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NSIC Preview: Wayne St. at Northern St.

MidcoSN will in the Hub City for tonight's NSIC doubleheader between Wayne State and Northern State. I'll have the pleasure of calling all of the action with my good friend, Al Bahe. Game times are 6 and 8 p.m. Women's Matchup: We'll get our first live look at one of the premier programs in NCAA Division II, let alone  the NSIC. Wayne State...
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Here Comes the Sun

Can I get away with saying any beloved Beatles song is just not that good?  ("Here Comes the Sun"-The Beatles, 1969.  "Highly overrated and somewhat annoying"-Tom Nieman, 2011)  There. Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference basketball teams start conference play this weekend.  We have Minnesota State at Augustana on TV on Saturday.  It will...
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Bison B-Ball

NDSU's men's basketball team looks good from the road.  (My old boss at the golf course would use that phrase when asked if the tees were mowed correctly or the weeds were whacked properly... "Looks good from the road!") Turns out, NDSU looks good up close, too.  Saw them wipe the floor with Fresno State last week in Fargo.  My color analyst,...
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My Take On Meierkort

I was one of many that was caught off guard by the recent dismissal of USD head football coach Ed Meierkort.   After all, on the surface, he appeared to do a lot of things right.  54-35 (.607) overall record 40-5 (.889) at the DakotaDome 2005 NCC Co-Champions 2006 NCAA Division II Playoff Appearance Guided USD to first win...
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Successful Season for MidcoSN

It's hard to believe, but our incredibly ambitious football schedule has come to a close. Three months ago it seemed like a mighty steep mountain to climb. But, now that it's over, I can tell you that it's been well worth the ride. We had a lot of great times, met a lot of great people, and saw a lot of great football. And we've gotten better a...
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Summit League - ORU = OK

Oral Roberts University is leaving the Summit League to join the Southland Conference. It makes sense. The Southland, with most of its teams in Louisiana and Texas, is much more in ORU's Oklahoma backyard than the Summit. ORU has given the Summit League some cred with its baseball and womens basketball programs.  But you get the feeling that...
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