A finish for the ages at biggest golf tournament in FM area

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Leah Skaar Red River Amateur
Leah Skaar poses for photos after winning the first women's division at the Red River Amateur Championship

Golfers around the region battled the conditions for the 59th Red River Amateur Championship. After three days of competition, It was a fight till the 18th hole in both the mens and women's division.

In the women's division, it was a three way tie between NDSU's Leah Skaar, Emily Isrealson and Becca Tschertter heading into the final hole. Skaar was able to finish the job shooting par becoming the first woman to win the tournament.

"This means a lot," said Skaar. This is my first win in a while so coming off night days of competition and finishing off with this is really special." >>> Full story here.

NDSU's Leah Skaar claims title in the tournament's first ever women's division.


'NDSU is a winning environment': Bison football add commitment from prep cornerback from Georgia

North Dakota State head football coach Matt Entz on the Bison got a verbal commitment from Norcross (Ga.) High School rising senior Tywan Royal for the 2023 recruiting class.
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Tywan Royal hasn’t visited the North Dakota State campus, but watched one of the Bison football games recently and knew that was the program for him.

The Norcross (Ga.) High School rising senior verbally committed to NDSU he announced over the weekend. The 6-foot-1, 170-pound Royal is projected to play cornerback.

“NDSU is a winning environment. I like to win,” Royal said. “I watched one of the games last week and the atmosphere was crazy.” >>> Full story here.

On Sunday, that meant scoreless performances from Cody Stashak, who followed Paddack and threw 2⅔ innings, Caleb Thielbar, who struck out all three batters he faced, Joe Smith, Tyler Duffey and Emilio Pagán, who locked down the save after allowing a pair of baserunners in the ninth.

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