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Honey, Does This Mascot Make My School Look Offensive?

Because you can never have too many conversations about school mascots….. The University of Denver joins the Summit League this year (Welcome!) and the school seems to be having an identity crisis. A little bit of background here: http://www.denverpost.com/du/ci_23829741/du-pioneers-mascot-committee-recommends-against-adopting-new And here:...
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High School Football Power Rankings- North Dakota

Class AAA 1. Bismarck (1-0) The Demons defense got out to a great start as they shut down the Red River Riders 28-0. 2. Fargo South (1-0) The Bruins made a statement beating Mandan in their home opener, James Johannesson ran wild for 160 yards and two touchdowns. 3. Minot (1-0) Minot used Alex Yanosko to get out to a quick lead...
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High School Football Power Rankings - South Dakota

Class 11AAA 1. SF Roosevelt (1-0) Saturday night Roosevelt used two rushing TDs and two passing TDs from Taryn Christion and a stifling defensive effort including two sacks and a safety from DE Kory Lindquist as they beat Brandon Valley 30-0 in a game called in the fourth quarter because of lightning. That defensive performance was...
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Coyote Corner: Reaction to Boots' Retirement

It's safe to say that Dave Boots' retirement caught pretty much everybody, from the administration to the players, off guard. Boots, who had compiled a record of 503-235 in 25 seasons with the Coyotes, quietly broke the news to athletic director David Herbster Tuesday morning. He informed the team of his decision following an afternoon...
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Coyote Corner: Weis has KU on alert

With eight FCS schools securing upsets over FBS programs on the opening weekend of the college football season, Kansas coach Charlie Weis wants to be sure his team comes ready to play against South Dakota on Sept. 7. Weis told reporters during Monday's Big 12 coaches teleconference that Kansas State's loss to North Dakota State hit especially...
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Coyote Corner: First Test For Improved O-Line

When the 2012 season came to a close, the USD coaching staff circled the offensive line as one of the areas in need of the greatest improvement. That group had to get better, and the entire offseason program was designed to ensure that it did. Once fall camp arrived, it didn't take long to notice a difference. Junior quarterback Josh Vander Maten...
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