Forum staff reports
VALLEY CITY, N.D.—Mechanical failure forced a pilot to make an emergency landing Saturday, Dec. 2, onto Interstate 94 near here. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reported a 1974 Cessna Cardinal airplane was on its way from Fargo to Bismarck when "total engine failure" struck just after 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The pilot, Jerry Schauer, of Bismarck, safely glided the plane onto I-94 around mile marker 280 westbound before taxiing into the north ditch about 12 miles west of Valley City.
FARGO-- Fargo Police received a call just after 11 p.m. Sunday for a disturbance at 3525 11th Street S in Fargo. A perimeter has been set up and is being maintained by authorities. Our crews are on the scene. Stick with us as more information becomes available.
ANNAPOLIS, Md.—North Dakota State's women's basketball team lost its first game of the season Saturday with a 67-54 setback to unbeaten Navy. Taylor Thunstedt and Reilly Jacobson were the only two Bison players to score in double figures with 11 points each. NDSU falls to 4-1 while Navy improves to 5-0. NDSU 10 19 14 11--54 NAVY 25 12 19 11--67
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—No. 5-ranked St. Thomas Academy handed No. 3-ranked Moorhead a 7-4 loss in high school boys hockey Saturday—making the first regular season loss for the Spuds since Dec. 29, 2016. The Spuds, who were 14-0-2 in regular season games before Saturday, trailed by two or more goals for only the second time dating back to last season. Carter Randklev led the Spuds with three goals.
BISMARCK—Bismarck Century cruised by Fargo North in the season opener for both boys hockey teams, knocking off the Spartans 12-2 Friday.
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—West Fargo United tied Thief River Falls (Minn.) 2-2 in girls hockey on Friday. Thief River Falls entered the game 3-0 and ranked No. 7 in Class 1A in Minnesota. West Fargo United moved to 1-0-1 on the season. Elise Stromme and Kaycee Herring each had a goal for West Fargo, while Courtney Walsh had two assists.
BISMARCK—Bismarck shut out West Fargo 6-0 Friday in the boys hockey season opener for both teams. Caleb Petrie and Joey Heinert each had two goals for Bismarck, and Austin Martin stopped all 13 shots he saw for the shutout.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Isaac Johnson scored 19 points to lift Drury to a 101-81 college men's basketball win over Minnesota State Moorhead Friday. Evan Hines led the Dragons with 17 points and six rebounds while Tanner Kretchman added 14 points. Addison Park had 13 points while Johnny Beeninga and Matt Anderson each scored 12 points. The Dragons, who trailed at halftime by only six points, fell to 2-3 over while Drury improved to 3-1.
MENAHGA, Minn. – Authorities here are investigating the deaths of two males whose bodies were found early Monday, Nov. 13, and who apparently died of gunshot wounds.
FARGO—Seven players scored in double figures to lift North Dakota State's women's basketball team to a 105-58 rout of New Jersey Tech Sunday at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. The 105 points were the most points scored in a game by NDSU (2-0) since 2013-14 when the Bison netted 112 points in a victory over Mayville State.