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IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING: Skylemar: My home away from home

MARSHALL – When I was a senior in college, my post-graduation life was shrouded in mystery. I had just one semester left in school, but I was terrified by the unknown that was next. All of my friends had jobs already lined up or options on the horizon, but the only thing I knew for certain ...

BEYOND THE SPORTS DESK: WNBA with the W…and the L

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.In the game's closing minutes, I was mentally preparing myself for writing this column, in which I would congratulate the WNBA for putting on a fantastic ...

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

Editor's note: This article is strictly the opinions of David Merrill and Josh VanKlompenburg. This is not confirming that these individuals have applied for or received interviews for the job in any way.Southwest Minnesota State is having their committee meeting this week and hopes to start ...

Seniors, seeding and the state tournament

MARSHALL - With another state tournament in the books, there are some final thoughts I'd like to level you with.Marshall graduates four seniors this year in Marah Mulso, Lexi Saugstad, Abby Louwagie and Emily Buysse. Between the four of them, they have accomplished a lot in their time as ...

IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING: Winning by Dufault

ST. PETER As a sports reporter, I'm a little embarrassed to say that before Thursday, I'd never seen a buzzer -beater live. I've watched replays on Youtube or SportsCenter like every other sports fan, but I've never been present at one of these moments. However, in a literally unbelievable ...