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SMSU Cross Country competes at championship

Ben Broze, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

On Saturday Oct. 21, the SMSU XC teams competed in the NSIC Cross Country Championships in Moorhead, Minnesota. The championships were held by the University of Minnesota, Moorehead, and took place at the Moorehead Soccer Comple...

XC Winding Down

Ben Broze, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

  On Friday, Oct. 6th, the SMSU cross country teams competed in the Bob Waxlax invitational at the Wapicada Golf Course in Sauk Rapids, MN, hosted by St. Cloud University. The meet is their last race before the NSIC Conference C...

NFL round up: week three in review, injuries all-around

Nick Rathke, Sports Editor

October 19, 2017

Week 6 saw the injury bug take down another one of the NFL’s brightest stars. Stars have been plagued with injuries this year including JJ Watt, David Johnson, Odell Beckham Jr, and now, possibly the biggest injury yet, Aaron Ro...

NFL round up: week three in review

Nick Rathke, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017

Week 3 was the most action packed yet. Filled with huge upsets, great comebacks, and high scoring games. But before the games, many of the players knelt, or linked arms in response to President Trump’s statement regarding N...

NHL starts strong

Caleb Herrlich, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2017

The 2017-18 season doesn’t officially start until October 4, but already the National Hockey League has surpassed expectations of an exciting new year. Part of the excitement began in June, when the Vegas Golden Knights, newly...

Women’s Rugby prepares for the upcoming season

Kelly Regan, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

SMSU’s women’s rugby team prepares for its upcoming season. Last year, the club was a very new team comprised mostly of rookies. The club plans to be more competitive this season. President of the women’s rugby club, Co...

Mustang runners start strong

Kristen Weber, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

The Mustang Cross Country teams have kicked off their seasons with a couple of busy weekends, filled with stiff competition. On Friday Sept. 1, the Mustang runners participated in the annual Augustana Twilight race in Sioux Falls, a...

Wild struggle against Blues in 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Caleb Herrlich, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Wednesday, Apr. 12 saw the opening of the first round of the NHL’s postseason. Since then, every game has been anything but predictable as of Monday Apr. 17. The Minnesota Wild secured second in the Western Conference and h...

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