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Former DSU jumper helping develop talent at MSU Moorhead

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MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Michael Thompson at first resisted competing in the triple jump, not embracing the event until his final year in college.


The triple jump turned out to be his best event as he won a gold medal in the triple jump at the Central American Games last April.

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Eric Peterson
Peterson covers small college athletics for The Forum, including Concordia College and Minnesota State Moorhead. He also covers the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks independent baseball team and helps out with North Dakota State football coverage. Peterson has been working at the newspaper since 1996.

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