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Super Bowl 51 preview

Nick Rathke, Sports Editor

January 27, 2018

It’s that time of year again. The NFL’s best teams compete for the game’s greatest prize on February 4. The AFC Champion, for the third time in four years, is the New England Patriots. In the AFC Championship game, the ...

Mustang football drops eighth straight on record breaking day

Nick Rathke, Spots Editor

November 17, 2017

Southwest Minnesota State set a season-high 618 yards of offense. Concordia-St. Paul took advantage of several big plays to earn a 37-20 win. It was a record-setting day for SMSU senior wide receiver Nate Huot in his final collegia...

Hockey Season in full swing in Minnesota

Caleb Herrlich, Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2017

First, the National Hockey League begins its cancer awareness month of Nov. with its theme of purple warm-up and practice jerseys, a purple backdrop on the official NHL app, and for the Minnesota Wild, Hockey Fights Cancer Awaren...

NFL Week 10 In review

Nick Rathke, Sports Editor

November 17, 2017

This week was pretty slow as far as big headline go for the NFL. There was not any ground breaking upsets. However, the injury bug continues to plague the NFL’s greatest stars, as Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman went down in ...

Winter Dance Team tryouts

Desiree Bauer, Commentary Editor

November 3, 2017

Anyone who likes to dance, has danced in the past, or wants to become a dancer, can try out for the SMSU Dance Team. This is an athletic team, but it is labeled as a club, rather than an actual NCIS sport. For that reason, anyon...

Rugby keeps rolling

Sabrina Pankratz, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

If you have not heard of our SMSU Women’s Rugby Team, you have been truly missing out. Currently 6-3 for the fall season, the Women’s Rugby Team is doing well this semester. On Sat., Oct. 21st, the team had three home games o...

NFL Week 8 In Review

Nick Rathke, Sports Editor

November 3, 2017

Week 8 gave football fans arguably the best game of the season. The Seattle Seahawks and Houston Texans combined for over 8oo yards passing and 79 point’s between the two teams. The lead changed three times in the closing m...

NHL breakdown

Caleb Herrlich, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2017

There’s a lot going on in the National Hockey League right now; not the least of which is the Vegas Golden Knights historic start. As October comes to a close so does only the first month of the NHL’s regular season, but...

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