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Bison B-Ball

NDSU's men's basketball team looks good from the road.  (My old boss at the golf course would use that phrase when asked if the tees were mowed correctly or the weeds were whacked properly... "Looks good from the road!") Turns out, NDSU looks good up close, too.  Saw them wipe the floor with Fresno State last week in Fargo.  My color analyst,...
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My Take On Meierkort

I was one of many that was caught off guard by the recent dismissal of USD head football coach Ed Meierkort.   After all, on the surface, he appeared to do a lot of things right.  54-35 (.607) overall record 40-5 (.889) at the DakotaDome 2005 NCC Co-Champions 2006 NCAA Division II Playoff Appearance Guided USD to first win...
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Midco Sports Network Announces Additions to Schedule

Midco Sports Network (MidcoSN) has announced the addition of three regional college basketball games to the Midco Sports Network lineup. They are as follows: Thursday, Jan. 12th: University of South Dakota at South Dakota State University (Men's) 7 pm Monday, Jan. 16th: University of South Dakota at South Dakota State University (Women's)...
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Successful Season for MidcoSN

It's hard to believe, but our incredibly ambitious football schedule has come to a close. Three months ago it seemed like a mighty steep mountain to climb. But, now that it's over, I can tell you that it's been well worth the ride. We had a lot of great times, met a lot of great people, and saw a lot of great football. And we've gotten better a...
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Football Championship Picks (High School)

Well we've come to the end of the season. This year (as always) flew by. Tune in to Varsity Sports Now's year end highlight show next Thursday for highlights from all title games in North Dakota and South Dakota. If you haven't made your picks yet do that too. If you get them all right I'll mention you on the show. North Dakota Class...
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South Dakota Junior Football

South Dakota Junior Football has been a staple program for youth football in the State of South Dakota since 1969.  South Dakota Junior Football is broken down into three divisions:  Pee Wee Division is made up of 3rd and 4th graders, Junior Division is made up of 5th and 6th graders, and Senior Division is made up of 7th and 8th graders.  These...
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