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NDSU Baseball Drops Series Opener against Western Illinois

The Bison lost 7-2

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — Western Illinois scored three runs in the third and three in the eighth to down the North Dakota State baseball team 7-2 Friday night at Newman Outdoor Field. With the loss, the Bison drop to 11-20 overall and 8-11 in the Summit League. The Leathernecks took a two-game lead over the Bison in the standings,…

Defense a Focal Point for Struggling UND Women’s Basketball Team

The Fighting Hawks have lost four in a row

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND women’s basketball is hoping to end its four-game losing skid on Friday. The Fighting Hawks will be in Western Illinois. The first of the four consecutive losses came against the Leathernecks, when North Dakota gave up 92 points on January 13. Defense has been a bit of an issue for the team, and it is…

Variety of Scorers Help Lead NDSU to 85-69 Win over Western Illinois

Six players scored in double figures for the Bison

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — Six Bison scored in double figures as the North Dakota State men’s basketball team defeated Western Illinois 85-69 on Thursday evening at the Scheels Center. Junior Tyson Ward led NDSU with 17 points and a career-high 13 rebounds. Ward’s double-double was his first of the season and the seventh of his career. NDSU used a…

KVRR Round Table: NDSU Focused on Fast Start Against Western Illinois

NDSU will head to Western Illinois in second road test of the season

FARGO, N.D. —  NDSU football hits the road for its second away game of the season. The Bison are focused on getting off to a fast start and playing simple against conference foe, Western Illinois. The KVRR sports team breaks down what it will take to come out on top against the Leathernecks. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports…

NDSU FB Hoping More Focus Will Yield Better Starts

NDSU has trailed at the end of the first quarter in each of the last two games.

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota State football team is on the road Saturday to face Western Illinois. It is not the easiest campus to get to with a flight and then a two-hour bus ride to the stadium. NDSU did just fine with its first road test of the season, despite a slow start. The Herd have been outscored in…

NDSU Football Ready for Veteran Western Illinois Squad

The Bison face the Leathernecks on Saturday night

FARGO, N.D. — Heading into this weekend, North Dakota State is one of four FCS programs without any losses this season. The top-ranked Bison are preparing to hit the road for the second consecutive week to face Western Illinois. The Leathernecks are 2-3 on the season, but both of those wins came in their only two home games. This is…

Sertic Nearly Perfect as Bison Softball Clinches Regular Season Title

NDSU wins the conference regular season title for the sixth time in last seven years.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Jacquelyn Sertic carried a perfect game into the seventh as North Dakota State shut out Western Illinois 4-0 in a Summit League single-game played Sunday, May 6, before 245 spectators at the Ellig Sports Complex. NDSU (30-17, 10-3 SL) completed the three-game sweep on Senior Day to clinch the program’s seventh Summit League regular season…

College Softball: NDSU Rolls Into First Place With Sweep Over Western Illinois

Bison Jacquelyn Sertic and KK Leddy threw back-to-back shutouts

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — For the third straight Saturday, Jacquelyn Sertic and KK Leddy threw back-to-back shutouts as North Dakota State blanked Western Illinois by identical scores of 3-0 in a Summit League softball doubleheader played Saturday, May 5, before 260 spectators at the Ellig Sports Complex. The Bison moved into first place in the league standings as head…

NDSU Baseball Shutout in Series Finale with Leathernecks

Herd drop to 14-18 overall

OMAHA, Neb. (NDSU Athletics) — The Western Illinois University Leathernecks posted a 4-0 shutout win over the North Dakota State University baseball team Sunday, April 22, at Seymour Smith Park. North Dakota State (14-18, 7-9 Summit League) is scheduled to host Dakota State Wednesday, April 25, at 6:30 p.m. at Newman Outdoor Field. Sophomore Tucker Rohde tallied NDSU’s only hit of the game…

McLean Homers, Bison Baseball Downs Western Illinois

NDSU back in the win column defeating Leathernecks

OMAHA, Neb. (NDSU Athletics) – Blake Stockert tied his career-high with nine strikeouts and Jayse McLean hit his team-best fifth home run of the season to lift the North Dakota State University baseball team to a 3-1 victory over the Western Illinois University Leathernecks Saturday, April 21, at Seymour Smith Park. North Dakota State (14-17, 7-8 Summit League) and Western Illinois (8-22, 6-7 Summit…