RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — FM RedHawks Vs. Lincoln Saltdogs

The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, behind a 4-for-5 performance at the plate by Devan Ahart, defeated the Lincoln Saltdogs 11-6 in American Association baseball play Saturday at Newman Field. Ahart had a home run, scored four runs  and added three RBI, while teammate Keury De La Cruz had a homer and four RBI. The winning pitcher was Will Solomon, who threw 5 1/3 innings. He walked two, struck out three while giving up three earned runs on nine hits. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — East Region Baseball Tournament: Grand Forks Central Vs. Grand Forks Red River

Drew Montgomery was 2-for-2 with two RBI and Jackson Haagenson pitched five innings to lead Grand Forks Red River to a 14-2 win over crosstown rival Grand Forks Central in the first round of the North Dakota East Region Baseball Tournament on Thursday in Valley City. Peyton Lotysz, Coby Tweten and Zach Carolin also chipped in two hits apiece for the Riders, who will meet West Fargo today in a semifinal game. The Knights play West Fargo Sheyenne in a loser-out game today. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — Eye For The Eagles

Grand Forks photographer Russ Hons has an eye for bald eagles. If you don’t believe it, these images will go a long way to disprove your skepticism. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Idaho State University

The University of North Dakota women’s softball team, behind the pitching of Kaylin VanDomelen, defeated Idaho State University 5-1, in the regular season finale Saturday afternoon at Apollo. UND (25-26, 10-8 Big Sky Conference) set a program mark for wins in a single season and the most-ever Big Sky Conference wins with the victory. VanDomelen picked up her 12th win of the season, going 6.2 innings, scattering seven hits with one run allowed and four strikeouts without a walk issued. UND was led in the hitting department by Natalie Gerber, who had two of the team’s seven hits. The Fighting Hawks, who split with the Bengals (13-34 overall, 8-13 BSC) on Friday, claimed the weekend series with the win. North Dakota enters this week’s BSC Tournament in Ogden, Utah, as the No. 3 seed in the six-team field. It’s opponent yet to be known. The Hawks’ first game in the double-elimination tournament will be at 1p.m. Thursday afternoon.
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RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — UND Athletics Night Of Champions

Grand Forks photographer attended the University of North Dakota Athletics Night of Champions awards banquet Tuesday night in the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks. Among the winners were University of North Dakota junior thrower Molli Detloff and junior defenseman Christian Wolanin. Detloff was named the Grace Rhonemus Female Athlete of the Year, and Wolanin was named UND’s Glenn “Red” Jarrett Male Athlete of the Year. For a full listing of award winners, go here. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Grand Forks photographer Russ Hons spent this past weekend in Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota, and here is what he saw. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — UND Indian Association 48th Annual Time Out Wacipi Powwow

Grand Forks photographer Russ Hons attended the Grand Entry of the 2018 University of North Dakota Indian Association Time-Out Week/ Wacipi Powwow on Friday night in Hyslop Sports Center. The weeklong celebration concludes Saturday with another Grand Entry at 1 p.m. Saturday. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — Wonderful Wildlife

Grand Forks photographer Russ Hons has an eye for wildlife, and these images provide the proof. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — NCAA Frozen Four: University Of Minnesota-Duluth Vs. University Of Notre Dame

The University of Minnesota-Duluth won its second NCAA title Saturday by defeating the University of Notre Dame 2-1 in the championship game of the 2018 Frozen Four in St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center. Karson Kuhlman and Jared Thomas scored goals for the Bulldogs (25-16-3), who won all four NCAA tournament games by one goal and became the third at-large team in six years to win the title. UMD won its first title in 2011. Andrew Oglevie scored the only goal for the Irish (28-10-2). Goaltender Hunter Shepard stopped 19 shots for UMD, while Cale Morris made 33 saves for Notre Dame. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University of Montana