PREP CLIPS: Girls hockey, girls basketball,
GIRLS HOCKEY Warroad 8, GF KnightRiders 2 Mariah Gardner and Valerie Jacques each scored two goals as Warroad defeated Grand Forks 8-2 on Thursday at Eagles Arena. "I'm proud of the ways our girls played tonight; we competed hard," said Grand For...
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Mariah Gardner and Valerie Jacques each scored two goals as Warroad defeated Grand Forks 8-2 on Thursday at Eagles Arena.
“I’m proud of the ways our girls played tonight; we competed hard,” said Grand Forks coach Darin Schumacher. “They (Warroad) have a lot of talent and a good nose for the net.”
Sara Baumann, Madison Oelkers, and Kimmy Schaible rounded out the scoring for the Warriors. Brooke Berry and Brittany Becker scored the goals for the KnightRiders.
Grand Forks, 8-7, will host Mandan on Saturday.
GIRLS BASKETBALL Fargo South 45,
GF Red River 44
Maddie Erickson scored 19 points to lead visiting Fargo South to a one-point win over Grand Forks Red River on Thursday.
“We played an excellent first half defensively, but had a hard time coming out in the second and making shots,” said Red River coach Kent Ripplinger. “The girls played very hard but couldn’t quite make enough shots.”
Hannah Arason led the Roughriders with 12 points. Red River shot 25 percent from the floor.
Red River, 3-6, will host Fargo Shanley on Tuesday.
- Girls basketball: Barnesville trailed by one point at halftime but managed to down visiting East Grand Forks Senior High 45-43 on Thursday. Senior High received 10 points from Karlee Westrem.
- College football: Minot State has announced that three candidates have been named finalists and will receive on-campus interviews for the Beavers’ head football coach. Mike Aldrich, Todd Hoffner and Aaron Vlcko have been named finalists and will be on campus starting Saturday for an interview process that involves faculty, staff, student-athletes and an open forum for community members. Vlcko, the offensive coordinator at Wisconsin-Stevens Point, begins the on-campus portion of the interview process as he will meet with university officials Saturday, Hoffner, the former head coach at Minnesota State-Mankato, is scheduled for Monday and Aldrich, the defensive coordinator at Wayne (Neb.) State, will be on campus Tuesday.
- College football: North Dakota State head football coach Chris Klieman announced the addition of wide receivers coach Atif Austin, defensive backs coach Joe Klanderman and tight ends/fullbacks coach Tyler Roehl to the Bison staff. Austin was the running backs coach at Stetson in 2013 with previous stops at Northern Iowa (2005-09) and Southwest Minnesota State (2003-04), Klanderman spent the past 12 seasons at Minnesota State Mankato including the last seven as defensive coordinator, and Roehl returns to NDSU after working as a graduate assistant in 2011 and spending the past two seasons as the defensive coordinator and running backs coach at Moorhead High School. The three hires fill out the full-time coaching staff. NDSU will fill a graduate assistant position and a video coordinator position later this spring.