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Register for the Dragon Women’s Golf Scramble

Posted on July 02, 2015

Dragon Women’s Golf Scramble

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
The Moorhead Country Club
11:30-1 p.m. Registration
1 p.m. Shotgun Start
Brochure
REGISTER ONLINE

Registration for the Ross Fortier Classic now open

Posted on June 30, 2015

Registration for the Ross Fortier Classic is now open and available online. The golf tournament is Friday, July 31st, 2015 at the Moorhead Country Club. Shotgun start at 1PM. Register online at tickets.mnstate.edu.
For more information, please contact Ashley Armstrong at armstrong@mnstate.edu or 218-477-2618.

Joerger to Headline MSUM Coaches Clinic Sponsored by Sanford Health

Posted on June 26, 2015

JOERGERMSU Moorhead men’s basketball will hold a Coaches Clinic on Saturday, Sept. 12. The clinic, which is being sponsored by Sanford Health, will be headlined by Dave Joerger, the head coach of the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies who also is a 1997 graduate of MSUM.

The camp is open to coaches at any level.

The clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 12 at Nemzek Hall on the MSUM campus in Moorhead, Minn.  Cost is $100 for early registration and walk-up registrations (the day of the event) will be $125. Lunch will be provided from noon to 1 p.m.. Those interested in attending the clinic can sign up online above.

Additional guest speakers for the clinic, will be announced in the weeks ahead. Read the rest of this entry →

Riewer Signs With Oettinger Rockets of Gotha Germany Pro A Division

Posted on June 26, 2015

Former MSUM men’s basketball standout Jordan Riewer has signed a contract to play for the Oettinger Rockets in the Gotha Germany Pro A Division.

Riewer will leave for Germany on Aug. 8 and begin training camp on Aug. 10. The team will play several preseason games before beginning the regular season on Sept. 28. The season is slated to last around nine months, depending on how the team does in the playoffs. Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM’s Ronda Peterson to Receive NATA Athletic Trainer Service Award

Posted on June 16, 2015

Long-time Minnesota State University Moorhead assistant athletic trainer Ronda Peterson has been selected as one of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 2015 Athletic Trainer Service Award recipients, it was announced on Thursday.

A native of Hoffman, Minn., Peterson has been an assistant athletic trainer at MSUM since 1999. Prior to that she was head athletic trainer at Concordia College for five years and also was head athletic trainer at her alma mater, Minnesota Morris. Read the rest of this entry →

A Near Perfect Weather Day for 36th Annual Dragon Open

Posted on June 10, 2015

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A field of 88 golfers took part in the 36th annual Dragon Open golf tournament on Monday.  The event was held on a warm, sunny day at the Moorhead Country Club in Moorhead, Minn. Read the rest of this entry →

Dragon Golf Tournaments are June 8 and July 7

Posted on June 08, 2015

The 2015 Dragon Athletics Golf Tournaments are scheduled on Monday, June 8th for the 36th Annual Dragon Open Co-Ed Tournament and Tuesday, July 7th for the Dragon Women’s Scramble.  Both tournaments are held at the Moorhead Country Club and will feature a shot-gun start, a hole-in-one contest and will provide a fun filled day for all golfers! Read the rest of this entry →

Chelsea Klemetson holds record high jump

Posted on May 21, 2015

(WDAY TV) – Chelsea Klemetson is ready for her best jump yet.

The former Spud started her collegiate career at Concordia before transferring to MSU Moorhead.

She now holds the high jump record at both schools, just setting the Dragons mark at the Masanz a couple weeks ago and heads to her third national meet tomorrow.

Chelsea Klemetson- MSU Moorhead High Jump Record Holder: “I just kinda try to focus on the things that I know I can work on like being consistent, making my jumps on the first attempt. I feel a lot more consistent and I feel more in control, I think is the biggest thing. Coming into it now I feel a lot more confident and I know I can focus on what I can do, and I can do well.”

WDAY article

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“TOGETHER: Dragon Basketball’s History Season” to be televised tonight

Posted on May 13, 2015

So many people requested to see the documentary “TOGETHER: Dragon Basketball’s History Season” that it will be televised on WDAY’Z XTRA May 13 at 6:30 p.m. Visit MSUMDragons.com/TOGETHER for more information and watch this YouTube trailer.

