Eric Schmid’s 6-yard touchdown run with 3:39 remaining in the game lifted No. 2 seed Sam Houston to a 24-20 victory over North Dakota State in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I Football Championship on Sunday, May 2, before a crowd of 4,984 at Bowers Stadium.
The Jayhawks scored six runs in the bottom of the first inning, beating North Dakota State 10-2 in the second game of the three-game series. NDSU dropped to 27-13 overall, while the Jayhawks improved to 24-20.
Nicole Licea and Cameryn Maykut hit back-to-back doubles in the 11th inning to lift North Dakota State to a 3-2 victory over North Dakota in the first game of a Summit League softball doubleheader Saturday, May 1, at Tharaldson Park.
North Dakota State rushed for 422 yards and scored 35 unanswered points to beat Eastern Washington 42-20 in the first round of the NCAA FCS playoffs on Saturday, April 24, at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome.
Freshman quarterback Mark Gronowski rushed for 126 yards and passed for 149 yards to lead No. 4-ranked South Dakota State to a 27-17 victory over second-ranked North Dakota State on Saturday, April 17, in the Missouri Valley Football Conference before a crowd of 8,762 at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome.
The Missouri Valley Football Conference announced the game will not be rescheduled. South Dakota is already scheduled to play Western Illinois on April 17. The open date left by the league for COVID-19 postponements.
The North Dakota State volleyball team won its fifth straight meeting with the University of North Dakota, sweeping the Fighting Hawks 3-0 on Friday night in Grand Forks. Set scores were 25-19, 25-18, and 25-22 in favor of the Bison.
The North Dakota State baseball team extended the nation’s fifth-longest winning streak to eight games Saturday, as the Bison took a pair from Western Illinois. NDSU won the opener 7-3 before taking the nightcap 8-4 in extra innings.
Fullback Hunter Luepke accounted for 195 yards and three touchdowns in his first football game of the spring to lead No. 4 North Dakota State to a 34-13 victory over second-ranked North Dakota on Saturday, March 20, before a crowd of 9,121 at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome.
North Dakota State saw its run through the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships come to an end on Friday, March 19, inside the Enterprise Center with losses in the consolation bracket by sophomore 157 Jared Franek, senior 165 Luke Weber and freshman 197 Owen Pentz.
Jayden Price returned a punt 85 yards for a touchdown and quarterback Cam Miller scored on a 6-yard run with 3:39 left in the game to spark No. 5-ranked North Dakota State to a 21-13 win over 22nd-ranked Illinois State on Saturday, March 13, at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome.
Senior forward Rocky Kreuser was named to the All-Summit League first team, junior guard Sam Griesel claimed All-Summit League second team accolades, and freshman forward Grant Nelson was named the league’s Sixth Man of the Year as well as earning a spot on the All-Newcomer Team.