Meaghan is the sports page designer and copy editor for the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. 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 and was a sports reporter for the Dickinson Press and covered Dickinson State athletics. Meaghan has been working for the Forum since June 2015.
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FARGO -- When I stepped foot onto James Madison University’s Harrisonburg, Va., campus for my freshman orientation in 2009, I knew exactly what I was going to pursue — a career in sports journalism. My orientation group was small, so we all quickly got to know each other. But of all the people in the group, fellow journalism hopeful Alison Parker and I clicked immediately. At 24, Alison was taken too soon on Wednesday, as she and cameraman Adam Ward were shot during a live broadcast for WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Va.
Two years ago, I was a fresh out of college 22-year old moving 1,800 miles west to begin my sports journalism career at The Dickinson Press. I was terrified.
The Dickinson High boys golf team had been riding a season of inconsistency.
The battle for the West Region title came down to a pitching duel between a seasoned senior and a young freshman.
During the regular season, the Dickinson High softball team played two different Bismarck Legacy teams.
Before she turned 25 years old, Dickinson State softball head coach Kristen Fleury had to figure out her life.
Though the Dickinson State softball team played in Irvine, Calif., for the NAIA Softball Championship Opening Round, the Blue Hawks had home-field advantage.
For the last four years, the four Dickinson State softball seniors were chasing one unified goal — make an appearance in the NAIA Softball World Series.
Dickinson State softball pitcher Regan Lawrence is a force to be reckoned with.
Like some people, Dickinson State senior Breyan Miller had a premeditated idea of how his life would turn out.