Tom Mix is the North Dakota high school sports reporter. He's worked at The Forum for five years. He was the 2013 North Dakota sportswriter of the year, an award that is sponsored by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.
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WEST FARGO—Rebounding the basketball is something the West Fargo boys basketball has hung its hat on this season, and Tuesday night, it showed. The Packers crashed the boards in a 97-51 Eastern Dakota Conference victory over Wahpeton at West Fargo High School. West Fargo—ranked No. 4 in the latest North Dakota Class A poll—outrebounded the Huskies 57-21. Of the 57 rebounds West Fargo controlled, 26 were on the offensive end, leading to many second-chance opportunities.
West Fargo junior Brandon Metz won the sole individual title for the West Fargo Packers at the 10th annual Rumble on the Red wrestling tournament last week at the Fargodome...
West Fargo senior Ahmed Aden got a big vote of confidence from sophomore point guard Joe Pistorius before Friday night's Eastern Dakota Conference boys basketball game against Fargo Davies. Aden said Pistorius told him the ball would be coming his way. The 6-foot-4 shooting guard did not squander the opportunity and scored a career-high 31 points in the Packers' 80-77 win over the Eagles at West Fargo High School.
West Fargo's volleyball team closed out its postseason run with a consolation championship at the North Dakota Class A state tournament in Minot. The Packers swept Bismarck Legacy 30-28, 25-23, 25-16 in the fifth-place match Saturday at the Minot State Dome to cap off the team's first state appearance since 2012. West Fargo opened the tournament with a 3-0 loss in the quarterfinals to eventual state champion Bismarck Century. "After the Century match, we had a meeting that night and we said the consolation bracket is ours," said West Fargo senior setter Jadyn Cookman, who collected 88 assis
The West Fargo football team didn’t squander its second opportunity to play Bismarck this fall. The Packers lost to the Demons in week two, but beat Bismarck 27-10 on Friday...
The West Fargo Sheyenne volleyball team entered its biggest match of the season last week without one of its best players.
FARGO – West Fargo Sheyenne’s girls golf team has collected multiple tournament victories this fall in its first year as a varsity program. Monday, the Mustangs continued their rapid progression...
FARGO – Fargo South sophomore Davis Lawley bested West Fargo Sheyenne junior North Knewtson 6-1, 6-1 Saturday in the North Dakota East Region tennis individual singles championship at Courts Plus...
Jennifer Dufner took first place in the 4K girls' race in the Andrew Nelson Metro Classic Thursday at Lindenwood Park. Dufner won with a time of 14:48.08. The standout junior is ranked No. 5 in the Class A girls individual poll and said her performance Thursday was especially satisfying considering she hadn't been on a run in three days. "I wasn't feeling the greatest, but it felt good to see how far I could push myself," said Dufner, who has three first-place finishes in five meets this fall. "I pushed as hard as I could in the first mile.
West Fargo Sheyenne High School took control of first place in the Eastern Dakota Conference with second- and first-place finishes in two tournaments last week. The team has been led...