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NDSU, UND Practice Hours Increased After NCAA Announces College Basketball Return

College Basketball start date is November 26th

FARGO, N.D. — Thanksgiving Eve will never be the same as the NCAA Division One Council gifted college basketball fans with a November 25th start date. The day before america enjoys some delicious turkey. The season starts 15 days later than originally scheduled. Teams can only play a max of  24 games four less than usual. With just four non-conference…

Former UND Hockey Coach Blais Enshrined in 2020 US Hockey Hall of Fame

Coach in Grand Forks for nineteen seasons

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– (UND Athletics) Former University of North Dakota head hockey coach Dean Blais was announced as one of four honorees in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020 Monday. Blais spent 19 seasons at North Dakota, first as an assistant under Gino Gasparini, then later for a decade as the head coach from 1994-2004. As a…

UND Football Returns to the Practice Field

Workouts had been paused since August 17th

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — If these were normal times, North Dakota football would playing their opening game with Valparaiso in Grand Forks on Thursday. Instead, it is the first day  the Fighting Hawks are on the practice field for the first time since the athletic department paused all workouts on August 17th. Its part of the NCAA’s rule for programs…

UND Athletics Pauses Workouts After 29 Positive COVID-19 Tests

29 came back positive after 200 tests

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — (UND Athletics)  Statement from UND Athletic Director Bill Chaves: “Based on results from our weekly test that occurred on Thursday, we have been working through 29 (of over 200 student-athletes tested) positive cases from that test. Given this situation, we have paused workouts this week so that we can hit a reset on a number of…

2020 U.S.A. Hockey Hall of Fame Game in Nashville moved to 2021

This season’s HOF game moving to Grand Forks, Nashville event postponed to 2021-22 season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – (UND Athletics) The 2020 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game originally scheduled for Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., has officially been postponed and moved to the new date of Saturday, October 30, 2021 due to the Coronavirus. “We have been closely monitoring the situation with the COVID-19 pandemic and have tried to…

UND Athletes “Back to the Basics” Returning to Campus for Voluntary Workouts

UND athletics spells out specific guidelines for voluntary on-campus workouts as athletic programs attempt to begin activities

  GRAND FORKS, ND – The University of North Dakota has opened up all athletic facilities for voluntary player workouts. Every workout conducted by the strength staff is scheduled in small group meetings with capacity requirements. With the different athletes returning, each one is on a different fitness level based off what could be done during quarantine. That gave strength…

UND Hockey Returns to The Ralph for Voluntary Workouts

Small group of players; no coaches

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Ralph Engelstad Arena has opened back up as the University of North Dakota begins its phasing process of oping back up sorts facilities. For UND hockey players, it allows them to return on a voluntary basis for workouts. Players arrive to The Ralph and take a temperature check before starting their workout. No coaches are with…

NDSU No.1; UND No.6 on Hero Sports Missouri Valley Football Conference Preseason Poll

Its the first year for UND in the MVFC

FARGO, N.D. — The start of the college football season is scheduled for four months from this weekend. Last week, Hero sports released its preseason Top 25 and All-American team, Tuesday it was the Missouri Valley Football preseason poll. The Bison top the list with South Dakota State coming in second followed by Northern Iowa, Illinois State and Southern Illinois….

Local Collegiate Athletes Who Have Served in the Military

KVRR's Nick Couzin looks at NDSU, UND, MSUM and Concordia who have served

FARGO, N.D. — As a way to honor those who are currently serving or have served our country, KVRR’s Nick Couzin looks at athletes past and present from NDSU, UND, MSUM and Concordia who have made an impact in their respective branches in the military.       Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Concordia Cobbers, Memorial Day, MSUM Dragons,…