THE NEW FORTY The merriment of it all...
I did a bit of shopping about town last night after the Bison football game and I have to tell you, there is a merriment about town. Something about combining the joy of the holiday and the ecstasy of... Posted on 12/18/11 at 8:10 AM
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS Bison Hall of Fame Athlete, Coach Roger Grooters Killed at Age 66
FARGO, N.D. - Bison Athletic Hall of Famer Roger Grooters, a four-year letterman and head coach of North Dakota State University's national championship mens cross country team in 1972, was killed Wed... Posted on 10/14/10 at 8:19 PM
In 2006, the University of Minnesota earned the No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. Its reward was coming to Grand Forks and playing in front of a hostile crowd of about 12,000, who were almost all rooting for the Gophers to lose.
Christopher McComas may have no formal coaching experience (he’s a system integration specialist at Marshall University) and no ties to North Dakota. But his application and cover letter definitely stood out from the rest.
When North Dakota State athletic director Gene Taylor first heard the dollar amount that the University of Wyoming was offering a head coach, he knew there would be no chance for the Bison to match it. So Taylor didn’t even try.
It’s understandable if UND wants to get beyond volleyball coach Ashley Hardee’s resignation and move on. But that mustn’t happen — at least not before an investigation has been completed, the university has reconsidered key policies, and the findings and any policy changes have been announced.
Tuesday is the application deadline for search to find the next UND football coach. But it’s still too early to determine when UND’s next coach will be hired. In its job description, UND said the application deadline is Tuesday but the position will remain open until filled.
UND has an older, experienced basketball men’s basketball team. Still, it was almost an eye-opening experience for the North Dakota players when they made their first appearance at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday night to meet Butler.
When it comes to North Dakota State University football, weather is a nonissue for tailgater Craig Mitchell. Although temperatures hovered at about 16 below zero Saturday morning, the frigid conditions didn’t deter Mitchell and his crew of Bison fans from tailgating for the home playoff game against Furman.
Top-ranked and unbeaten North Dakota State erupted for 21 third-quarter points Saturday to claim a 38-7 Football Championship Subdivision second-round playoff win before 18,455 fans at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome
It was bitterly cold outside the other night at my lake cabin, my reluctance to close it up for the winter now edging into the second week of December. Outside, great pillows of snow adorned the cluster of needles on the pine trees.
The UND women’s hockey team took a big step toward the NCAA tournament on Friday afternoon. Even though it’s still three months until the bracket will be picked, UND’s 2-1 win over No. 6 Clarkson figures to pay big dividends at that time.
UND used two goals by freshman Luke Johnson, one by senior Derek Rodwell and an outstanding performance by goaltender Zane Gothberg to earn an 3-2 victory over Western Michigan in front of 3,110 lively fans at the Lawson Ice Center.
The Broncos (6-5-3) have won four games in a row and have only allowed three goals in the last five games. They rank in the top 10 nationally in team defense for the third year in a row under Murray, who coached 10 years in the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings and St. Louis Blues.
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