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The Parenting Game

I had intentions of blogging about something sports related, like a recap of 2018 and glance back at the top moments in North Dakota high school athletics. Or I could write about how nerve wracking a “win and in” situation will be on Sunday for the Vikings. How about I discuss if “Die Hard” is a Christmas movie or not? No, I’ll let my colleagues...
Filed Under Football | Basketball | Varsity Sports | Hockey | ND High School

Jackrabbit Football Breakdown: Who is In/Out/Back/Gone for 2019

THE DAY The Early Signing Period in college football was reinstated last year, so this will be the second year that high school players can make their college commitment in a three-day period from December 19-21. There is still the “regular” National Signing Day in February, but…most of the guys you’re going to get are signing right now. Most...
Filed Under Football | College | South Dakota State University

MidcoSN Podcast: Minnesota Crookston PG Harrison Cleary

He’s one of the most dynamic scorers in the NSIC. But he doesn’t come from a traditional basketball power. Minnesota Crookston point guard Harrison Cleary talks with Midco Sports Network’s David Brown about his recruitment process out of high school, why he ended up in Crookston and his scoring mentality on the basketball court.
Filed Under Basketball | College | Podcast

FCS Semifinal Preview

Game 1 – Friday, December 14 No. 5 South Dakota State (10-2) @ No. 1 North Dakota State (13-0) Fargo, ND – 7:00 PM CST (ESPN2) Happy game day, everyone! It’s here—the much-anticipated semifinal matchup that we all talked about as soon as we saw the 2018 FCS Playoff bracket. The Jacks. The Bison. Instead of a 78 lb. stone trophy, the winner of this...
Filed Under Football | College | North Dakota State University | South Dakota State University

Midco SN Podcast: UND Hockey Midseason Review

If you feel like invoking a wide range of emotions, pull up the results from University of North Dakota hockey’s first seventeen games of the 2018-19 season. A quick glance would remind you that UND went winless – and didn’t look great doing it – in the opening three games of the year against Bemidji State and Minnesota State. That worrying start...
Filed Under College | Hockey | Podcast | University of North Dakota

2018-19 South Dakota High School Boys Basketball Preview

The state tournaments last year proved that you need to be at your best entering March. Yankton came into the SoDak 16 as an 11th seed and went on to win it all. In Class A, Tea Area and Madison met in the championship game for the second year in a row – and this time, Madison walked off the court as the state champ. And in class B, it was...
Filed Under Power Rankings | Basketball | Varsity Sports | SD High School