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Dragon Fire Booster Club hosting viewing party

Posted on February 24, 2017

Join us on Saturday, Feb. 25 at Buffalo Wild Wings in Moorhead to watch the Dragon Women’s Basketball team take on Sioux Falls at 12 noon as part of the NSIC/Sanford Health Basketball Tournament. Free appetizers and door prizes! Everyone is welcome! Learn more at msumdragons.com

MSUM new hires

Posted on February 24, 2017

Please join us in welcoming the following new employees to Minnesota State University Moorhead. Make sure to stop by their departments to say hello and let them know it’s a GREAT day to be a Dragon!

February 8, 2017

  • Meagan Viken – Dragon Swim School Coordinator, Athletics

$100,000 shot, 300 stocking hats, PLUS an iPad Pro + $1,000 in gift cards will be given out at Dragon Basketball tomorrow

Posted on February 21, 2017

Wednesday, Feb. 22 | Sanford Health/NSIC Playoffs First Round

WBB @ 6 p.m. vs SMSU

MBB @ 8 p.m. vs CSP Read the rest of this entry →

No. 21 Dragon men open NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament Wednesday vs. CSP

Posted on February 21, 2017

The Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball team opens the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health tournament at home on Wednesday. MSUM, the top seed from the north division, plays host to Concordia-St. Paul at 8 p.m.

MSUM beat Concordia-St. Paul, 74-60 in December in the only meeting between the two teams this season.  Read the rest of this entry →

DragonsLIVE Basketball Playoffs Preview on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. on WDAY’Z XTRA

Posted on February 21, 2017

Tune in for the DragonsLIVE Basketball Playoffs Preview this Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 5:30 p.m. LIVE just before pre-game begins for the Dragons home NSIC/Sanford Health Basketball Tournament first round games at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Host Jon Wepking will enlist our resident bracketologist Steve d’Eustachio to dive into MSUM’s path to a championship.  Read the rest of this entry →

No. 12 MSUM women host Mustangs to open NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament

Posted on February 21, 2017

The Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team opens the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health tournament at home on Wednesday. MSUM, the top seed from the north division, plays host to Southwest Minnesota State at 6 p.m.

MSUM beat SMSU, 71-66 in January in the only meeting between the two teams this season.  Read the rest of this entry →

Students get in free to Dragons basketball this Wednesday at 6 p.m. & 8 p.m. courtesy of SABC

Posted on February 21, 2017

The MSUM Student Activity Budget Committee has committed once again to ensure an exciting student experience by sponsoring all student tickets to the Dragon men’s and women’s NSIC/Sanford Health Basketball Tournament First Round home games in Nemzek on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

LeadercastFM

Posted on February 15, 2017

LeadercastFM, which is part of the largest one-day leadership event in the world is coming to our community for the 14th straight year. Human Resources and Dragon Athletics has teamed up to offer the MSUM campus community the lowest possible pricing through a group sign up.

The one day event is May 5, 2017 and is hosted in West Fargo. The simulcast from Atlanta includes a full day of hearing and learning from nationally recognized leadership experts on being “Powered by Purpose.” The $89 registration fee includes lunch and snacks, a Leadercast guide, and the opportunity to grow and network with leaders. There are also a limited number of student tickets available for $59. More information can be found at leadercastfm.com.

To take advantage of group pricing please email Doug Peters at petersd@mnstate.edu.

Men’s and Women’s Basketball NSIC Championship gear on sale now at ShopMSUMDragons.com

Posted on February 13, 2017

After last weekend’s sweeps of Bemidji State University and University of Minnesota-Crookston, your MSUM Dragon men’s and women’s basketball teams are both Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division and Regular Season Champions! Get your championship gear today at the official online store, ShopMSUMDragons.comRead the rest of this entry →

10th Annual Go Pink with the Dragons: Feb. 6-10

Posted on February 10, 2017

Celebrating 10 Years of Making a Difference

Mark your calendars for the 10th Annual Go Pink with the Dragons!  Read the rest of this entry →

Volunteers needed for 10th Annual Go Pink with the Dragons Feb. 10

Posted on February 10, 2017

Mark Your Calendar for the 10th Annual Go Pink with the Dragons!  This year’s event is set for February 6-10, 2017 and celebrates 10 years of bringing awareness to breast cancer and other cancers.  Sign up to volunteer at the Go Pink volunteer online sign-up.

For more information about Go Pink with the Dragons, contact Gloria Riopelle at riopelg@mnstate.edu or 218-477-5824 or visit 10th Annual Go Pink with the Dragons.

