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On Friday night, the first of two 25-lap sprint features at RCS didn’t go Nygaard’s way. The end of his night, however, was memorable. Nygaard dominated the second 25-lap feature, capturing career win No. 246 as the Grand Forks driver covered the field in a backup 360 cubic inch motor before a crowd of more than 2,000 fans.
It was a long winter in Grand Forks, and, it seemed, an even longer spring as decent weather was a late arrival. But most drivers at River Cities Speedway last week didn’t need a refresher course on what to expect once the race season began.
In just over a month, semi-pro football is scheduled to take off in Grand Forks. The Tri City North Stars will make their debut June 21 at Cushman Field where they will play the Rapid City Raptors. Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m.
After a month of waiting out frustrating spring weather, River Cities Speedway finally managed to pull off its season opener Friday night. Well, most of it. The 25-lap sprint feature was called after one lap, due to the lateness of the night and because of a rough track — one that took its toll on a handful of cars.
In 1966, I was told I could go to the UND-North Dakota State football game at Memorial Stadium if I received an A on my weekly piano lesson. … Archive...
UND is coming off of its best season as Division I women’s basketball program, having won the Big Sky Conference tournament and advancing to the NCAA Tournament.
Another cold, wet spring. Another delay in the start of the race season at River Cities Speedway. That’s been the story at River Cities Speedway for the second straight year.
Time is running out on the UND baseball team’s chances of qualifying for the Western Athletic Conference postseason tournament.
Since the end of UND’s football season, Greg Hardin has been working out, talking to NFL teams and concentrating on finals. On Saturday, his future in football likely should become clearer as the former UND standout wide receiver hopes to sign a free-agent deal with an NFL team.
History has a way of repeating itself, and it’s possible the events of nearly 30 years ago could occur when the 2014 season roll around in four months.