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NSU Attendance Reign Continues

Aberdeen, S.D. is a basketball town. Nowhere is that reflected more clearly than in the support that community shows for the Northern State University men's basketball program. The numbers are, frankly, a bit staggering. The Wolves drew 50,726 fans through their 15 home contests in 2011-12, an average of 3,382. That was enough for NSU to...
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Football Class Warfare Part 2 (Ratios)

To keep pace with South Dakota (obviously kidding), the Minnesota State High School League has added a 7th class of high school football.  6A will be made up of the 32 largest schools and will begin play this fall. (The MSHSL actually approved the addition in April 2011.) Minnesota has a state population of around 5, 345,000 (July 2011...
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The Perfect Storm

That's what it will take for Sioux Falls Storm to lose its first game of the season this Saturday... a perfect storm of circumstances. Sioux Falls coming off their bye week with the blahs.  Tri-Cities playing their best game of the season.  Storm quarterback Chris Dixon literally not showing up. Won't happen. Dixon and his 77% completions...
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