Thursday, Nov. 7

College wrestling: Concordia College (Minn.) at U-Mary, 7 p.m., MAC.

High school volleyball: West Region play-in matches.

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., Armory.

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.



7 p.m.

KXMR (710 AM) – San Diego at Oakland



6 p.m.

BTN — Bryant at Rutgers


6:30 p.m.

ESPNU — Louisiana (Lafayette) at Coastal Carolina

7 p.m.

ESPN — Temple at South Florida


2 p.m.

GOLF — PGA Champions Tour: Schwab Cup Championship, first round, Phoenix

9 p.m.

GOLF — LPGA Tour: Japan Classic, first round, Otsu, Japan

3 a.m. (Friday)

GOLF — EPGA Tour: Turkish Airlines Open, second round, Belek, Turkey


7 p.m.

TNT — Boston at Charlotte

9:30 p.m.

TNT — Portland at Los Angeles Clippers


7:20 p.m.

FOX — Los Angeles Chargers at Oakland


6:30 p.m.

FS1 — Friendly: U.S. vs. Sweden, Columbus, Ohio


10 YEARS AGO (2009): The University of Mary was no match for Upper Iowa, dropping a 25-17, 25-21, 25-12 college road volleyball match to the Peacocks. Nicky Brown and Sara Vance led the Peacock attack with 12 and nine kills, respectively. Amanda Hennessy had eight kills and two clocks for U-Mary.

20 YEARS AGO (1999): Minot quarterback Phil Shirek passed for 124 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 41 yards and another score to lead the Magicians into the state AAA championship football game. Minot rolled over Century 28-6 in the semifinals at Minot. The unbeaten Magicians will play defending state champion West Fargo, also unbeaten, in the title game.

50 YEARS AGO (1969): The Bismarck Junior College cross country team will wind up its regular season at the University of North Dakota invitational meet in Grand Forks. The Mystics have won six meet championships this season and boast the two-time Region 13 junior college individual champion in Gordon McGregor.

Trivia Answer

Three. Dave Tippett is the head coach of the Edmonton Oilers. Dave Hakstol (Toronto assistant coach) and Steve Peters (Arizona assistant coach) are currently coaching in the NHL.


Dave Selvig, Tribune sports editor, 250-8246 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail: david.selvig@bismarcktribune.com)

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

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

Scooter Pursley, Tribune sportswriter, 250-8839 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail: scooter.pursley@bismarcktribune.com

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