Coach Q&A: Paul Rudolph, Minot St.

Minot State is ready for a new era. The Beavers have been approved to make the final step in the transition to NCAA Division II, and will compete as a "provisional member" in 2011. MSU is faced with a very difficult schedule, but head coach Paul Rudolph thinks the experience of this season will prove invaluable to the program. Q. What are you...
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High School Previews for 9/23/11

SOUTH DAKOTA GAMES OF THE WEEK 1. Tri-Valley (4-0) at Dell Rapids (4-0) So far, Dell Rapids has been exactly what we thought they would be this season, though didn’t exactly score many style points last week in their win over Madison. Tri-Valley was has been a pleasant surprise, and has thus far proven they can be one of the best, if not the...
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Coach Q&A: Barry Holmen, Minot High School

If ever there were a team that deserves become a sentimental favorite, it would be Minot High. The Magic City is still recovering the flood that devastated much of the city this summer. And Magicians head coach Barry Holmen thinks football may provide some much needed therapy. Q. What’s your general outlook for 2011? A. We’re very...
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Reflecting on Huron/Harrisburg

This summer I shared my thoughts on the proposed reshaping of the South Dakota high school football classification system. In case you've forgotten, the idea of an 11AAA class, consisting of schools with an enrollment of 800 or higher, has been hatched in the interest of competitive balance. To my knowledge, it has not been discussed in any...
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Power Rankings 9/18/11

We hit the halfway point for a lot of teams this week. Six of my ten number one teams started the year out in the same spot. All ten of my number one teams at least started in the power rankings. But there have been a handful of teams that have vaulted up the rankings this year. The most conspicuous has been Sioux Falls Roosevelt who rose from...
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LIVE High School Football - #1 Bismarck vs. #2 Century

Jason Andera and Andre Fields will answer your questions and give you their input from the Midco Sports Network studio as we broadcast LIVE from the Bismarck Community Bowl. Bismarck vs. Century
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