Forum staff reports
HONOLULU—Tom Hoge posted a birdie on the 18th hole to help him take the lead after the third round of the PGA's Sony Open on Saturday. Hoge, a Fargo South High School graduate who went on to golf at Texas Christian University, carded a six-under par 64 on Saturday at the Waialae Country Club. After five-under rounds of 65 on Thursday and Friday, Hoge sits in first place with a three-round score of 194—one shot ahead of patton Kizzire.
MOORHEAD -- Jaylan White scored 27 points and Trevor Zacher added 23 to propel Bismarck-Mary to a 77-65 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men’s basketball win over Minnesota State Moorhead Saturday. Travaun Coad scored 18 points for the Dragons, who fall to 4-12 overall and 2-8 in the NSIC. Mary improves to 3-11 overall and 1-9 in the NSIC.
GRAND FORKS -- Lexi Klabo and Fallyn Freije combined for 43 points and 16 rebounds to lift the University of North Dakota to a 79-70 Big Sky Conference win over Montana State. Klabo, a Fargo Davies graduate, had 22 points and 8 rebounds. Freije, from Edmore, N.D. had 21 points and 8 rebounds. ND, which snapped a four-game losing streak, improves to 8-7 overall and 1-3 in the Big Sky. Montana State falls to 8-7 overall and 2-2 in the Big Sky.
VERMILLION, S.D. -- Freshman Cameron Hunter scored a career-high 35 points as North Dakota State hung on for an 84-79 Summit League men’s basketball win over South Dakota Saturday. The Bison saw a 14-point lead disappear late in the game but regrouped and outscored the Coyotes 10-4 in the final two minutes. Hunter, who made five of six free throws in the final 53 seconds, made 9 of 12 field goals and 12 of 14 free throws. The Bison, despite committing 17 turnovers, made 11 of 22 3-pointers.
FRISCO, Texas -- Make it 6 for 6 for North Dakota State in Frisco. North Dakota State, behind its defense, defeated James Madison University 17-13 Saturday afternoon in the Division I FCS title game. It was the sixth crown for the Bison in seven years and restored their status as the dynasty holder in the subdivision. NDSU tied Georgia Southern for most national titles in the FCS.
FARGO - Police were called at 11:17 p.m. for a reported robbery in the 1900 block of 44th street south on Thursday night, Jan. 4. No one was hurt in the incident. Authorites were able to locate both parties that were involved and the public is not in any danger. No other information is being released at this time. Check back later for updates.
ST. PAUL—Cassidy Thorson and Kiley Borowicz each scored 15 points to lead Minnesota State Moorhead to a 66-60 victory against Concordia-St. Paul on Sunday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women's basketball at the Gangelhoff Center. The Dragons (9-3, 6-2 NSIC) have won three consecutive games. Borowicz came off the bench to tie Thorson for team-high scoring honors, making 5 of 9 shots from the field, including three 3-pointers. Borowicz also had six rebounds while playing 15 minutes.
ST. PAUL—Avan Ward scored 20 points to help lift Concordia-St. Paul to a 72-62 victory against Minnesota State Moorhead on Sunday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men's basketball at the Gangelhoff Center. The Dragons (4-10, 2-6 NSIC) have lost five consecutive games. Travaun Coad paced MSUM with 16 points and seven rebounds. Addison Park added 13 points, while Tanner Kretchman and Johnny Beeninga chipped in 10 points each. Kretchman had a team-high five assists.
FARGO—The Omaha Lancers earned a 4-3 shootout victory against the Fargo Force on Saturday night in United States Hockey League action at Scheels Arena before 3,113 fans. Mark Senden, Sammy Steele and Spencer Meier all scored goals for the Force. Fargo goalie Ryan Bischel had 30 saves. Both teams missed their first three chances in the shootout, before Omaha's Noah Cates scored the only goal during the shootout.
MANKATO, Minn.—Charlie Brown scored a game-high 19 points to help lift Minnesota State-Mankato to an 81-58 victory against Minnesota State Moorhead on Saturday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men's basketball at the Taylor Center. Mankato (10-2, 6-0 NSIC) remained unbeaten in the NSIC, handing the Dragons (4-9, 2-5) their fourth consecutive loss. The game was tied at halftime (29-29) before the Mavericks erupted for 52 points in the second half.