High School Previews for 9/16/11

As the high school teams in both North and South Dakota roll to the halfway point of their regular seasons over the next two weeks, let’s take a look at some teams that have established themselves as contenders, even though they may not have been favorites heading into the season: Tri-Valley Mustangs (3-0) There were about a dozen teams...

Coach Q&A: Jay Long, Black Hills St.

The 2010 season was littered with peaks and valleys at Black Hills State. After winning six of their first seven games, the Yellowjackets stumbled with three straight losses to end the season, including a 23-20 double overtime defeat at the hands of arch-rival South Dakota Tech. A lot has changed since then. BHSU, now in its second year of...
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Coach Q&A: Myron Schulz, UMary

The University of Mary football team got a off to a rough start in 2010, winning just once in its first seven games. But the Marauders found their stride late, reeling off three straight wins to close the season. Needless to say, Myron Schulz is hoping to see his team pick up where it left off. Q. What were the factors that went into the...
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Long Road For Laqua

It takes time, energy and, perhaps most importantly, patience to rebuild a program. Those are all things Steve Laqua is keeping that in mind during his rookie season at Minnesota State University-Moorhead. Fresh off a four-year stint as head coach at Fargo Shanley High School--a run that included consecutive North Dakota Class 2A...
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High School Football Power Rankings 9/11/11

This week there is only one new number one team. My number ones went 7-1 (2 bye weeks). Look for a recap of the power rankings in the next episode of Varsity Sports Now on Thursday night at 7pm on Midco Sports Network. North Dakota Class AAA The top four teams all won setting up a “Final Four” type Friday. Bismarck will take on Century LIVE on...

College Football LIVE blog

Do you have a comment? Chat with our studio anchors Al Bahe and Hank McCall during the games today. Winona State @ MN-Moorhead at noon and Eastern Washington @ South Dakota with coverage starting at 3:30pm.
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