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Streveler Celebrating CFL Title

The drought is over in Winnipeg. The Canadian Football League’s Blue Bombers are celebrating their first Grey Cup Championship in 29 years thanks, in part, to the play of former South Dakota quarterback Chris Streveler. Playing at well below 100 percent, as he had throughout the entire postseason, Streveler accounted for 82 total yards and a...

The Nielson-Entz Connection

Bob Nielson’s connection with his coaching counterpart at North Dakota State runs a little deeper than most. Midco Sports Network’s Jay Elsen looks at the relationship between Nielson and Bison head coach Matt Entz and the extra dimension it brings to Saturday’s matchup between their two teams.
Filed Under College | North Dakota State University | University of South Dakota

Podcast: DeBoer’s B1G Climb

Former University of Sioux Falls head football coach Kalen DeBoer has seen his career take him from Bob Young Field to the Big Ten. MidcoSN’s Jay Elsen gets his thoughts on life in Hoosier Country, the road that led him there and where that road might take him in the future.
Filed Under Football | College | Podcast

The Oklahoma Experience

South Dakota is fresh off a first-hand experience with one of the richest traditions in all of college football. Jay Elsen shares his thoughts on what the Coyotes’ latest FBS game meant for the program.
Filed Under Football | College | University of South Dakota

Podcast: Have You Herd: USD Season Preview

The countdown to kickoff is almost complete for South Dakota football. In this edition of the MidcoSN Podcast, Jay Elsen takes an in-depth look at the 2019 Coyotes with help from Sam Herder of HERO Sports FCS. 
Filed Under Football | College | Podcast | University of South Dakota

The Race: Hope for Husets?

In with a bang, out with a boom? Chuck Brennan, who’s tenure as owner of Huset’s/Badlands Motor Speedway has featured a lot more talk than actual racing, is making another attempt – perhaps a final attempt – to make a Vegas-style imprint on the sport. “I like to do things big, I like to do things different, I like to shock people,” Brennan...