Region's Best Boys High School Hoopsters

Midco Sports Net basketball analyst Brad Newitt and I decided to go old school and choose up teams on the playground. Any grade, any class, we had the freedom to pick our top five players in the state, but we had to alternate picks. We'll show you the process on Varsity Sports Now tonight at 7pm so set your DVRs. Now that we've chosen up sides we...
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High School Basketball's "March Madness"

Here's an updated schedule of all the high school basketball going on in North Dakota and South Dakota this Thursday, Friday and Saturday!
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NSIC Tourney Update

Tonight's quarterfinal round of the NSIC Tournament offered very little in the way of surprises. All but one higher seed advanced, though you could hardly call Winona State's win over St. Cloud State a surprise. There is still one quarterfinal game to be played. The Minnesota State-Minnesota Duluth women's contest was postponed due to a...
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Wild Weekend Sets Stage For NSIC Tournament

It's always fun when the final weekend of the regular season means something. And last weekend was a lot of fun in the NSIC, especially on the men's side. With all eight spots for the conference tournament were up for grabs, in one way or another, the only certainty was that the tiebreaking system--which Tom Nieman and I spent at least three...
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North Dakota Boys Class B State Tournament

STATE TOURNAMENT - March 1-3    -   Grand Forks Alerus Center Game 1: Shiloh Christian (21-3)  vs. Divide County (17-8) Shiloh Christian led by Head Coach Mike Dwyer and region 5 player of the year Joey Dwyer will look to continue their winning ways as they take on Divide County (17-8) who has the most losses of any state tournament...
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North Dakota Boys Basketball

North Dakota Boys Basketball In this week’s blog I’ll mention my impact player for each class. This is the player I expect to shoulder the load for their team and take over games to lead their team to victories in the post-season. Two of the hottest teams in Class A lost last week. Red River dropped their first game of the year when...
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