Monthly Archives: December 2007

National Volleyball Tournament in Iowa?

Could be. Got a notice from Corey Westra, the Great Plains Athletic Conference commissioner today outlining the fact that Sioux City is hosting an official visit by NAIA officials that could possibly result in the National volleyball tournament being at … Continue reading

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Where Did 2007 Go?

Weekend by weekend the year goes by and here we are at the end of 2007. Women’s basketball is riding a three-game winning streak and return home late tonight from their trip to Washington where they earned a pair of … Continue reading

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The Hills In December

Greetings from the Black Hills in Western South Dakota where the Defender men’s basketball team plays a pair of games against their old South Dakota Iowa Conference rivals Black Hills State and South Dakota Tech. The men lost to State … Continue reading

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A Friend Rests

I’ve been kicking around writing this for the better part of a week and for fear of not doing the subject justice, had elected not to, but, having returned from the funeral home for the visitation of a fellow church … Continue reading

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All’s Quiet

Semester testing is winding down today and tomorrow and then everyone heads home for a few days. It’s been a relatively quiet week with no athletic contests for 13 days–an unheard of stretch that is unmatched in my six-plus years … Continue reading

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A Split

Went to Blair, Nebraska on Saturday, December 15 for a pair of games with the Dana Vikings…your geography lesson. Blair is about 15 miles West from the Missouri Valley Exit on I-29. Women played well and got a much needed … Continue reading

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Just a note before I go

National Rankings are out for the week. In men’s play MidAmerica Nazarene just keeps rolling. 11-0 and all 17 first place votes. Morningside is ranked second and Hastings is #8. Both are unbeaten with the Mustangs at 11-0 and the … Continue reading

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Not Much

Well it appears we are finally getting caught up with work in the Sports Information Office. No varsity games during the week this weel with most schools actually in the midst of semester testing right now. Dordt students will start … Continue reading

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A Snowy Saturday

The snow and ice didn’t prevent us from getting a pair of basketball games in at Crete, Nebraska today, home of Doane College. Departed Sioux Center this morning before the snow came and had an uneventful trip to just West … Continue reading

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National Rankings

NAIA Division II Rankings came out this week. First poll of the regular season. Lots of shuffling. On the men’s side MidAmerican Nazarene held their pre-season number one ranking with 17 first place votes and are 9-0 to start the … Continue reading

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