Forum staff reports
DENVER—Joe Rosga poured in a team-high 26 points to lead Denver to a 66-63 victory against North Dakota State on Saturday in Summit League men's basketball at Magness Arena. The Bison (12-14, 4-7 SL) have lost four consecutive games. Tyson Ward paced NDSU with a career-high 28 points on 9-for-16 shooting from the floor. The 6-foot-6 sophomore also grabbed a team-high seven rebounds. Paul Miller added 12 points, five rebounds and four assists for the Bison.
WDAY-TV -- The South Bruins won their fourth game in a row on Friday 85-68 over Central. With the win along with Shanley falling to Davies, the Bruins moved into 4th place in the EDC. Moorhead 63, Minnetonka 61 MOORHEAD—Rylie Polomny led Moorhead with 20 points and six rebounds as the Spuds topped Minnetonka 63-61. Sam Haiby added 14 points, eight rebounds and eight assists for the Spuds, which rose to 13-8 overall. The Skippers (12-9) were led by Kayla Mershon's 22 points.
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Logan Bader scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Bemidji State to an 80-73 victory against Minnesota State Moorhead on Friday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men's basketball. Tanner Kretchman paced the Dragons with a game-high 27 points, including 7-for-19 shooting from 3-point range. Addison Park added 15 points.
FARGO – The annual Giving Hearts Day fundraiser brought in a record $13,122,400, Dakota Medical Foundation announced Friday, Feb. 9. The event, held Thursday, Feb. 8, gathered donations from 28,044 donors, about 6,300 more than in 2017, DMF said, citing unaudited preliminary figures. Official statistics will be released once data is verified.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Authorities have released two of three people taken into custody in connection with a hit-and-run crash that left a 21-year-old Ponsford, Minn., man dead Thursday night, Feb. 8.
FARGO – A masked man brandishing a pistol robbed the Casey’s General Store at 1401 S. University Drive about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, escaping with an undetermined amount of cash, a Fargo police spokeswoman said.
FARGO—After jumping out to a 10-0 lead, North Dakota State suffered a 64-57 Summit League women's basketball loss to Oral Roberts Thursday night at Scheels Center. Oral Roberts, which improves to 14-9 overall and 5-4 in the Summit, was led by Faith Ihim who had 17 points and 14 rebounds. DSU, which falls to 8-15 overall and 1-8 in the Summit, got 11 points from Michelle Gialerova and 10 points each from Sarah Jacobson, Rylee Nudell and Tyrah Spencer. ORU 11 21 11 21--64
OGDEN, Utah—Zach Braxton and Jerrick Harding combined fro 43 points to lift Weber State to an 84-76 Big Sky Conference men's basketball win over North Dakota Thursday night. Braxton scored 22 points and Harding added 21 for Weber State, chich improves to 16-7 overall and 9-2 in the Big Sky. UND, which falls to 8-16 overall and 3-9 in the Big Sky, was led by Dale Jones who had 20 points, making 5 of 6 3-pointers, plus 8 rebounds and 4 assists.
WASHINGTON D.C. - Super Bowl Champion and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was a guest speaker at the National Prayer Breakfast dinner Thursday, Feb. 8, in Washington, D.C. Wentz was named as the keynote speaker, replacing Vice President Mike Pence who was at the Olympic opening ceremonies in Pyeongchang, South Korea. North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer told The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead that Wentz’s speech to the 2,500 people attending the dinner was "remarkable." “He absolutely touched every heart in this place tonight,” Cramer said.
FARGO — Police are asking for help identifying two men responsible for a home burglary caught on camera Thursday, Feb. 8. Officers were dispatched to the 3000 block of 19 St. S. at 11:23 a.m. for a report of a burglary. The Fargo Police Department shared a video to its Facebook page that the homeowner captured using a mobile application that sends a notification when someone is at the front door.