Dragons in the news

Take a look at the news stories featuring MSUM in the past several weeks. Stories are presented in chronological order.

Sports communication conference coming to Moorhead, InForum: “Forum Communications, parent company of Forum News Service, is co-hosting with Minnesota State University Moorhead the third Sports Communication Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 18.” 

MSUM wins twice at Minot State volleyball tournament, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead’s volleyball claimed two wins Friday during the first day of the Minot State Tournament.”

Dragons running back Gray ready to make return to game field, InForum: “The wait is over for Minnesota State Moorhead sophomore Herman Gray.”

Dragons Burn Augie In Opener, KDLT News: “Through the first four years of the Jerry Olszewski era at Augustana, the Vikings claimed a season-opening victory, but that streak came to an end on Saturday with a 38-7 loss to NSIC North rival MSU Moorhead in front of 4,651 fans at Kirkeby-Over Stadium.”

Defense lifts Dragons to 38-7 win at Augustana, InForum: “A dominant effort by the defense helped the Minnesota State University Moorhead football team roll to a 38-7 win over Augustana in the season opener for both teams Saturday.”

Dragons prepare for home opener on short week, WDAY: “The Minnesota State University Moorhead football team opened the 2017 season with a resounding 38-7 win at Augustana Saturday. The team couldn’t even enjoy the traditional 24 hour victory period. The Dragons were right back on the practice field Sunday night, preparing for Thursday night’s home opener with Southwest Minnesota State.”

Defensive end Lingle has been a fixture on an improving Dragons defense, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead senior defensive end Drew Lingle watches video of his favorite NFL pass rushers about an hour before each game. The purpose is to study techniques from the best.”

MSUM student who drowned to be honored at vigil Friday, InForum: “A vigil will be held Friday evening, Sept. 8, for a student and swimming instructor at Minnesota State University Moorhead who drowned in the Red River this summer.”

Turnovers plague Dragons in home opener, WDAY: “Carr threw for 419 yards and three touchdowns passing and added a rushing score.”

Southwest Minnesota State creates six turnovers, knocks off the Dragons, InForum: “Southwest Minnesota State head coach Cory Sauter said his team gambled with its defensive game plan Thursday night at Scheels Field at Alex Nemzek Stadium. The Mustangs hit the jackpot.”

6 to be inducted into Fargo South Hall of Fame, InForum: “South High School will induct five graduates — including one who is a longtime guidance counselor at South — and a former faculty member into its Hall of Fame on Friday, Sept. 15 … Laurie Schlenker, called a “true Bruin” by former South Principal Richard Warner, is a South graduate who returned to the school in 1989 to work as a guidance counselor. She holds bachelor’s degrees in psychology from Minnesota State University Moorhead and English from North Dakota State University.”

MSUM to host talks on children’s mental health Thursday and Friday, InForum: “Minnesota State University Moorhead is hosting Dr. Sara Langworthy, author of the book “Bridging the Relationship Gap,” as part of the college’s education and human services visiting scholar series.”

Event planning business looks to find its niche, Williston Herald: “She hopes a storefront is in her future someday, but she’s going great guns with or without it … Karissa Kjos graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a bachelor’s in communication studies and leadership.”

MSUM welcomes new American citizens at ceremony, WDAY: “All of them had stories to tell. Some escaped war. Coming to America with nothing but the clothes on their back. Others came from countries like Denmark or England. Gathering at MSUM on Thursday, to take the Oath of Allegiance to America.”

75 Immigrants Reach Milestone, Become New Americans at MSUM Ceremony, KVRR: “Each year, about 700,000 people become naturalized in the United States … At MSUM’s Naturalization Ceremony, 75 New Americans were honored and recognized by the United States District Court, District of Minnesota.”

Dragons looking to rebound, face tough road test at Winona State, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead started the football season with a dominating defensive performance at Augustana, limiting the Vikings to seven points and 127 yards. The Dragons followed that by allowing 51 points and 550 yards to Southwest Minnesota State at Scheels Field at Alex Nemzek Stadium. MSUM head coach Steve Laqua said the baseline for his defense is likely somewhere in between those two performances.”

Dragons fly over MSU volleyball, Minot Daily News: “Moorhead raced out to a 12-3 lead in the first set and never gave the lead back, cruising to a 25-17 win. MSU rallied in a second set that featured six lead changes, but the Dragons pulled away late in a 25-22 victory.”

Dragons tied Sioux Falls 1-1 in women’s soccer, InForum: “The Minnesota State Moorhead women’s soccer team battled to a 1-1 double overtime tie with the University of Sioux Falls Saturday.”

Dragon women claim 3-1 soccer victory, InForum: “After trailing 1-0, Minnesota State Moorhead claimed a 3-1 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women’s soccer win Sunday over Southwest Minnesota State.”