ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio University athletics announced late Saturday night on its website that the school had hired North Dakota State men’s basketball head coach Saul Phillips to fill its head coaching vacancy.
FARGO, N.D. -- Finding Kathy Pausch on a Thursday night is simple. She’ll be the slender woman with glasses and blond bangs by the lanes at The Bowler in Fargo, chatting with her teammates. When it’s her turn, she’ll grab a ball, take a few steps and roll a strike with ease. Pausch and her friends play in a women’s league that runs through the winter and lasts 28 weeks. There was a time when bowling on a team like hers was commonplace, but now many people aren’t willing to make the commitment.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo - The question was as simplistic as it was outrageous. What’s it like getting hit by a bull?RELATED CONTENT
CINCINNATI – Two summers ago, Connor Gaarder had no Division I offers and was about to go play Division III hockey.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Yes, the University of North Dakota players were glad to be here, competing in the NCAA Division I women’s basketball tournament for the first time in the program’s history.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The players from North Dakota State were issued new lime green Nike basketball shoes for the NCAA tournament. None of them turned into slippers on Saturday night.
NDSU statisticians use data to predict NCAA tournament winners
FARGO, N.D. – While March Madness may be a gambler’s paradise with 63 games in less than three weeks, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament is also a golden opportunity for statisticians to develop and test their models. For the last three years, the statistics department at North Dakota State University has experimented with models to predict the outcome of tournament games based solely on data and probability, said Rhonda Magel, the department chairwoman.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The most coveted state high school tournament in North Dakota — at least from an economic perspective — is in Grand Forks this week. The community should savor it because it will be awhile before it returns.
GRAND FORKS – The University of North Dakota will turn to Clarke Saunders to try to keep its nine-game unbeaten streak intact.RELATED CONTENT
GRAND FORKS – Get ready for a wild finish in the first season of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference.
KILLDEER, N.D. -- A national extreme racing championship is going from tropical Belize to the North Dakota Badlands. The race, said Dunn County Jobs Development Authority economic development director Carie Boster, will show others “not only legendary North Dakota but legendary Dunn County.” The North American Adventure Racing Series coming to North Dakota is no small feat — the 2013 championship, which for weather reasons takes place next month, is in Belize.
MINNEAPOLIS - From the sacred to the profane. From Mr. Rogers neighborhood to Mr. Hyde’s laboratory. Make way for the anti-Les Frazier. The Vikings have hired hard-rock, tack-spitting, high-decibel Mike Zimmer as their new head coach. He has that wild-eyed Mike Shanahan look on the sideline, and when he goes off, his language can be psalty. He also can be, uh ... animated. Zimmer is more likely to take a balky player to the woodshed than to church. And instead of being a quiet fatherly type in the locker room, he trends toward the crazy uncle who lives in the basement. This could work out.RELATED CONTENT
Mike Zimmer became a bit of a media star last summer of the HBO series “Hard Knocks.” Now, he’ll hold down a starring role with the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings on Wednesday offered the Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator their head coaching job and he accepted. He becomes the ninth coach in the team’s history, replacing Leslie Frazier, who was fired Dec. 30.RELATED CONTENT
MINNEAPOLIS - The Vikings have their man. A source confirmed Wednesday morning the Vikings will hire Cincinnati defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as the ninth coach in team history. ESPN first reported the story. The Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator conducted a second round of interviews Tuesday and Wednesday at Winter Park. As of 1 p.m., the Vikings had not confirmed Zimmer's hiring. "No announcement has been made from the organization," said a team spokesperson.
Join WDAY sports director Dom Izzo and The Forum's Jeff Kolpack and Eric Peterson for the 2013 Bison Video Blog End Of Season Awards Show! The boys will recap a history making season which culminated with the green and gold marching their way to a third straight FCS National Championship.RELATED CONTENT