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Wentz’s success with the Eagles not surprising to Bison starting quarterback

FARGO — The NFL roll that Carson Wentz is on with the Philadelphia Eagles is turning into an MVP-like season. And to think it was only two years ago when he was roaming the halls of the Fargodome with the rest of the Bison quarterbacks. Obviously, Easton Stick is paying attention to his ...

Tanguay feels at home with Bison

FARGO — There’s more than figuring out a weather forecast to John Wheeler, the WDAY chief meteorologist. He’s also an instructor at North Dakota State and at least one student couldn’t be more thankful. If football doesn’t work out for Bison defensive tackle Nate Tanguay, he may have ...

Bison players, fans know the FCS postseason drill all too well

FARGO — It took until the seventh year of Division I football, with the first four being a transition period, before North Dakota State discovered what the FCS playoffs are all about. Seven years after that, the entire NDSU operation seems to have the process perfected. There are now ...

Toreros use their location advantage to attract high-level FCS football players

FARGO — The Pioneer Football League is a group of 11 schools that extends from one coast to another. The common denominator for 10 of the 11 is they are private and all 11 share one trait when it comes to financing football: They are non-scholarship. That doesn’t mean, especially in the ...

Cam Johnson to return this weekend for UND

GRAND FORKS — Cam Johnson will be back in the net for the University of North Dakota again this weekend. UND coach Brad Berry said his starting goaltender will play against Western Michigan when the teams line up for a two-game series beginning at 7:37 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in Ralph Engelstad ...

Bye-week blockbuster: Bison have won 26 straight games after an open date

FARGO — The streak has gone on so long that it started against an opponent that no longer has a football team. When North Dakota State defeated Northeastern University (Mass.) in 2006, it started a bye-week success rate that would be hard to match in any level of football. The Bison have won ...

UND men’s basketball opponent Utah Valley plays demanding schedule

GRAND FORKS — Like the University of North Dakota, Utah Valley is a mid-major men's basketball program. Like UND, Utah Valley also needs to play guarantee—or money games—on the road—usually against Power 5 programs. But Utah Valley may have taken guarantee games to a new level earlier ...

Bison happy how fast Hendricks learned linebacker position

FARGO — It’s not certain how flexible James Hendricks’ neck is, but the North Dakota State sophomore must have a pretty good rotational aspect to it. He did so many jobs in practice last week that it would make most players’ head spin. The backup safety, and also the team’s backup ...

A look at today’s Dakota Bowl games at the Fargodome

9-Man championship, 9:10 a.m. Bismarck Shiloh Christian vs. Wyndmere-Lidgerwood Wyndmere-Lidgerwood Warbirds Record: 11-0 Head coach: Scott Strenge Top passer: Wyatt Harles, Sr., 78 of 114 for 1,348 yards and 16 TDs Top rushers: Hunter Churchill, Sr., 76 carries for 481 yards and 7 TDs; ...

Peter Thome jumps right in at UND

GRAND FORKS – Jeff Dodson distinctly remembers Andrew Thome’s first-career start. It came at national baseball power Wichita State, which had gone to seven College World Series and won an NCAA national championship under legendary coach Gene Stephenson, who sat in the opposing ...

ND, SD governors wager $128 on rivalry game

BISMARCK — The governors for North Dakota and South Dakota are wagering $128 on the Dakota Marker rivalry game on Saturday, Nov. 4, with the loser donating to the winning school’s foundation. The game between North Dakota State University and South Dakota State University begins at 2 p.m. ...

UND not embracing spoiler role as motivation against Southern Utah

CEDAR CITY, Utah -- The University of North Dakota football team closes out the 2017 season with a pair of Top 25 matchups against Southern Utah and Eastern Washington. At the start of the year, many anticipated these two games would help shape the Fighting Hawks’ playoff picture. But an ...

UND set for showdown against old rival Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. — The bus pulled into the Kohl Center on Thursday morning, Nov. 2, through the loading dock. The University of North Dakota men's hockey players hopped out, tossed their hockey bags in the locker room and walked down the tunnel that leads to the ice rink. They gazed at the ...

NDSU gets first look at renovated SDSU football stadium on Saturday

FARGO — North Dakota State senior offensive guard Austin Kuhnert, from Sioux Falls, S.D., said a charter bus loaded with friends and family will originate in the nearby Sioux Falls communities of Rowena and Brandon before making its way north to Brookings for the Dakota Marker game against ...

Bison, SDSU bring opposite styles of offense to Dakota Marker game

FARGO — The weather forecast for Brookings, S.D., on Saturday, Nov. 4, calls for temperatures in the 40s with the potential for rain or freezing rain early in the day. No. 2-ranked North Dakota State probably wouldn’t mind temperatures in the 20s and blowing snow. No. 8-ranked South ...

Mismash brings family ties together at UND

GRAND FORKS — Larry Mismash’s phone rang at home in Hoyt Lakes, Minn. He picked it up, but didn’t recognize the voice on the other end. “Mismash, that you?” “Yes,” he answered. “You won’t believe who this is. It’s Jay LaDue.” “What the heck?” Mismash ...