Jeff Kolpack covers North Dakota State athletics, the Fargo Marathon and golf for The Forum. His blog can be accessed at www.bisonmedia.areavoices.com. On the radio, Kolpack & Izzo sports talk show runs from 9-11 a.m. every Saturday morning. April through August, the WDAY Golf Show with Jeff Kolpack runs from 8-9 a.m.
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FARGO — Members of a Fargodome committee peered into the future this week when they reviewed expansion concepts ranging from the basic to the extravagant, with price tags reflecting the...
FARGO — Perhaps the turning point came so early for North Dakota State that nobody really knew it was a turning point. Put it this way: The Bison offense looked like a disorganized bunch the first two times it had the ball in the season opener against Iowa State.
FARGO — The game was over and the awards ceremony on the north stage of Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, began to disperse. But with the North Dakota State specialists like punter Ben LeCompte, there was still work to be done.
FRISCO, Texas -- This week, North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer can look forward to two dozen caramel cupcakes from a Normal, Ill., bakery he won by virtue of a bet...
FRISCO, Texas — As history goes, there are not many football minds from the state of North Dakota who have the credentials of Randy Hedberg. There are not many who can say they started the first game of their NFL rookie season, at quarterback no less.
FRISCO, Texas — Ready or not, Zach Vraa is going to give it a go Saturday when North Dakota State plays in the Division I FCS national title game.
FRISCO, Texas — The North Dakota State football team flew to Frisco on Wednesday morning, the fourth time in four years for the Division I FCS national title game. Freshman offensive tackle Luke Bacon isn’t so experienced; it was his first time on an airplane.
FRISCO, Texas — The grass field at Toyota Stadium looked like a postcard Wednesday afternoon. In other words, it was almost the direct opposite of the field conditions in last year’s Division I FCS national title game.
FARGO — The Missouri Valley Football Conference office on a daily basis has been putting out fun facts on the Jan. 10 FCS title matchup of two of its members. In the spirit of modern day technology, it’s marketing it with a Twitter hashtag: #OneTrueChampion.
FARGO — The first trip to Frisco, Texas, was an experiment in FCS title games. That experience turned the second championship game into a big event and the third into a Bison crowd domination of Toyota Stadium.