Forum staff reports
MOORHEAD – Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist, who was first elected in 2002 and has a career in law enforcement spanning almost 40 years, will not seek another term.
GLYNDON, Minn.—Natalie Steichen poured in 29 points to spark Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton to a 68-53 high school girls basketball win over Frazee Monday night. D-G-F, which improves to 19-1 overall, also got 14 points from Rae Critchley and 12 points from Grace Steichen. Frazee, which falls to 8-12 overall, got 28 points from Paige Ziegler and 15 points from Paige Oswald.
MOORHEAD—Riley Sharbono hit a jump shot at the buzzer to lift Gustavus-Adolphus to a 69-67 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball win over Concordia Monday night. Gustavus-Adolphus, which improves to 11-11 overall and 9-8 in the MIAC, got 25 points from Kelsey Thomas and 14 from Sharbono. Concordia, which falls to 5-16 overall and 3-13 in the MIAC, got 20 points from Collin Larson.
FARGO – Pedestrians and bicyclists can expect a new bridge over the Red River this fall connecting Moorhead’s Memorial Park and Fargo’s Oak Grove Park. The two cities announced Monday, Feb. 5, that they are teaming up to replace the existing pedestrian bridge with a lift bridge similar to the one linking Gooseberry and Lindenwood parks.
FARGO—North Dakota State won eight of 10 matches to claim a 33-7 college wrestling win over the Air Force Academy Sunday at Scheels Center at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. No. 9-ranked Clay Ream posted a 5-2 win over Alex Mossing at 157 pounds while No. 19 Andrew Fogarty pinned Alex Lopouchanski at 165 pounds and No. 25 Cam Sykora won by forfeit at 133 pounds.
WINONA, Minn.—Jacky Volkert scored a team-high 25 points, including an important 3-pointer in the fourth overtime, to help lift Minnesota State Moorhead to a dramatic 101-97 victory in four overtimes against Winona State on Friday night in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women's basketball at McCown Gymnasium. The Dragons (18-3, 15-2 NSIC) have won 12 consecutive games. MSUM senior forward Drew Sannes added 22 points and nine rebounds.
FARGO — A longtime resident of the Northport neighborhood is running for a spot on the Fargo Park Board.
HUNTER, N.D. – The Cass County Sheriff's Office is notifying the public that a high-risk sex offender now lives at 133 3rd St. W. in Hunter. Brandon Murch, 32, was convicted in February 2017 of human trafficking in Cass County District Court. He responded to an online ad, and in messages with an undercover officer, he agreed to engage in sex acts with two girls ages 15 and 16, according to the website of the North Dakota Attorney General’s Office.
BOZEMAN, Mont.—Five players scored in double figures to lift Montana State to a 72-56 Big Sky Conference women's basketball win over North Dakota Thursday night. UND, which falls to 10-10 overall and 3-6 in the Big Sky, was led by Fallyn Freije who had 23 points and 9 rebounds. Montana State improves to 12-8 overall and 6-3 in the Big Sky. UND 10 7 18 21--56 MSU 17 18 18 19--72
BROOKINGS, S.D.—Mike Daum and David Jenkins Jr. took turns dominating halves for South Dakota State on Thursday night at Frost Arena. That scoring combination proved too much for North Dakota State to overcome. Daum scored 21 points in the first half and Jenkins poured in 18 points after halftime to vault the Jackrabbits to an 82-63 victory in Summit League men's basketball before 3,377 fans.