Morning Kickoff: Jan. 17

Morning Kickoff: Jan. 17



Friday, Jan. 17

College basketball: Sioux Falls at U-Mary, 5:30/7:30 p.m., MAC.

College hockey: UND at Miami-Ohio, 5:30 p.m.; U-Mary at Denver, 10 p.m.

High school boys basketball: Dickinson at Bismarck, 7:45 p.m.; Turtle Mountain at St. Mary’s, 7:45 p.m.

High school boys hockey: Devils Lake at Bismarck, 7:15 p.m., Capital Ice Complex.

High school girls basketball: Dickinson at Bismarck, 6 p.m.; Turtle Mountain at St. Mary’s, 6 p.m.

High school girls hockey: Bismarck at Mandan, 7 p.m., Starion Sports Complex.

High school gymnastics: Julie Ziegler Invitational, 5 p.m., Bismarck Gymnastics Academy.

High school wrestling: Legacy at Williston 7 p.m.; St. Mary’s at Rugby tournament; Mandan at Turtle Mountain, 7 p.m.

NAHL: Bismarck at Minnesota Wilderness, 7:05 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 18

College basketball: Southwest Minnesota State at U-Mary, 3:30/5:30 p.m., MAC;

College hockey: U-Mary vs. Oregon, 3 p.m., Boulder, Colo.; UND at Miami-Ohio, 6 p.m.

College indoor track: Marauders Winter Carnival.

College wrestling: U-Mary at Northern State, 7 p.m.

High school boys basketball: Turtle Mountain at Bismarck, 4 p.m.; Watford City at Mandan, 3:30 p.m.; Shiloh Christian at Solen, 5:30 p.m.

High school boys hockey: Bismarck at Fargo South, 3:30 p.m.; Century at Williston, 3:30 p.m.; Devils Lake at Mandan, 4:30 p.m.

High school boys swimming: Mandan Duals, 11 a.m.

High school girls basketball: Turtle Mountain at Bismarck, 2:15 p.m.; Watford City at Mandan, 1:45 p.m.; Shiloh Christian at Solen, 4 p.m.

High school wrestling: Bismarck at Williston, 2 p.m.; St. Mary’s at Rugby tournament.

NAHL: Bismarck at Minnesota Wilderness, 7:05 p.m.



5:15 p.m.

KXMR (710 AM) – Sioux Falls at U-Mary



5 p.m.

KFYR (550 AM) – UND at Miami-Ohio


7 p.m.

KLXX (1270 AM) – Bismarck at Minn. Wilderness




6 p.m.

ESPN2 — Dayton at St. Louis

FS1 — Wisconsin at Michigan State

8 p.m.

FS1 — Michigan at Iowa


8 p.m.

ESPN2 — Oklahoma at Alabama


5 p.m.

BTN — Notre Dame at Ohio State

5:30 p.m.

CBSSN — North Dakota at Miami (Ohio)

8 p.m.

ESPNU — Michigan State at Wisconsin


8 p.m.

BTN — Ohio State at Wisconsin


11 a.m.

GOLF — LPGA Tour: Tournament of Champions, Second Round, Orlando, Fla.

2 p.m.

ESPN2 — Latin America Amateur Championship: Second Round, Mayakoba, Mexico

GOLF — PGA Tour: The American Express, Second Round, Palm Springs, Calif.

6 p.m.

GOLF — PGA Tour: Mitsubishi Electric Championship, Second Round, Ka'upulehu-Kona, Hawaii

12:30 a.m. (Saturday)

GOLF — Asian Tour: Singapore Open, Third Round, Singapore

2:30 a.m. (Saturday)

GOLF — EPGA Tour: Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, Third Round, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


6 p.m.

ESPN — Chicago at Philadelphia

FSN – Minnesota at Indiana

8:30 p.m.

ESPN — Portland at Dallas


5:30 p.m.

NBCSN — TYR: Pro Swim Series, Knoxville, Tenn.


10 YEARS AGO (2009): Former Williston High School and Lake Region State coach Mark Graupe will lead Dartmouth for the remainder of the men's basketball season. Graupe, who is from Crosby, was named interim coach after Terry Dunn abruptly resigned last week. Graupe was an assistant at Colorado State last season.

20 YEARS AGO (1999): A 39-point second half earned Halliday-Golden Valley-Dodge a 55-53 boys basketball victory over visiting New Salem. The hosts trailed 21-16 at halftime. Jeremiah Sage of H-GV-D connected for 23 points to lead all scorers. Luke Sturn tallied 18 points to lead New Salem.

50 YEARS AGO (1969): Stanton led from start to finish while routing visiting Zap 66-34 in a District 28 basketball clash. Ron Thompson poured in 22 points for the winning Sioux. Jim Renner tallied nine points for Zap's Wildcats.

Trivia Answer

The Green Bay Packers won three straight road playoff games during the 2010-11 season en route to winning Super Bowl XLV over the Pittsburgh Steelers, 31-25.


Dave Selvig, Tribune sports editor, 250-8246 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail:

Steve Thomas, Tribune sportswriter, 250-8244 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail:

Scott Throlson, Tribune sportswriter, 250-8245 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail:

Scooter Pursley, Tribune sportswriter, 355-8839 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail:


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