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NDSU Football Downs Western Illinois in Harvest Bowl

The Bison took down the Leathernecks 57-21

FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State rolled up 688 yards of total offense and cruised to its 31st straight victory 57-21 over Western Illinois in the annual Harvest Bowl game Saturday, Nov. 9, at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome. It was the most yards of offense for the Bison in a Division I game and the fourth most…

Western Illnois Game Provides Different Approach For NDSU Football Upperclassmen

Game provides opportunity for underclassmen to play

FARGO, N.D. — A struggling one win Western Illinois football team comes to the Fargo Dome Saturday to take on North Dakota State in Missouri Valley play. As an undefeated squad, NDSU sees Saturday’s contest a bit differently than previous weeks. The game provides the chance for some of the underclassmen an opportunity to get playing time and get use…

Western Illinois Game Provides Opportunity for NDSU Football’s Depth

NDSU FB Plans to Play Younger Player Against The Leathernecks

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football starts a stretch of back to back home games this weekend beginning with Western Illinois on Saturday. The Leathernecks come into the match up with only one win over South Dakota last week. A struggling Leatherneck team provides the opportunity for NDSU to play more of their younger talent who haven’t received a…

NDSU Soccer Takes Down Western Illinois

Second Half Goals Send Bison to Win Over Leathernecks

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State soccer team scored a pair of goals in the second half Sunday, as the Bison beat Western Illinois 2-1 at Dacotah Field. NDSU moved to 7-5-3 overall and 2-1-2 in the Summit League with the victory, while Western Illinois dropped to 6-9-1 overall and 2-4 in league play. The Bison return to action…

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…