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North Dakota Sports

Day 1 of East-West Classic canceled

By Daily News Staff sports@minotdailynews.com JAMESTOWN — The first day of the East-West Classic girls golf meet at the Hillcrest Golf Course in Jamestown was canceled due to weather. The second and final day of the tournament will begin at 10 a.m. this morning. Bismarck Century defeated ...

Knotek emerges during NDSU’s basketball tour of Puerto Rico

By Jeff Kolpack Forum News Service FARGO — One player has departed and one player emerged in games played in Puerto Rico and North Dakota State has the look of a men’s basketball team that could make some noise again this season. The Bison took advantage of an NCAA-allowable foreign ...

UND freshmen trying to make waves at corner

By Tom Miller Forum News Service GRAND FORKS — Senior Evan Holm and junior Hayden Blubaugh are essentially locks as the University of North Dakota football team's starting cornerbacks for the Fighting Hawks' season opener Aug. 31 against Drake. Holm will be a three-year starter, while ...

CATCH n RELEASE CLUB

Here is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Catch-and-Release Club qualifiers, date & length for July: Lake Darling smallmouth bass: James Boley, Minot, July 2, 17 inches. Lake Sakakawea smallmouth bass: Tony Michlitsch, Minot, July 1, 18 inches. Zane Morrison, Gillette, July ...

OUTDOORS CALENDAR

Thursday – Full moon, 7:30 a.m. Thursday – Early Canada Goose opener. Friday –Bite Me Invite, Indian Hills Resort, Lake Sakakawea, 743-4122, Friday-Saturday – Cabela’s Master Walleye Circuit, Devils Lake, Grahams Island State Park, 662-4903. Saturday – Great Planers Trout and ...

Hunters reminded of baiting restrictions

It is unlawful to hunt big game over bait, or place bait to attract big game for the purpose of hunting, on both public and private land in deer units 3A1, 3A2, 3A3 north of N.D. Highway 2, 3B1, 3C west of the Missouri River, 3E1, 3E2, 3F1 and 3F2. The restriction is in place to help slow the ...

WHOPPER CLUB

Here is the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Whopper Club entries, date & weight for July: Lake Sakakawea walleye: Percy Ottmar, Minot, July 4, 11 lbs., 8 oz. Joe Salas, Bismarck, July 4, 10 lbs., 0 oz. Maverick Marquardt, Watford City, July 12, 9 lbs., 4 oz. Lake Darling ...

AIM WALLEYE

Here are the results of the AIM Weekend Walleye North Dakota Championship held at Devils Lake Aug. 2-3: 1 – 41.68 lbs., Pearl and Scott Gillespie, Minot. 2 – 38.59 lbs., Travis Clemens and Roger Schumann. 3 – 38.41 lbs., Robert and Matt Bauer. 4 – 31.38 lbs., Justin Krieger and ...

Keep fish caught in deep water

North Dakota Game & Fish Department fisheries personnel encourage anglers to keep fish caught from depths of more than 25 feet, rather than practice catch-and-release. Scott Gangl, Game and Fish fisheries management section leader, said while catch-and-release is often encouraged under the ...

Equipment on Wildlife Management Areas

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department reminds hunters that tree stands, ground blinds and game cameras cannot be placed on state wildlife management areas prior to Aug. 20. Equipment set out prior to Aug. 20, or left on a WMA after Jan. 31, is considered abandoned property and is subject to ...

How close was Crosby to playing at UND?

GRAND FORKS, (FNS) — The 2004-05 University of North Dakota team was pretty good. With Travis Zajac, Drew Stafford and five other future NHL players and a host of college stars, UND rolled all the way to the NCAA national championship game. But how close was that team to having Sidney ...

Making his case: Bison senior Brown bidding to be a starting linebacker

FARGO, (FNS) — It’s unlikely that North Dakota State will ever take Jaxon Brown off of the kickoff coverage team. That would be like telling Carson Wentz he couldn’t play quarterback with the Philadelphia Eagles. Special teams is where the Bison senior has carved his niche over the past ...

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 ...