FM Acro teams, kids inflatables, and prizes at Go Pink with the Dragons tomorrow

Posted on February 09, 2017

Mark your calendars for the 10th Annual Go Pink with the Dragons! This year’s event is set for Feb. 6-10, 2017 at MSU Moorhead in collaboration with Dragon Frost events.

The basketball game on Friday, Feb. 10 will feature the FM Acro Teams, a silent auction, an honor/memorial wall, a breast cancer educational table, DQ Dilly bars, inflatable games, photo booth along with an MSUM student pizza party & tailgating area. In addition, this will also be the Sanford Health Appreciation Night and all Sanford Health employees receive free admission to the game with their employee ID.  Read the rest of this entry →

300 free T-shirts for the first fans to Senior Day basketball this Saturday

Posted on February 09, 2017

Microtel is sponsoring Senior Day at Dragon basketball this Saturday and is handing out 300 free red T-shirts to the first fans to each game.

Here are the details:

WBB @ 4 p.m. & MBB @ 6 p.m. vs University of Minnesota-Crookston  Read the rest of this entry →

Dragon Women’s Soccer program signs 9 recruits

Posted on February 03, 2017

Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s soccer coach Christie Chappell has announced the Dragons’ 2017 recruiting class. Nine student-athletes have signed to continue their academic and athletic careers at MSUM.

“This signing day is always exciting but this one is extra special because it is my first class as a Dragon,” Chappell said. “This past fall we were able to start a strong foundation to build upon. This spring my team is working incredibly hard, keeping their goals for 2017 at the forefront of their minds. Each one of these young women will bring a different skill set that will help us be a more complete team next season. Congrats and welcome to the Dragon family!”  Read the rest of this entry →

Dragon Football signs 27 recruits for 2017

Posted on February 03, 2017

Minnesota State University Moorhead head football coach Steve Laqua has announced the Dragons’ 2017 recruiting class. A total of 27 student-athletes from four states will continue their athletic and academic careers at MSUM starting this fall.

“I think this class puts us in position to continue the trajectory our program is on,” Laqua said. “We fulfilled the goal of stacking talented recruiting classes on top of each other so our program will continue to rise to an elite level.”  Read the rest of this entry →

Fill the Fieldhouse Red Out, Audi A3 Car Contest tonight at Dragon Basketball

Posted on February 03, 2017

MSUM Dragons Athletics encourages your to wear your Dragon red for our annual Fill the Fieldhouse basketball games on Friday, Feb. 3 with the women’s game starting at 6 p.m. and the men’s game at 8 p.m. The Red Out game also features a chance to win a 2017 Dragon Red Audi A3 for a year courtesy of the event sponsor Valley Imports.  Read the rest of this entry →

Donate to the Dragon sport of your choice—Red and White Scholarship Campaign

Posted on February 02, 2017

Make your end of year donation to the Red & White Scholarship Campaign and give to the Dragon Varsity Sport of your choice!  The campaign has raised nearly $30,000 to-date for athletic scholarships. We encourage our athletic alumni and fans to make an annual contribution or multi-year pledge to one or more of the Dragon Athletics’ 16 varsity sports.  Read the rest of this entry →

Color Scorch and enter to win a pool party at Nemzek

Posted on February 02, 2017

The Dragon Fire Booster Club is sponsoring the 3rd Annual “Color Scorch”  for a chance to win a pool party for 10 people at the MSUM Swimming pool. Children 0-12 years of age are eligible to enter the drawing (one entry per child) which will be held on Friday, Feb. 10 at the Dragon basketball games at Nemzek Hall. “Color Scorch” sheets are available at the Dragon Athletic office and at Dragon home events.  Read the rest of this entry →

DragonsLIVE Signing Day Special airs tonight at 6:30 p.m. on WDAY’Z XTRA

Posted on February 01, 2017

DragonsLIVE is a monthly show based totally on MSUM Dragon Athletics and the next episode airs this Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 6:30 p.m. on WDAY’Z XTRA. This episode is our annual Signing Day Special, the show that started DragonsLIVE five years ago. The hour-long episode will feature head football coach Steve Laqua looking into nearly 30 names joining his program and head soccer coach Christie Chappell to talk about the near 10 new players for her team.

For channel listings go to MSUMDragons.com/DragonsLIVERead the rest of this entry →

Spend $75 on ShopMSUMDragons.com, get a free flag through Feb. 9

Posted on February 01, 2017

Spend $75 on the new ShopMSUMDragons.com online store and use promo code 8494 on checkout to receive a FREE 3′ by 5′ Dragons flag. Limit one promo code per order. Promotion runs through Feb. 9, 2017.  Read the rest of this entry →

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