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Coach of the Week: Central Cass Softball’s Scott Kost

The Squirrels won the Class-B East Region Tournament this week

CASSELTON, N.D. — In the six full seasons that softball has been sanctioned as a North Dakota high school sport, Central Cass has been a staple in the state final. The Squirrels have finished on top twice and as runners-up three times. The only time they did not make it to the championship game, they finished in third place. Scott…

Vikings Wrap: Fans Look Ahead to Next Season, Super Bowl LII Tix Going for $4,000

Although many in the valley say the outcome of the big game was rough, they are more determined than ever to get revenge next year

FARGO, ND — It’s been a sad day for Vikings fans and many people in the metro aren’t holding back their emotions. Although many in the valley say the outcome of the big game was rough, they are more determined than ever to get revenge next year. Some say it’s important to look at how they played this season and…

Minneapolis High School Football Players to Hit the Super Bowl Field Before NFL Players

Not only do they get to be on the field, they get a load of extras

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A group of Minneapolis high school football players will get a chance to step onto a Super Bowl field before any of the NFL players. Super Bowl officials approached players at Minneapolis North High School and asked them to work out plays to help NBC workers practice camera work and lighting. Not only do they get…

Landmark Stadium, Host to World’s Biggest Sporting Events, Demolished

The site will be turned into a hotel and parking accommodations

1/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6 Show Caption Hide Caption ATLANTA, Ga — The Georgia Dome, host to some of the world’s biggest sporting events has finally been demolished. The dome was home to the Atlanta Falcons for more than…

Be on the Lookout for Fake Tickets, Fake Sellers

The BBB and the Vikings are giving tips on how to guarantee your ticket will be valid

FARGO, ND — Minnesota Vikings fans are getting ready for the start of the season on Monday but are being asked to watch out for fake ticket sellers. The Better Business Bureau says if you get tricked into purchasing a fake ticket, you’ll be asked to leave the stadium without getting to see the game. The BBB and the Vikings…

Morrie Lanning to Receive the 2017 Bud Grant Distinguished Minnesotan Award

Lanning will receive the award during the annual Minnesota Football Honors Ceremony at U.S. Bank Stadium on May 7

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Morrie Lanning is getting the 2017 Bud Grant Distinguished Minnesotan Award. The award is given out each year by the Minnesota Vikings and the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation. The former longtime mayor of Moorhead and former State Representative is being recognized for his legislative work in making the new Vikings stadium a reality….

Gov. Dayton Proposes Plan for Monitoring Vikings’ Stadium

Chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen and executive director Ted Mondale resigned on the same day

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Dayton is tapping a former Minnesota Supreme Court chief justice to lead the state’s embattled oversight agency of the Minnesota Vikings’ stadium. Dayton has named Kathleen Blatz as interim chairwoman of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. It follows a massive leadership shakeup at the authority last week. Chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen and executive director Ted…

Authority Chairwoman of Vikings’ Stadium Resigns

A recent legislative audit found nearly half of the tickets for a pair of suites were issued to friends and family of top officials

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The chairwoman of the authority overseeing the Minnesota Vikings’ stadium has resigned. Michelle Kelm-Helgen announced her resignation in a letter in which she said it was “in the public interest” to step down. Kelm-Helgen faced weeks of criticism over questionable use of luxury suites by family and friends. A recent legislative audit found that nearly half…

Fargodome Sets Record Breaking Year in 2016

Officials say a strong concert is what smashed the record with four Garth Brooks concerts leading the way

Courtesy: TJ Nelson  The Fargodome broke an attendance record in 2016. Nearly 600,000 people packed the venue last year. The record crowds produced an operating surplus of over $528,000, which was way above the budgeted $92,000. Fargodome General Manager Rob Sobolik cites a strong concert line-up last year that included four Garth Brooks concerts, AC/DC, Justin Bieber, James Taylor and…