State tournament

HIGHLIGHTS: N.D. Boys State Hockey Quarterfinals

Grand Forks Central, Century, Bismarck and Davies all advance

FARGO, N.D. — The semifinals of the North Dakota boys state hockey tournament will be filled with two teams from the west and two from the east. Grand Forks Central continued its dominant season with a 14-0 win against Mandan. Davies also moves on win a comfortable win. Bismarck and Bismarck Century kept things close in the quarterfinal victories, with…

Century Crushes Red River for Baseball State Title

The Patriots claim first state title in baseball in school history.

FARGO, N.D. — The Bismarck Century Patriots claimed the school’s first baseball state title in a big way on Saturday night at Newman Outdoor Field ten-running Grand Forks Red River 12-2 in five innings. The Patriots scored three runs in the first, and four in the second to get out to a commanding 7-2 lead. They later walked it off…

Breckenridge Ready for Another Shot at State Tournament

Cowboys boys basketball is looking for their first win at state since 1978.

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — It has been awhile since the Breckenridge boys basketball team has won a game at the Minnesota state tournament. The drought dates all the way back to 1978. One would have to go back 38 more years to find the Cowboys 1940 state basketball championship. This year’s Breckenridge squad has an eye on rewriting history at the…

Boys Basketball: Mahnomen/Waubun Earns State Berth with Section Final Upset

The Thunderbirds are headed to Class-A state in their first year as a co-op.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In the team’s first year as a co-op, Mahnomen/Waubun boys basketball is headed to the Class-A State Tournament. The four-seeded Thunderbirds out of the north took down the top-seeded Hancock from the south to win Section 6A.   Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Boy’s Basketball, Hancock, MAHNOMEN, minnesota, State tournament, Waubun

West Dominates East in Girls Basketball State Quarterfinals

All four teams from the WDA advanced to the semis.

FARGO, N.D. — It was not a great day for EDC girls basketball teams. All four teams from the East lost in the first round of the state tournament to their Western counterparts. Three-seed Grand Forks Red River came the closest to victory, falling by six points against Bismarck St. Mary’s. (W1) Bismarck Century 66, (E4) Sheyenne 42 (W2) Mandan…

Sheyenne, West Fargo Slated for State Semifinal Showdown in Boys Basketball

The Mustangs and Packers won their quarterfinal matchups on Thursday

FARGO, N.D. — Either Sheyenne or West Fargo will be playing in the state final for boys basketball, and they have to get through the other to get there. The Packers pulled off an 85-81 overtime victory against Jamestown in the quarterfinals, aided by Joe Pistorius’ 29 points. Sheyenne, the EDC Tournament champion, was a little more comfortable in its…

Sheyenne Girls Basketball Eager to Impress in First State Tournament Berth

The Mustangs are making their first state tournament appearance as the 4-seed.

WEST FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe Sheyenne Mustangs are in a position they’ve never been in before in girls basketball; They’re preparing for the state tournament. Sheyenne grabbed the fourth and final spot out of the EDC to punch its ticket. The squad has come a long way since its inception four years ago when they didn’t win a single game, and…

Sheyenne Boys Basketball Sets Sights on First State Title

The Mustangs are the only squad in the eight-team field to never win a boys basketball state title.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Sheyenne boys basketball is three wins away from the team’s first ever state championship. The Mustangs are the only squad in the eight-team field to never win a boys basketball title. They earned the No. 1 seed out of the East by sweeping their way to an EDC Tournament victory, and they will match up against…

Thompson Girls Basketball Punches Ticket to State with Region 2 Title

The Tommies beat Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page in the Region 2 Final

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Thompson girls basketball is headed back to the state tournament after taking down Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page 51-25 in the Region 2 Final. The state tournament begins on Thursday, March 1st Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Girl’s Basketball, Region 2, State tournament, Thompson, Tommies

ND Boys Hockey: State Tournament Roundup

Davies, Grand Forks Central advance to semifinals

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Red River provided the only upset in the first round of the North Dakota state hockey tournament. The 3-seed out of the east took down 2-seed Bismarck 4-2 on Thursday night. Fargo Davies advances to face Bismarck Century, while Red River will take on Grand Forks Central. (1W) Bismarck Century 6, (4E) Grafton-Park River…