Aug
19

KQ92 Sports

KQ92 Sports

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT HAS ANNOUNCED THAT SINGLE-GAME TICKETS FOR MEN’S AND WOMEN’S HOCKEY WILL GO ON SALE ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH,  BEGINNING AT 10 A.M. CENTRAL…ADDITIONALLY, UND CHAMPIONS CLUB MEMBERS CAN PARTICIPATE IN A PRE-SALE FOR MEN’S HOCKEY SINGLE-GAME TICKETS ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH, FROM 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M. CENTRAL…ALSO ANNOUNCED TODAY, THE SIXTH ANNUAL NORTH DAKOTA HOCKEY FAN FEST, SPONSORED BY MIDCO SPORTS NETWORK, IS SET FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST, AT RALPH ENGELSTAD ARENA…THE EVENT, WHICH STARTS AT 3 P.M. CENTRAL, WILL INCLUDE AUTOGRAPH AND SKILL SESSIONS WITH UND HOCKEY STUDENT-ATHLETES, A FREE MEAL, AND THE FIRST CHANCE TO PICK UP THE 2014-15 TEAM POSTERS…NEARLY 800 SINGLE-GAME SEATS ARE AVAILABLE FOR EVERY MEN’S HOCKEY HOME GAME ON THE 2014-15 SCHEDULE, WITH ADDITIONAL SEATS AVAILABLE FOR EXHIBITION GAMES AND HOLIDAY SERIES WHEN CLASS IS OUT OF SESSION ON THE UND CAMPUS…SINGLE-GAME MEN’S HOCKEY TICKETS COST $40 (ADULT) AND $25 (YOUTH) FOR FRIDAY GAMES AND $45 (ADULT) AND $30 (YOUTH) FOR SATURDAY GAMES…EXHIBITION GAMES COST $25 (ADULT) AND $10 (YOUTH)…ALL SINGLE-GAME WOMEN’S HOCKEY TICKETS COST $7 (ADULT) AND $5 (YOUTH)…ALTHOUGH MEN’S HOCKEY SEASON TICKETS HAVE ONCE AGAIN SOLD OUT, FANS CAN ADD THEIR NAMES TO THE SEASON-TICKET WAITING LIST BY JOINING THE UND CHAMPIONS CLUB AND MAKING A REFUNDABLE $100 TICKET DEPOSIT…

 

WITH THE 2014 FOOTBALL SEASON OPENER JUST OVER A WEEK AWAY, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA FANS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET THIS YEAR’S TEAM AND FIRST-YEAR HEAD COACH BUBBA SCHWEIGERT ON THURSDAY, AUG. 21, AT THE THIRD ANNUAL UND FOOTBALL FAN FEST PRESENTED BY MIDCO SPORTS NETWORK…THE EVENT, WHICH IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC, TAKES PLACE FROM 7 TO 8 P.M. AT MEMORIAL STADIUM ON THE UND CAMPUS (2ND AVE. N & COLUMBIA ROAD)…ALL UND PLAYERS AND COACHES WILL BE AVAILABLE TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS AND FANS WILL ALSO HAVE THEIR FIRST CHANCE TO RECEIVE A 2014 NORTH DAKOTA FOOTBALL POSTER AS WELL AS SPIN THE PRIZE WHEEL FOR GIVEAWAYS COURTESY OF MIDCO SPORTS NETWORK…FREE PIZZA AND DRINKS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO APPROXIMATELY THE FIRST 500 FANS THROUGH THE GATES COURTESY OF MIDCO SPORTS NETWORK…IN ADDITION, FANS CAN PICK UP A “NORTH DAKOTA PROUD” YARD SIGN AND KIDS CAN REGISTER FOR THE JR. CHAMPIONS…FANS MAY PARK FREE OF CHARGE IN THE LOTS DIRECTLY WEST AND NORTH OF MEMORIAL STADIUM…UND FOOTBALL OPENS THE SEASON ON THE ROAD JUST ONE WEEK AFTER THE EVENT ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 28TH AT SAN JOSE STATE IN A GAME THAT WILL AIR LIVE NATIONALLY ON ESPN3.COM THE HOME OPENER IS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 6TH AS UND WILL TAKE ON ROBERT MORRIS IN THE 49TH ANNUAL POTATO BOWL USA…KICKOFF IS SET FOR 6 P.M. AT THE ALERUS CENTER…FORMER WARROAD WARRIOR ADAM SHAUGABAY IS ENTERING HIS SENIOR SEASON FOR UND..

