North Dakota Sports

City of Dickinson, NDSU continue football marriage with Jordheim, Kubas

By Jeff Kolpack Forum News Service FARGO -- It’s one of those streaks that’s good for the sake of conversation while sitting around the tailgating grill on a nice Saturday afternoon in the Fargodome parking lot. You used to see the city prominently displayed on the Bison ...

UND picked third in preseason NCHC poll

GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team may have lost 10 players to early signings in the last three summers, including stars Tyson Jost, Brock Boeser and Tucker Poolman this spring, but media members expect the Fighting Hawks to end up in a familiar spot. UND was ...

Stanton needs one last surge to match Maris’ 61 homers

MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton asked to sit out a game — not so much because he was tired of playing, but because he was tired of making outs. Swinging a weary bat and stalled for a week at 54 homers, Stanton requested a day off Sunday and was held out of the Miami Marlins' starting ...

NDSU linebacker DeLuca expected to return

By Jeff Kolpack Forum News Service FARGO -- A week off from preparing to play an opponent helped North Dakota State University heal the usual assortment of minor injuries. More important, the Bison got some clarity with a nagging medical mystery that kept their fan base on edge for two ...

Yankees closer comes in to shut down Twins in tight game

NEW YORK -- Aroldis Chapman recorded the final five outs after Dellin Betances loaded the bases in the eighth inning, and the New York Yankees held on for a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. Chapman entered after Betances was booed off the mound for hitting Robbie Grossman ...

UND trying to regroup with Big Sky opener ahead

By Tom Miller Forum News Service GRAND FORKS — UND senior quarterback Keaton Studsrud came to Memorial Stadium on Sunday and had to relive the 45-7 loss to South Dakota in Vermillion from the day before. “You want to watch all of (the film),” Studsrud said. “It’s a good learning ...

USD quarterback Streveler shows his value

VERMILLION, S.D. — The University of North Dakota football team saw South Dakota star Chris Streveler a year ago in the Alerus Center, and the dual-threat quarterback had his moments, throwing for four touchdown passes in his team’s double-overtime defeat. He also displayed some of his ...

South Dakota breezes past UND 45-7

VERMILLION, S.D. — As the only FCS matchup featuring Top 25 teams on Saturday, Sept. 16, the University of North Dakota and South Dakota was supposed to be a showdown. A showdown never materialized. Just a letdown and a beatdown. South Dakota quarterback Chris Streveler threw for 290 ...

McFeely: North Dakota couple conflicted over Chiefs, Wentz

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Rob and Tina Hoggard are both Kansas City Chiefs fans from Hillsboro, but it’s only obvious in Rob’s case as the married couple sits at a high-top table in the Dirty Bird Sports Bar not far from Arrowhead Stadium. Rob is decked out in a red Chiefs jersey — No. 10, as ...

Will Vikings end road woes in Pittsburgh?

By Chris Tomasson St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS — The Vikings return Sunday to the state where their road woes began. Entering an Oct. 23, 2016, game at Philadelphia, Minnesota had won seven of eight road games. It started to go the other way that day in a 21-10 loss to the ...

UND expects tough test from USD, Streveler

By Tom Miller Forum News Service VERMILLION, S.D. -- The University of North Dakota scout team offense might be the best-equipped in the FCS to imitate South Dakota star Chris Streveler, a powerful 6-foot-3, 215-pound dual-threat quarterback. UND scout team quarterback Nate Ketteringham, ...

From Oriska to Division I, UND linebacker fights for playing time

GRAND FORKS — Corby Richman is from Oriska, N.D., a town of a little more than 100 people located 11 miles east of Valley City along Interstate 94. “It’s really small,” Richman said. “There’s not a lot of paved roads or anything like that.” Coming out of Maple Valley High ...

Kolpack: The 2014 Bison recruiting class turning the corner

FARGO — It was a magical season on the field in 2013 when perhaps the greatest team in NCAA Division I FCS history completed a 15-0 season with a national title win over outmanned Towson University (Md.). North Dakota State finished unbeaten, untied and undisputed as the kings of FCS. The ...

Mental preparation helps Williams get into defensive line mix

FARGO -- The physical growth Blake Williams has undergone since coming to North Dakota State is obvious. He’s a big guy, 6-foot-3 and 295 pounds, who plays on the interior defensive line where you need to be big. But that doesn’t get you on the field at the Division I FCS level, ...

Drug dealing charges dismissed for former UND football player

GRAND FORKS — The most severe charge against a former University of North Dakota football player after a drug task force raid at his Grand Forks home in May was dismissed Monday, Sept. 11, as part of a plea agreement, court records show. Keelan Frederick Poole, 21, pleaded guilty Monday to ...

Diggs big, scores twice to give Vikings win in season opener

MINNEAPOLIS — Stefon Diggs took a two-step approach in honoring former Vikings wide receiver Randy Moss on the eve of Moss’ induction into the team’s Ring of Honor. During the Vikings’ Monday, Sept. 11, season opener, Diggs wore customized cleats featuring Moss’ fake mooning of the ...

Trip to Vermillion a new experience for UND football players

By Tom Miller Forum News Service GRAND FORKS -- The University of North Dakota football program will travel this weekend to Vermillion, S.D., a familiar place for fans and veteran coaches -- not so much for the current Fighting Hawks roster. No. 10 UND plays No. 23 South Dakota at 2 p.m. ...