State Track Meet Preview 2023 | South Dakota

It’s nearly here. For three days over Memorial Day weekend, the best high school athletes in South Dakota will converge on Howard Wood Field to compete for individual and team championships at the 2023 SDHSAA State Track and Field Championships. It’s the 118th edition of the boys meet and the 55th for the girls – and the second featuring the new...

Filed Under SD High School | Running/Track and Field

The Dakota Dozen: 2023 Edition

A look at the top high school track and field athletes in the Dakotas for the 2023 season.

Filed Under ND High School | SD High School | Running/Track and Field

2023 ND Class B Baseball Season Preview

This year’s preseason top five for Class B boys baseball has a lot of programs with terrific multi-sport athletes. We’ve seen these schools competing for state titles across various other sports even dating back to last spring. That should make for a very competitive field once we reach this year’s state tournament in Minot. Will Thompson make it...

Filed Under Power Rankings | Varsity Sports | ND High School | Baseball/Softball

2023 ND Class B Softball Season Preview

Goliath wears red in North Dakota Class B softball. Central Cass is seeking a 5th consecutive state championship and the Squirrels have the talent returning to accomplish that rare feat. But there are teams in my top five that had chances against Central Cass last year. Will we see the dynasty continue or a new program reach the top? My top five...

Filed Under Power Rankings | Varsity Sports | ND High School | Baseball/Softball

2023 ND Class A Softball Season Preview

After seeing the west dominate at state in 2022, will we see the rise of the east in 2023? It was an all WDA final four last year with Legacy, Bismarck, Dickinson and Jamestown picking up quarterfinal wins at state. Of course, it was the Demons eventually clinching the program’s first state crown with a 7-6 win over Dickinson on the final day of...

Filed Under Power Rankings | ND High School | Baseball/Softball