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Sports Columns

SMSU homecoming brings back alumni

MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota hosted their homecoming game against Upper Iowa Saturday afternoon, an occasion that drew in alumni from far and wide. While the Mustangs blew out the Peacocks 47-7, the highlight of the day for many of those in attendance was the tailgating and festivities ...

Terrek Jenniges: Achievement through adversity

Wearing sweatpants, a tee shirt, a pair of white basketball shoes with flashy green and purple trim, and topped off with his dark hair styled into a subdued mullet, Terrek Jenniges dresses and carries himself like a football player. After all, he is a member of the Lakeview football team, ...

DB-Lakeview football preview

By Chris Drummond cdrummond@marshallindependent.com COTTONWOOD-- After an emotionally upset win over the Minneota Vikings, the Lakeview Lakers will shift attention to the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks on Friday night. The game will showcase two teams with similar game stats. But one winning streak ...

Work Hard Play Harder: SMSU’s Fink, Bergen, & Schmidt

This month, I had the 15th episode of my podcast “Work Hard, Play Harder” with Southwest Minnesota State University volleyball players Natalee Rolbiecki and McKenzie Tolk. This week, I am dropping episode 16 with SMSU volleyball’s Rachel Fink, Alisa Bergen and Meg Schmidt, three seniors ...

Wins — and losses — can pile up with sped-up sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — With legal sports betting in its fifth year in much of the U.S., things are getting much more intense, with increasing ways to bet and more opportunities to rapidly win — and lose — money. When the defending Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams kick off the ...