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North Dakota Sports

Slow start haunts UND in 77-53 loss vs. Kansas City

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team dropped a 77-53 decision to Kansas City on Sunday afternoon from the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center in Grand Forks. UND (2-9, 1-1 Summit League) couldn’t get its offense in rhythm for much of the game and allowed Kansas City (5-6, 1-1 ...

Bison finish sweep at Western Illinois with 78-67 victory

MACOMB, Ill. – The North Dakota State men’s basketball team won 78-67 at Western Illinois on Sunday afternoon to move to 2-0 in Summit League play. Six Bison players scored in double figures, led by junior Tyree Eady with 16 points and eight rebounds. Sophomore Jarius Cook added 14 points, ...

NDSU’s Rocky Kreuser named Summit League Player of the Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- North Dakota State senior Rocky Kreuser was named the Summit League Men's Basketball Player of the Week on Monday after scoring a season-high 21 points in a road game at TCU last week. Kreuser went 7-for-8 from the field, threw down a pair of highlight-reel dunks, and ...

Bison women’s track and field adds three to 2021 class

FARGO — North Dakota State director of track and field and cross country Stevie Keller announced the addition of three women's athletes to the 2021 recruiting class on Monday. Taia Rude, a multi-event athlete from Brandon, S.D.; Lanie Awender, a sprinter from Oakes, N.D.; and Kaitlyn Schuur, ...

NDSU football adds two transfers

FARGO – North Dakota State head football coach Matt Entz announced Monday, Dec. 21, the addition of transfers Quincy Patterson and Brayden Thomas to the Bison program. Patterson, a quarterback from Chicago, played in three games as a sophomore at Virginia Tech this fall. He appeared in 13 ...

Griesel’s free throw gives Bison 53-52 victory over North Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The North Dakota State men's basketball team erased a 10-point deficit in the second half, and Sam Griesel made the game-winning free throw with 5.2 seconds left to seal the 53-52 victory over North Dakota on Saturday evening at the CU Mortgage Direct Dakota Showcase held at ...

North Dakota rebounds with 6-3 win over Western Michigan

OMAHA, Neb.— North Dakota won its sixth straight game over Western Michigan with a 6-3 victory Sunday afternoon at Baxter Arena to halt a three-game winless streak. UND is now 4-2-1 in the NCHC pod with three games to play. Freshman sensation Riese Gaber scored a pair of goals in the win, ...

#7 Kansas rallies late to pull out 65-61 win over North Dakota State

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The North Dakota State men’s basketball team led for more than 28 minutes and held a three-point advantage late in the game, but No. 7-ranked Kansas rallied and ultimately escaped with a 65-61 victory on Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. The Bison led 61-58 following ...

No. 1 UND routs 17th-ranked Western Michigan 8-2

OMAHA, Neb.- Four first-period goals, including three goals in 1:43, set the tone early for top-ranked North Dakota in an 8-2 blowout win over No. 17 Western Michigan Sunday afternoon at Baxter Arena. Shane Pinto and Grant Mismash each had a pair of goals as six different players found the ...

No. 11 Creighton claims 69-58 victory over North Dakota State

OMAHA, Neb. – The North Dakota State men’s basketball team lost 69-58 to No. 11-ranked Creighton on Sunday afternoon inside CHI Health Center Omaha. Senior forward Rocky Kreuser led the Bison with 16 points. NDSU fell to 0-3 on its season-opening road trip, of which all three games were ...

Bison men’s golf signs pair on National Signing Day

FARGO — North Dakota State University head men's golf coach Steve Kennedy announced Wednesday, Nov. 11, that Ian Simonich and Josh Galvin have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their education and play golf for NDSU beginning in the fall of 2021. "We are very excited to announce ...

Jack Johnson named Summit League Male Golfer of the Month

By NDSU Athletic Department SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - North Dakota State freshman Jack Johnson has been named the Summit League Male Golfer of the Month for October. Johnson began his collegiate career with a top-five finish at the Maverick Invitational in the lone tournament of the fall to ...

NDSU’s Tharaldson Park Earns NFCA Field of the Year Award

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Tharaldson Park, the home softball stadium for North Dakota State University, was named the NCAA Division I winner of the 2020 Netting Professionals NFCA Field of the Year award, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced Friday, Nov. 6. The award, made possible ...

NDHSAA announces plans for November statewide tournaments

by TOM MIX NDHSAA Media Specialist In football news, the 2020 North Dakota High School Activities Association Dakota Bowl will be held November 13 at the Fargodome. Todd Olson, athletic director of Fargo Public Schools, will serve as tournament manager. Attendance at the NDHSAA Dakota ...

Bison voted 3rd in Summit League MBB Poll, women picked fifth

By NORTH DAKOTA STATE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The North Dakota State men’s basketball team has been picked to finish third in the Summit League this season, according to the annual preseason poll of league head coaches, sports information directors and media. Bison ...

Lance, NDSU rally to win in their only fall appearance

FARGO (AP) — Trey Lance threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores and three-time FCS defending champion North Dakota State rallied with a 21-point fourth quarter to beat Central Arkansas 39-28 on Saturday in the Bison's lone fall game The Bison extended their winning streak to ...

Bison: 1-game fall season worth the uncertainty with virus

FARGO (AP) — Perennial Football Championship Subdivision champion North Dakota State may play one division down from the big-time programs, but any doubts about its commitment to staying on top were answered when the Bison scheduled a single game this fall. Coach Matt Entz made it clear he ...

Guide and outfitter exam scheduled

The next guide and outfitter written examination is Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department office in Bismarck. Preregistration is required no later than Sept. 11 by calling the Department’s enforcement office at 701-328-6604. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ...

Whopper Club

Here is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Whopper Club entries, date & weight for July: Lake Audubon smallmouth bass: Donald Loeb, Mandan, July 6, 3 lbs., 2 oz. Ila Berg, Minot, July 17, 3 lbs., 8 oz. Missouri River chinook salmon: Marty Schumann, Coleharbor, July 4, 12 ...

Duck brood numbers increase

State Game and Fish Department biologists expect a fall duck flight from North Dakota that is up 9% from last year, based on observations from the annual mid-July duck production survey. This year’s duck brood index was comparable to last year’s estimate and showed 4.5 broods per square ...