FARGO - Banking on projections that the Red River doesn’t rise beyond 42 feet, Fargo Marathon officials plan to use the downtown Second Street underpass for this year’s race scheduled for May 18.
FARGO - All those Minnesota Vikings fanatics – who Thursday night watched the ESPN trio of Fred Flintstone, Chucky and Quentin Tarantino emcee the NFL draft – will forever shudder when they hear this name: Troy WilliamsonRELATED CONTENT
Fargo - Like hundreds of other high school basketball players in North Dakota, Jeff Ralph got his 15 seconds of fame when Jon Cole stuck a microphone into his face.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo When Diane Bolton runs in next month’s Fargo Marathon, she admits Mile 25 will be difficult. She knows it will conjure up memories of Mile 25 at last week’s Boston Marathon.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO - To this day, Cliff Hermes still chuckles about the 1959 Campbell (Minn.) High School 8-man football team he coached. “I always joked that we had such a poor team, that we only had goal posts on one end because we didn’t score that much,” Hermes said over the phone from his home in Wahpeton, N.D.
Fargo - Five years ago this spring, Dave McGillivray was the featured speaker at the Fargo Marathon – explaining the challenges of directing one of the world’s most celebrated marathons.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO - As much as Saul Phillips – a self-proclaimed basketball junkie – loves March Madness, he couldn’t help but hide his disappointment Sunday night. He and his North Dakota State men’s basketball team – which finished one win short of reaching the ultimate 68-team NCAA tournament – found out it wasn’t good enough for the second-best gig: the 32-team National Invitational Tournament.RELATED CONTENT
Sioux Falls, S.D. - Where were all the Bison fans? Renowned for its massive following in football, North Dakota State had dismal representation Tuesday night when its men’s basketball team was playing for a chance to advance to the NCAA tournament – the Big Dance – perhaps the biggest spectacle in sports.RELATED CONTENT
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Back in 2009 about this time, the Sioux Falls Arena was half full. And some of the fans were half-educated when it came to Summit League basketball.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – University of North Dakota volleyball coach Ashley Hardee was watching two of his recruits play basketball Monday in the Fargo Civic Center.
Fargo - When someone utters the word “dormie,” you know they love the game of golf.RELATED CONTENT
Moorhead - It’s not often when a press conference to announce the hiring of a new coach opens up with a prayer.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - Six months and 14 days ago, the Fargo Force junior hockey team opened its season on an 81-degree, sun-splashed day. It’s been about that long since folks in the Red River Valley have experienced such warmth.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO - The one shining moment of my NCAA tournament was picking Louisville to reach the Final Four. That was it. The Cardinals were my only correct Final Four pick … and I had them losing in the semifinals.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO - Tim Miles has always had that charm of winning people over – including the scribes and talkers of the Minneapolis media. Perhaps it was just wishful thinking when the Minneapolis Star Tribune floated Miles’ name as a possible candidate for the Minnesota Gopher men’s basketball job.RELATED CONTENT
Minneapolis - The late, great Johnny Carson – king of late-night comedy – was not adverse to joking about cold weather.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - The last time a football team and a men’s basketball team at North Dakota State had three straight losing seasons, the Beatles had their first No. 1 hit single, “Please Please Me.”RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - Still wearing a boot on his right foot to protect a broken bone, Taylor Braun managed to throw up a couple of 3-pointers in pregame warmups Thursday. He made one of them.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - Travis Lang returns to the Fargodome this week fully expecting to relive some fond memories he experienced in the facility nine years ago.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - As peculiar as it may seem, Jeff Illies was debating whether to play college football at North Dakota State or Minnesota State Moorhead.