Elaina Lanson

Augie Football: Be the Rock

"Be the Rock." It's the mantra of the Augustana Vikings football team, which – combined with hard work – has had a hand in propelling them to a winning start this season. MidcoSN's Elaina Lanson interviewed Drew Reinschmidt and Alec Blonquist to get their take on the meaning, and how holding each other accountable has led the team to early success.

Overcoming Midseason Injury

Former D-I athletes Elaina Lanson and Kelly Stewart talk about what it's like to be sidelined during the season, what mental obstacles they overcame, and what it's like to bounce back in this MidcoSN podcast.
Filed Under College | Podcast | North Dakota State University | South Dakota State University | University of North Dakota | University of South Dakota

Getting Noticed – How to Take Advantage of Off-Season

Elaina Lanson runs through a Q&A with Sanford Power Basketball Director Patrick Coughlin about what high school players who dream of making it to the collegiate level can do to improve their chances of getting noticed by potential schools.
Filed Under Basketball | ND High School | SD High School

Specializing in Sports

Specializing in sports has been a common theme with many athletes. Does it really improve the chances of playing in college? MidcoSN's Elaina Lanson and Jason Andera discuss the pros and cons around this hot topic.
Filed Under College | Podcast | ND High School | SD High School

Triathlon Season – Tips for Your Race!

Triathlon Season is here, and MidcoSN’s Elaina Lanson fills us in on how it’s a growing NCAA sport, what schools are involved, and training tips on how to get started if you’re a first-timer!
Filed Under Varsity Sports | College | University of South Dakota | Running/Track and Field

Triathlon Season is Almost Here!

Triathlon Season is almost here, and MidcoSN’s Jason Andera joins Elaina Lanson in discussing the ins and outs of the race, what goes into the prep work, and how cool it is that USD has added a women’s team.