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Brian Shawn

College Football Stadiums: Beer or No Beer?

Ten years ago, it was rare to find a college football stadium that sold beer and wine to fans. Fast forward to 2019, and it is becoming the norm. Brian Shawn looks at what schools in the Missouri Valley Conference have taken the leap and some the pros and cons to this trend.
Filed Under Football | College | North Dakota State University | South Dakota State University | University of North Dakota | University of South Dakota

Podcast: Kyle Emanuel Reflects on NFL® Career

Former Bison turned pro football linebacker Kyle Emanuel sits down with MidcoSN's Brian Shawn to talk about his time in Fargo, San Diego and Los Angeles, plus why he decided to leave the NFL and move back to North Dakota.
Filed Under Football | College | North Dakota State University

Time for Tommies To Make Lemonade

It’s been over a week since the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference removed the University of St. Thomas from its membership, leaving the school without a conference following the 2020-2021 season. Officials with the school have stated openly that they want to remain in the MIAC, and this is very much an “involuntary” separation. Dan...
Filed Under College

Carlin Dupree: Keeping The Dream Alive

Former North Dakota State guard Carlin Dupree has always believed that someday he would get his shot to play professional basketball. After a couple of years of continuing to work on his game, he got his opportunity with the Shepparton Gators in Australia.
Filed Under Basketball | College | Podcast | North Dakota State University

There Has Been Plenty of Madness in March

It’s amazing how much can change in just a few weeks. The Summit League Basketball Tournament tipped off on March 9 with the South Dakota State men’s and women’s basketball teams coming in as the top seeds. Both programs looked poised to cut down the nets in Sioux Falls, until we witnessed the biggest upset in tournament history with the...

Making a Case for Konchar

South Dakota State’s Mike Daum is a special talent that deserves the accolades but Purdue-Fort Wayne’s John Konchar’s achievements should also be remembered in the same way.
Filed Under Basketball | College | South Dakota State University