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Press Photo by Meaghan MacDonald Dickinson State sophomore TaRicka Linzy, left, looks to pass against University of Manitoba's Jenilyn Monton during a game on Saturday at Scott Gymnasium.

DSU breezes past Bisons in season opener


It was all for Janae Moore.

As the final seconds of the Dickinson State women's basketball game ran off the clock, senior guard Dawne Degel rushed the game ball over to Moore's -- a junior forward who tragically died in a car crash in August -- family sitting behind the team.

The Blue Hawks defeated the University of Manitoba 63-40 Tuesday night in the Scott Gymnasium in honor of their fallen teammate, surrounded by students and fans all wearing T-shirts in her honor.

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Meaghan MacDonald
Meaghan is the sports reporter for the Dickinson Press, focusing primarily on Dickinson State athletics and rodeo. After graduating from James Madison University (Va.) in May 2013, she moved from New Jersey to North Dakota to start pursuing her career in sports journalism. 
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