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North Dakota High School Picks

In the first round only the smallest classes got a chance to play. This Saturday the quarterfinals are for all classes. Out of the first sixteen games of the playoffs there were four games I picked wrong. Noone saw top rated Harvey/Wells County becoming a first round casualty but Maple Valley-Enderlin showed that anything can happen in the...
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MidcoSN Analyst Lands New Coaching Gig

Robert Fuller is a mountain of a man. And, as it turns out, the former U-Mary offensive lineman turned powerlifter is a really good football coach, too. You probably remember him as the guy standing next to Tom Nieman or myself during our coverage of high school and college football in Bismarck, ND this fall. He's a gentle giant. In fact,...
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2011 South Dakota Quarterfinal Pairings

CLASS 11AA 31-Oct 8 ) Brookings   1) Sioux Falls Lincoln   31-Oct 5) Mitchell   4) Sioux Falls Washington   31-Oct 6) Yankton   3) Sioux Falls O'Gorman   31-Oct 7) Brandon Valley   2) Sioux Falls Roosevelt             CLASS 11A 31-Oct 8 ) Chamberlain   1) Dell Rapids   31-Oct 5)...
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2011 North Dakota Quarterfinal Parings

CLASS AAA 29-Oct Minot   Devils Lake   29-Oct Fargo South   Bismarck Century   29-Oct Fargo Davies   Bismarck   29-Oct Mandan   Grand Forks Red River             CLASS...

Summit League - ORU = OK

Oral Roberts University is leaving the Summit League to join the Southland Conference. It makes sense. The Southland, with most of its teams in Louisiana and Texas, is much more in ORU's Oklahoma backyard than the Summit. ORU has given the Summit League some cred with its baseball and womens basketball programs.  But you get the feeling that...
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2011 South Dakota First Round Playoff Results

Game Date Visiting Team V Score Home Team H Score CLASS 11AA 25-Oct 9) Rapid City Central 22 8 ) Brookings 37 25-Oct 12) Aberdeen Central 14 5) Mitchell 42           25-Oct 10) Rapid City Stevens 14 7) Brandon Valley 42 25-Oct 11) Pierre 13 6) Yankton 27           CLASS...