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North Dakota Sports

New era in UND backfield

GRAND FORKS — John Santiago and Brady Oliveira were the two most productive running backs in the University of North Dakota's Division I history, which dates back to 2008. In Division I, the two were Nos. 1 and 2 in career rushing attempts, career rushing yards and Nos. 1 and 3 in career ...

UND linebacker Jade Lawrence working to avoid injuries this season

GRAND FORKS, (FNS) — Jade Lawrence is adamant that he doesn't want to complain or make excuses about 2018, even though he has good reason to. The University of North Dakota linebacker from Moorhead, Minn., sprained his foot in the season's opening game against Mississippi Valley State ...

Defensive lineman Biegler the latest walk-on to get into Bison football mix

FARGO (FNS) — It was toward the end of football practice on Tuesday when the North Dakota State offense ran a running up play up the middle. In the midst of the defense was junior Matt Biegler, who looked the part of the run stopper with two knee braces, a No. 98 jersey and a workmanlike look ...

OUTDOORS CALENDAR

Saturday – Warriors on the Water, Indian Hills Resort, 389-0601. Saturday – Women on Water, Outlaw Walleye Association, White Earth Bay, 770-1442. Saturday – Youth Shooting Sports Event, Velva Wildlife Club, 720-2134. Aug. 15 – Full moon, 7:30 a.m. Aug. 15 – Early Canada Goose ...

Pronghorn season set

North Dakota’s 2019 pronghorn hunting season is set, with 1,330 licenses available in 12 open units. Bruce Stillings, big game management supervisor for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, said license numbers and open units are up from last year, when the department allocated 1,075 ...

Small game, waterfowl and furbearer regulations set

North Dakota’s 2019 small game, waterfowl and furbearer regulations are set and most season structures are similar to last year. Opening day for ducks, geese, coots and mergansers for North Dakota residents is Sept. 21. Nonresidents may begin hunting waterfowl in North Dakota Sept. 28. The ...

Swan applications online

Swan hunters who are interested in applying for a 2019 license can submit an online application through the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov. The resident swan license is $10, while the nonresident fee is $30. The deadline for applying is Aug. 14. The statewide ...

Freund prepared for his first year as UND offensive coordinator

GRAND FORKS — When Danny Freund walked into his basement as a child, he'd often see his father, Bob, riding the family's exercise bike in front of the television. Bob would be watching VHS recordings of the most recent college football games. Every Saturday, he taped as many as possible to ...

Missouri Valley commissioner says league continues commitment to FCS football

FARGO — The Missouri Valley Football Conference state of address this week by commissioner Patty Viverito was another in the line of easy ones. There’s been plenty of positivity over the last several years. The league put three teams in the Division I FCS playoffs last season and all won at ...

OUTDOORS CALENDAR

Friday-Saturday – AIM Weekend Walleye Series, Devils Lake, 351-0433. Saturday – Four Bears Casino Walleye Derby, 421-9880. Aug. 10 – Warriors on the Water, Indian Hills Resort, 389-0601. Aug. 10 – Women on Water, Outlaw Walleye Association, White Earth Bay, 770-1442. Aug. 10 – ...

Governor’s Walleye Cup results

Garrison, July 19-20, 10 fish limit 1 – Ricky Schumacher & Kerry Wentz, 41.85 lbs., $15,000. 2 – Lonnie Jacobs & Janinie Landsiedel, 40.09 lbs., $5,000. 3 – Norbert & Dustin Guthmiller, 39.15 lbs., $4,000. 4 – Wade Mueller & Tim Baier, 38.59 lbs., $3,400. 5 – Ken ...

Applications for remaining deer licenses due July 24

North Dakota residents who were unsuccessful in the initial deer lottery are reminded the deadline to submit an application for a remaining license is July 24. Unsuccessful applicants must apply online by visiting the state Game and Fish Department website, gf.nd.gov. More than 6,000 deer gun ...

Department finalizes spring grouse counts

North Dakota Game and Fish Department upland game biologists have summarized the spring survey results for sharp-tailed grouse, ruffed grouse and sage grouse. Statistics from the spring sharp-tailed grouse census indicate a 9% increase in the number of male grouse counted compared to last ...

OUTDOORS CALENDAR

Friday-Saturday – Dakota Walleye Classic, Beulah Bay, 873-4585. Saturday – Badlands Bass Bandits Tourney, New Town Marina, 6:30 a.m. Aug. 2-3 – AIM Weekend Walleye Series, Devils Lake, 351-0433. Aug. 3 – Four Bears Casino Walleye Derby, 421-9880. Aug. 10 – Warriors on the Water, ...

Hunter education classes available in 2019

Adults and children looking to take a hunter education class in 2019 are reminded to enroll at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov. Although the majority of classes are completed for this year, some classes will still be added as they become finalized. Interested ...

Game and Fish at N.D. State Fair

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will host visitors to its free Conservation and Outdoors Skills Park July 19-27 at the State Fair in Minot. Visitors will be treated to an array of activities, exhibits and useful information as the park is open from 1-7 p.m. daily. Pathways to ...

Hughes’ huge day carries East in Shrine Bowl 9-man

By Tom Miller Forum News Service GRAND FORKS — Catching, running and passing for a touchdown in the same game happens once in a lifetime to a very select few high school football players. But forgive Thompson wide receiver Marcus Hughes if he wasn't blown away by his own performance ...

Fur harvester class scheduled in Bismarck

The North Dakota Cooperative Fur Harvester Education Program is sponsoring a fur harvester education class in Bismarck for anyone interested in trapping or hunting furbearers. The class is scheduled for Aug. 6 and 8 from 5-9 p.m., and Aug. 10 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The course is free and takes ...

Zavalney sparks East to Shrine 11-man win

GRAND FORKS — For a third-string quarterback, Adam Zavalney played a big role in the offense Saturday, July 13, at Cushman Field. Zavalney scored two touchdowns — one on offense and one on defense — and set up another score with a long run. The Park River/Fordville-Lankin product sparked ...

Devils Lake RB ready for ‘the big boys’ at Shrine Bowl

MAYVILLE (FNS) — The last time Joey Hornstein played against a large-school, Class AAA football program, he was a sophomore and a reserve running back for Devils Lake. That was three seasons ago. And, after back-to-back all-state seasons, the Devils Lake High School product is looking ...