Dragons in the news

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

Former MSUM receiver gets chance to impress on national stage, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead head football coach Steve Laqua said former Dragons wide receiver Damon Gibson has a lot at stake this week.”

Myer leads Minnesota-Duluth to victory against Dragons men, InForum: “Brandon Myer scored a game-high 28 points to lead Minnesota-Duluth to an 83-74 victory against Minnesota State Moorhead on Friday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men’s basketball at Romano Gymnasium.”

Volkert leads balanced Dragons attack in road win at Minnesota-Duluth, WDAY: “Jacky Volkert scored 15 points and added five rebounds and five assists to help lead Minnesota State Moorhead to an 81-45 victory against Minnesota-Duluth on Friday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women’s basketball at Romano Gymnasium.”

Averkamp leads St. Cloud State to victory against Dragons men, InForum: “Jon Averkamp scored a game-high 19 points to lift St. Cloud State to a 69-55 victory against Minnesota State Moorhead on Saturday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men’s basketball at Halenbeck Hall.”

Borowicz has big game off the bench for Dragons to spark road victory, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead freshman Kiley Borowicz scored a team-high 17 points off the bench to help lift the Dragons to a 78-54 victory against St. Cloud State on Saturday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women’s basketball at Halenbeck Hall.”

Augustana bests Dragons in wrestling, InForum: “Augustana defeated Minnesota State Moorhead 30-12 in a wrestling dual on Saturday.”

Michelle Strinden to seek GOP nomination for ND House in Fargo’s District 41, InForum: “A Bismarck native and former public school teacher, counselor and small business owner is seeking the Republican nomination to represent a south Fargo district in the North Dakota House.”

MSUM documentary follows vendors at ‘Red River Market’, premieres Wednesday, WDAY: “Here is a chance to see how area vegetable growers get their product from the farm to the downtown Farmer’s Market every fall.”

Play explores human side of Martin Luther King Jr., InForum: “Although his life was senselessly cut short, King’s wisdom and unwavering determination for social justice continue to inspire those working to resolve racial inequality that persists 50 years later.”

MSUM Students Produce “Homegrown” Documentary, KVRR: “An MSUM broadcast documentary class got out of school to get some real world experience and now you can see their work.”

Student made documentary debuts at Fargo Theatre, WDAY: “Several Weeks of shooting, 200 hours of editing, and months of preparing all culminated in the premiere of a completely student-made documentary.”

School spirit: Galegher an ambassador for the Dragons on and off the court, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead senior Shannon Galegher had her future planned after she graduated from high school in Thompson, N.D.”

Beeninga hits clutch shot as Dragons stun Southwest Minnesota State, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead guard Johnny Beeninga delivered when it mattered the most Friday night at Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse.”

Dragons hold off late rally to extend winning streak to 10 games, InForum: “While the performance wasn’t pretty at times Friday night for Minnesota State Moorhead, the outcome was desirable.”

Evans sinks clutch shot late to lift Sioux Falls to victory against the Dragons, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead was looking to earn its first conference two-game weekend sweep this season, but University of Sioux Falls guard Trevon Evans had other ideas.”

Sannes sets career blocks record, Dragons extend winning streak to 11 in a row, WDAY: “Drew Sannes and Megan Hintz are a combined 12 feet, 5 inches tall and the Minnesota State Moorhead duo played big Saturday at Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse.”

Dragon wrestlers fall to Mary in final match, InForum: “Bismarck-Mary claimed an overtime win in the final match to post a 19-16 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference wrestling win over Minnesota State Moorhead Sunday.”

Broadside poems will be featured in MSUM reading, InForum: “A reading of broadside poems will be held 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Livingston Lord Library porch.”

‘In my blood’: Snocross superstar Tucker Hibbert succeeds at a family sport, InForum: “On the sidelines, fans dress in winter layers to combat the crisp January air. … Hibbert’s best friend, Robby Dahlen, a Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) alum and former rider, acts as his brand manager, designing vehicle wraps, graphics and team merchandise among other duties.”