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Bison to play at Scheels Arena for next 2 years

May 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — As North Dakota State’s athletic department prepares to leave its home at the Bison Sports Arena, it announced Wednesday that the men’s basketball team will play its home games for the next two years off campus at Scheels Arena.
NDSU a…continue reading on

UJ’s Wieck lands top assistant job at MSUM

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — Justin Wieck wasn’t looking to leave, but an opportunity came up that was too good to pass up.
Wieck has resigned as head men’s basketball coach at the University of Jamestown to become the top assistant at Minnesota State Universi…continue reading on

DeVries returns to VCSU

May 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Coaching transitions can sometimes be complicated.
That does not figure to be the case, however, for the Valley City State women’s basketball program.
Less than one year after resigning as head coach, Jill DeVries is back to guide the program she…continue reading on

Laettner camp sessions open to first 200 players

May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Christian Laettner Basketball Academy camp is open to the first 200 basketball players for each session.
The camp is four two-hour sessions for boys and girls in fourth grade through 12th grade. The fourth- through eighth-graders will have their…continue reading on

Laettner to host basketball camp at DHS

April 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

Christian Laettner recorded one of the most memorable moments in college basketball history with “The Shot.”
The former Duke standout drained a game-winning turnaround jump shot as time expired to beat Kentucky 104-103 during the 1992 East Regio…continue reading on

DSU adds transfer Bentz from Dragons

April 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Dickinson State women’s basketball team’s future is looking bright with the announcement of another signee for the 2014-15 season.
Head coach Mark Graupe announced former Grant County standout Ashley Bentz became the team’s newest Blue Haw…continue reading on

Ellsworth teacher/coach charged following board meeting

April 24, 2014 in Uncategorized


ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth head boys basketball coach and physical education/health teacher John D. Roberts is facing criminal charges following an incident at Monday’s Ellsworth School District board meeting.
Roberts has been charged with …continue reading on

North Dakota State introduces Walseth as new women’s coach

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Since first taking up the sport in third grade, basketball has taken Maren Walseth virtually around the world. Success has followed her every step of the way, from high school to college to the WNBA.
Thursday afternoon, she took her bigges…continue reading on

Gangl signs to play basketball with Mystics

April 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson High senior Sydney Gangl didn’t want her basketball career to end.
At least for the next two years, the 5-foot-11 guard/forward continue her basketball career as she signed with Bismarck State College.
“I knew I didn’t want to be do…continue reading on

Eckelberg punches 2nd ticket to national finals

April 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

Practice time leading up to the Elks Hoop Shoot National Finals for Dickinson 12-year-old Madison Eckelberg hasn’t been easy.
Due to the West River Community Center remodeling, Eckelberg has had to practice in a side gym with two nets.
However, i…continue reading on