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Eric Peterson

InForum sports reporter

Peterson covers college athletics for The Forum, including Concordia College and Minnesota State Moorhead. He also covers the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks independent baseball team and helps out with North Dakota State football coverage. Peterson has been working at the newspaper since 1996.

The North Dakota High School Activities Association and the Minnesota State High School League both passed NIL policies this week about a year after the NCAA did the same.
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference schedules for all sports will look different next school year after the NCAA Division II Presidents Council decided to reduce the minimum and maximum number of required contests for sports sponsorship.
The race will be held on the final Saturday in August.
FARGO — The Minnesota Twins made a free agent splash last week, signing slugging third baseman Josh Donaldson to a four-year deal reportedly worth more than $90 million. Donaldson, who mashed 37 home runs last season with the Atlanta Braves, is being injected into an offense that cracked a Major League Baseball record 307 home runs in 2019.
North Dakota State won its 35th consecutive game to advance to the NCAA Division I FCS semifinals for the ninth consecutive season.
CARBONDALE, Ill. — North Dakota State tied North Dakota State on Saturday. The program now owns the top two winning streaks in NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision history.
FARGO — Myles Montplaisir was an exercise science major at Minnesota State Moorhead, where he played football for the Dragons, but now he's gained notoriety for tackling the tough questions: like comparing Busch Light to Spotted Cow beer.
ABERDEEN, S.D. — Former North Dakota State head coach Saul Phillips is back in the Dakotas. He was named the head men's basketball coach at Northern State on Monday at the Barnett Center.
Gabriele Grunewald, a 2004 Perham (Minn.) High School graduate, has been moved to comfort care, according to her husband Justin Grunewald.
FARGO — The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced earlier this week that founding member St. Thomas is being "involuntarily removed" from the conference for being too successful in athletics.