Alex Heinert

Howard Wood Dakota Relays: What To Watch For

It’s here, friends. Today marks the start of the 92nd Howard Wood Dakota Relays, one of the most storied track and field meets in the upper Midwest. It’s an event that started in the 1920s - 1923, to be exact - and continues to get better and better, with over 3000 individual athletes and 130-plus teams set to compete in Sioux Falls this time...
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Howard Wood Dakota Relays Preview Podcast

Track in the Dakotas revolves around three things: the weather (for example, see last weekend in southeastern SoDak), each states' respective state meet, and the Howard Wood Dakota Relays. As important as state meets are - and you can't discount the lasting significance of a state title, either as a team or individual - there's a case to be made...
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High School Track and Field Coaches Poll: April Edition

Now that we're roughly a month into the 2017 outdoor track and field season in the Dakotas, it's time to check in with the coaches in the biggest classes in North and South Dakota to find out who they think will be atop the state track meet team podium at the end of the season. We rolled out the Midco Sports Network High School Track and Field...

MidcoSN Podcast: High School Track and Field Previews

Alex Heinert and Jason Andera publish their first track and field podcast of the season. They talk about Alex's choices for the Dakota Dozen and the outlook for the T&F season.
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North Dakota Hockey Video Blog: West Regional Preview

On the eve of the 2017 NCAA Men's Hockey Tournament, Greg Enkers and I break down North Dakota's path to a fourth straight Frozen Four, beginning with the defending national champs' West Regional opener against Boston University on Friday at Scheels Arena in Fargo. It's as illustrious a first-round game as you can get, as BU and UND have combined...
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UND Basketball? Meet March Madness

Seven years. That's how long it took the University of North Dakota men's basketball to reach the Promised Land that is the NCAA Tournament after making the transition to Division I. Now, some - especially those who live 70 miles south of Grand Forks - might ask "What took you so long?", but to put it in perspective, it took fellow March Madness...