FARGO – North Dakota State head football coach Craig Bohl said the Big Ten Conference’s decision to take Division I Football Championship Subdivision schools out of its scheduling model will not become a nationwide epidemic.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – It wasn’t long ago when the folks at Oxbow Country Club thought their golf course may be cooked by another Red River flood. But instead of giving in, the members dished up a solution that has everybody celebrating today.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – There was still snow to be melted in the Newman Outdoor Field stands and North Dakota State’s opponent, the University of Winnipeg, went back to a few inches of snow in Canada Tuesday night. Old Man Winter is still being a pain.
FARGO – Rose Creek Golf Course is going back to its old numbering system. The front nine is now the back nine, and vice versa.
FARGO – It wasn’t as if Connor McGovern put on the pads at the University of Missouri his freshman year and dipped his toe in the water. Quite the contrary.
FARGO – When North Dakota State fans left TCF Bank Field in the wake of a 37-24 victory in 2011, the hope for many was to book a return trip to the University of Minnesota as soon as possible. ASAP is quickly turning to no chance at all.
FARGO – North Dakota State’s Esley Thorton is no longer a backup quarterback trying to play linebacker. This spring, he’s been a linebacker playing linebacker.
FARGO – He first got on the field as a freshman in 2010 against Morgan State (Md.). Brock Jensen started seven games that season and his life as a North Dakota State quarterback was born.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – Keith Falconer is making the return trip to Moorhead from Arizona this week with some unexpected baggage – a hole-in-one story that defies the odds of golf.
FARGO – There will be green jerseys and there will be gold jerseys, but the annual North Dakota State spring football game will not be the traditional Green vs. Gold. It will be offense vs. defense.
Fargo - Some of us in the ’80s Generation and older will probably never stop using the phrase of “ringing off the hook” when it comes to constant phone calls. The players on the North Dakota State football team probably have no idea what that means because, well, there are no phone hooks anymore.RELATED CONTENT
Roger Kish is just over a month away from finishing his first season as a head wrestling coach. If you’re looking for his highlight, proceed directly to 157 pounds.
Fargo - The F-M Acro Team was its usual fabulous self, a halftime show that just never gets old. Next door at the Fargodome, word was the CM Punk vs. The Miz WWE steel cage match was a blockbuster.RELATED CONTENT
Grand Forks - Dave Gunther was introduced at halftime, and the urge was to ask him if we could move the entire North Dakota State and University of North Dakota operation to Hyslop. Now that was intensity, especially when the former UND coach roamed the sidelines.RELATED CONTENT
North Dakota State’s move to Division I athletics that began in 2003 came with added expenses that could be measured in thousands of dollars. The costs were not necessarily all monetary, either, such as being ineligible for postseason competition for five years.RELATED CONTENT
North Dakota State leaves for Frisco, Texas, on Wednesday morning. Destination: the Division I Football Championship Subdivision title game.RELATED CONTENT
It seems hard to believe that the North Dakota State football offices once consumed about half of a short hallway at the Bison Sports Arena.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - It really was amazing. The Soviet Union reorganized on Saturday, invaded the United States through Canada and wound up stationed outside of the Fargodome.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - The only memories are the smell of cigars and the sound of poker chips hitting the table. It was Poker Night, at the Kolpack House and no kids were allowed in the basement.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - The semifinals in the college football playoffs are nothing new to North Dakota State, although the last time was certainly an experience.RELATED CONTENT