Friday, Nov. 8
College basketball: U-Mary at Central Oklahoma, 12/2:15 p.m.
College men’s basketball: BSC vs. Dakota County Technical College, 8 p.m., Minneapolis; United Tribes vs. Rainy River CC, 6 p.m., Minneapolis.
College hockey: U-Mary at Dakota College-Bottineau, 7 p.m.; Miami-Ohio at UND, 7:37 p.m.
College volleyball: Augustana at U-Mary, 6 p.m.; Northwest Plains District Championship: North Platte Community College (Neb.) at Bismarck State College, 7 p.m.
College women’s soccer: Minot State at U-Mary, 4 p.m. Bowl.
High school football playoffs: Class AAA semifinals: Mandan vs. Century, 7 p.m. (Bowl).
Saturday, Nov. 9
College cross country: U-Mary at Region meet, Joplin, Mo., 10 a.m. (women), 11:15 a.m. (men).
College men’s basketball: United Tribes at Dakota Community Technical College, 3 p.m.
College football: Duluth at U-Mary, 2 p.m.; Western Illinois at NDSU, 2:30 p.m.; UND at Weber State, 3 p.m.
College hockey: Dakota College-Bottineau at U-Mary, 7 p.m.; Miami-Ohio at UND, 7:07 p.m.
College volleyball: Northwest Plains District Championship: North Platte Community College (Neb.) at Bismarck State College, 11 a.m. (Third match, if necessary, to follow); Wayne State at U-Mary, 11 a.m.
College basketball: U-Mary vs. Northeastern Oklahoma at Alva, Okla., 12/2 p.m.
College wrestling: U-Mary at Bison Open, 9 a.m.
High school football playoffs: Class AA semifinals: St. Mary’s at Hillsboro-Central Valley, 2 p.m.
High school swimming/diving: West Region meet, Bismarck Aquatic & Wellness Center, diving (10:15 a.m.), swimming (1:15 p.m.).
NAHL: St. Cloud at Bismarck, 7:15 p.m., VFW Sports Center.
Sunday, Nov. 10
College men’s soccer: U-Mary at Brandon University (Man.), 1 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 11
No local events scheduled.
Tuesday, Nov. 12
College basketball: Nueta Hidatsa Sanish College at United Tribes, 5:30/7:30 p.m.
College women’s basketball: Presentation College at U-Mary, 6 p.m., MAC.
10 YEARS AGO (2009): Bismarck senior Esley Thorton had a hand in five touchdowns as the Demons thumped West Fargo 42-14 in the semifinal round of the state Class AAA football playoffs at the Community Bowl. Thorton scored on three runs and threw two touchdown passes as the defending champion Demons advanced to the state championship game.
20 YEARS AGO (1999): Williston scored all nine of its overtime points at the free throw line en route to a 65-60 victory over Mandan in the West Region girls basketball championship game at Mandan High School. Williston's leading scorer, Sarah Leer with 16 points, was 2-for-2 at the free throw line. As a team the Coyotes were 26-for-37 on gift shots.
50 YEARS AGO (1969): Coach Chuck Utter's Raleigh St. Gertrude's Saints are hoping for one of their best basketball seasons in years. Five starters are among the seven lettermen returning to the Saints' ranks. Probable starters are 6-1 senior Pat Miller, 5-9 senior Roger Kopp, 5-8 senior Florian Zina, 5-10 junior Andy Riehl and 5-8 senior Clair Volk.
KXMR (710 AM) - Miami (Ohio) at North Dakota
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
KFYR (550 AM) -- Mandan at Century, AAA playoff semifinals
KLXX (1270 AM) -- St. Cloud at Bismarck
FS1 -- NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, Phoenix Lucas Oil 150
ESPN2 -- Central Florida at Tulsa
FS1 -- Washington at Oregon State, 9:30 p.m.
GOLF -- PGA Tour Champions, Charles Schwab Cup Championship
GOLF -- LPGA Tour, TOTO Japan Classic
MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
FS2 -- Farleigh Dickinson at DePaul
ESPN -- Baylor vs. Washington
ESPN2 -- Arizona State vs. Colorado
ESPN -- Cleveland at Washington
NBA -- Miami at L.A. Lakers
NBCSN -- Tampa Bay vs. Buffalo
CBSSN -- PBR World Finals
TENNIS -- ATP Next Gen Finals
TENNIS -- Fed Cup, France at Australia
NOTE: schedules subject to changes and blackouts.
North Dakota defeated Michigan State 4-3 in overtime to win its first NCAA hockey championship in 1959. Bob May coached the Sioux to the title after losing 6-2 to the University of Denver in the 1958 title game.
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