“Cordell, 18, would have no idea what’s in front of him. It sure is,” said Cordell Volson, a former North Dakota State offensive lineman.
Volson is from Balfour, North Dakota. A town of 27 inhabitants.
“I played nine-man football,” Volson said. “You know, I was probably more of a basketball player in high school. I guess it all paid off, right?”
Six years later, the offensive lineman had appeared in an NDSU record 65 games. During his time as a Bison, Volson was a three-time FCS All American and was part of four national championships. >>> Full story here.
Moorhead’s Sam Laurila pursues his hockey dream by taking a big leap from Bantam AA to the United States Hockey Development Team
“Work hard, show up to the rink everyday, have fun and put a smile on your face.”
It’s a recipe for hockey success for Moorhead Bantam AA hockey player Sam Laurila, who earlier this month was selected to play for the National Team Development Program’s Under-17 squad of USA Hockey next season.
Laurila, a 15-year-old defenseman, is one of seven Minnesota-born players on the roster. He’s pretty rare for another reason: bantam-level players aren’t often named to the development team due to the structure of youth hockey in Minnesota, which has different age requirements than other players. states. >>> Full story here.