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Morning Leadoff


Thursday, Oct. 11

High school boys soccer: State tournament at Cushman Field, Grand Forks: Quarterfinals – No. 1 East Fargo Davies vs. No. 4 West Mandan, Noon; No. 2 West Bismarck vs. No. 3 East Grand Forks Central, 2:15 p.m.; No. 1 West Century vs. No. 4 East Fargo South, 4:30 p.m.; No. 2 East West Fargo vs. No. 3 West Minot, 6:40 p.m.

High school boys tennis: State team tournament at Choice Health & Fitness, Grand Forks: Quarterfinals, 10 a.m. – No. 1 East Grand Forks Central vs. No. 4 West Century; No. 2 West Minot vs. No. 3 East Fargo South; No. 1 West Legacy vs. No. 4 East West Fargo Sheyenne; No. 2 East Grand Forks Red River vs. No. 3 West Williston.

High school volleyball: Jamestown at Century, 7 p.m.; Bismarck at St. Mary’s, 7 p.m.; Underwood at Shiloh, 7 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 12

College volleyball: Sioux Falls at U-Mary, 6 p.m., MAC.

College women’s soccer: U-Mary at Southwest Minnesota State, 4 p.m.

High school boys soccer: State tournament at Cushman Field, Grand Forks; loser out, Noon/2:15; Semifinals, 4:30/6:45.

High school boys tennis: State individual tournament at Choice Health & Fitness, Grand Forks, 10 a.m.

High school football: Fargo North at Mandan, 6 p.m.; Bismarck vs. Century, 7 p.m., Bowl; St. Mary’s at Central Cass, 7 p.m.

High school girls swimming: Bismarck vs. Legacy, BAC, 5 p.m.; Century and Minot at West Fargo, 5 p.m.; Mandan at Fargo South, 5:30 p.m.

High school volleyball: Williston at Century, 5:45 p.m.; Watford City at Legacy, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 13

College football: Concordia-St. Paul at U-Mary, 2 p.m.

College hockey: Montana State at U-Mary, 7 p.m., Starion Sports Complex.

College volleyball: Southwest Minnesota State at U-Mary, 11 a.m., MAC.

High school boys soccer: State tournament at Cushman Field, Grand Forks: fifth place, 11 a.m.; third place, 1:15 p.m.; championship, 3:30 p.m.

High school boys tennis: State meet at Choice Health & Fitness, Grand Forks, 9 a.m.

High school football: 9-Man playoffs, first round: North Star at Shiloh Christian, 2 p.m.

High school cross country: West Region meet, 1 p.m., Parkhurst Recreation Area, Jamestown; Shiloh at regional meet, Killdeer.

High school girls swimming and diving: Century, Mandan at Davies Invite, 9:30 a.m.; Bismarck, Legacy at Marney Shirley Invite, Jamestown, 10 a.m.

High school volleyball: Watford City at Jamestown, 2 p.m.; Williston at Bismarck, 2 p.m.


No local events scheduled.



6:30 p.m.

ESPN — Texas Tech at TCU

ESPNU — Georgia Southern at Texas St.


6 p.m.

ESPN2 — Archer (Ga.) at Grayson (Ga.), at Loganville, Ga.


9:30 p.m.

GOLF — PGA Tour: CIMB Classic, second round, at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

3:30 a.m. (Friday)

GOLF — European PGA Tour: British Masters, second round, at Surrey, England


7:20 p.m.

FOX — Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants


7 p.m.

FSN — Chicago at Minnesota


2:30 p.m.

ESPNEWS — UEFA Nations League: Russia vs. Sweden, at Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia

6:30 p.m.

FS1 — International friendly: United States vs. Colombia, at Tampa, Fla.


10 YEARS AGO (2008): Kalvin Larson grabbed Derek Somerville's screen pass and blasted into the end zone from five yards out to give Minot a 16-15 West Region over Century at the Community Bowl. Larson's winning touchdown came with 10 seconds to play. The outcome leaves both Minot and Century 4-1 in the region and 5-2 overall.

20 YEARS AGO (1998): The University of Mary women's team took first place in the Roe Granger cross country meet at Aberdeen, S.D. The Marauders posted a 41 to runner-up Dakota State's 59. Kate Hostetler was U-Mary's top finisher, placing third. Other U-Mary scorers were Laurie Fox (seventh), Carey Litsey (eighth), Sheila Kabat (ninth) and Shandi Hertz (14th). Marie Parker Sample of Dakota State won the women's race.

50 YEARS AGO (1968): St. Mary's, with just one victory to its credit, played to a 13-13 tie with fourth-ranked Bismarck in a West Region football game at Hughes Field. Bismarck led 13-6 after three quarters, but Saints quarterback Rod Barth connected with Don Rubbelke for an 81-yard touchdown pass with 2:11 to play. Tom Schirber's extra-point kick knotted the score.

Trivia Answer

Century won three state titles in a row from 2011-2013.


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:

Michael Weber, Tribune sportswriter, 355-8839 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:

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