Summit League

Bella Dean Taking the Summit League by Storm


FARGO, N.D. — From her days at Sherrard High School in Illinois, Bella Dean has been hitting homeruns. That power has followed her to Fargo, leading the Bison and the entire Summit League in homers (9). “A lot of my success actually comes from my teammates,” said Dean. “I can’t get those RBIs if they don’t get on base… my…

UND basketball games cancelled due to COVID-19 protocol

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KVRR) –  Two University of North Dakota men’s basketball games have been canceled due to COVID-19 protocols. The Summit League office made the announcement, canceling Thursday’s game against South Dakota and Saturday’s game with South Dakota State. The Summit League’s Joint Council voted unanimously to change its COVID-19 No Contest policy for the remainder of the 2021-22…

State of Athletics: NDSU’s Matt Larsen

KVRR's Nick Couzin talked with NDSU Athletics Director Matt Larsen about the busy season

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a busy time in the North Dakota State Athletics Department. Bison volleyball and soccer wrapped up their season. Football is vying for another FCS championship while both basketball teams get their schedules underway. KVRR Sports Nick Couzin talked with A.D. Matt Larson about all those topics and more. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines…

NDSU attracts dozens for games and free candy

It's no secret kids love costumes and candy and thankfully, there was plenty of both at Boo at NDSU.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — “The children are having a great time connecting with our athletes, fraternities and sororities, our residence hall groups and just the students that are here to welcome them, they’ve been so excited,” said Leadership Development and Residency Personnel Jen Kacere. Kids racked up on all kinds of candy, played games and were given free admission to…

State of Athletics: NDSU Athletics Director Matt Larsen

KVRR's Nick Couzin chats with North Dakota State Athletics Director Matt Larsen

FARGO, N.D. — Despite the spring football season coming to an end, the NDSU athletics department remains busy. Both baseball and track and field have entered the postseason and there are some exciting future match-ups on the Bison football schedule. KVRR Sport’s Nick Couzin discussed all those topics and more with athletic director Matt Larsen. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines…

NDSU Women Sweep Weekend Summit League Set

The Bison defeated the Omaha Mavericks 66-55 on Saturday evening

FARGO, ND – A late 15-5 run by the North Dakota State women’s basketball team sealed a 62-53 win over Omaha Friday night at the Scheels Center. The Bison improved to 7-2 overall and 2-1 in the Summit League with the win, while Omaha dropped to 1-5 overall and 0-1 in league play. It was the first game for the…

NDSU, UND Athletic Departments Remain Positive After Summit League Decisions

Conference Voted to postpone fall sports to spring on Monday

FARGO, N.D. — The summit league presidents voted unanimously to postpone all fall sports to the spring. Officials have already started to create spring schedule models to be finalized at a later date. There is no effect on the winter season. For NDSU and UND soccer, volleyball and cross country all shift their focus to 2021. With many questions still…

Summit League moves cross country, soccer and volleyball to spring

Decision due to health & safety of players due to COVID-19

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Summit League President’s Council voted unanimously Monday afternoon to postpone the regular season and championships for the fall sports of men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball to the spring of 2021. The health, safety and welfare of the league’s student-athletes, coaches and staffs were at the forefront of this decision….

Summit League delays the start of fall sports

Competition may begin on September 23rd

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Summit League’s Presidents Council agreed to delay the start of fall sports for member institutions until Sept. 23 based upon the recommendation from the League’s Joint Council due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The delay will result in a conference-only schedule for the sports of women’s soccer, men’s soccer and volleyball.  Competitive schedule for men’s and women’s…

St. Thomas athletics approved to make transition to Division I

Decision approved on Wednesday

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The University of St. Thomas is officially headed to Division I for athletics. The NCAA Division I Council announced Wednesday it has approved St. Thomas to transition directly from Division III to Division I, starting in the 2021-22 academic year. The Tommies will remain in Division III and the MIAC for the 2020-21 year, pending ongoing…