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October 22, 2016 MARSHALL?– I was sitting at home on Thursday night watching the Minnesota Lynx battle the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 5 of the WNBA Finals. more »»

AMATEUR BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Yankees take consolation championship in 16-team tournament

June 27, 2016 HAMBURG/GREEN ISLE — The Milroy Yankees competed in the Hamburg/Green Isle Tournament this weekend. more »»

SMSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Making the case for the next SMSU coach

April 22, 2016 Editor’s note: This article is strictly the opinions of David Merrill and Josh VanKlompenburg. more »»

Seniors, seeding and the state tournament

March 17, 2016 MARSHALL — With another state tournament in the books, there are some final thoughts I’d like to level you wit. more »»

2015-16 was a season of growth for young gymnastics squad

March 12, 2016 MARSHALL — Though it didn’t finish with a winning record, the Marshall gymnastics team accomplished its scoring goal for the 2015-16 season. On Jan. more »»

2 state entrants highlight a successful season for Marshall wrestling team

March 12, 2016 MARSHALL — Having one individual qualify for the Class AA State Wrestling Tournament could be seen as a successful season. more »»

Optimism looms for upcoming year thanks to a strong finish to 2015-16

March 12, 2016 MARSHALL — A strong close to the season has the Marshall boys hockey team optimistic heading into next season. The Tigers opened 3-4, but closed the season going 12-6-1 over the last 19 games. more »»

Young Tigers excited for future, ready to take the next step

March 12, 2016 MARSHALL — It was a season of growth for the young Marshall Tigers girl hockey team, which finished with an 11-15 recor. more »»


March 5, 2016 ST. PETER – As a sports reporter, I’m a little embarrassed to say that before Thursday, I’d never seen a buzzer -beater live. more »»

IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING: Why I only watched half of the Super Bowl

February 9, 2016 If you have been reading my columns, you probably know that I’m a huge football fan. I have been for as long as l can remember. more »»

Why Shannon should have watched the whole Super Bowl

February 9, 2016 As Shannon already explained in her column, she had committed to not watching the Super Bowl this year. more »»

IN CASE YOU WER WONDERING: A Packer fan in a Vikings’ world

December 12, 2015 Growing up in Minnesota, there are a few things expected of you. more »»

In case you were wondering: Stay Classy Minneota

November 15, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS —?The Minneota Vikings had plenty of game plans in place for the big game against the Minneapolis North Polars on Saturday, but there are just some things you can’t plan for. more »»

In case you were wondering: New Beginnings

November 11, 2015 Moving to a new place can always be scary. A new city, a new job, a new apartment and nobody you know is a tough combination. Or at least it should be. more »»

SMSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: More than a game

October 27, 2015 MARSHALL —?The Southwest Minnesota State University Mustangs men’s basketball team opened their exhibition season with a 71-69 win over the SMSU Alumni team Saturday. more »»

Don’t believe the DraftKings hype

October 24, 2015 If you haven’t seen a DraftKings or FanDuel commercial this football season, you’ve probably been living under a rock. The commercials play about as often as you and I blink. more »»

Remember the past, think of the future, but focus on the present

October 23, 2015 Wednesday was “Back to the Future Day” around the country— playing off the fact that “Back to the Future II” predicted the Cubs would beat the Marlins in the 2015 World Series. more »»

WINTER'S "Nebrasketball" a must-read

October 17, 2015 A few days ago, I wrapped up “Nebrasketball”, written by Scott Winter, who was nice enough to send me a copy. more »»


October 6, 2015 I struggled, really, trying to figure out how to start this column. Columns— taking personal experiences and making them matter to each and every one of you— were Nick’s thing. more »»

NICK'S NOTES: Nick’s night

October 3, 2015 Just about 15 months ago, life wasn’t going great for me. I was living in Somerville, Massachusetts, in a townhouse that smelled like cat urine. I split up with my girlfrien. more »»

NICK'S NOTES: Understudies

September 19, 2015 When I was a senior in high school, I tried out for the role of Lt. Joe Cable in my school’s production of “South Pacific.” I thought I nailed the audition. more »»



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Unleash the hounds!

September 29, 2016 This weekend is SMSU’s Homecoming. I’m wondering about the theme — “Mustangs Unleashed.” I’ve never heard of a horse being leashed, much less unleashed. A horse can be unbridled. more »

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