LAKE OF THE WOODS ATHLETICS AND THE TRIPLE-A BOOSTER CLUB ARE HOSTING A “MEET THE BEARS NIGHT” AT TIMBER MILL PARK IN BAUDETTE ON THURSDAY AT 6PM…AT 6PM THE GAMES BEGIN AND THATS WHEN THEY WILL START SERVINGT THE FREE MEAL OF HOT  DOGS OR SLOPPY JOES CHIPS, COOKIE AND DRINK…AT 7PM, ALL LAKE OF THE WOODS FALL SPORTS TEAMS (CROSS COUNTRY, FOOTBALL AND VOLLEYBALL) WILL BE ANNOUNCED…ALSO ON THURSDAY THE LAKE OF THE WOODS STUDENT COUNCIL WILL BE COLLECTING NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS TO HELP REPLENSIH THE LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY FOOD SHELF…THE BAUDETTE POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL HAVE A CRUISER AT TIMBER MILL PARK  AT 5PM…THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO “STUFF A CRUISER” WITH NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS FROM 5-8PM…NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS MAY ALSO BE DROPPED OFF AT THE BAUDETTE CITY OFFICE AND ANDY’S IN WILLIAM’S DURING THIS WEEK…

THE NORTH AMERICAN STURGEON CHAMPIONSHIPS WERE HELD OVER THE WEEKEND AT NELSON PARK IN BIRCHDALE…THE EVENT IS A FUNDRAISER FOR THE BIRCHDALE COMMUNITY BUILDING…THERE WERE 226 ANGLERS THAT TOOK PART-WHICH ORGANIZERS SAID IS A BIT DOWN FROM THE PAST FEW YEARS…ONLY 17 FISH WERE MEASURED OF THE MANY THAT WERE CAUGHT ON SATURDAY…THE WINNER WAS ALLEN BALDWIN OF WILLIAMS WITH A FISH THAT WAS 66 14″…SECOND PLACE WENT TO CASEY NORBY OF GRAND RAPIDS WITH A FISH THAT MEASURED 64 3/4″…THIRD PLACE WENT TO KAREN TURBAN OF BIRCHDALE WHO LANDED A FISH THAT WAS 59 1/2″ LONG…FOR FIRST PLACE, WILLIAMS RECEIVED $2120…NORBY AND TURBAN EACH RECEIVED GIFT CERTIFICATES AT NELSON’S STORE IN BIRCHDALE FOR THEIR SECOND AND THIRD PLACE FINISHES…BEN BURGESS OF INTERNATIONAL FALLS DONATED PRIZES TO EVERY YOUNGSTER THAT ENTERED…THEY INCLUDED RODS AND REELS, AND TACKLE BOXES THAT SURPRISES IN THEM…

 USA HOCKEY HAS ANNOUNCED THE PLAYERS NAMED TO THE UNDER-18 TEAM THAT WILL PARTICIPATE IN A SERIES AGAINST CANADA HELD FROM AUG. 21-24 IN CALGARY, ALBERTA, AT CANADA OLYMPIC PARK…THE U.S. ENTRIES WILL FEATURE AN UNDER-18 TEAM AND 22-AND-UNDER TEAM…HIGHLIGHTING THE ROSTER FOR THE FESTIVAL ARE TEN MEMBERS OF THE 2014 U.S. WOMEN’S NATIONAL UNDER-18 TEAM INCLUDING DEFENSEMAN  PATTY MARSHALL OF THIEF RIVER FALLS

MINNESOTA STATE HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE SCHOOLS SHOULD NO LONGER HAVE A REASON TO TRAVEL FAR OUT OF STATE TO FIND FOOTBALL OPPONENTS OR PLAY LESS THAN AN EIGHT-GAME REGULAR SEASON FOOTBALL SCHEDULE…THE LEAGUE BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS UNANIMOUSLY ADOPTED A PLAN THAT PLACES ALL MEMBER SCHOOLS WITH FOOTBALL PROGRAMS INTO DISTRICTS. THE MEMBERS OF EACH DISTRICT WILL DIVIDE THE DISTRICT INTO SUB-DISTRICTS, AND THEN CREATE A FULL SCHEDULE FOR EACH TEAM…A SEPARATE DISTRICT PLACEMENT COMMITTEE MADE UP OF COACHES AND ADMINISTRATORS WORKED HARD TO GROUP SCHOOLS INTO DISTRICTS BASED ON ENROLLMENT, GEOGRAPHY AND LIKE SCHOOLS, WHILE ALSO CONSIDERING INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL PREFERENCES FOR MAINTAINING TRADITIONAL OPPONENTS…DISTRICTS WILL HAVE INITIAL MEETINGS IN THE NEAR FUTURE TO DISCUSS THE PLACEMENTS AND THE NEXT STEPS IN THE PROCESS…THE NEXT MAJOR STEP WILL BE FOR DISTRICTS TO DECIDE ON SUB-DISTRICT ALIGNMENTS…ONCE THAT IS COMPLETED, SCHEDULES FOR THE 2015 AND 2016 SEASONS CAN BE DEVELOPED…THE GOAL IS FOR ALL SCHOOLS TO HAVE A COMPLETE SCHEDULE FOR BOTH YEARS BY NOVEMBER 1, 2014…TO VIEW THE NEW FOOTBALL DISTRICTS LISTING THE SCHOOLS PLACED IN EACH DISTRICT…GO TO THE LEAGUE WEBSITE…MSHSL.ORG

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