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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FARGO — Travis Beck had one of the signature games of his college football career in Frisco, Texas.
FARGO — North Dakota State hit offensive overdrive in the second half Saturday night at the Bison Sports Arena.
FARGO — North Dakota State is now a postseason perfect 10 inside the Fargodome.
FARGO — One of the most prolific scoring offenses in Division I FCS hit a speed bump Saturday at the Fargodome.
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Dalton Lundon smiled, a reaction that came after a Minnesota State Moorhead men’s basketball player made a basket for him.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Playing without two significant defensive players didn’t stop North Dakota State from doing something significant Saturday at Stambaugh Stadium.
FARGO — North Dakota State quarterback Brock Jensen flashed his leaping ability Saturday, hovering above the Gate City Bank Field artificial turf.
FARGO -- Jim Harty can sympathize with the NFL replacement officials. It's not a job he would take if asked under the current climate. "As much as we all like to say the NFL would be the ultimate game to be officiating, under these circumstances, I think I would have had to say 'no' to it," said Harty, who has been a football official for more than 20 years. Harty, from Jamestown, works high school and college football games in the region.
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. "That is the first time my parents ever got to see me compete," Thompson said as those games were held in his home country of Panama.
MOORHEAD, Minn. - The new-look Minnesota State Moorhead Dragons started their season with a victory Sunday at Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse. In his first game with the team, junior guard Charlie Chapman poured in 20 points to help MSUM to an 81-68 victory against Dickinson State in nonconference men's basketball. MSUM was also playing its first game under new head coach Chad Walthall. "It's always nice having a fresh start ... it's a fresh start for everyone," said Chapman, a transfer from Williston State College. "It kind of made us grow as a team better. I liked how we shared the ball.