Monthly Archives: February 2008

Post-Season, pre-season, everything…..and some scoreboard watching

Thursday afternoon. Busy getting ready for basketball tonight with a multitude of other events happening. John Slegers is on his way to Morningside in Sioux City to call the Dordt-Morningside women’s GPAC quarterfinals. Rematch of Saturday’s game won by Morningside … Continue reading

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Close but….

no victory cigars on Saturday for the Defenders. Good showing by both teams. Women hung around and behind a spirited effort by Kara Karlsgodt, took a lead late in their game with the GPAC champion Morningside Mustangs. Morningside scored the … Continue reading

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Upon Further Review….

I messed up in my previous blog when talking about women’s scenarios…..Briar Cliff actually has the tie-breaker on Sioux Falls in womens’ basketball, so, if those two teams end up tied for 9th it will Briar Cliff as the 9th … Continue reading

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Notes from the Arctic

No, it isn’t as bad as yesterday, never thought 20 degrees would feel so good. Ventured to Sioux City for the Dordt-Briar Cliff basketball games on Wednesday. Former Dordt women’s basketball coach Glenn Bouma rode along–first time he’s travelled with … Continue reading

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Upset Special

The upset many of the Dordt College women’s basketball followers thought the Lady Defenders had in them finally happened on Saturday at the De Witt. Dordt led almost start to finish in beating the #10 ranked Concordia Bulldogs by an … Continue reading

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You Dance too close to the fire….

you’re going to get burned. After living dangerously for a couple of weeks and just barely winning some games the Defender men lost an overtime game to Mount Marty in Yankton, South Dakota. Had to put together one of the … Continue reading

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The Dog Days of Winter

I know, you normally associate the dog days with August when summer begins to stretch out but sometimes I get that feeling in February. The basketball season has been going for over three monts of games and nearly four months … Continue reading

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Almost Forgot

The rankings for basketball are out this week. Men’s basketball hasMorningside at #1 and Dakota Wesleyan is #8. Keep in mind the votes were tabulated before games on Wednesday, February 6. Dordt jumped from #25 to #18 while Northwestern fell … Continue reading

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Thursday, February 7

Had a full schedule of GPAC games last night. Looks like Northwestern and Morningside are headed towards a winner takes the championship game on the women’s side of the standings….they play each other one time and that won’t happen till … Continue reading

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And the Winner Is….

Sioux City, Iowa. The city has been named the host site for the 2008 and 2009 NAIA national volleyball tournament. Here’s the press release put out by Great Plains Athletic Conference commisioner Corey Westra: Sioux City to Host NAIA Volleyball … Continue reading

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