacks and 18 tackles for loss.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — During practices last fall, freshman Brock Boltmann was handing the ball off to Austin Gordon as the duo worked together on the offensive scout team to give the Fighting Hawks’ defense the best look they could in preparing for each week’s opponent. This spring, Gordon was chasing Boltmann and the fellow North Dakota quarterbacks around from…

College Football: UND Focused on Upping the Physicality in Spring Game

UND's offense and defense will square off in roughly 60 live plays

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football returns to live action Friday night for its 15th and final session of the spring. The players will have the chance to showcase their progress from the past few weeks in the Spring Game. The offense and defense will square off in roughly 60 live plays. The team says the focus heading into the…

Spring Football: Trio of Quarterbacks Competing for UND Starting Gig

The Hawks will compete in their annual Spring Game on Friday, April 13th

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — When the Fighting Hawks took the field last season, there was no question who would be leading the green and white. Now without four-year starter Keaton Studsrud, North Dakota football has some big shoes to fill. “Keaton was great for our program,” head coach Bubba Schweigert said. “His freshmen year, his true freshman year he sacrificed…

NDSU Football Experimenting with New Format for Spring Practices

The Bison will not have a Spring Game this year

FARGO, N.D. — Things look a little different this spring for NDSU practices. The NCAA allows 15 spring practices, and in the past that has consisted of 14 workouts and a spring game. This year, North Dakota State is eschewing the scrimmage for a more open format. “We’ll try to do some situational football,” head coach Chris Klieman said. “We…

NDSU Kicker Impresses in Spring Game

Cam Pedersen Makes every attempted field goal in NDSU Spring Game

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State kicker Cam Pedersen had many memorable moments during his sophomore season, not the least of which was making a game-winning field goal against Iowa as time expired. Now, Pedersen is getting better, exemplified by his great performance in the Bison spring game in which he didn’t miss a kick. “I was pleased with the little…

Offense Edges out Defense in NDSU Spring Game

Ty Brooks leads Gold team with 104 yards rushing

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — Ty Brooks rushed for 104 yards and two touchdowns to lead North Dakota State’s offense to a 33-31 victory in the annual Green and Gold Spring Game on Saturday, April 22, before a crowd of nearly 3,700 at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome. The game was a modified scrimmage with only four series of…

Jake Richter Excels in MSUM Spring Game

Richter caught 20 passes for 296 yards and two touchdowns

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Minnesota State University Moorhead held its spring game on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Scheels Field at Nemzek Stadium, which saw the White team defeat the Red team on the final play of the game, 28-27. The Red team got on the board first after senior quarterback Demetrius Carr connected with sophomore wideout Hayden Swartz on a 9-yard touchdown…

UND Football Wraps up Spring Practice with Spring Game

North Dakota defending Big Sky Football champions.

Grand Forks, N.D. (UND Athletics) — The North Dakota football team went through roughly 40 live plays and several situational drills as the defending Big Sky Champions wrapped up their 15th and final spring practice on Good Friday. Both sides of the ball took turns providing entertaining plays for the more than 1,100 Fighting Hawk fans that packed the High Performance…

NDSU Football Gears up for Spring Practice

Bison begin first of 15 practices on Wednesday

FARGO, N.D. — The first of 15 spring practices for North Dakota State’s football team is on Wednesday. The Bison are back to the gridiron without the title of ‘defending National Champions’ for the first time since 2011. There are 16 starters returning to the Herd from last year, but head coach Chris Klieman says this is not the time…