Weather Forecast


River Cities Speedway - August 10

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The street stocks were up first. The 91 car of Shane Swenson cruises in to take the heat. Daniel Aberle won the feature.

Now to the midwest mods. In heat one, it's Matt Schow taking the checkered flag. Lance Schill won the feature.

The lightning sprints were in town tonight. This is the 11 car of Dexter Dvergsten getting the heat win. He would also win the feature.

Now to the late models. East Grand Forks' Ryan Corbett in the 4C car holds the lead and takes the heat. Brad Seng won the feature.

Lastly, it was the NOSA Sprints hitting the track. In heat one, it's Shane Roemeling of Grand Forks taking the checkered flag. Wade Nygaard won the feature.

Mark Pearson

Mark is the Sports Anchor at WDAZ. He comes to Grand Forks from his hometown of Grand Rapids, MI. Mark graduated from Butler University in 2016 and started working at WDAZ in July of that year. Mark is the Monday-Friday Anchor for the 6 and 10 O'clock shows. During his time as the Sports Anchor at WDAZ, he has covered events like March Madness, Super Bowl 52, and interviewed many athletes--from kindergarteners to professionals. Mark loves playing and watching sports as much as he enjoys covering them--when he was in high school, he was the captain of his varsity basketball team, and he played on Butler's club basketball team. Mark's favorite part of being a sports anchor is capturing and sharing the moments in sports that connect the community. Aside from broadcasting and reporting, Mark loves when he has the opportunity to be the play-by-play announcer for athletic events. In his spare time, you can find Mark shooting hoops, eating ice cream, or hanging out with his wife, Kelly, and their cat, Stella. Fun fact: Mark loves math so much, he added a math minor, just so he could take more college calculus courses. 

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