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NDSU offensive lineman Ty Beckius, left, blocks Tyler Gimmestad during practice Thursday. (Carrie Snyder/The Forum)

Mahnomen native now a Bison

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The student in John Clark Jr.'s sixth grade class in Mahnomen said his goal was to play football for North Dakota State and then the NFL. Well, Ty Beckius is halfway there.


He had to walk on to make the first goal a reality, but the progress has been fast and efficient. Just a sophomore, he'll be the starting right guard tonight when the Bison play at the University of Kansas.

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