MSUM Women’s Rugby went to National Sevens Tournament

Posted on May 07, 2015

Women’s Rugby traveled to the United States Military Base in West Point, New York this past weekend, May 2 and 3. They played in the National Rugby Sevens championships. Moorhead placed fifth, constellation champions, out of eight teams from around the United States. Teams needed to be invited to participate in the tournament based off of the success of their past season. This was the first time MSUM has gone to the National Sevens tournament. Read the rest of this entry →

Watch “TOGETHER: Dragon Basketball’s Historic Season” Documentary at the Fargo Theatre on May 6 at 7 p.m.

Posted on May 06, 2015

Minnesota State University Moorhead film production major Caleb Stumpfl has created an hour-long documentary on the Dragon men’s basketball team’s historic run to the NCAA Elite 8 and Dragon Athletics is excited to announce the premiere of the film will be at the Fargo Theatre on May 6. Read the rest of this entry →

Watch DragonsLIVE TONIGHT at 6:30 p.m. on WDAY’Z XTRA

Posted on April 29, 2015

On tonight’s episode (4.29.2015), features inclde recaps of the football Spring game, Red & White Celebration, Scheels Field design unveiling and groudbreaking, as well as a special one-on-one battle of women’s basketball assistant coaches. Plus, a seak peek at the documentary “TOGETHER: Dragon Basketball’s Historic Season”. Throw in the DragonsLIVE Top 5 and recaps of the past month and you’ll love this episode. Read the rest of this entry →

Dragons go with ‘clean, classic’ look for new artificial turf Scheels Field

Posted on April 28, 2015

MOORHEAD – Minnesota State Moorhead decided to go with a simple look for its new artificial turf field that is scheduled to be installed before next football season. Read the rest of this entry →

Win a Fishing Trip, VIP WE Fest Tickets, a Vegas Get-away, an Apple Sport Watch, plus more prizes at the Dragon Athletics Red & White Celebration and Fundraiser – April 25, 2015

Posted on April 24, 2015

You could win one of these great prizes at the Red & White Celebration and Fundraiser sponsored by Dragon Athletics!  There is still time to register for the event which is the 10th annual spring celebration on Saturday, April 25th at the Courtyard by Marriott in Moorhead.   Register at www.msumdragons.com/RedandWhite

Raffles plus silent auction items include a Dragon Lego Table, Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, Canterbury Downs Race Track Package, Golf Package, Boston Concert Tickets, plus many more items will be at the event! Read the rest of this entry →

Walthall Awarded Clarence Gaines D-II Coach of the Year

Posted on April 06, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.–After leading the Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball team to a school record 35 wins in 2014-15, head coach Chad Walthall was presented with the Clarence “Big House” Gaines Coach of the Year Award on Friday. The award is given annually to the top Division II coach in the country and is voted on by a 20-member committee consisting of current or retired head coaches and collegeinsider.com staff members. Read the rest of this entry →

No. 4 MSUM Men’s Historic Season Ended by No. 3 Bellarmine in Elite Eight, 92-75

Posted on March 26, 2015

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball team’s historic season came to an end on Wednesday night as the No. 4-ranked Dragons fell to No. 3-ranked Bellarmine, 92-75 in the NCAA Division II Elite Eight quarterfinals at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. Read the rest of this entry →

Dragons vs. Knights: Watch the #DragonsMarchOn tonight

Posted on March 25, 2015

Follow the Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball team as the #DragonsMarchOn at the Elite 8! There are multiple ways to follow the Dragons as they play the Bellarmine University Knights tonight in Evansville, Ind. Read the rest of this entry →

Dragons vs. Knights: #DragonsMarchOn tonight

Posted on March 25, 2015

Follow the Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball team as the #DragonsMarchOn at the Elite 8! There are multiple ways to follow the Dragons as they play the Bellarmine University Knights tonight in Evansville, Ind. Read the rest of this entry →

Follow the MSUM men’s basketball team’s journey on social media

Posted on March 23, 2015

The MSUM men’s basketball team is on their way to Evansville, Ind., for the NCAA Elite 8! Watch for their updates here.

Dragons app update for Elite 8

Posted on March 23, 2015
Everything you could ever need or want for MSUM’s trip to the NCAA Elite 8 in Evansville, Ind. has been added to the most recent update of the DRAGONS mobile application.The update features a quick link to the #DragonsMarchOn Central site that has everything you need to know all accumulated on one page, including buttons for audio and video coverage, send-off party, fan bus, tickets, Ford Center information, Evansville map, brackets and more.
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