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North Dakota celebrates Bison FCS championship win

Published: Jan. 8, 2022 at 4:35 PM CST
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BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) – It was a sea of gold at Buffalo Wild Wings in Bismarck south as fans celebrated their favorite team. Lexi Fitterer and her son told us their family is in Frisco and were sending them pictures of the crowds.

”We’ve just been kind of communicating through Snapchat and watching them and watching the game, and my son’s here with me today and so we’re having a lot of fun,” said Fitterer.

Fitterer said every time the Bison scored a touchdown, the restaurant erupted with cheer.

FRISCO, TEXAS – Senator John Hoeven issued the following statement congratulating the North Dakota State University Bison football team on winning the FCS national championship with a victory over the Montana State Bobcats:

“Congratulations to the entire NDSU football program for claiming yet another FCS National Championship title today. We also want to congratulate the Bobcats on a great season. Their fans should be proud of their efforts. Today’s victory caps another incredible season for the Bison and is a result of the dedication of the players, coaches and staff. It was thrilling to join Bison Nation in Frisco to cheer the Bison to an incredible ninth FCS national championship. We’re tremendously proud of the Bison and the way they represent our state. Go Bison.”

Gov. Doug Burgum also released the following statement after NDSU captured the national title for a ninth time in the NCAA’s Football Championship Subdivision:

“Congratulations to the Bison players, coaches and the best fans in college football on a fantastic championship game and an incredible ninth national title in 11 years. Bison Nation showed up to win today, and the team left no doubt on the field in Frisco. Thanks to Coach Matt Entz for his outstanding leadership and to these exceptional student athletes who keep winning on and off the field and representing our state so well. Go Bison!”

Hoeven with former Frisco Mayor Maher Maso
Hoeven with former Frisco Mayor Maher Maso(Senator John Hoeven)

According to a social media post from Governor Burgum, he won some Montana made products in a friendly wager with Montana’s Governor, Greg Gianforte.

Hoeven, NDSU President Dean Bresciani, Kristi Hanson, Governor Doug Burgum and First Lady...
Hoeven, NDSU President Dean Bresciani, Kristi Hanson, Governor Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum(Senator John Hoeven)

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