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Big Sky Football: Preseason Predictions

As much as we all hate to see summer wind down, there’s always one major silver lining as we turn the calendar from July to August… …Oh, that’s right, gang. I’m talking about college football season, and it’s practically just around the corner. Anticipation for the upcoming year is greater than ever in the Dakotas, with three of the four DI...
Filed Under Football | College | University of North Dakota

Midco SN Podcast: Early Verbal Commitments from South Dakota High School Football Players

Hear from five of South Dakota's best high school football players about their early verbal commitments to Division 1 football programs. Will Farniok of Sioux Falls Washington talks about his choice to play center at Nebraska. Seth Benson of Sioux Falls Washington chose to play linebacker at South Dakota State. Zach Heins of Sioux Falls Washington chose to play tight end at South Dakota State. Mason McCormick of Sioux Falls Roosevelt chose to play offensive line at South Dakota State and Max Howard of Brandon Valley chose to play offensive tackle at South Dakota State. Plus get information on the Riggs High School Combine results including top 40 yd times, vertical jump, bench press and pro agility scores.
Filed Under Football | Varsity Sports | College | Podcast | South Dakota State University | SD High School

MidcoSN Podcast: Shiloh Christian's Ogbu talks about committing to NDSU

Shiloh Christian high school football player Bartholomew Ogbu is one of several players to commit to NDSU this past week as part of its 2018 recruiting class. Hear about Ogbu's journey from Nigeria to Bismarck, his decision to commit to NDSU and who his favorite player in the NFL is.
Filed Under Football | Varsity Sports | College | MidcoSN News | Podcast | North Dakota State University | ND High School

South Dakota HS Athletes Making a Name Nationally

Former South Dakota High School athletes are making a name for themselves in the national spotlight. Nathan Gerry of Sioux Falls, SD was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2017 NFL Draft and Jake Adams of Brandon, SD leads the Big Ten in home runs and RBIs. We have interviews with both of them, plus Joey Beltrame and Jason Andera weigh in...
Filed Under Football | Varsity Sports | SD High School | Baseball/Softball

Q&A With Bob Nielson

A few hours after he had officially unveiled his 2017 recruiting class, I caught up with South Dakota head football coach Bob Nielson in Sioux Falls. Here is the full transcript of that interview: JE: Let’s start with your overall impressions. Class number two for you here at USD and what appears to be another successful recruiting cycle. BN:...
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MidcoSN Podcast: UND Football Signing Day

Alex Heinert takes you behind the scenes and talks about UND's new recruiting class, interviewing Jim Paulsen of the Star Tribune, Kyle Newman of the Denver Post and MidcoSN's own Jason Andera.
Filed Under Football | Varsity Sports | College | University of North Dakota