With the 2020 Summer Olympics set to start in 51 days, Olympic trials are taking place to officially name this year’s Team USA representatives; including the Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska. Amongst the hopefuls, a Fargo product that’s made a once lofty goal, a reality.
The North Dakota State baseball team will face ninth-seeded Stanford Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Regional in Stanford, Calif. UC Irvine and Nevada will face each other in the other matchup at the regional site.
For the second time in school history, the North Dakota State baseball team has won the Summit League Tournament title, advancing to an NCAA Regional. After dropping the first game 15-5, the Bison bounced back to beat Oral Roberts 11-6 in the second championship game.
NDSU tied a school record with its 40th win of the year, improving to 40-16 on the season. Oral Roberts dropped to 29-22 on the year with just its sixth loss all-time in the Summit League Championship. The Bison will face the winner of Friday’s game between Oral Roberts and South Dakota State on Saturday at 2 p.m.
NDSU improved to 39-16 on the year, while the Mavericks dropped to 22-24. The second-seeded Bison will face top-seeded Oral Roberts in the winner’s bracket on Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. at Tal Anderson Field in Omaha.
The Central Cass Softball team has been making an impact throughout the entire state this season. The squirrels are 19-3 so far this season. They have won 11 of those 19 games by double-digits and have scored more than 20 runs in two separate games.
The Bison tied the game in the seventh before taking the lead in the eighth inning Saturday afternoon, as North Dakota State beat South Dakota State 5-3 in a Summit League baseball game at Newman Outdoor Field.
UND (17-31) trailed by five entering the top of the fifth, but rallied for six straight runs to earn its first win in the Summit League Championships since joining the league in 2018-19 and the second overall postseason win in the program’s Division I era (2008-present).
Proposed bylaw amendments require a two-thirds majority vote for passage. Both amendment proposals were approved by 9 of the 16 administrative regions prior to reaching the Representative Assembly for consideration.
NDSU improved to 33-14 overall, the third-most wins in school history. The Cobbers dropped to 15-17 on the year. The Bison return to action on Friday for the final home series of the season against South Dakota State. The first pitch of Friday’s doubleheader is set for 3 p.m. at Newman Outdoor Field.
The Fargo-Davies athletic teams will have a new home field this coming fall. School officials and fundraisers officially broke ground on the football field as they prepare to install new Turf over the summer. This comes after years of fundraising by a group of parents, who raised 1.3 million dollars for the new field.