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SD High School Hoops Playoff Forecast

I know that we’re all checking the weather forecast to see how far below zero the temps will drop or how much snow will come, but there’s a new, more positive forecast you can check now. It’s the South Dakota high school hoops playoff forecast! The playoffs are just around the corner. Most teams have just a couple games of regular season play...
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MidcoSN Podcast: Jamestown Boys Basketball Coach Jacoby Lloyd

After spending eight seasons as an assistant with Bismarck Century, Jacoby Lloyd landed his first head coaching gig at Jamestown, ND. He took over a Blue Jays program that was coming off a 2-19 season in 2016-17. In his first year, the Bismarck High grad guided Jamestown to a 12-14 record and a berth in the state tournament. Now in his second...
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Tea(M) Mates Going D1

Two Tea Area Titans are heading to Division 1 next year. Hear from Justin Hohn, UC Irvine commit, and Noah Freidel, Wright State commit, about their recruiting path and what they’re focused on in their last year of high school basketball.
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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...
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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...
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2018-19 South Dakota High School Girls Basketball Preview

The defending champs in all three classes have very different narratives this season. Aberdeen Central is in rebuilding mode without the star power of last year’s senior class. St. Thomas More has their dynasty on the edge with less returning starters than they’re used to having. Castlewood used five players to ride to a title last season but...
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