Richmond Can Thank Puss And Ragland For The Nickname

First off, we answer the most interesting question about Richmond: Why the Spiders? One of the best nicknames in college athletics came about thusly, according to the school’s official athletic web site: “From 1876-1893, Richmond carried the nickname “Colts” into its athletic contests, so dubbed for their play as an “energetic group of young colts.”…
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Drama For Today’s Bison-UNI Game Began Building On July 22, 2008

Saturday is the pinnacle of a college football rivalry that began on July 22, 2008. That was the day the Missouri Valley Football Conference released its preseason poll and North Dakota State, in its first year of playoff eligibility in Football Championship Subdivision and in its first year as a member of the league, was atop…
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General Agrees: N.D. Veterans Cemetery Is Not A Parking Lot

UPDATED at 5:30 p.m. with Gen. Sprynczynatyk rejecting lights at cemetery. You can read Mike Nowatszki’s story at www.inforum.com by clicking here: Sprynczynatyk rejects lighting at veterans cemetery. Veterans cemeteries are hallowed ground, not amusement parks or shopping mall parking lots. Thankfully, Gen. David Sprynczynatyk agrees. Sprynczynatyk on Friday rejected a proposal to install 48 light…
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‘Yellow Cards’ To Be Given To Unruly Fans In N.D. Region 1

If you’ve been around high school sports long enough, you’ve been exposed to That Guy. That Guy who is overly loud and obnoxious toward the referees. That Guy who berates the opposing coach. That Guy who acts like a basketball game between 16- and 17-year-olds is a matter of life, death, family honor and hometown…
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Guns In Yearbook Photos Are Not Unheard Of In Some Areas

The hot story in Fargo-Moorhead today is that of Josh Renville, a Fargo North senior who wants a photo of him posing with an assault-style rifle to be published in the yearbook. Principal Andy Dahlen blocked it, calling it inappropriate and citing school policy. Josh’s dad, Charlie Renville, has called for Dahlen to be fired. This…
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