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    MHA Nations Esley Thorton and NDSU Bison upset Iowa State Cyclones

    MHA Tribal Nations Esley Thorton and the North Dakota State Bison pulled off their fifth consecutive win over a BCS team by upsetting the Iowa State Cyclones from the Big 12 Conference by a final score of 34-14. This is the third consecutive Big 12 team the Bison have defeated in the past three years after defeating the Kansas State Wildcats and the Kansas Jayhawks previously.


    Roll Call! Meet Members of the 2014 Haskell University Football Team and Their New Coach

    The Haskell University football team is getting ready for the first game of the 2014 season. On August 30, at 7:00p.m. the team will play Bethel College at home.
    The Indians will kick off their season under the directin of Rich Brewer who was the assistant coach of the football team for 24 years.


    Spokane Baseball Team Promotes Local Tribe With Logo in Salish Language

    A Washington minor league baseball team is helping a local tribe preserve its Native language. Members of the Spokane Tribe of Indians collaborated with the Spokane Indians baseball team to approve a new logo. And the team has started playing their home games in the jersey that has the word “Spokane” on the front of it in the Salish language. The logo is written in cursive in a deep maroon color.



    Jacoby Ellsbury Takes Off as the Leadoff Man

    If there’s been one noticeable thing about the Yankees’ improved play of late, it’s that Jacoby Ellsbury is performing like the $153 million man he was signed to be.
    Entering Wednesday’s game here against the Tigers, the 30-year-old centerfielder was hitting .364 over the past two weeks. In the past week alone (during which he notched his 1,000th career hit), he’s hit .455 with three home runs and six RBIs.



    Atlanta Dream’s Shoni Schimmel left off the WNBA All-Rookie team

    The WNBA league All-Rookie team was released on Thursday and all five rookies who made the squad were almost a mirror image to the 2014 WNBA draft order. However, the most notable name not on the list was Atlanta Dream’s rookie Shoni Schimmel.


    Rich Winters: Can Creighton Lebeau Lead Ceb Football To The Playoffs?

    When the Cheyenne Eagle Butte football team takes the field at Red Cloud on Friday, they will be looking to get off to a fast start over a Red Cloud team that lost a lot of seniors from a year ago.
    Fast start, shouldn’t be a problem for a team that looks like it is loaded with athletes. Among those athletes is 6-foot-4 senior, Creighton LeBeau.

    Jacoby Ellsbury’s two homers not enough for Yankees

    Jacoby Ellsbury homered twice, both of the solo variety, but the Yankees were unable to overcome the Tigers on Tuesday.
    Ellsbury finished 3-for-4 on the night, homering the first time in the fifth and the second time in the eighth, both against Rick Porcello.

    Atlanta Dream Fall to Chicago in Game 3 of Playoffs; Schimmel finishes Rookie Season

    ATLANTA — Despite trailing by 17 early in the fourth quarter, the Chicago Sky weren’t ready to give up on their season. Instead, they kept their focus and pulled off the biggest fourth-quarter comeback in WNBA playoff history.


    Crow Creek’s Devon Grant Looking To Take Chieftain Football Next Level

    As I was visiting with Todd County football coach Bob Kornely for a Falcons preview on Monday, I asked him what other team’s he thought were going to be good on the Falcons schedule this season.
    Without missing a beat he said, “If Crow Creek can get all of that speed on the field then they are going to be dangerous.”



    Mars-Garrick(Narragansett Tribe) Returns to Hawks as Women’s Basketball Graduate Assistant

    WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Former University of Hartford women’s basketball player Keyokah Mars-Garrick will return to Hartford for the 2014-15 season joining the coaching staff as a graduate-assistant. Head coach Jennifer Rizzotti announced the addition of Mars-Garrick on Monday.

    Schimmel Family with Shoni and Jude to visit Seneca Nation in NY

    The Schimmel family, including Atlanta Dream all-star point guard Shoni Schimmel, will visit the Allegany Community Center for an all-day basketball event Saturday.
    Natives of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon, Shoni, the No. 8 pick in the 2014 draft, and sister Jude Schimmel, a returning Louisville senior, highlight the event, which starts with a 9:30 a.m. opening. Hourlong basketball sessions run at 10 and 11 a.m., followed by lunch, a family question and answer session, autographs, dinner, closing ceremony and 7 p.m. social.

    Schimmel’s Dream is Over! Atlanta Out of WNBA Playoffs

    Shoni Schimmel’s clutch jumper in the final seconds of Game 3 in the Eastern Conference semifinals was not enough to take the Dream to the finals.
    Instead, it was a last-second jumper by the Chicago Sky’s Elena Delle Donne that won the game, sending her team to the WNBA finals, where they will face the Indiana Fever.The Dream lost this heartbreaker 81-80.


    Atlanta Dream-Chicago-Sky Game 3 Preview

    A shocking loss a home in the series opener left Angel McCoughtry feeling on edge, and she took out her frustrations in Game 2 while helping the top-seeded Atlanta Dream even their first-round series with the Chicago Sky.Another solid performance in Tuesday night’s decisive Game 3 against visiting Chicago would get Atlanta closer to its fourth Eastern Conference title in five years.

    Jacoby Ellsbury (Navajo) collects 1,000th MLB career hit in win over Royals

    Jacoby Ellsbury singled in his first at-bat Monday for career hit No. 999, then waited until the seventh to record No. 1,000, an RBI single against James Shields.
    “It’s pretty special,” said Ellsbury, who hit a two-run homer in the ninth to begin his journey to 2,000 hits. “They got the ball for me and it will go in my collection. I guess it means you’ve played for a little while.”


     Shoni Schimmel Shines in WNBA Playoffs (Photos)

    It’s game day for Shoni Schimmel and the Atlanta Dream.The Dream have had an incredible season, and this evening they are headed in to the final game of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the WNBA Playoffs. Their home opener in the three-game series, put Chicago up 80-77; but on Sunday, in Game 2, the Dream rallied back for a 92-83 win over Chicago.





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