- Member for
- 2 years 7 months
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Two time Summit League MVP Mike Daum has declared for the NBA Draft. Daum has not hired an agent, meaning he has not given up his college eligibility yet. Daum averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds this past year in leading SDSU to a third straight NCAA Tournament. He has until June 11th to make up his mind.
FARGO - After weeks of indoor meets, the Eagle Relay invitational makred the first outdoor track meet in Eastern North Dakota of the season. Moorhead's boys 4 by 200 meter relay team was strong, edging West Fargo in a time of 1:31.22 to take first. On the girls side, the Eagles were dominant. Davies 4 by 200 meter team won in 1:45.31.
KINDRED - After weeks of waiting for the weather to clear up, the North Dakota high school softball season is getting underway. The defending Class B champs Kindred-Richland started its season strong against Hillsboro-Central Valley. Senior Theresa Klinnert got it done for the Vikings with her bat and on the mound in a 4-3 win over the Burros. Klinnert struck out 14 batters and hit two solo home runs. Trailing 4-0 going into the top of the seventh, the Burros didn't go down easy.
FARGO - The NDSU softball team is still waiting to play its first game in its newly renovated field. During the offseason, the Ellig Sports Complex underwent an 800 thousand dollar renovation including a new grandstand with chair back seating, press box, sound system and scoreboard.
MINNEAPOLIS - Lindsay Whalen is turning to a former teammate and Gopher great to join her on the bench. The Star Tribune reports that Fosston native Kelly Roysland will be hired as an assistant with the Gophers. The former Gopher great was an all-conference player, along with being team MVP her senior year. Roysland's coaching career began at NDSU for two years as an assistant, she's been the head coach at Macalester in the MIAC the last four years.
MOORHEAD - MSU Moorhead wraps up spring ball Saturday and that game will serve as the last audition for sophmore quarterback Jakup Sinani. Sinani started the final four games of last season as a true freshman. In his time under center, Sinani threw for 1030 yards, seven touchdowns and three interceptions. He impresssed Dragons head coach Steve Laqua and now is in a full battle with Bryce Meehl to be the guy.
WDAY-TV -Before Wyatt Hanson's sophomore season, the rims in the Stanley gym were replaced to make sure they could withhold Hanson's rim rattling slams. Its been quite the ride since, as Joel Sipper tells us after putting Stanley, North Dakota on the map, this year's Mr. Basketball winner is looking forward to his future at MSUM.
SPORTS SUNDAY - This week's play of the week comes from the ice. Fargo Force goaltender Ryan Bischel has been having a solid year and in a game against Green Bay he took his play to another level. In the first period against the Gamblers, Bischel made an inital save, but the puck squeaked through Just before the puck crossed Bischel was able to reach back and deny Green Bay from scoring.
SPORTS SUNDAY - The 17 members of the University of Jamestown eSports team fell in love with video games one way or another growing up. However they didn't think their passion would ever take them this far. The Jimmies eSports team is in its second year of existence and first as a varsity program. Jamestown's eSports team is one of 71 competing in the National Association of Collegiate ESports. The Jimmies are one of the first college teams in the Midwest to compete in Esports, with the nearest being in Nebraska.
SPORTS SUNDAY - Breckenridge junior Noah Christensen made history earlier this week. Christensen became the first in school history to commit to play Division one basketball by choosing NDSU. He averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds a game in leading the Cowboys to a second straight state tournament appearance. Christensen had interest from South Dakota State, Creighton, and Nebraska. On Sports Sunday, Christensen discussed what went into his decision committing to NDSU.