Forum staff reports
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.
MANKATO, Minn.—Jacky Volkert scored 24 points and added nine assists to lead Minnesota State Moorhead to an 81-64 victory against Minnesota State-Mankato on Saturday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women's basketball at the Taylor Center. Three other Dragons also scored in double digits, joining Volkert. Cassidy Thorson added 18 points and six rebounds. Drew Sannes had 11 points and 12 rebounds, while Kourtney Selensky chipped in 11 points and six rebounds.
MOORHEAD - St. Scholastica had six different players score in double digits to fuel a 90-77 victory against Concordia on Saturday in NCAA Division III men's basketball at Memorial Auditorium. Jarod Wilken paced St. Scholastica (5-6) with a game-high 18 points on 6-for-9 shooting from the floor.
WDAY/WDAZ-TV -- Fargo Shanley 76, Fargo Davies 72 FARGO—Hadley Huber tallied 30 points and dished out six assists to lead Fargo Shanley 76-72 over Fargo Davies. Reile Payne added 15 points and seven rebounds for the Deacons. Raegan Linster led Davies with 23 points and eight rebounds, while Alyssa Paper had a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds. Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 66, Moorhead 62
WDAY/WDAZ-TV -- The Hillsboro-Central Valley boys basketball put on a show for all of Class B Basketball on Friday night. Jack Camrud, Carson Henningsgard and Cade Baesler led the way as the #6 ranked Burros dominated the #5 ranked Oak Grove Grovers in Hillsboro. Fargo Davies 92, Fargo Shanley 69 FARGO—Cole Hage scored 20 points and grabbed five rebounds to lift Fargo Davies to a 92-69 win over Fargo Shanley in boys high school basketball on Friday night.
CASS COUNTY -- A Fargo man was arrested in Amenia, N.D. after fleeing Cass County deputies early Wednesday morning. According to the Cass County Sheriff's Office press release: Deputies responded to a rural Amenia address around 3:05 a.m. Wednesday on a suspicious vehicle call. When deputies attempted to make contact with the individual, the vehicle fled. However speeds did not exceed 100 mph. Stop sticks were deployed by deputies which disabled the vehicle near Buffalo, bringing the pursuit to an end.
EL PASO, Texas—Senior guard Paul Miller scored a game-high 19 points and added eight rebounds to help lead the North Dakota State men's basketball team to a 63-51 victory against Texas-El Paso on Friday, Dec. 22, in Division I men's basketball at the Sun Bowl Invitational. The Bison (7-6) have won four of their past five games. Sophomore guard Tyson Ward had a double-double for NDSU, adding 10 points and 11 rebounds. Senior forward AJ Jacobson chipped in eight points and a game-high 12 rebounds.
WEST FARGO — A North Dakota Highway Patrol squad car was rear-ended on Interstate 94 the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 20. Around 8 p.m., a call was dispatched to I-94 near mile marker 344 in West Fargo. Capt. Bryan Niewind said the trooper, Joshua Page, was parked on the westbound median shoulder with emergency lights activated when responding to a previous call of a pickup truck and trailer in the ditch.