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SMSU BASEBALL: NSIC Announces Preseason Baseball Poll |  News, Sports, Jobs

SMSU BASEBALL: NSIC Announces Preseason Baseball Poll | News, Sports, Jobs

BURNSVILLE – The Southwest Minnesota State University baseball team was voted 15th in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as voted by the league head coaches. The announcement came Thursday from the NSIC office. Minnesota State, the defending NSIC and tournament champions of 2021, was chosen as the preseason favorite, earning 190 points, …

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Dunkirk boys, girls win Division 1 bowling championships |  News, Sports, Jobs

Dunkirk boys, girls win Division 1 bowling championships | News, Sports, Jobs

Submitted photo The Dunkirk bowling team defeated Fredonia 4-0 at Lucky Lanes on Thursday to close out the Division 1 championship. The boys and girls of Dunkirk are champions in Division 1. Jaxson Pencek rolled a 235-248-211-694 and Robert Kozlowski was just behind with a 248-248-197-693 as Dunkirk defeated Fredonia 4-0 in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association …

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MCC Assistant Oberthien Named New Bobcats Baseball Coach |  News, Sports, Jobs

MCC Assistant Oberthien Named New Bobcats Baseball Coach | News, Sports, Jobs

Todd Oberthien The Marshalltown High School baseball program has named its new head coach. The MHS athletics division on Thursday introduced Todd Oberthien as the head coach of the Bobcats, filling the spot vacated by Derek Wrage at the end of last season. Wrage was 11-51 in his two years at the helm, having stepped …

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Dodger Bowling Teams Sweep |  News, Sports, Jobs

Dodger Bowling Teams Sweep | News, Sports, Jobs

Messenger photo by Britt Kudla: Alexis Kenney battles West Des Moines Dowling for Fort Dodge on Thursday. For more photos, visit CU.messengernews.net At a game built for future graduates, Fort Dodge head coach Nick Vinson packed his varsity boy-packed full of seniors. Six seniors filled the Dodger lineup for Senior Night and they didn’t disappoint …

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Cheyenne Lang of Knights Volleyball commits to Bismarck State |  News, Sports, Jobs

Cheyenne Lang of Knights Volleyball commits to Bismarck State | News, Sports, Jobs

Ryan Ladika/MDN Cheyenne Lang officially made her plans to participate in the volleyball program at Bismarck State College. After Cheyenne Lang records her 1,000th kill in the final game of her high school career, she has no intention of stopping. Our Savior’s Christian School senior recently made official plans to continue her college volleyball career …

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Joe Guzzardi: MLB rules out a battle between billionaires and multimillionaires |  Sport

Joe Guzzardi: MLB rules out a battle between billionaires and multimillionaires | Sport

The Major League Baseball player bans had only just begun when Commissioner Rob Manfred sent a letter to fans trying to assuage the anger at the possibility of another partial season—the sixth in 50 years—or none at all. season. Fans can read Manfred’s letter, but going through the pesky gobbledygook, the bottom line is that …

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Mortensen named to Under Armor Baseball Factory All-Academic All-American team |  News, Sports, Jobs

Mortensen named to Under Armor Baseball Factory All-Academic All-American team | News, Sports, Jobs

NEW Ulm — Maddox Mortensen, senior Maddox Mortensen of the new Ulm High School, has been named to the Under Armor Baseball Factory Academic All-American team. Mortensen was one of 75 United States high school baseball players selected. Selected players must have a 3.5 GPA and a Top Tier Baseball Factory rating. The selected players …

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