Monthly Archives: November 2008

Saturday Morning at the Holiday Inn

Trying to stay productive this morning after basketball last night in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Defenders got out to a quick start and that gave them energy and it carried through for the rest of the game. Good first half by Logan … Continue reading

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It Had to End

But nobody wanted it to. Not the 200 plus spectators that spent Saturday afternoon in the cold. Not the 23 players. Not the coaches. Not the manager with the woolly mammoth coat and raccoon skin hat. But end it did. … Continue reading

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Two Things

Two events happened this past weekend that make me think small college athletics and small college life is a pretty good thing. Neither dealt directly with the outcome of a game. As most of you know, the Dordt women’s soccer … Continue reading

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Bouncing Along

My thoughts may seem even more random than normal ….bouncing along on highway 18 as we head to Forest City with the women’s basketball team. The bus is in the able hands of Terry Beimers at the wheel. Had hoped … Continue reading

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Getting Caught Up

kind of. Well, I think at least. Hockey’s Clash in the Corn opens today. Play Calvin tonight at 7:15. It’s a much anticipated match up because the two schools don’t play much, in anything. Last thing I know they played … Continue reading

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Another Week Descending

Good news for the Defender volleyball and soccer teams over the weekend. Both will host games on Saturday, November 22. The volleyball team will host Indiana Wesleyan at 7:30 while the women’s soccer team is at home with Park. Will … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

Season finale for the football team. Broadcast about a half hour away. A couple thoughts before the game starts. It’s cold, windy and gray in Mitchell. Tigers are still playing with slim hopes of a playoff berth, slim, but hopes … Continue reading

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Football Featured

On KSFY (Sioux Falls TV station) this past Monday night. Here’s the link http://www.ksfy.com/home/video/34262134.html?video=pop&t=a

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Rankings Galore

OK. Earlier today I laid out the importance of rankings in the NAIA playoff and championship systems. I have a stack of rankings on my desk. It’s called overlap season and it keeps me on my toes, well on my … Continue reading

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Disappointment

That’s what met the Dordt women’s cross country team Monday afternoon when the at-large berths were awarded for the NAIA National Cross Country meet. The last at-large berth, of which there were seven, went to the team that was ranked … Continue reading

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