Forum staff reports
Ashton Matheny, the boyfriend of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, has provided Forum Communications with photos of his presumed newborn daughter, Haisley Jo. Matheny initially told WDAY reporter Sarah Rudlang that he "would not release any photos of Haisley Jo until she was in his care." Matheny has since posted the photos of Haisley Jo to his own personal Facebook page.
Ashton Matheny, the boyfriend of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, has provided Forum Communications with photos of his presumed newborn daughter, Haisley Jo. In an email to WDAY-TV reporter Sarah Rudlang, Matheny said that he "would not release any photos of Haisley Jo until she was in his care." Matheny has since posted the photos of Haisley Jo to his own personal Facebook page.
FARGO—Former North Dakota State men's basketball standout Kory Brown has signed a contract with SSV Lokomotive Bernau in Germany's ProB division—the same team former Bison Dexter Werner signed with in July. Brown and Werner arrived on NDSU's campus together in the summer of 2012, and now they will become teammates once again in a suburb of Berlin. With Brown joining the professional ranks, NDSU has produced five pro players in the last four seasons.
FARGO—North Dakota State claimed two wins at the North Dakota State Classic on Saturday in college volleyball. NDSU earned a 25-21, 25-17, 25-22 victory over San Francisco, followed by a 25-15, 25-11, 20-25, 25-16 win against Florida A&M. Senior outside hitter Erika Gelzinyte lead the Bison with 13 kills and 10 digs against San Francisco, while freshman middle hitter Emily Halverson added 12 kills. Senior setter Brianna Rasmusson had 37 assists and 12 digs.
WINNIPEG—Tyler Alexander allowed eight hits in eight innings to lead the RedHawks to a 8-1 victory over Winnipeg on Saturday night in American Association baseball. Earlier on Saturday, Alexander was named the American Association Pitcher of the Year. Alexander set the American Association single-season strikeout record and also broke both franchise records for single-season and career strikeouts.
OMAHA, N.E. -On its first play from scrimmage in Saturday's season opener at Nebraska Wesleyan, Concordia's football team fumbled the ball away. But three plays later, junior nose tackle Jesse Bucholz picked off a tipped pass stopping the scoring threat. It set the tone for the rest of the day as the defense lifted the Cobbers to a 34-14 victory.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - - A dominant effort by the defense helped the Minnesota State University Moorhead football team roll to a 38-7 win over Augustana in the season opener for both teams Saturday. MSUM is 1-0 overall and in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference while Augustana fell to 0-1 overall and 0-1 in the league. It is just the second win for the Dragons over Augustana in football in five meetings.
BISMARCK—Bismarck scored on every possession in the first half to claim a season-opening win over Fargo Davies Saturday at the Community Bowl. Jesse Forknell completed 9 of 18 passes for 220 yards and one touchdown for Davies. Nick Tschosik caught five passes for 149 yards and Brett Vetter caught one pass for 38 yards and a touchdown. Brett Vetter carried the ball twice for 72 yards and one touchdown while Inno Nsengiyumva had four carries for 66 yards.
FARGO - Multiple police vehicles and an amublance showed up Thursday afternoon at the apartment building of a pregnant woman who's been missing for several days. Not long before 3 p.m., the building at 2825 9th St. N. was cordoned off with police tape, and tthe building was evacuated.
FARGO—Shawn Pleffner hit an RBI single in the top of the eighth inning to help Winnipeg claim a 4-3 win over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks in American Association Baseball Sunday at Newman Outdoor Field. With the loss, the RedHawks (45-38) are now 5½ games behind Winnipeg (52-34) for first place in the North Division. The RedHawks are 2 games behind Gary (48-37) and 1½ games behind Kansas City (48-38) for the wild card spot for the playoffs.