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Cody Schilling Just Scored Again

Augustana plays Minnesota-Crookston on Midco Sports Network on Saturday... women at 4:00, men at 5:57 or so unless the women go to OT which is a good possiblity.  Crookston's women are good... they lead the NSIC in scoring at 73+ PPG and are led by Brittani Wiese who leads the NSIC in scoring at just over 20 PPG.  The Lady Eagles are 2-1 in the...
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Get Involved With Varsity Sports Now!

A new season of "Varsity Sports Now!" is underway on Midco Sports Network. Jason Andera and I will be scouring through the region's prep basketball scene every Thursday night (7 pm) for the next few months. You can expect highlights, player features, coach interviews, and, of course, Andera's Power Rankings. We will also be offering several...
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NSIC Preview: Wayne St. at Northern St.

MidcoSN will in the Hub City for tonight's NSIC doubleheader between Wayne State and Northern State. I'll have the pleasure of calling all of the action with my good friend, Al Bahe. Game times are 6 and 8 p.m. Women's Matchup: We'll get our first live look at one of the premier programs in NCAA Division II, let alone  the NSIC. Wayne State...
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Andera’s North Dakota Girls Basketball Power Rankings 12-7-11

There's no question in my mind that Minot has the best team in the state when they're all healthy. But right now the best player in the state, Holly Johnson, is recovering from an injury and hoping to solidify Minot's spot atop the state. Holly is a (5-11) post player who is just as comfortable shooting threes as grabbing boards in the paint. In...
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Andera’s North Dakota Boys Basketball Power Rankings 12-7-11

Every Wednesday I'll update my power rankings. This is the first edition of the 2011-12 power rankings and you better get used to seeing Mandan and Bismarck at the top of the list. Mandan had an inconsistent year last year and Head Coach Jason Horner tells me it was because of inconsistent practices. This year Horner says the practices have...

Andera’s South Dakota Boys Basketball Power Rankings 12-7-11

In boys basketball in South Dakota it's been all about tradition. O'Gorman, St. Thomas More, Mitchell, White River and on and on. Some of the most powerful programs in the state are all back and ready for another title run. In class AA O'Gorman has won four of the last six titles with a great sense of team play under the leadership of head coach...
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