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Pilon’s Pitching Performance Earns HS Play of the Week

Pilon threw a no-hitter in Moorhead's first game of the season

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead pitcher Noah Pilon is the winner of the first warm weather set of High School Play of the Week nominees in 2019. He started off the Spuds’ season with a no-hitter, pitching on batter over the minimum to help his team win 10-0. Congratulations to Pilon for winning the Ken Kraft HS Play of the Week….

Moorhead Baseball Holds off Late West Fargo Comeback to Earn Walk-Off Win

The Spuds won 5-4

MOORHEAD, Minn. — West Fargo baseball didn’t fold when trailing by four runs late on the road against Moorhead. The Packers tied the game up with a four-run seventh inning, but ultimate the Spuds prevailed. Moorhead loaded the bases before Mason Connally walked to bring in the game-winning run. Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Baseball, moorhead, Packers, Spuds,…

Play of the Week Nominees: April 19

Watch the nominees for the Ken Kraft High School Play of the Week

FARGO, N.D. — With Spring sports finally in full swing, this week’s Ken Kraft nominees come from the Diamond and the Pitch. The first is from Moorhead baseball. Noah Pilon opened up the season with a no-hitter against Detroit Lakes. He struck out five and gave up no walks in his six-inning showing. The second play comes from Shanley soccer….

Play of the Winter Finalists

Warroad and Moorhead Battle it out for the DJ Colter Play of the Winter

FARGO, N.D. — It is time for the final round of the DJ Colter high school play of the winter. There was one hockey play and one basketball play chosen from the semifinal rounds. The first play comes from Warroad hockey. Grant Slukynsky makes a sweet move and goes five hole for the score. The second finalist comes on the…

Moorhead’s Hegg Becomes Finalist for HS Play of the Winter

KVRR is bracketing off the top high school plays from the winter

FARGO, N.D. — The KVRR Sports team is celebrating the top plays of the winter, presented by Chris Heise. Last week, Grant Slukynsky became a finalist for his great play for Warroad boys hockey. This week, Moorhead’s Quentin Hegg joins Slukynsky by stealing the rock going behind the back to beat the defender and finishing the layup. The final vote for the…

Moorhead’s State Quarterfinal Comeback Falls Short against Top-Seeded Edina

The Spuds dropped the contest 4-2

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Moorhead boys hockey will have to wait at least another season for a state title. The Spuds lost their quarterfinal matchup against top-seeded Edina on Thursday. Moorhead fell in a 2-0 hole in the first period, but they pulled within a goal in the second with a Cullen Gess score. After another tally from the Hornets,…

Coach of the Week: Moorhead Boys Hockey’s Jon Ammerman

The Moorhead Spuds play in the section semifinals on Saturday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead boys hockey has reached the Section 8AA title game in each of its first five seasons under head coach Jon Ammerman. The Spuds are one win away from making it 6-for-6 as they get set to face Buffalo in the section semifinal on Saturday. Ammerman sat down with KVRR Sports Director Keith Albertson to discuss his…

Moorhead Boys Hockey Shuts Out Rogers in Section Quarterfinals

The Spuds won 7-0

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead boys hockey extended its winning streak to double digits on Tuesday night, shutting out Rogers 7-0 in the Section 8AA quarterfinal. The Spuds’ offense exploded in the second period for four goals to help lead them to victory. They will take on Buffalo in the semifinals on Friday night. The Minnesota High School Hockey Championships can…

Four Third-Period Goals Help Moorhead Boys Hockey Top Brainerd

The Spuds took down the Warriors 5-2.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Trailing 2-1 heading into the final period, Moorhead boys hockey scored four goals in the third to help the take down Brainerd 5-2. Five different players scored for the Spuds as they picked up their eighth win in a row and extend their unbeaten streak to 10 games. The regular-season finale for Moorhead is Saturday at Hill-Murray….