Morning kickoff - Dec. 27, 2013

2013-12-26T23:30:00Z Morning kickoff - Dec. 27, 2013By Tribune Sports Staff Bismarck Tribune
December 26, 2013 11:30 pm  • 

Trivia answer

FROM 1D: Maryland won the first All-American Bowl, defeating Minnesota 17-7 in 1977.

The All-American Bowl was played at Legion Field in Birmingham from 1977-90.

Playback

10 YEARS AGO (2003): Bismarck High School standout Weston Dressler has made a verbal commitment to play football for the University of North Dakota

Dressler opted to play for Dale Lennon’s Fighting Sioux team that has played in two of the last three NCAA Division II national championships games.

20 YEARS AGO (1993): Bryce Sowitch scored 22 points and Steve Schumacher 21 as Linton posted a 58-55 victory over Fargo Shanley in the opening round of the St. Mary’s Holiday Tournament.

The Lions’ next foe will be Mandan. The Braves defeated Hazen 78-41 in their opening-round contest.

50 YEARS AGO (1963): Defending champion Wing advanced to the title game of its invitational tournament with a 67-33 whipping of Tuttle. Rick Heidt led the way with 20 points.

Facing Wing in the final will be Regan, a 61-44 victor over Robinson. Leading the way in the win were Dick Hausauer, Melfried Olson and Wade Dunbar with 15 points apiece.

TV TODAY

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

1:30 p.m.

ESPN — Military Bowl, Marshall vs. Maryland, at Annapolis, Md.

5 p.m.

ESPN — Texas Bowl, Syracuse vs. Minnesota, at Houston

8:30 p.m.

ESPN — Fight Hunger Bowl, BYU vs. Washington, at San Francisco

NHL

7 p.m.

FSN — Minnesota at Winnipeg

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL

7 p.m.

FS1 — Lafayette at Seton Hall

WINTER SPORTS

7 p.m.

NBCSN — Olympic trials, speed skating: long track women’s 3,000 and men’s 5,000, at Kearns, Utah

RADIO TODAY

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

Mandan Holiday Tournament

6 p.m.

KXMR (710 AM) — Shiloh Christian vs. Flasher.

7:30 p.m.

KXMR (710 AM) — Wilton-Wing vs. Grant County

NAHL

7:15 p.m.

KLXX (1270 AM) — Fairbanks at Bobcats

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

NAHL: Fairbanks at Bobcats, 7:15 p.m.

Boys basketball: Mandan at St. Cloud Cathedral Tournament; Mandan Holiday Tournament; St. Mary’s at Moorhead Tournament.

Girls basketball: Shiloh vs. Maple Valley at Tower City, 7:30 p.m.

Boys hockey: Mandan at Roseau Holiday Classic; Bismarck, Century at Grand Forks Stadstad Classic.

Girls hockey: Mandan at Crookston Holiday Invitational.

Boys swimming: Mandan Pentathlon, 10:30 a.m.

SATURDAY

NAHL: Fairbanks at Bobcats, 7:15 p.m.

Boys basketball: Mandan at St. Cloud Cathedral Tournament; Mandan Holiday Tournament; St. Mary’s at Moorhead Tournament.; Bismarck at Williston, 2:15 p.m.

Girls basketball: Bismarck at Williston, 4 p.m.; Shiloh vs. Grafton at Valley City, 2:30 p.m.

Boys hockey: Mandan at Roseau Holiday Classic; Bismarck, Century at Grand Forks Stadstad Classic.

CONTACT US

Lou Babiarz, Tribune sports editor, 250-8243 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail: lou.babiarz@bismarcktribune.com)

Steve Thomas, Tribune sportswriter, 250-8244 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail: steve.thomas@bismarcktribune.com)

Cindy Peterson, Tribune sportswriter, 250-8245 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail: cindy.peterson@bismarcktribune.com)

Michael Weber, Tribune sportswriter, 355-8839 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail: mike.weber@bismarcktribune.com)

Scott Throlson, Tribune sports copy editor, 250-8246 or 888-684-2293. (e-mail: scott.throlson@bismarcktribune.com)

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