Dragons in the news

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

Deconstructing Drew: Sannes has made her mark on Dragons program, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead senior Drew Sannes can be an imposing physical presence on the basketball court with her 6-foot-3 frame and long arms, which have helped her set the women’s program record for career blocked shots.”

Dragons ranked third in first Division II Central Region rankings, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead is ranked third in the Central Region in the first NCAA Division II women’s basketball regional rankings, which were released Wednesday, Feb. 14.”

MSUM asks for renovation funds in 2018 bonding bill, Prairie Public Broadcasting: “When Minnesota legislators return for the 2018 session next week, they’re going to be working on a bonding bill – and Minnesota State University Moorhead is hoping they’ll be included.”

MSUM’s Comstock Memorial Union celebrates 50th year, WDAY: “A local college landmark is commemorating a half-century lifespan, with some brand new art.”

MSUM Hopeful State Will Fund All Four Campus Renovation Proposals, KVRR: “Minnesota legislators are about to return to St. Paul and debate Governor Dayton’s state bonding bill.  A few items on that list are proposed renovations to the MSUM campus.”

Early struggles essential for MSUM’s success, WDAY: “It seems like a long time ago that the Dragon women’s basketball team fell flat on its face in its season opener, losing at home to Michigan Tech.”

Dollars for Scholars: Meet Margaret Ness-Ludwig, Fergus Falls Daily Journal: “‘Life Transformed’ is the red, white, and gray motto of Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) and it is apt indeed.”

Thorson reaches career milestone, Dragons clinch at least a share of NSIC championship, InForum: “Cassidy Thorson was a popular postgame photo opportunity Friday night at the north end of Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse.”

Davis helps lead St. Cloud State to road victory against Dragons men, InForum: “Junior guard Gage Davis scored a game-high 25 points to lead St. Cloud State to an 88-78 victory against Minnesota State Moorhead on Friday night in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men’s basketball at Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse.”

Plans in works to revitalize downtown Moorhead, WDAY: “A day after being named new CEO of Downtown Moorhead Inc, the newly hired leader has big plans for Moorhead’s downtown.”

College Basketball Roundup: MSUM Women Win 16th Straight, KVRR: “The Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team clinched a share of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference title with a 70-54 win over St. Cloud State on Friday night in Moorhead, Minn.”

Dragons have 16-game winning streak snapped, still share NSIC championship, WDAY: “The Minnesota State Moorhead women’s basketball team cut down the net from one of the baskets Saturday night at Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse, but the moment wasn’t as festive as it could have been.”

Dragons softball drops both games in a doubleheader, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead softball lost both games in its double header on Saturday.”

MSUM softball team wins first game of season, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead’s softball team claimed its first win of the season Sunday with an 11-7 win over the University of Providence of Montana.”

Tri-college ROTC lends helping hand to veterans snowed in, WDAY: “A group of young cadets are helping veterans get through the winter. Students with MSUM, NDSU and Concordia ROTC volunteer their time to shovel driveways and walkways for veterans in the metro.”

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