FARGO, N.D. – Jody Norstedt, WDAY’s weekend sports anchor, grew up in Montevideo, Minn., watching husband-and-wife team Frank Vascellaro and Amelia Santaniello on WCCO in the Twin Cities. So when his wife, Amy Unrau, who previously worked as a multimedia journalist/anchor for Valley News Live, expressed interest in getting back behind the camera after a stint in marketing, he jokingly said, “Oh man, we could be just like them!”RELATED CONTENT
MEDORA, N.D. -- There’s no set formula for what makes a good rodeo horse: some combination of breeding, buck, personality and prize-money potential. Whatever it is, Skoal’s Centennial had it.
A group of Sioux people who fought to keep UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname probably never had a chance of success, according to a book one of the group members have written. In a recent interview, author Eunice Davidson called the deal with the anti-nickname NCAA to keep the nickname a “set up.” “Everything that we faced… everything we did, everything we were asked to, and every time we do something they seem to set the bar higher,” she said. And by “they” she said she meant big players involved in the struggle, such as state officials who negotiated a deal that required the approval of not just one but two Sioux tribes in North Dakota.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo The Fargo-Moorhead area is no stranger to semi-pro football. In the last five years, two semi-pro clubs – the F-M Liberty and the F-M Lumberjacks – experienced one-and-done seasons, going defunct for reasons ranging from money issues, lack of interest and poor organization.RELATED CONTENT
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.