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Platinum Champions 2016

We've come to the conclusion of another exciting high school track and field season in the Dakotas, and that means it's time to present Midco Sports Network's "Varsity Sports" Platinum Medals for 2016! A few things to note: - We only medaled events that are contested in both North and South Dakota, which explains why Javelin isn't included. (If...
Filed Under ND High School | SD High School | Running/Track and Field

MidcoSN Podcast: Benchwarmers Episode 1

Tom Billeter Head Coach of Augustana Men's basketball; Tom Savage of Badlands Speedway; and Mark Ovenden, Sports Director of KDLT-TV in Sioux Falls join host, Tom Nieman to discuss sports on the first episode of Benchwarmers on Midco Sports Network.
Filed Under Basketball | Benchwarmers | Podcast | Augustana University

Platinum Leaderboard 5.0

It's hard to fathom, but after two months of great action on the track and in the field, we've reached the last weekend of the 2016 T&F season in North and South Dakota. With only the state meets remaining, it's a good time to check in on the "Varsity Sports" Platinum Leaderboard to see what marks the top athletes in the region will be gunning...
Filed Under Varsity Sports | ND High School | SD High School | Running/Track and Field

MidcoSN Podcast: SD State Baseball Tournament Preview

The 2016 SD State Baseball Tournament is set for this weekend. Listen to Jay Elsen and Jason Andera preview each team in the tournament as we prepare for our live coverage of the championship games on Saturday (Class A) and Monday (Class B) State A Tournament Schedule for May 28 at Sioux Falls Stadium Stadium: Roosevelt vs Brookings 10:00...
Filed Under Varsity Sports | Podcast | Baseball/Softball

MidcoSN Podcast: South Dakota High School State Track Preview

With the South Dakota High School State Track Meet set to begin tomorrow in Sioux Falls and Madison, Jason Andera and I got together to discuss the battle for the top podium spot in Class AA with Sioux Falls Lincoln's Jim Jarovski (3:19) and Brandon Valley's Troy Sturgeon (25:12), plus we talked at length about the the best teams and individuals...
Filed Under Varsity Sports | Podcast | Running/Track and Field

MidcoSN Podcast: North Dakota High SChool State Track Preview

It's another MidcoSN Track and Field Podcast Special! On the eve of the North Dakota High School State Track Meet in Bismarck, Alex Heinert and Jason Andera break down what to watch for in Class A with Fargo Davies' Rory Beil (5:28), Bismarck Century's Tim Jacobsen (23:36), and Grand Forks Red River's Jeff Bakke (34:59), as well as a full preview...
Filed Under Varsity Sports | Podcast | Running/Track and Field