The North Dakota State Bison threw a seven inning no-hitter against Creighton on Wednesday but lost the game 2-0. NDSU starter Chris Berg started the game by walking four out of the first six hitters by walking in a run and hitting a batter to let the Blue Jays get a 2-0 lead. He would walk the first batter in the second inning before being replaced by Chris Paterson. The Bluejays would load the bases in the third inning but Paterson was able to get out of the jam. Continue reading
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ELMHURST, Ill. – After winning its record 10th straight league championship a year ago, Oral Roberts was selected to claim its 11th consecutive Summit League title in 2008 as voted on by the league’s eight head coaches. The Golden Eagles (49 points) were a unanimous selection after garnering seven first-place votes (coaches are not allowed to vote for their own teams). Continue reading
The Minnesota Gophers ended up losing 7-3 to hapless North Dakota State to give them there seventh win on the season. As I said before, This game should not have been scheduled by the Gophers for the academic reasons stated in my previous post.
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Here is a major issue with scheduling mid-week games around finals. Minnesota has a midweek game at North Dakota State. Coach John Anderson has decided to bring only five pitchers, position players, shortstop Dan Lyons, catchers John Arlt and Kevin Carlson, infielder Jeremy Chlan and outfielder Taylor VanderAarde will not make the trip. The main reasons are due to the fact of projects, studying for finals, and other issues that come up in a regular students life around this time. Should Minnesota have scheduled this game?