Chris Murphy is a sports reporter for the Forum. He's covered high school and college sports in Chicago, North Dakota and Minnesota since 2009 and, for some reason, has been given awards for doing so.
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FARGO — Ellendale-Edgeley-Kulm junior running back Clayton Grueneich was limping late in the third quarter of the North Dakota Class 1A state championship football game against Des Lacs-Burlington on Friday. He never stopped limping. And he never stopped playing, leading E-E-K to a 42-20 win and a state title in the Fargodome.
FARGO—Former North Dakota State All-American and NFL linebacker Joe Mays looked around at the tailgating scene Saturday, Oct. 1, in the Fargodome parking lot and couldn't contain his smile. It had been nearly seven years to the day, since the last time Mays had set foot in Fargo. "Football has usually been taking my attention," said Mays, who played for six NFL teams from 2008-2015. "It's hard for me to draw some days, as far as bye weeks, so it was tough to get back. I just haven't been able to make it back, unfortunately."
Q: If you could have one superpower what would it be? A: That's a tough one. I'd like to fly because I enjoy the feeling of being up high and all that. Q: What is the most embarrassing song on your phone or iPod? A: "Call Me Maybe" (by Carly Rae Jepsen). Q: What's the funniest trash talk you've ever received? A: One guy from Jacksonville State made fun of my shoes. They were older, tattered, had a hole in them. I couldn't understand what he was saying, but I picked out the word "shoe" two or three times in there.
FARGO -- The National Federation of State High School Associations announced Tuesday, July 12, high school baseball rules will now require a pitching restriction based on the number of pitches...
FARGO--The talk on NFL Network before and after former North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz was selected No. 2 in the NFL draft was Wentz would most likely have the...
TAMPA, Fla.--University of North Dakota and former Fargo Force goalie Cam Johnson wanted his older brother Brandon on the ice to join the celebration of UND's first national title since...
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A semi-truck was driving “extremely close” to a pickup before the Interstate 94 crash Tuesday morning that killed two Park Christian students, authorities said Wednesday. Though the...
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Matt Cullen is coming home. Whether the former Moorhead High School hockey standout and current National Hockey League center is staying home is the question.
FARGO — Jack White’s surprise concert brought a bit of Nashville twang to Fargo on Sunday, but there was a bit of Chicago in the Fargo Theatre as well. Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts was among the 800 in the crowd Sunday night.
FARGO — Not that University of North Dakota fans ever really need a reason to cheer against regional teams, but here’s another if the University of North Dakota men’s hockey fans need tickets to Friday and Saturday’s NCAA West Regional at Scheels Arena.