FARGO – Brittany Page and Leslie Brost were second-grade students in Watertown, S.D., with a gym teacher named Ryun Godfrey. He’s still teaching them, only now Page and Brost are seniors on the North Dakota State track and field team.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – There were times in the Fargo Marathon when James Kirwa was so far out in front that it got lonely in the streets of Fargo. He looked back several times, only to see nobody behind him.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – The crowd was roaring its approval when Nichole Porath was motoring to the finish line inside the Fargodome on Saturday. She took one step across the timing board, staggered and asked for assistance.
FARGO – It’s hard to put the bombing nightmare into sentences, but David Corbett has done his best since flying from Boston to Fargo this weekend. In one instance, words weren’t necessary.
Fargo - The work day on Friday started around 11 a.m. when the Fargo Marathon introduced Ivan Castro to the community. He has quite a motivating story, from almost being killed and blinded in the Iraq War to running 24 marathons, all within the last six years.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – Take it from a pair of elite runners: When it comes to running long distance, less is more. As in less running gear.
FARGO – It had to come sometime. On Thursday night, Senior John Straka took the Newman Outdoor Field mound for the last time in a career that will remain in the North Dakota State baseball records books for a long time.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – Kathleen McMerty is a 1933 graduate of Milton High School in the northeast part of North Dakota. As far as she can recall, there was not a girls track and field team.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – The course record for the Fargo Marathon was set in 2010 when Chris Erichsen blasted through the streets in 2 hours, 19 minutes, 55 seconds. He was only 24 years old at the time.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - The next time North Dakota State head coach Tod Brown takes an in-home recruiting visit to a local Fargo-Moorhead player, it would be ideal if he could take Kyle Kingsley with him. He’s the perfect example of a Division I baseball success story.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - It’s below zero and the wind was blowing the snow horizontally through the streets of Fargo. It’s commonly called a blizzard in this neck of the world.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - The 2010 season was something special for the Auburn Tigers, who went undefeated behind Heisman Trophy quarterback Cam Newton. When it came to football in the state of Alabama, the Crimson Tide had to take a back seat.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - Maybe the Western Athletic Conference was using old stationary when it was in communication with the Missouri-Kansas City athletic department in the last several months. Maybe at the top of the letterhead were Boise State, TCU, Tulsa, Hawaii, SMU, Rice, Fresno State, UTEP and San Jose State.RELATED CONTENT
Merely putting on boots and a cowboy hat does not make anybody a cowboy, unless you attend an ’80s party and go as John Travolta in “Urban Cowboy.” No way.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - The North Dakota State men’s basketball players were on a bus from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore last Friday night when they rigged a radio system that would make an engineering graduate student envious. Without access to ESPN2 to watch the NDSU and Georgia Southern semifinal football game, it was the next best thing.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - Well, all those Division I Football Championship Subdivision title tickets that were bought in advance are good to go, cowboy. This time, the suburbs of Frisco and Plano, Texas, will probably be better prepared to handle one massive green and yellow party.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - The last public picture of Anthony LaVoy was the North Dakota State offensive lineman sitting on the sidelines with a cast on his injured wrist. That was in August. He sort of faded away.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - The last conference playoff rematch of this magnitude ended when a man, presumably a North Dakota State fan, jumped on the goal post at Memorial Stadium in Grand Forks before the game ended. He got a blast of mace in the face.RELATED CONTENT
Normal, Ill. - In the last few weeks, this wasn’t working. And then that didn’t go so well. This looked like three years ago.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - One of these years, the governors of North Dakota and South Dakota are going to put some teeth into their wager on the inter-state football game between the two state universities. Dinners are routine and boring. Think of something better.RELATED CONTENT